Office security’s main objective is to protect the assets and facilities of your organization. Hence the responsibility to safeguard employees is imperatives since they are an important asset to the company. Their safety is your priority followed by securing the facilities. How much you spend to protect your asset is up to you. Nevertheless, most organizations are still cutting their budgets on security costs. Have you ever wondered, just how much office security is enough for your organization?
One way is you can compare to some similar buildings and see how they are doing with their security costs. To protect your assets, you need to convince the bad guys or any unwanted criminals to risk expending the resources on an attack that is not likely to succeed. Fortunately for you, a simple method to help secure your office is through the use of the 4 Ds. A detailed analysis is required to determine the correct controls, correct implementation, and cost.
Utilizing a layered approach to security means that there are several hurdles that the bad guys need to overcome to get to your “bearer bonds”. The more challenging it is for someone to gain access to your resources, the less likely they are to spend their resources in getting them. (Ken Daniels, 2018). A well-structured protection plan will have four overlapping and intermixed rings of protection such as: