AR Insights

After the Chauvin guilty verdict, where will the energy go next?...
What are the prospects for violence if there is a hung (or partially hung) jury in the Derek Chauvin trial?...
What does this Friday's "Night Protest" in Minneapolis portend for violence surrounding the Derek Chauvin trial? ...
Toby Houchins discusses how to avoid turning a difficult risk management situation into a disaster...
Denver Car Thefts Up 145% in Q1...
Your guard network can become your most powerful intelligence sensor platform....
Short introduction to the dark web and prominent drug markets and secure forums....
Jeff Vail discusses the rise of kidnapping incidences worldwide in the wake of COVID. ...
Jeff Vail, Director of Intelligence Business Development, discusses security implications for Oil and Gas Operators...
How the Capitol “Siege” Debacle Demonstrates Continued Security Program Incompetence...
Alpha Recon breaks down the events around January 6th, 2021...
What Security Professionals Should Be Thinking About Now (and hopefully already prepared for)....
Alpha Recon CEO Toby Houchens provides our latest intel on the motives and threats we're learning about the bombing in Tennessee...
An initial read-out from intelligence chatter about the attack in Tennessee on Dec 25th, 2020...
Second and Third Order Effects and why they are important in security and risk management...
Alpha Recon CEO Toby Houchens reflects on his observations on the Million MAGA pro-Trump rally in Washington, DC; and how security risks went mismanaged, ending in violence. ...
Straight talk about what every security practitioner and organizational leader needs to think about as we approach the end of 2020...
Straight talk about what every security practitioner and organizational leader needs to think about as we approach the end of 2020...
Bullying Awareness Month
A combination of good communication and effective technology can help administrators remain proactive. ...
Using dashboards for operational intelligence reduces confusion in uncertain times...
Learning from mistakes in SRM
When it comes to risk management and security innovations, most of the advancements came because of errors and mistakes. ...
Predicting the future
Given the recent devastation of COVID-19, and the intelligence activities surrounding the pandemic, it is interesting to think about how often predictions...
Scenario Planning
Many business leaders are utilizing a diverse array of planning concepts to help them with decision making and to help them manage risks....
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When the first reports of COVID-19 cases were finally confirmed in the United States, the United States government quickly established...
Big Data
Schools and higher education have been forecasting the emergence and impact of artificial intelligence on education topics for several years (Horizon Report, 2017)....
Risk is everywhere and we must take steps to manage our exposure as things move forward, whether this means protecting our precious metals or precious kids. ...
Whether you are an experienced school safety practitioner or cast into the role recently, there are many things to evaluate when putting together a school security risk management program. ...
School Safety Risk Management
ESRM is a theoretical construct, application and approach to risk management that emphasizes cost effectiveness, holistic (non-siloed) involvement by the entire organization, real time understanding of multivariate threats as they impact the goals and viability of an organization....
Many have used it to advance anti-gun movements while others have used it as a way to advocate for more government control and support of safety and security initiatives. Others have interpreted the video in convenient ways and are spinning the content to meet their own special interests. We need to focus on the real message here, what it means, and what we can do to heed the deafening echo the video creates in our emotions and psyche. eisk...
Schools need risk management, ESRM
As most security practitioners know, school and campus risk management has been behind the power curve for decades. Recent high visibility events have started to change this, and governments have opened budgets and made disciplinary actions a common thread in addressing the issues....
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Let’s take a look at how the principles of enterprise security risk management (EsRM) can be applied in the education industry....
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Management: Improve Business Outcomes with EsRM" and will examine the shortfalls of current corporate strategies and ask how EsRM differs. The event is sponsored by EsRM software provider Alpha Recon, ASIS, Constellis, and International SOS with support from RIMS....
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Contact Alpha Recon today at info@alpharecon.com or schedule a demo to see how your school can benefit from the most advanced security risk management solution on the market....
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Business Intelligence has become known as an industry all itself. Although ambiguous and defined differently depending on who you talk to, it seems there should be some clarification of what it really is and what it really means to an enterprise....
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We hope you found this useful and helpful to elevate the importance of effective risk intelligence platforms for your schools and campuses. At a minimum, this should stimulate thought and and discussion on this important topic...
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The product works across all departments and can be managed from a central location, on down to the individual level of risk. Preventive, active, and managed accountability are available 24/7 at a moment’s notice....
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"School and college administrators have become de facto risk management professionals who are charged with protecting important assets with primitive tools and little assurance of their effectiveness....
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you can measure time. Intelligence drives decision making processes. You can do this internally with analysts, outsource this....