The Corporate Security Office is responsible for setting and delivering physical security standards for City staff, assets and visitors in partnership with all City divisions. It is committed to providing safe and continuous service to City of Hamilton employees and customers by promoting a safe and secure environment for employees and users of its properties and services. The protection of all assets critical to the City operations and premises (i.e. people, property and critical infrastructure) is one of the primary objectives of the Corporate Security Office Mandate.
The approach to security relies on a prevention and deterrence model and is committed to the continuous improvement of security functions as one of its management principles.
The objective is to integrate security risk management strategies into the overall corporate risk management process and provide tools to plan and track progress. The Corporate Security Office will focus on current and future security needs through the strategic development of corporate-wide policies, and implementation of enterprise-wide security technologies.
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