Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced the publication of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Federal Register for the creation of the Ammonium Nitrate Security Program—part of the Department's ongoing efforts to secure potentially dangerous chemicals and ensure those chemicals do not fall into the hands of those who could cause harm
Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the Police Department (PPD), District Attorney’s Office, Law Department, Department of Human Services (DHS), Philadelphia Youth Commission, City officials, business owners and community representatives has created an integrated, coordinated response to recent ‘flash mob’ incidents in Center City.
The Transportation Security Administration will start testing a new layer of behavior-detection security screening tomorrow at Logan International Airport, the first airport in the nation to roll out the pilot program
Olympic security officials said that testing is underway for the mammoth task of making the 2012 London Games safe -- trials that include testing body scan machines, communications equipment, response time and extra closed-circuit security cameras.
Shoplifters and dishonest employees stole more than $7.0 billion in 2010 from just 23 major retailers, according to the 23rd Annual Retail Theft Survey by Jack L. Hayes International, the leading loss prevention and inventory shrinkage control consulting firm.
Not all employees are saboteurs or malicious actors, but without education, unwitting employees could cause just as much damage as a targeted data theft in the long run. Read how to prevent this in the August 2015 issue of Security. Also read how building stronger relationships with local and national law enforcement can aid in school security awareness and response, learn about the dangers of continuing to use old credit card terminals, and see the ASIS International 2015 product review.