Information and physical security: Physical security

Physical security - Competencies

Key activities

  • Conduct security evaluations such as threat and risk identification and assessments, security design briefs, standing verifications, vulnerability assessments, security inspections, and investigations.
  • Report on physical security events, violations, and incidents.
  • Perform security compliance monitoring and enforcement activities.
  • Acquire, maintain, and issue departmental identification cards and access badges.
  • Support organizations in the development, monitoring and/or assessing of security risk programs.
  • Plan and coordinate security related projects such as the design and/or implementation of appropriate safeguard measures and/or programs (e.g., intrusion detection, departure processes, building guard force, etc.) in accordance with security policies and guidelines.
  • Provide initial response to emergencies and/or coordinate provision of protective services as required.
  • Support the development, implementation, interpretation, and/or application of government and departmental security policies, standards, and guidelines, and the Departmental Security Plan.
  • Work with Lead Security Agencies and other government departments to exchange on best practices and lessons learned.

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