Workforce and Retention Guide

How Physical Security Benefits from Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Initiatives

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In physical security, differing perspectives can help strengthen incident response and risk management strategy. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) initiatives bring a multitude of benefits to an organization including the ability to make employees feel safe, respected, connected, more innovative, and give employees a sense of belonging, leading to greater retention. Security operations historically have been a relatively high turnover position within organizations, and companies are looking for ways to better attract talent and engage security teams. Implementing DEI initiatives are a way to boost hiring and recruiting strategies, and strengthen products and services.


How do you build a company or department with inclusivity in mind?

Learning Objectives:
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  • Understand what DE&I is and the benefits of incorporating this initiative in the physical security space.
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  • Identify ways to not only recruit a diverse workforce, but foster a culture of ongoing support and retention.
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  • Address how these initiatives are created, maintained, and executed, and share ways that organizations can incorporate these strategies into their own recruiting practices.