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Why Info-Security Hinges on Physical Security

In today’s era of mega-breaches with thousands to millions of lost customer records or the hacking-of-everything it is safe to assume that the logical security of devices becomes almost more important than the physical protection around those assets.
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Using Digital Forensics to Investigate Internal Fraud

According to a recent study by the Association of Fraud Examiners, organizations worldwide lose 5 percent of their revenue to fraud each year.
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Counting Up the Hidden Costs of Security Licensing

Licensing may not be as exciting as a game of high-stakes poker, but how you play your security and access control licensing cards can significantly affect the bottom line.
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5 Steps to Boost K-12 School Security through Environmental Design

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design – better known as CPTED – is a multi-disciplinary approach to preventing crime through the thoughtful design of an environment.
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Manage the Risks of Social Media to Reap Business Benefits

Adobe, Burger King, and Skype: They’ve all had their social media accounts hacked, resulting in brief but highly publicized smear campaigns.
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Boosting Business by Upgrading from an Analog Mindset

As the trend towards digital video progresses, we are seeing corporations that are not taking full advantage of the possibilities for enhancing their business with visual data.
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Cloud Security for Rational Leaders: A Practical Approach for the C-Suite

News headlines are filled with enough stories about compromised data security, potentially driving executives away from networked and cloud solutions and back to the proverbial days of stuffing cash in a mattress.
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Mitigating Background Fraud Risks with Biometrics

Thirty percent of all business failures are due to theft and fraud by employees, and it has been estimated 60 percent of employee fraud and theft is committed by managers, owners, and senior executives.
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Top 9 Trends for Executive Protection in 2014

The executive protection industry continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of corporate security.
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9 Critical Physical Security Trends for 2014

If 2013 was the year for grappling with a slow economy, 2014 will be the year where security technology makes a resurgence, and not just for what it can do in the control room, but in a number of other ways. Here’s my prediction for nine critical physical security trends for 2014.
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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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