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Indiana Wants Background Checks for Healthcare Professionals

February 2, 2011

In an effort to protect Hoosier patients and families, State Sen. Pat Miller (R-Indianapolis) is shepherding a bill through the Indiana Senate requiring national criminal background checks on health professionals like nurses and physicians.

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More Americans Worried About Online Privacy Than Economy

February 2, 2011

A recent survey from a research firm suggests the economy is less important to Americans than their online privacy.

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PSU Program Prepares for Active Shooter Events

February 1, 2011

Providing individuals with instruction and options they need should such a situation occur is the goal of a new one-hour program created by Penn State's Human Resource Development Center (HRDC), along with University Police and Penn State's Risk Management Office.

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"If You See Something, Say Something" Campaign Announced for Super Bowl XLV

January 31, 2011

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano joined National Football League (NFL) Vice President of Security Milt Ahlerich and Arlington, Texas Chief of Police Theron Bowman to announce a new partnership to bring the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) "If You See Something, Say Something" public awareness campaign to Super Bowl XLV - to help ensure the security of fans, players, and employees by identifying and reporting suspicious activity.

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Dept. of State Issues Travel Warning to Egypt

January 30, 2011

The U.S. Department of State recommends that U.S. citizens avoid travel to Egypt due to ongoing political and social unrest.

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TSA Says No to Private Airport Screening

January 29, 2011

TSA chief John Pistole said he has decided not to expand a program that allows airports to replace government screeners with private screeners, saying he does not see any advantage to it.

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Looters Destroy Mummies in Egyptian Museum

January 29, 2011

Looters broke into the Egyptian Museum during anti-government protests late Friday and destroyed two Pharaonic mummies, Egypt's top archaeologist told state television.

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Security Executive Council’s Bob Hayes to Speak at The Great Conversation™

January 28, 2011

The Security Executive Council is pleased to announce that Managing Director Bob Hayes will keynote the upcoming Great Conversation event in Seattle.

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Super Bowl Security to Include Low-Flying Planes, Bomb-Sniffing Dogs, SWAT Officers, Police Robots

January 28, 2011

Low-flying government planes, bomb-sniffing dogs, magnetometers, high-tech mobile command centers, SWAT officers, police horses or robots will all be a part of the massive annual security effort that comes with hosting the Super Bowl, which has long been considered a potential terrorist target

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Secret Service to Adopt Video Game for Training

January 28, 2011

The U.S. Secret Service will put to bed a table-top game it uses in training and replace it with an electronic version.

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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.


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 April

In the April issue of Security magazine, read about integration partnerships and their growing success. The Boston Marathon bombing has changed the way integrators look at security for sporting events, see where they are one year after the tragic incident. Read about the 2014 RSA conference and this year's theme of "Threat Intelligence. Also, read about the latest products and news in the security industry.

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CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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