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Q & A: Michele Freadman, CPP

Aviation Security Executives saw their role change dramatically after 9/11.  No airport was more affected than Boston Logan International from where two of the 9/11 hi-jacked airliners originated.  Over a decade later, Michele Freadman, CPP, is the Security Executive charged with coordinating aviation security at Boston Logan—a part of the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport).  In […]

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Security Professionals and Communications

Security Professionals must practice solid communication skills.  While that might seem like a “statement of the obvious,” daily work within the security industry reveals there is much room for improvement on the communication front. In today’s world of seemingly non-stop information flow, communication challenges certainly are not the struggles of Security Professionals alone.  Were we […]

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Caution Ahead: Loyalty

Workplace loyalty is a two way street and largely absent on both sides of the yellow line today.  It wasn’t always like this in the workplace.  Security Professionals are as caught up in the flow of traffic as anyone. There was a time when employers invested in their staff and employees sought to grow (in […]

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The Weakening of the Security Industry

The Security Industry I love is deteriorating.  As a Security Professional it hurts to even write that sentence, but it is true.  As a group of professionals our industry has lost its way.  The public image of security improved after 9/11, as did the technological innovation in the industry.  Yet, if we pull back the […]

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