Here you will find a collection of our recent publications with downloadable PDFs. Please click through to the article to find the link to the downloadable PDF associated with each publication.

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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Security Services – Before & After the Fact

SMSI Inc. offers two broad based services: Security Management Support and Security Litigation Support. The litigation support is provided on behalf of plaintiffs and/or on behalf of defendants. Security Management Support is generally a proactive offering, while the Litigation Support Offering is reactive, responsive to a lawsuit. Security is a situational discipline, and the product […]

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COVID-19 & Security in the Healthcare Environment

SMSI has previously addressed the issue of the corona virus, from the perspective of the healthcare environment, as a security challenge. Notwithstanding, all industries that, within the normal course business, that generally afford public access, have reason to be concerned about security access control. If is also important to remember that, in general, security is […]

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Security is a Situational Discipline: Adapting to the Corona Virus Pandemic

Security is, and always will be, a situational discipline. However, who among us, could has precited the pandemic the nation is presently facing. The threat of corona virus has security management implications for almost every segment of our country. As a security professional, and a former Navy Corpsman, our perspective is wholistic. Clearly the security […]

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When It Comes to Security, Proaction Trumps Reaction

The cost of proactive security mitigation is always more cost effective, both directly and indirectly, than reaction after-the-fact. The cost of security budgets will always become more cost efficient, in the wake of a comprehensive security assessment. Security reviews will pinpoint and define situational needs which are a product of the ambient threat environment. Hospital […]

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An Environment of Lawlessness Security is a Proactive/Anticipatory Discipline

The homicide death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, coupled with Coronavirus, has collectively altered the ambient security threat environment significantly. The resultant epidemic of lawlessness that has resulted is causing substantial financial damage to a wide range of business enterprises, both directly and indirectly. It also goes without saying, the health care industry, is particularly […]

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Hospital Security Programs Must Reinforce the Clinical Challenges Resulting from The Coronavirus

The threat of the Coronavirus, in terms of access management, adds to the already high standards care for hospitals. This challenge is especially formable due to the high risk of contagion. The hospital’s responsibility is especially challenging to an already high standard of care for hospital ingress, and even egress. Because this responsibility is added […]

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