Trofholz Supports the Mission of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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Eleven days after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge became the first Director of the Office of Homeland Security. The office coordinated a comprehensive national strategy to safeguard against terrorism and respond to any future attacks. With the  Homeland Security Act in November 2002, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) formally came into being. On March 1, 2003 it became a stand-alone, cabinet-level department, coordinating and unifying national homeland security efforts. DHS integrated 22 different federal ...

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The Challenge of Securing Medical Facilities: Why an integrated security solution customized for the facility is the key

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Medical center security provides a unique challenge; facilities must balance safety requirements with patient comfort. In addition to keeping patients and staff safe, there is also the need to secure the expensive medical equipment and guarantee security of pharmaceuticals. At the risk of becoming ominous, many hospitals have shied away from aggressive security measures and have been hesitant to adopt new systems.

The key is to create an integrated security network that is unobtrusive to patients and visitors. Creating a resilient ...

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