Office Creepers have been in the news recently (and we’re not talking about the creepy guy who works on the 2nd floor). An Office Creeper is an individual who enters your building dressed as a typical employee or visitor but intendeds to steal or rob individuals at your workplace.
There is a difference between the creepy guy who works in your office and the burglar who nabs company equipment. The “Office Creeper” is an individual who enters a building disguised as a fellow office worker or a stranger posing as a repair, delivery, cleaning or other service personnel.
Yesterday’s shooting on the Virginia Tech campus immediately garnered a lot of comparisons to the university’s previous active shooter incident in 2007. Even more telling, though, are the contrasts – primarily in the university’s level of preparedness for crisis events.
Twitter can be a good source of information, if you follow the right people. I think the best thing you can do in Twitter is follow other people that have the same passion as you. That way you can always stay up-to-date in emergency preparedness. We also have a Twitter account that’s worth following, which you can find here.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) released an updated outlook for the rest of the 2011 hurricane season, predicting rougher times ahead. NOAA’s new season outlook indicates an 85% chance for an above-normal season with only a 15% chance of a near-normal season and no current chance of a below-normal season.