Security Leadership and Management

Going Global

By Diane Ritchey
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Security incidents can happen anywhere in the world at any time, as evidenced by last year’s Mumbai terrorist attacks and suicide bombings, tourists killed in Mexico and of course, the events of 9/11.
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Aspen Opens a Dialogue on Homeland Security

By Marleah Blades
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A new annual event offers businesses candid insight into homeland security challenges.

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Most Influential People in Security

By Diane Ritchey
Each year, Security magazine honors top security executives who positively impact the security industry, their organization, their colleagues and their peers. They change the security landscape for the better.
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New Threats Demand New Alliances

By Mark McCourt
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Forget Ipads, Facebook and even the latest video game, Call of Duty-Black Ops, which sold $300 million plus in its first day, as hot companies and can’t lose businesses. They have nothing on cyber crime. At the recent Security 500 Conference, Tom Mahlik, former Section Chief for the FBI’s Domain Section Counter Intelligence Division, pointed out that not only are U.S. businesses and government agencies losing north of one trillion dollars from cyber crime globally (yes, about 8 percent of the U.S. economy); but that most victims are not aware of it and do little to defend against it.
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Protecting People at Risk

By Bob Hayes
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A security manager visiting a company manufacturing floor noticed a curtain hung around a work area. He asked if proprietary work was being done behind the curtain. “No,” he was told, “that’s just how we deal with Bill.” Bill had long, loud, demonstrative conversations with God while he worked on the floor, so they’d put up the curtain to shield the other employees from his disturbing behavior.
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“Garbage In” Can Cost You Your Job

By Kathleen Kotwica
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We recently conducted a poll on our Web site asking visitors the question, “What in your organization is putting your continued employment at greatest risk?” Eighteen percent of respondents said
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Workplace Violence Prevention a Training Management Commitment

By Felix P Nater
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Like the requirement to review technological needs against current and future applications, so must companies review and assess current training methodologies and objectives in addressing Workplace Violence Prevention and Security Awareness.
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Trouble Times Three: Theft, Assets and Your Company’s Brand

By Diane Ritchey
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Michael Lynch, chief security officer for DTE Energy, has learned to catch the bad guys and reduce energy theft. “You hear the clichés about working harder and smarter, but we focus on the stuff that makes a difference – we don’t follow the hot thing of the month, we try to keep it simple and hold people accountable,” says Dave Abramson, manager of loss prevention for Hallmark Cards, Inc.
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Buy a Coke, Copy a Class Lesson, Oh, and Open a Door

By Bill Zalud
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Card access control, especially newer multi-functional approaches, can do more than secure a door or provide entry to a parking garage. Today, a card, sometimes branded to the issuing organization,
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Security Innovations Today and Tomorrow: More Personal, Versatile and Mobile

By Bill Zalud
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Country Joe McDonald sung his question about war in the 1960s: “It’s 1-2-3, what are we fighting for?” Well, besides freedom and survival and dispatching evil, often one outcome of
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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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September 2014

2014 September

In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
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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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

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