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New Jersey School District to Hire Armed Guards

With the nearest police presence eight miles away, the Wantage Township's school board has unanimously voted to hire two retired state troopers to guard the rural high school. 


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Counting Up the Hidden Costs of Security Licensing

Licensing may not be as exciting as a game of high-stakes poker, but how you play your security and access control licensing cards can significantly affect the bottom line.
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TSA to Extend Risk-Based Screening to Luggage

As part of a $2.2-billion plan over the next five years, the TSA says it will be adopting a system to identify the risk level of each bag based on information about its owner. Higher-risk passengers’ luggage would receive a more thorough screening. 


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Security Software Takes Selfies in Phone Thefts Cases

Lookout Mobile has created a security system the company says uses your phone’s own camera to take a “selfie” of the perpetrator.


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5 Steps to Boost K-12 School Security through Environmental Design

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design – better known as CPTED – is a multi-disciplinary approach to preventing crime through the thoughtful design of an environment.
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Alleged "Rapist List" Appears Around Columbia University

Fliers with the names of four alleged campus "rapists" are being circulated at New York's Columbia University.


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Looking Back at Boston: Responding to Multiple Threats with Mobile Command Solutions

One year after the events in Boston, it is important that our nation’s law enforcement and homeland security leaders take a hard look at the lessons learned from that day and make some needed changes.
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600 Suspected Gang Members Arrested in Latest ICE Crackdown

More than 600 suspected gang members have been arrested in the Homeland Security Department’s latest crackdown on street gangs, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials.


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Savannah Government Buildings, Businesses Preparing for Gun Law

The new Georgia gun law that will take effect July 1 is making officials consider beefing up security at government facilities. A metal detector was placed in the front entrance of the Old Courthouse on Wright Square in Savannah, Georgia, after the law was passed.


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Copper Theft Rates and Costs Continue to Rise

Copper fetches nearly three dollars a pound at scrapyards these days, and the demand does not appear to be abating at all.

Common recommendations for deterring copper theft include painting copper black to disguise it as plastic tubing, fencing areas with copper, or investing in alarm systems, surveillance cameras or security officers.


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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 2014 September cover

2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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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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