In “Van Gogh Heist Focuses Collectors’ Attention on Security Systems” (Bloomberg, 3 April 2020), Jeremy Kroll, CEO of K2 Intelligence FIN, and Jordan Arnold, head of Private Client Services and Strategic Risk and Security, discuss core security concerns for collectors and museums in the wake of the Van Gogh theft from the Singer Laren museum.

According to Jordan, there are several steps museums and galleries can take in order to protect their collections. These include installing high-resolution cameras, leveraging physical security barriers, and installing anti-shatter security film on glass windows and doors.

Jeremy also highlighted that security is not limited to museums and galleries. Prominent individuals are also seeking ways to protect themselves and their assets in light of the COVID-19 uncertainty, including executives seeking cybersecurity protection as they work from home.

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