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Teen Sneaks Past Sleeping WTC Security Officer

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A New Jersey teen got past the wall of security at 1 World Trade Center and a sleeping security officer and made it up to the spire.


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Montgomery, AL Considers Regulating Security Officers

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Montgomery, AL is moving forward on plans to regulate private security officers.


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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Amazon Workers' Security Check Case

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The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could determine whether companies such as Amazon.com Inc. must pay workers for the time they spend waiting to clear security checks at the end of their work shifts.


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9 Critical Physical Security Trends for 2014

By Dr. Bob Banerjee
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If 2013 was the year for grappling with a slow economy, 2014 will be the year where security technology makes a resurgence, and not just for what it can do in the control room, but in a number of other ways. Here’s my prediction for nine critical physical security trends for 2014.
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Oregon City Latest to Allow Concealed Carry for City Employees

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Milton-Freewater, Ore., is the latest city to allow city employees to carry guns while on the job, according to The Union Bulletin. The City Council approved a change in the employee handbook Monday that allows properly-permitted staff to carry a firearm at work.


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Intrusion at LA City Hall Underscores Security Concerns

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A transient jumped over a counter inside Los Angeles City Hall and vandalized the office of a city councilman Friday afternoon, underscoring already existing security concerns at the building.


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Public Skeptical of Decision to Hold Olympic Games in Russia

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With the 2014 Winter Olympics approaching, more say it was a bad decision (44%) than a good decision (32%) to hold the games in Russia.


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TSA Won't Arm its Airport Security Screeners

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The Transportation Security Administration will not arm its officers.


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AP: LAX Officers Away from Posts During Shooting

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Just minutes before a gunman opened fire in Los Angeles International Airport last fall, killing a TSA security screener and wounding three other people, the two armed security officers assigned to the area left for breaks without informing a dispatcher as required, The Associated Press reports.


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Metal Detectors in Major League Baseball Parks by 2015

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Major League Baseball has told its 30 teams they must implement security screening for fans by 2015, either with hand-held metal detection or walk-through magnetometers.


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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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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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