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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.
By Claire Meyer
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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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Kayakers Breach Security at NYC's Kennedy Airport

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 Two kayakers have been cited for trespassing after breaching a security perimeter at New York's Kennedy Airport. 


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Hazardous Duty - Stopping Truck Bombers at Embassies

A Quick History of Crash-Rated Barriers and the State Department
By Greg Hamm
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In 1998, at the U.S. Embassy in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, a crash-rated, moveable barricade prevented the attacker’s vehicle from entering the rear compound of the building and, thus, reduced the loss of lives and damage to the facility.
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Afa Urges TSA To Allow Privately Trained Dogs To Screen Cargo

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The U.S. Airforwarders Association told a congressional panel that the TSA should move toward permitting private contractors to train explosive-sniffing dogs. 


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Key Control Drives Fleet Management Operations

By Fernando Pires
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The overall development and availability of a wide range of operational tools for the fleet management market provides organizations with more convenience – and savings – in managing vehicles.
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New Jersey School District to Hire Armed Guards

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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

By John LaFond
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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

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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

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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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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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