Physical Security Risk Assessment

Linked Security NY has years of experience designing and installing complete security solutions for all businesses, large and small, throughout New York City and the surrounding boroughs. We make sure to stay up to date with the latest trends in new technologies, compliance, regulations, and security best practices. 

We also know that not every New York City corporation or building facility will have the same security requirements and challenges. NYC organizations can no longer treat security as a separate part of the business. Companies must blend their business and security goals to align synergies and streamline processes. 

Revealing Security Systems Vulnerabilities

Linked Security NY offers local businesses free onsite security assessments, which include an audit and analysis of your current security system operations. In this assessment, we can also learn about your facility’s needs and recommend a plan to address security vulnerability gaps and operational inefficiencies. 

A comprehensive building security system may include a variety of security controls, such as intercoms, access control systems, a CCTV video system, door locks, security guards, fences, adequate lighting, alarms, and much more.    

Our professional security advisors can prepare a comprehensive security risk assessment based on your current security policies and systems. A building’s physical security is the system of technology, hardware components, and practices that protects the physical assets within your space, including doors, entry points, resources, equipment, people, proprietary data, files, and other hardware. 

What Kind Of Resources/Assets Exist On Your Site?

  • Buildings 
  • Building Infrastructure (HVAC/Building Systems) 
  • Digital Infrastructure (Networks/Data Centers) 
  • Operational Equipment (Manufacturing Equipment/Fleet Vehicles) 
  • Inventory/Warehouse/Supply Chain 
  • Intellectual Property 
  • Strategic Knowledge (R&D/Marketing /Operational) 
  • Reputation and Brand 
  • Executive Leadership     

This risk assessment consultation can prioritize what can be improved (based on levels of potential risk) and how security operations and procedures will be managed. Linked Security NY understands the different daily risks your business can face and can be a trusted security partner to develop best-in-class comprehensive security solutions.

Physical Security Risks Assessment Process

Before a business can determine what the right security solutions are, some fundamental questions must be asked: 

  • What am I looking to protect? 
  • What do I want to protect it from? 
  • Do you have a security system in place?
  • How many non-badged visitors do you receive each day at your site?
  • How do I prevent an incident or risk from happening? 
  • If something does happen, how can it be contained? 
  • How do I recover from it? 

Linked Security NY designs security solutions that will align with and add value to your company’s approach to managing security. Our security risk assessment process involves various services designed to tackle security challenges, such as internal/ external theft, asset protection, employee protection and safety, vandalism, and other vulnerabilities. 

Physical Security Operations Automation

Some of our security services include intercoms, access control, video camera surveillance, visitor management, employee personal safety, system monitoring, and more. When deciding to upgrade your building’s security systems, consulting with highly skilled professionals before your project begins can make a big difference. 

Linked Security NY can work with your business to plan and implement a comprehensive security system that minimizes upfront deployment costs while achieving your desired level of security and protection.     

Are Your Current Security Programs Effective?

See the list below: 

  • Background screening
  • Cash handling security
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Incident investigations 
  • Lighting for security and safety
  • Package and Bag Screening / Delivery Control
  • Perimeter Protection 
  • Posted Security Staff
  • Security Patrols and Incident Response
  • Threat and External Event Analysis and Awareness
  • Workplace Violence Prevention Program

How We Conduct A Security Assessment 

Our onsite physical security risk assessment audits are designed to uncover a variety of loopholes, weaknesses, or potential problems related to your system. Areas can include:

  • Security risk identification and analysis 
  • Threat and vulnerability assessment
  • Analysis of current security programs 
  • Analysis of physical security systems 
  • Analysis of electronic security systems
  • A list of recommended security improvements which may include product and system options and identifies critical features needed to reach your goals
  • A free cost estimate for and detailed implementation timeline of the recommended security plan 

Creating Better Physical Security Risk Management 

Completing a physical security assessment removes security gaps in your facility, prioritizing more advanced system tools or better operational protocols. 

Our assessments help determine initial security risks and opportunities for mitigation and program improvement and build a layer for better security risk management. 

We have worked with clients ranging from property management companies and small retail chains to large holding companies and educational facilities, giving us the experience needed to identify security issues for any facility and recommend effective solutions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is physical security risk assessment so important?

Security risk assessment is an action that helps reveal gaps in your security system. A weak control system is an easy target for burglary, theft, and vandalism. Once you know the weak points, you can fix them to achieve the highest asset and people protection level. 

What are the key steps in a successful risk assessment plan?

Linked Security will assess your security system in four stages: Identification, Evaluation, Mitigation, and Prevention. 

How Much Does Physical Security Assessment Cost?

The physical security assessment cost depends on a few factors. These are whether you need an internal or external security assessment, the number of security systems that need to be examined, the complexity of the projects, and others. That’s why we create custom quotes specific to each situation. 

How Long Does It Take to Conduct a Physical Security System Assessment?

Again, depending on the scope and complexity of the work, the physical security system may take one to four weeks. 

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