July 21, 2020 Edition

Post-Covid, Security Policies And Procedures Need Adjustment For Return To Work

Like many places around the United States, Yale University is continuing to work on return-to-campus planning for employees and students.  David Boyd, director of Strategic Planning & Management with Yale Public Safety, says while plans to return students in the fall are still being finalized, some staff are back on campus.

“On June 1st, we began returning a limited number of staff starting with researchers,” said Boyd. “Each staff member who returns to campus must be approved, must complete training before returning, and must complete a daily Covid check-in questionnaire.”

Yale building occupancy for current levels is being monitored through daily reports from the access control system, said Boyd. It’s one of several new policies and procedures they’ve implemented to allow for a safe return to some level of in-person working again. Boyd laid out others that have been developed in recent weeks...

SIA Issues Membership Code Of Ethics

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released a SIA Membership Code of Ethics. SIA describes the guidance as a set of nine ethics principles designed to promote the highest standards of conduct among its members.
All new and renewing SIA members will be required to affirm that they will abide by...

DHS Taps GWU For Security Technology MBA Program

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) said this month that George Washington University will be the home of a new Center of Excellence. The center will offer a pilot Master of Business Administration program focused on security technology transition from federal research and development to operational use. S&T said it plans to provide $5.8 million through...
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