Physical Security

Flight Attendant Union Launches Campaign for Aviation Security Issues

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) is hosting a documentary about 9/11 Flight 93 hero Mark Bingham to kick off the union's Never Forget campaign aimed at bringing legislative and regulatory focus to critical aviation security issues.  


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Why Info-Security Hinges on Physical Security

In today’s era of mega-breaches with thousands to millions of lost customer records or the hacking-of-everything it is safe to assume that the logical security of devices becomes almost more important than the physical protection around those assets.
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ASIS 2014: Technology to Equip Enterprises for Success

Noteworthy Security Products from ASIS 2014

Get a sneak peek at the security products to be showcased at ASIS 2014.


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International Fighters Flock to High-Risk Battlegrounds

The Syrian civil war has resulted in the deaths of 150,000 people, more than 500,000 injured and millions displaced internally and outside Syria.

Three U.S. naturalized citizens of Somali descent undertook suicide bombings in Somali on behalf of the Somali terror group al Shabaab. The concern is that U.S.-based individuals would fight in Syria, return to the United States, and participate in a terror attack on U.S. soil.


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Couple Allegedly Used Life-Like Dolls to Enter Maternity Ward

A couple carrying swaddled dolls they treated like real babies tried to sneak into the maternity ward of a northern California hospital.


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LA Unified School Police to Stop Citations for Minor Offenses

The Los Angeles Unified school police will stop giving citations for fighting, petty theft and other minor offenses, moving instead to refer students to counseling or other programs. The step back from punitive law enforcement actions reflects growing research that handling minor offenses with police actions does not necessarily make campuses safer. Those actions do often push struggling students to drop out and get in more serious trouble with law enforcement.


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Verizon Offers $50,000 Reward in Copper Thefts

 Verizon said it is prepared to pay up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for recent thefts of copper telephone cables in Pennsylvania.  


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Chile Fires Airport Security Chief After $10 Million Robbery

Chile has fired the security chief of the country's main airport after a robbery of more than $10 million. 


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Number of Firearms Found in Carry-On Luggage Continues to Climb

The number of passengers who tried, knowingly or not, to bring guns onto planes in their carry-on luggage nearly doubled in the past six years – from 976 in 2009 to 1,813 in the U.S. last year, according to the Transportation Security Administration.


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U.S. Terrorism Database Doubled

A government database, which serves as a repository for raw intelligence about terrorist suspects or their associates, has nearly doubled in the past five years to include 1.1 million people by the end of last year. 


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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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2014 December

This issue of Security Magazine covers our 12th annual Top Guarding Firms list. Check out the best of the best as of December 2014. The 21st century has brought with it new types of security threats. Read how to combat and protect against these threats.

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