Security Leadership and Management

Addressing Cyber and Physical Risks in Modern Utility Security

In early January, residents of Charleston, W. Va., found that their tap water had a licorice smell and a strong aftertaste, and it resulted in a number of people reporting a variety of ailments.

In early January, residents of Charleston, W. Va., found that their tap water had a licorice smell and a strong aftertaste, and it resulted in a number of people reporting a variety of ailments.


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Preparing for Litigation with Good Documentation

Security planning, regardless of business sector, is a company’s best effort to provide a proactive system to protect property and lives.

Despite robust planning, a security director’s worst nightmare is a serious injury or death occurring on company property due to a violent criminal act.


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Earning Security Success by Monitoring the Marketplace

Knowing what is happening in the marketplace is vital to the success of your enterprise

Monitoring emerging trends, customer likes and dislikes, and understanding unmet customer needs can determine how rapid a rate of incline or decline your business experiences. Companies spend millions of dollars conducting surveys of customers, potential customers, industry experts and key opinion leaders to determine if their products or services effectively meet, exceed or miss market expectations.


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SMR Group Names James Butler Managing Director

Security Management Resources Limited announced the appointment of James A. Butler as Managing Director.


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11th Annual Top Guarding Firms Listing

Report of the Top Guarding Firms in the U.S. and Canada.

The 11th Annual Top Guarding Firm Report for firms in the United States and Canada.


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How Dependence Can Ruin A Supply Chain

The economic horizon was showing signs of new life and your business-improving Orders were up, but you have concerns that you have stretched the length of your supply chain

The economic horizon was showing signs of new life and your business-improving Orders were up, but you have concerns that you have stretched the length of your supply chain


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Lawmakers Threaten to Privatize the TSA

Members of a House panel threatened to privatize more airport screening unless the Transportation Security Administration improves its treatment of travelers.


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Measuring the CISO's Evolving Sphere of Influence

They are the executives who control information security issues in an enterprise and are responsible for securing anything related to data.

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) not only protects IT systems with special hardware, software and secure business processes, but he or she also creates, implements and communicates the organization’s digital information security policies and procedures.


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Top Security Technology and Innovations in 2014

Technology has become ingrained in enterprise security operations.

Like most other segments of the business world, technology has become ingrained in enterprise security operations. With that increased use of technology comes a new set of risks.


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How the Generational Security Gap Affects Security

Despite concerns about technology, clearly Americans still have a hard time unplugging.

I used to write stories like this on a typewriter back in the day. My articles turned out to be a mass of White-Outs to counter typing mistakes. It all made me dizzy. Today’s computer technology even auto-corrects my words, which sometimes is not a good thing.


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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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Security Magazine

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2015 January

In the January 2015 issue of Security, learn how PTZ and fixed dome cameras do dual duty in video production and surveillance applications, improve security on college campuses, and how to better cope with harsh environments in surveillance. 

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Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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