Physical Security

Hot Trends

Physical security. In the financial services industry, especially, it has strong ties to logical security and protecting critical information assets.

In this overview, industry experts share details of some of the key physical security trends they are seeing now, as well as emerging for 2010.

"I'm seeing the IT departments taking over security because physical security departments are already strapped for money -- they're seeing their budgets cut even further," says Jim DeStefano, who headed up physical security head at two major Philadelphia financial institutions for more than 10 years. "I used to joke about it: Whenever you go to see the physical security department, they're usually in the basement, never at the executive level."


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