How Integrating Multiple Risk Management Platforms Saves Lives | School Security

by School Risk Management, School Safety, Security Program support, Security Risk Management

In a July 2018 article over at Security Management (a publication of ASIS International) titled, “A Safety Strategy on Campus” we learn about a perfect example of how integrating multiple systems into one easy-to-use platform can not only save time, money, but also lives. While this case study is strictly surrounding managing a surveillance camera ecosystem, it’s easy to see the broader application of this principle to Enterprise Security Risk Management (EsRM), and more specifically how it enforces our vision took improving organizations’ ability to get relevant, actionable intelligence any time, anywhere, and in any threat event.

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Toby Houchens

CEO & Founder

Toby is a risktech and ESRM futurist who earned two Master’s degrees in Biology (Neuroscience) and International Relations in addition to becoming a member of the US Army Special Forces, more commonly known as the Green Berets. After leaving the military with over 10 years of risk management and intelligence experience, Toby founded Alpha Recon to be a risk technology innovator in enterprise security risk management (EsRM). Focused on rapidly changing and diverse risk management challenges across traditional corporate boundaries, Toby is a proponent of strategy and intelligence-focused risk management, limiting liabilities while advancing opportunities and outcomes for business with the help of machine learning/AI. Toby is an unconventional thinker who believes that solutions have remained siloed, irrelevant, and rarely lower risk or provide opportunity for organizations and their assets in a measurable and proactive way.

Toby served around the world in high threat areas advising senior military, foreign governments, and U.S. government officials and dignitaries. Engaging with local communities he gained first-hand security and risk management experience in complex environments. During this time, Toby became an expert in risk management, intelligence operations, and threat mitigation with an appreciation for proactive and practical methods. His equal appreciation for deep learning and risk models to synthesize multi-variate data and make it valuable is evident in Alpha Recon’s software approach. Toby’s theories and ideas about holistic risk understanding and strategic management challenge the status quo and will no doubt result in better practices and solutions to help the performance of enterprises around the world. Toby enjoys speaking about innovations in risk technology, measurable risk management, and building consensus for enterprise security risk management around the world.

Toby is currently on the technical committee and working group for ESRM on behalf of ASIS, developing the Enterprise Security Risk Management guideline.

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