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59% of Americans Believe TSA Officers Should Be Armed: Survey

Little more than a month after the killing of Transportation Security Administration officer Geraldo I. Hernandez at Los Angeles International Airport, 59 percent of those polled by a conservative think tank say TSA agents should be armed, LA Times reports.


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$600,000-Worth of Wine Stolen in Two-Day Warehouse Heist

A pair of men pulled off a two-day warehouse heist over the weekend, making off with more than $600,000 worth of wine, according to police. One suspect is in custody.


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France to Allow Private Security to Supplement Anti-Piracy Initiatives

France will allow private security forces to protect its shipping fleet against the threat of piracy, according to Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.


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New Technology Could Change Airport Security Rules on Liquids

The Los Alamos National Laboratory announced what it called a breakthrough for screening liquids at airport security.


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Cargo Thefts Decline But Losses Increase

There were 212 cargo thefts in the United States in August through September, with 76 thefts in August, 84 in September and 52 in October.


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IRS Asked to Improve Security at its Offices

The Internal Revenue Service needs to take additional steps to improve security at some of its facilities.


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Advocates Vouch for Specially Trained Dogs in Preventing School Violence

Specially trained dogs might be the next big thing in school violence prevention. The animals, which could cost upwards of $10,000 after training, could be trained to detect firearms and drugs in schools.


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Arizona Border Fence Plan Stalled After 3 Years

A plan by Arizona lawmakers to build a mile of fencing along the border with Mexico using private money has stalled nearly three years after it was sanctioned by the Legislature.


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Public Health Costs of Gun Violence Top $2 Billion Annually

It costs more than $2 billion every year in hospital charges to treat victims of firearms-related injuries, according to a study released at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA).


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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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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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Security Magazine

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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