There are three key corporate security threat and safety trends that need your attention in 2020.

Corporate Security: Trends For 2020

Corporate Security

Corporate security is widely—and wildly—neglected. The Bureau of Labor Statistics tells us that workplace shootings are now 30 times more common than building fires. The bulk of mass shootings occur at a workplace, but only about 20 percent are adequately prepared for an active shooter incident. “They all take it …


Every business faces challenges that establish its unique security needs and objectives. Have a security site assessment, get key stakeholders aligned, understand UL Levels of bulletproof glass and research the different components of a ballistic barrier before bulletproofing corporate offices.

What To Do Before Bulletproofing Corporate Offices

Corporate Security

Every business faces challenges that establish its unique security needs and objectives. Some organizations will focus on high-tech upgrades like biometric access control devices and visitor management systems. Others will focus on low-tech options like bulletproof glass. If you’re like most, you’ll be looking at a combination of both. To …


Total Security Solutions is sharing their expertise on bulletproof projects in a free online Certified CEU Course specifically for architects.

Certified CEU Course On Bulletproof Barriers For Architects

Architect Info

At TSS, we have decades of experience with bulletproof barrier design and implementation and we believe in sharing our expertise with others. To that end, we are now offering a free, online Certified CEU Course For Architects on the fundamentals of bullet-resistant security. This course covers the basics of bulletproof …


In order to assure workplace safety, corporate clients are increasingly choosing to install higher security barriers.

Workplace Safety Trends: Increased Bullet Resistance

General Security

In order to improve workplace safety, more companies are choosing to install a higher level of ballistic barriers. This is a major shift. In years past, it would have been uncommon for a corporate workplace to invest in a bullet-resistant barrier rated higher than UL Level 3 (that’s a system …


physical security best practices are often an afterthought or not thought about at all; understanding corporate security best practices can help you develop a better approach to being prepared and protecting your employees and visitors.

Corporate Security Best Practices

General Security

In most business settings, physical security is either absent or insufficient. “Since nothing has happened,” explains T.J. McComas, a physical security specialist and founder of Bastion Security Group, “the conclusion is that the security works. But, in many cases, it isn’t that the security works, it’s just that they’ve been …


Businesses are looking at safety procedures and training including corporate active shooter training to be more prepared for an incident.

5-Minute Safety Topic: Corporate Active Shooter Training

General Security

Corporate offices are among the locations most susceptible to gun violence—and least prepared to respond effectively. In America, violent crime has steadily declined since the 1990s. But the workplace has proven to be an anomaly: Workplace shootings are on the rise. Today, the bulk of American active shooters attack places of …


The five most common types of bulletproof glass are traditional laminated glass, insulated ballistic glass, acrylic, polycarbonate and glass-clad polycarbonate.

The 5 Types of Bulletproof Glass Used Today

Bullet Proof Glass

As Total Security Solutions CEO Jim Richards explains, “There are many different ballistic glass products out there, all of them are fit for different applications—and most people call all of them ‘bulletproof glass,‘ no matter what they are.” Specifically, there are five types of bulletproof glass commonly sold today. You …