Physical Security

Schools Are Demanding, “Show Me the Money!”

By Beverly Vigue
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With decreases in government spending and legislative bodies cutting budgets, those in the education market need help to find funding.
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Consumer Loyalty Programs: What are Your Real Statistics?

By Ted R. Jagielski
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Back in 1950, an idea emerged that caught on nationally: S&H Green Stamps. This marketing concept has lasted for six decades. The idea was to entice customers to shop at participating grocery stores or gas stations. Customers earned stamps for each purchase. These stamps could be redeemed for various household items including appliances and tools. American Airlines followed the lead in the 1980s with frequent flyer miles and this concept quickly caught on.
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Camera Placement: A Quick Lesson for Schools

By Mark S. Wilson
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At most school districts, the word “security” is synonymous with “surveillance.” It has always been and still is the most popular security technology used in schools. In fact, school video security continues to expand faster than the overall security market.
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The Problem with PSIM

By Patrick Esposito
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The use of information technologies (IT) for physical security is a no-brainer. This is likely why Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) has received such attention over the last few years.
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Biometrics Redefined

By Ronald Hawkins
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At many buildings and installations, biometric technology is a key component of the security system.
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The old adage “good fences make for good neighbors” holds true for businesses, as fences can play a strong role in a company’s security policies.

A Good Defence

By Cindy Dubin
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The old adage “good fences make for good neighbors” holds true for businesses, as fences can play a strong role in a company’s security policies. So, it is not surprising that the nonresidential fencing market is projected to provide some of the best opportunities for growth, accounting for one-third of the forecast increases. Installations at institutional buildings will spur growth in the market as demographic trends drive the construction of new health care and educational facilities.

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Navigating the Great Outdoors

By Diane Ritchey
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A plane flies over the Copenhagen Airport at night. The airport is using thermal imaging to protect its perimeters. Have you ever wondered how people get away with filling their car’s
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Higher Level Credentials Leave Footprint on Card Printers

By Bill Zalud
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Enterprise card solutions can enable myriad business applications. One example: Identity cards allow Italians to share and use publicly available bicycles.In enterprise-wide identification card access systems, which came first –
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The Chemical Safety Train

By Diane Ritchey
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The Dow Chemical Company has a commitment to the security and safety of its sites, products and communities. In 2006, for example, Dow Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris announced the
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Watch My Video, Please

By Bill Zalud
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A one-of-a-kind security video monitoring system that balances protection and privacy allowed cameras in sensitive locations, according to Bill Sullivan, Marshfield chief of police.Products turn into systems and systems turn
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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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