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Public Skeptical of Decision to Hold Olympic Games in Russia

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

The Transportation Security Administration will not arm its officers.


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AP: LAX Officers Away from Posts During Shooting

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

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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4,000 Officers to Secure the Super Bowl

The game plan for security at this year's Super Bowl will include deployment of nearly 4,000 local police and private security officers.


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Ky. Lawmaker's Gun Fires in Capitol Office

Rep. Leslie Combs accidentally fired her handgun while unloading it in her office in the Capitol Annex.


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TSA Confiscated 20 Percent More Guns in 2013

The TSA confiscated 20 percent more guns at airports in 2013, with the Atlanta airport having the most seizures at 110.


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Boston's Mayor and Police Chief Clash Over High-Powered Rifles

Boston police are clashing with the city's incoming mayor over a proposal to arm some officers with AR-15 rifles.


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Tampa Airport Employees Complain About Parking Lot Security

Lax security in the employee parking lot and shuttle at Tampa International Airport is a potential danger to the airport, passengers and crew, say dozens of airline employees.


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Google Opens First Data Centers in Asia

Google has opened its first data centers in Asia to cater for soaring demand.


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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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Travel & the Ebola Risk

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