WarSec Security specializes in healthcare security and safety consultation, facility and program assessment, staff education and regulatory compliance. Bryan Warren, MBA, CHPA, CPO-I is President and chief consultant at WarSec Security and has over 30 years in the healthcare security, safety and emergency management fields. He has conducted healthcare security assessments and training workshops across the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia and holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, an MBA with a focus on legal foundations of healthcare. Bryan is a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator as well as Certified Protection Officer Instructor and has served on a number of national taskforces including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Department of Health and Human Services Office of Infrastructure Protection. Bryan is a Past President of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS), a former Sector Chief in the FBI’s Infragard program, a Field Liaison Officer for the NC DHS Information Sharing And Analysis Center (ISAAC) and a volunteer leader in numerous professional associations. In these roles he has published a wide variety of articles and position papers and provided presentations nationally and internationally on the healthcare environment. Bryan has been named as one of the Top 20 Most Influential People in Security in the US by Security Magazine and as one of the Top 30 Voices in Healthcare Security by Forbes magazine. Bryan was recently awarded a copyright for his innovative process for determining appropriate staffing levels for security in healthcare facilities (see details on the following page) and was the only U.S. private sector security representative invited to the 2019 World Institute of Nuclear Security summit to address the security of radioactive source materials in healthcare facilities worldwide.


Healthcare Security & COVID-19

Please read my latest article on potential Covid related security issues on LinkedIn

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, I have had the privilege of being sought out by a number of security publications to assist with educating healthcare organizations on how to better prepare for security related issues regarding patient surges and supply chain assessment during this time of uncertainty.

Click here as I discuss security strategies for validating resources and making your security program a business enabler in a recent SecurityInfoWatch webinar.

Click here as I join a panel of esteemed healthcare professionals with Campus Safety Magazine to discuss recovery efforts after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Click here to join me and the security leadership at Johns Hopkins Health System to discuss security and safety preparedness during the Covid-19 crisis.

Click here for an article from ASIS Online and Security Management Magazine regarding supply chain security for hospitals.

Click here for an updated article on patient surge events and how healthcare security professionals can work with others in their organization to prepare for a sudden influx of patients (this includes links to the "On the Safe Side Toolkit" which I helped to create several years ago to assist in such situations). 

Click here for a webinar on the same topic from Campus Safety HQ.


New Security & Resiliency Guide

The Department of Homeland Security's Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) has recently published a specific annex for healthcare organizations that describes the actions that facilities can take improve their ability to perform counter-IED activities and make critical security decisions which are tailored to the healthcare industry. This guide is a great addition to any healthcare security leader's toolbox. Many thanks to the folks at CISA for recognizing healthcare as such a critical infrastructure for all our communities.  

The Prevention Podcast, Season 2, Episode 3:
Preventing Safety & Security Incidents In Health Care

It was a great honor to be asked to speak with Dan Verton via his podcast concerning healthcare security and safety and what we can do to help combat the growing issue of workplace violence in this industry.