NU Online News Service, July 20, 3:32 p.m. EDT

In the wake of Friday morning's shooting in a Colorado movie theater, risk managers must consider extra security measures to prevent a similar occurrence in the future while also avoiding a "bunker mentality" that goes against the country's open society, says a security expert at broker Willis.

"It's still early on in the investigation, and the facts and details are still emerging," says Kevin Wilkes, vice president and security practice leader, Willis North America. "From a risk management point of view, of course, this is something that will need to be looked at and examined, with an eye, if at all possible, at how something like this be prevented from happening in the future."

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