byLowers & Associates | November 28, 2017

This is a post we would prefer not to write. But as people whose expertise is security, we believe it is time that Americans, both in their organizations and in their personal activities, learn about active assailant and active…

byLowers & Associates | April 18, 2017

Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals go into the caregiving role for many reasons, but most reasons center on helping people. Unfortunately, by putting themselves in this role they also face the risks of violence. Research published by Dr….

byLowers & Associates | February 23, 2017

An effective and successful healthcare security program requires many different layers of support. Aside from program design, management, and daily staffing, there is also a strategic risk management layer to ensure your program’s direction addresses the most important security…

byLowers & Associates | January 19, 2017

We make many assumptions about our healthcare. We assume our doctors and nurses are well trained and know what they are doing. We assume that the ER is open when we need it and the facility where we receive…

byLowers & Associates | December 15, 2016

The likelihood of an active assailant situation is now recognized by the US Government (OSHA, FBI, Homeland Security) to be an event that is “More Likely Than Not” to occur, especially in high risk industries. The very idea of an…