Security Risk Management
An expanding array of threats, new laws, and more stringent regulations is forcing companies and institutions to take a closer look at their security programs. When security and crime incidents occur, senior management, customers, and even the media look for answers to questions about:
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  • Standards - Is the security program based on recognized industry standards?
  • Personnel - How many security staff are on duty? Is this adequate?
  • Guidance - Are clear security procedures in place? Are security staff trained?
  • Systems - Is there a CCTV system? Is it optimized? Are there enough cameras?

On a good day these questions are followed up quietly and internally. But now more than ever before, these and other tough questions play out in a much more public forum as even a cursory scan of news and social media sources will confirm.

The David Hyde & Associates team has been involved in the design, review and implementation of security and crime prevention programs at some of Canada's highest profile landmarks. Our experience equips us with the capabilities to ensure our clients can reduce overall exposure to risk and optimize return on their total security investment.

Some of our security risk management services include:

ImageSecurity Policy Development
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)
  • Corporate Security Policy Manuals
ImageSecurity Program Design & Review
  • Security Program Gap Analysis
  • Guard Force & Operational Security Review
ImageSecurity Value Engineering
  • Op-Ex & Cap-Ex Security Budget Analysis
ImageThreat- and Risk-Based Assessment
  • Threat, Risk & Vulnerability Assessment
ImageContract Security Support Services
  • RFP Preparation & Bidder Pre-Qualification
  • Bid Evaluation & Vendor Selection
  • Development of SLA´s and KPI´s
ImageSecurity Technology Optimization
  • Security System Performance Specifications
  • Bid Evaluation & Vendor Selection
  • CCTV System 'Optimization Audit'
  • Customized CCTV System Code of Practice
ImageCPTED & Crime Prevention Audit
  • CPTED & Environmental Crime Audit
  • Crime Risk Assessment
ImageLegal & Regulatory Compliance
  • 'Duty of Care' Analysis & Compliance Audit
  • C-TPAT & Partners-in-Protection Reviews
  • Litigation & 'Security Adequacy' Consulting
ImagePhysical Security Design & Review
  • Physical Security Assessment
  • Access Control & Key System Audit