Physical Security and Business Continuity

From robberies, to protests, to active shooters, banks must be aware of the various physical threats they face. These resources will help you identify the physical threats the ABA currently monitors and the various resources available to you in order to help you protect your customers and your employees.​​


 Featured Resource


ABA Bank Capture

Subscribe to the association's nationwide bank crime database.

Incident Response Resources

ABA has resources for banks to use to prepare for and respond to a physical or cyber incident. Access the resources.




 ABA Resources

ABA Physical Security Open Committee
Bank Robberies

Employee Safety

Hurricane Preparedness

ABA developed a customizable press release to promote hurricane safety awareness and preparedness among members and customers.

National Security/Emergency Preparedness Telecommunications Priority Services

The following Federal programs are available to authorized national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) users in an emergency or crisis situation:

  • Government Emergency Telecommunication Service (GETS) prioritizes calls over wireline networks when the landline network is congested and the probability of completing a normal call is reduced.
  • Wireless Priority Services (WPS) prioritizes calls over wireless networks when the wireless network is congested and the probability of completing a normal call is reduced.
  • Telecommunications Service Priority (TSP) authorizes priority restoration for vital voice and data circuits or other telecommunications services.

Other Resources

ABA E-mail Bulletins


 ABA Out Front


 Training & Events


 ABA Endorsed Solutions


 Industry Resources

Law Enforcement Resources
Active Aggressor
Physical Security

Questions? Please contact Heather Wyson for additional information.