The Inner & Outer Circle Relationship – Part 1: Access Control

Circles of Security Circles of Security, as has been explained in a previous article, constitute one of the most important ideas in preventive security.This concept, which is most commonly applied to facilities and campuses, draws two general circles around the asset or property in question – the Inner Circle and the Outer Circle. The Inner… Read More The Inner & Outer Circle Relationship – Part 1: Access Control

The Outer Circle – Perceptions and Misconceptions

One of the ironies of employing a high-level, customer service oriented Outer Circle preventive strategy (discussed in a previous article), is that – for non-hostile individuals – it’s very difficult to understand how and why it works. The strategy does such a good job of preventing hostile attacks, and does it so subtly and unobtrusively,… Read More The Outer Circle – Perceptions and Misconceptions