Security & Business Resilience

Report says US Health Security Preparedness Can Improve

 Although there is room for improvement, the U.S. overall is highly prepared in the event of a health emergency or disaster, according to this year's National Health Security Preparedness Index


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Earthquake Early Alert System to Expand in California

Officials are planning the first major rollout of California's earthquake early warning system next year.


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Long Beach Deputy City Manager Reggie Harrison Named Director of Disaster Prepardedness

Reggie Harrison, deputy city manager and acting director of the Long Beach Airport, was named director of disaster preparedness and emergency communications.


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Californians' Confidence in Government Disaster Recovery Increases

Nearly two-thirds of Californians say they’re worried about injury or property damage from an earthquake or other disaster, but they’re increasingly confident in the government’s ability to respond, according to a new Public Policy Institute of California survey.


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Save The Children Ranks The Worst States For Protecting Kids During A Disaster

Save The Children is taking a closer look at just how ready schools are to handle emergencies like Sandy Hook, natural disasters and acts of terrorism in its 2014 Disaster Preparedness Report.


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Lessons Learned from Security at the 2014 World Cup

Brazil just hosted the world’s most highly anticipated and watched tournament, the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Because AFIMAC has a tremendous footprint in Brazil, recruiters could easily find former special forces or former police personnel to fill slots.


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Despite Global Upset, CSOs Secure Business, As Usual

Protecting and supporting stakeholders on a global scale through investments in security operations centers (SOCs), intelligence services and travel support companies has become a best practice for leading security programs.

Some businesses, such as airlines, have either suspended service or increased passenger screening in the area. British Airways suspended service to both Liberia and Sierra Leone. Air France and Brussels Airlines increased screening procedures and warned that service could be cut at any time.


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UC Berkeley System Gave 10 Second Warning of South Napa Earthquake

Ten seconds before the South Napa Earthquake struck, UC Berkeley’s ShakeAlert detected the quake.


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Vermont is Enticing Disaster Preparedness with Money

The state of Vermont is preparing to implement new rules that encourage communities to take steps to reduce future flood damage in exchange for more money to help them recover.


 


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House Passes DHS Bill to Enhance Social Media Use in Disasters

The House of Representatives voted to pass legislation requiring DHS to form a social media working group that would provide guidance and preparedness for social media use during times of national crisis.


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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

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2015 January

In the January 2015 issue of Security, learn how PTZ and fixed dome cameras do dual duty in video production and surveillance applications, improve security on college campuses, and how to better cope with harsh environments in surveillance. 

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Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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