By Eric David Scott
As any security executive who has been involved in the design and construction of a new facility knows, effective physical security design for a new facility requires the consideration of a multitude of human, physical, geographical, spatial, and logistical factors. In fact, these factors are so varied, numerous, and prone to change that it is nearly impossible for most architects and designers to keep up with them as well as focus on their trade. In situations like this, best-in-class architects and designers get help by consulting security specialists for the development and production of the security design.
I'd like to share a few best practices that best-in-class architectural firms implement in order to assist their clients in taking advantage of the full potential of their architectural design and provide enhanced security to the organization.