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Aurora Theater Shooting Report Offers Recommendations for Active Shooter Situations

An independent report on the 2012 theater shooting that killed 12 and injured 63 others highlights communication problems between firefighters and police officers surging into the area but says first responders should be proud of their efforts to treat the wounded.


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Mitigating Workplace Violence Risks with Awareness, Deescalation

Workplace violence incidents happen every day, in every industry, and statistics show reports that these events are on the rise.

Depending on the environment you’re in, physical safeguards such as desks, railings and panic buttons can be helpful deterrents. “You don’t want to make it look like a prison, but at the same time, you can make minor modifications that help protect.


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Study Says Most College and University Presidents Don't Want Guns on Campus

An overwhelming majority of college and university presidents want to keep their campuses gun free, says a study from Ball State University.
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At Least 1 Fatality, 14 Injuries in Fort Hood Shooting

A suspected shooter at Fort Hood, Texas, is dead, and there are at least 14 injuries.


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How First Responders Can Take Advantage of Key Controls during Emergencies

It used to be that the word “lockdown” was only used in reference to an emergency protocol to restrict movement in a prison environment.
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Suspect in Custody after N.M. School Shooting

A suspected school shooter is in custody after opening fire at a middle school and critically injuring at least two teenagers in Roswell, N.M. The victims, a 14-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl, are both in critical condition, hospital officials report.


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Balancing Technology and the Human Side of School Security

Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook – These schools are household names around the U.S., but not necessarily for their academics, athletics or famous alumni.

Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook – These schools are household names around the U.S., but not necessarily for their academics, athletics or famous alumni.


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When Is Your Enterprise Liable for Outsider Violence on Campus?

While the terminology varies somewhat, businesses may anticipate three categories of individuals entering their premises: guests, invitees, and trespassers.
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Poll: Mental Health System Blamed for Mass Shootings

Forty-eight percent of Americans blame the mental health system “a great deal” for mass shootings in the U.S., unchanged from January 2011, according to a new Gallup poll.


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BREAKING: Navy Yard Shooting Suspect Dead

One suspect is dead after a shooting at the Washington D.C. Navy Yard, according to CNN. Conflicting reports have emerged about whether the suspect worked alone, but multiple people were killed in the Monday morning shooting. 


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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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2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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