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Chicago Fighting TSA Plan to Shift Responsibility for Exit Lane Security

Chicago’s top Aviation official says she is fighting against a federal mandate that could cost the city millions for security, as the Transportation Security Administration plans to stop paying for security officers who staff exists from secured areas at O’Hare and Midway airports next year.


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NYC Marathon Strengthens Security Following Boston Race Blasts

The ING New York City Marathon is tightening security at next month's race in the wake of the terror attack bombings at this year's Boston Marathon.


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Violent and Property Crime Rates Increased in 2012

Violent and property crime rates rose for U.S. residents in 2012, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. These estimates are based on data from the annual National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), which has collected information from victims of crime age 12 or older since 1973, according to a PRNewswire release.


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Father Arrested After Challenging School Security

An East Haven, Ct. man who has filmed what he says are security gaps in security at a middle school has been arrested. 


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NY/NJ Port Authority Reorganizes

Fifty-four NY/NJ Port Authority Police officers were promoted in a department reorganization that is expected to help reduce overtime and better meet security demands.


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Illinois Troopers Get Tasers, Training

The Illinois State Police is spending $1.4 million to outfit every patrol trooper and sergeant with a video-equipped Taser that would capture footage of every instance in which the high-voltage devices are used, according to the Associated Press.


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Frequent Flyers Give TSA Failing Grade For the Second Year Running

Eighty-five percent of frequent flyers think that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is doing either a poor or fair job in performing security screenings at the nation's airports, according to a new survey of frequent flyers conducted by Frequent Business Traveler magazine.


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How to Increase Service and Safety with Perimeter Security

Imagine invisible perimeter security – a microwave detection system so sensitive it can distinguish between people and animals alongside a fence.

Imagine invisible perimeter security – a microwave detection system so sensitive it can distinguish between people and animals alongside a fence.


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Report Says Security Still Not Tops After Benghazi

State Department security officials still lack access to all the intelligence they need to secure high-risk diplomatic posts, and the department has yet to implement other of its own recommendations for improving security after the Benghazi terrorist attack.


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How Tour Management Expands Security Officers’ Role

Many security professionals have had some experience with Tour Compliance systems, often comprised of pipes and buttons and used to simply monitor that a security officer’s “rounds” or tours are completed as scheduled.
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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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