Nov 19, 2023
Why I deliberately Broke into My Hotel Room: A Lesson in Security
Recently, during a business trip, I encountered a startling revelation about security in the most unexpected of places - my hotel room for an established flag. After a long day, I returned to my room, hearing previously the familiar and reassuring sound of the automatic deadbolt “latching” behind me.
Nov 12, 2023
Emphasizing the future need for Preventative Maintenance in Lighting Design: A Security and Liability Perspective
As lighting design pivots towards energy efficiency driven by evolving energy codes, a crucial aspect often overlooked is the impact on premise security and the increased need for preventative maintenance. This post delves into the nuances of lighting design from a security and liability standpoint, highlighting the essential role of preventative maintenance in safeguarding against security negligence and premise liability.
Nov 4, 2023
Keys and locks, the cornerstone of access control
The ancient Egyptians, around 4,000 years ago, introduced the earliest known locks and keys. These rudimentary devices have developed significantly, paralleling advancements in Security Technology and Forensic Security methodologies. Today, a standard, non-high security keyway's vulnerability can be a focus for a Security Expert Witnesses in a Premise Liability case. Such standard locks are often easily bypassed—a glaring example of Security Negligence—through techniques like lock picking, which are less challenging than many assume.
Oct 28, 2023
Unveiling Vulnerabilities in Magnetic Locks: Insights from a Security Consultant and Expert Witness
In the realm of security, magnetic locks have long been a popular choice for controlling access to various premises. We celebrate these locks for their convenience, but like any security system, they are not without vulnerabilities. As a Security Consultant and Expert Witness with experience in Premise Liability, Forensic Security, Security Negligence, Security Management and technical security technology, I'd like to shed light on the vulnerabilities associated with magnetic locks—vulnerabilities I have personally exploited.