Physical Safety in the Workplace

Welcome to Episode S5E14 of the BSM Podcast that you definitely don’t want to miss! We’re thrilled to have had the privilege of hosting Bryan Grenon, Director of Critical Infrastructure for ADT Commercial’s Enterprise Security Risk Group, and Chris Fowler, Director of Emerging Technologies at ADT Commercial, on our show. This week, they delve into the fascinating and increasingly essential world of physical security standards, workplace safety policies, innovative security technologies, and the revolutionary role of AI and IoT in the security sphere. 


This episode presents a riveting discussion on how the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is integral to setting physical security standards for the nation’s critical infrastructure. Bryan Grenon and Chris Fowler provide insight into the common missteps employers often make while creating workplace safety policies and how these can be rectified to foster a safer work environment.

But that’s not all; our guests give us an exclusive peek into the exciting, innovative technologies that ADT Commercial is currently exploring. Their work aims to set new industry standards in security, ensuring our homes, workplaces, and public spaces are safer and more secure than ever before.

And as if that isn’t intriguing enough, the conversation shifts towards the future – the impact of emerging technologies like AI and IoT on security applications in the workplace. Fowler and Grenon illustrate how these technologies are not just the next frontier in security but are actively revolutionizing the industry right now.

This episode is packed with expert insights, thought-provoking discussions, and a vision of the future that will leave you eager to hit the play button. Listen in to stay ahead of the curve and understand why and how these advancements are crucial for the present and future of security. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from the leaders of one of the world’s most innovative security companies, ADT Commercial. 

About our Guests

Bryan Grenon is the Director of Critical Infrastructure for ADT Commercial’s Enterprise Security Risk Group and serves as the subject matter expert on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Bryan’s 30-year law enforcement career at the Seattle Police Department, culminating in his role as Assistant Chief of Police, involved collaborating with city, state and federal emergency officials to conduct strategic planning, risk mitigation, emergency response and recovery for all potentially hazardous events.


Chris Fowler is the Director of Emerging Technologies at ADT Commercial, leading the company’s pursuit of innovative technologies to set new industry standards across security applications. An expert in enterprise security risk management with more than 25 years in law enforcement complemented by a full military career, Chris counsels major corporations on developing strategic workplace violence prevention plans, comprehensive training programs, and active shooter response scenarios.

So, gear up for a riveting ride into the world of cutting-edge security technology!

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Steven Bowcut is an award-winning journalist covering cyber and physical security. He is an editor and writer for Brilliance Security Magazine as well as other security and non-security online publications. Follow and connect with Steve on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.