Vulnerability Assessments allow an organization to receive a truly independent evaluation of their risk against all manner of crimes and disasters. Astrea Risk Management has extensive experience in carrying out assessments for a range of facilities, including factories, office buildings, religious institutions, schools and colleges, public utilities, and government buildings.
Effective security relies on layers of systems, procedures, and personnel. In order to test the effectiveness of these systems, our assessors use their first-hand knowledge of threat tactics and techniques to identify areas of potential vulnerability in the same manner that a potential adversary might prepare for an attack.
The task of improving the safety and security of educational institutions in particular presents its own unique challenges. Although improved security measures would benefit most schools, colleges and universities, they must still be able to operate as places of learning, which requires any recommended strategies to be both practical and cost effective. Campus security should therefore be approached with a different mindset.
Astrea has developed a range of packages available to schools, school districts, colleges and universities. These include a variety of services, full site security assessments, staff security awareness training, facilitation of staff tabletop exercises, disaster training, and emergency management policy and procedure review.