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ASIS 2014: Technology to Equip Enterprises for Success

Noteworthy Security Products from ASIS 2014
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Get a sneak peek at the security products to be showcased at ASIS 2014.


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Couple Allegedly Used Life-Like Dolls to Enter Maternity Ward

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A couple carrying swaddled dolls they treated like real babies tried to sneak into the maternity ward of a northern California hospital.


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LA Unified School Police to Stop Citations for Minor Offenses

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The Los Angeles Unified school police will stop giving citations for fighting, petty theft and other minor offenses, moving instead to refer students to counseling or other programs. The step back from punitive law enforcement actions reflects growing research that handling minor offenses with police actions does not necessarily make campuses safer. Those actions do often push struggling students to drop out and get in more serious trouble with law enforcement.


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Verizon Offers $50,000 Reward in Copper Thefts

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 Verizon said it is prepared to pay up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for recent thefts of copper telephone cables in Pennsylvania.  


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Chile Fires Airport Security Chief After $10 Million Robbery

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Chile has fired the security chief of the country's main airport after a robbery of more than $10 million. 


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Number of Firearms Found in Carry-On Luggage Continues to Climb

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The number of passengers who tried, knowingly or not, to bring guns onto planes in their carry-on luggage nearly doubled in the past six years – from 976 in 2009 to 1,813 in the U.S. last year, according to the Transportation Security Administration.


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U.S. Terrorism Database Doubled

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A government database, which serves as a repository for raw intelligence about terrorist suspects or their associates, has nearly doubled in the past five years to include 1.1 million people by the end of last year. 


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Sneak Peek: ASIS 2014 Security Technology

Take a look at the product preview for ASIS 2014.
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Take a look at products from Honeywell, Axis Communications, HID Global and more.


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Securing Parking Lots with Infrastructure and Lighting

More than 110,000 property crimes occurred every year in commercial parking lots and garages between 2004 and 2008, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
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The key to gaining the full benefits of your security system is getting in early, Moreno says. If security can introduce plans for parking security technology before construction starts on a structure, the department can save up to 40 percent on infrastructure.


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TSA Offering $15,000 for Ideas to Speed Up Security

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The Transportation Security Administration is willing to pay to show them how to make the airport security lines less frustrating.


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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.

Podcasts

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

August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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