Physical Security

NY/NJ Port Authority Reorganizes

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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

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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

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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.
By Claire Meyer
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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

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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

By David Feeney
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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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New iPhone Cover Shocks Assailants

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A new $140 iPhone case includes a stun gun, which, as one New York Times reporter can attest, is rather startling. 

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New Law Increases Penalties for Airport Trespassing

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Trespassers could face 18 months in jail and up to $10,000 in fines after crossing into restricted areas of public airports, a new law states.

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TSA Expands Beyond Airports

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TSA's VIPR squads have been patrolling railway stations, sporting events, rodeos, highway weigh stations and more, but not all parties are pleased about the group's expansion.

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Arkansas School District Training Teachers and Staff as Armed Security Officers

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One Arkansas school district is training 20 district employees and allowing them to carry concealed weapons on campus.

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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.


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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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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