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Sandy Hook Families Sue Newtown, Schools for Lax Security

Families of two of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are suing the town of Newtown, Conn., and its board of education, for inadequate school security. 


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More Than One-Third of Companies Can Use Help with Access Control

A new report reveals many businesses still struggle with information security deficiencies and common security weaknesses that can elevate their risk of data breaches.


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Security Expert Predicts Four Critical Cyber-Trends for 2015

Cybersecurity is guaranteed to make big headlines in 2015, according to one computer fraud expert.


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Starwood Rolls Out Smartphone Hotel Key

Starwood Hotels and Resorts became the first chain to let guests bypass the desk and unlock their room doors with their phones.


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New Passport App is Available

 The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced the first authorized app to expedite a traveler’s entry process into the United States.


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Hilton to Replace Hotel Room Keys with Smartphones

Hilton announced an initiative that will let guests access their rooms using their smartphones instead of key cards.


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Report Says Schools Make Progress on Safety

While large-scale and dramatic acts of school violence have drawn a public focus to safety concerns in U.S. schools, violent deaths at school remain statistically rare, says a government report.


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New York to Increase Assessment of Bank Cybersecurity Plans

New York's banks will face new cybersecurity assessments carried out by the Department of Financial Services (DFS), under plans unveiled by Governor Andrew Cuomo.


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Video Reveals Airplane Cockpit Door Vulnerability

A new video shows how a terrorist could breach an airliner’s cockpit in just two seconds and lock its reinforced door behind him.


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University of Minnesota to Spend $4.1 Million on Security

The  University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents will invest $4.1 million into school security.


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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2015 January

In the January 2015 issue of Security, learn how PTZ and fixed dome cameras do dual duty in video production and surveillance applications, improve security on college campuses, and how to better cope with harsh environments in surveillance. 

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Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
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