Guide to managing staff securely

December 2005
Management Services;Winter2005, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p24
Academic Journal
The article discusses guidelines released by the British Security Service MIS for companies to protect themselves against external threats from insiders. This may be in the form of criminal, terrorist, espionage or from competitors seeking a business advantage. It explains possible motivations of staff, contract or agency to abuse or exploit access to premises. The article then discusses suggested employment practices to reduce risks which include establishing the bona fide of potential employee, taking up character references and asking for details of unspent convictions. In addition, it presents steps that can be undertaken by companies that are more vulnerable to insider threat because of their use of contractors and agency staff for a range of services.


Related Articles

  • Europe Regional Security Overview.  // France Defence & Security Report;Q1 2010, p28 

    The article presents an overview of security situation in Europe as of first quarter of 2010. The region's main security concern is terrorism, both internal and external. European countries also face a variety of security threats, including drugs trafficking, illegal immigration, trafficking in...

  • Easy Targets. Weinstock, Mathew // Government Executive;Feb2003, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p25 

    Focuses on the probable promotion of terrorist attacks in the U.S. due to the presence of toxic and explosive chemicals in chemical industries. Weak security systems of chemical plants; Need for development of risk management plans by the industries.

  • Detroit Metro Airport.  // AirGuide Business;3/1/2010, p9 

    The article reports on the justification from the Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) on the airline security measures during the terrorist attempt on Christmas Day in Detroit, Michigan.

  • Playing HR Detective. Fitz-enz, Jac // Talent Management;Sep2014, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p14 

    The article offers the author's insights on the need for human resource (HR) professionals to shift resources to investigation from delivering services due to crimes committed against an organization in terms of competitive advantage. Topics discussed include the use of forensic method by the HR...

  • Tiger Woods Doesn't Cheat. Goulston, Mark // Sales & Service Excellence Essentials;Jul2005, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p10 

    Focuses on the link between business ethics and competitive advantage. Individuals who posses a competitive advantage over their rivals; Comment on the effectiveness of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to deter unfair competition; Ways to avoid unethical business practices.

  • Focusing on Consumer and Brand Protection. Ludwig, Sarah E. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Nov2015, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p62 

    The article offers the author's insights on vice president Phil Hopkins of global security at financial services company Western Union (WU) regarding the company. Topics discussed include its focus on financial crimes investigations, the mission of the Global Security team at the company, and...

  • People practices can impact bottom line. Depner, Volker // Manufacturers' Monthly;Sep2008, p22 

    The article focuses on the impact of people practices on business agility and competitiveness of manufacturing industries in Australia. It is stated that employee engagement, if properly managed by the company, can result in cost savings and productivity increases. In addition, careful targeted...

  • The merits of hiring in advance. Kennelly, Jane // NZ Business + Management;Dec2015/Jan2016, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p44 

    The article discusses the growing popularity of hiring in advance which is practised by most organizations in an effort to shift from the traditional recruitment process of hiring only when there is a vacant position. Topics cited include the benefits of conducting continuous recruitment in an...

  • US to keep petchem, refining edge US to keep edge in petrochemicals, refining. Chang, Joseph // ICIS Chemical Business;4/6/2015, Issue 3533, p29 

    The article focuses on a remark from American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) president Charles Drevna on the aim of the petrochemical (petchem) and refining industries in the U.S. to maintain their competitive edge. Drevna discusses the ability of the sectors to compete on a level...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics