The Cost Justification of a Security Budget is Enhanced by a Security Review

When was the last time you conducted a comprehensive security review? It is important to remember the security is a dynamic discipline, therefore requiring periodic reviews to enable adjustments to the ambient and dynamic threat environment. Security programs, at their best, are proactive, anticipatory disciplines. Because security is a situational discipline, no two security programs […]

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The Benefits Derived From The Use Of Security Management Software

Security Management Software enables security managers, as well as corporate officers to quantify the benefits derived from their respective security programs, as well as adjusting to new security threats at the incipient stage. Security management software also facilitates the documentation and evaluation of remedial actions that are taken in the wake of all security breaches. […]

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The Value of Periodic Security Assessments

There is an old saying: You cannot know where you are going if do not know where you have been. In order to know where you are going, it is important to know where you have been. It is also important to ackoweledge that security is a situational disciplinbe. No two security programs are the […]

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Mitigation of COVID 19 as a Security & Liability Risk

SMSI Inc. is a security consulting firm. SMSI provides two broad based services. First, we provide comprehensive security assessments, primarily to those industries that serve the public, such as hospitals, shopping malls and the lodging industry, to name just a few. Additionally, we have been retained as court certified security experts on over 230 occasions. […]

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Security Litigaton

Security litigations include both the sins of omission, as well as the sins of commission. The adequacy and efficacy of security programs are defined situationally, on a case by case basis. Defining a reasonable standard of care is also situational, to be determined by the ambient threat environment. Because the ambient threat environment is dynamic […]

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Security Assessment Offering for Hospitals

When was the last time your hospital commissioned an objective, comprehensive security review? Was the security review considered reactive or proactive? Security Management Services International, Inc. is a security consulting firm that focuses on the unique security needs of hospitals. We have found that most security reviews come in the wake of an adverse event. […]

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If You See Something, Do Something

Are you in charge of security for a healthcare facility? SMSI has developed a security awareness training program for hospitals that fulfills the motto: If you see something, do something. In less than two hours, we will empower employees, from housekeepers to RNs, with the basic tools of threat recognition at the incipient phase, the […]

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