Security & Business Resilience

Winter Storms Are Major Cause of Catastrophe Losses

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Winter storms are historically very expensive and are the third-largest cause of catastrophe losses, behind only hurricanes and tornadoes.


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GPS Technology Enhanced to Send Better Disaster Alerts

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Scientists are working to enhance existing GPS technologies to develop new systems for California and elsewhere to warn of natural disaster threats, such as earthquakes, tsunamis and extreme weather events, according to Homeland Security News Wire.


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How CSOs Can Prepare for Inevitable Natural Disasters

At the core of risk and resilience planning is the ability to gather intelligence and create situational awareness.
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At the core of risk and resilience planning is the ability to gather intelligence and create situational awareness.


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Fight for Storm Shelters in Schools Heads to Oklahoma Supreme Court

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A fight to build more storm shelters in schools heads to the Oklahoma Supreme Court.


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Stronger Building Codes Could Have Saved More in Joplin Tornado

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Stronger building codes, more storm shelters and improved emergency communication systems could have significantly reduced the death toll and the costs of rebuilding from the 2011 Joplin tornado.


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Impact of Volatile Weather on Businesses’ Profits is Increasing

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Insurer payouts for weather-related catastrophes rose from $15 billion a year between 1980 and 1989 to a staggering $70 billion annually between 2010 and 2013.


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California Develops Earthquake Early-Warning System

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California will be the first state to get an earthquake early warning system.


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Technology ‘Biggest Risk to Supply Chain’ in 2014

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Technology poses the biggest risk to businesses’ supply chains over the next 12 months, according to a report. 


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How Corporate Security Can Face Down Fourth-Generation Warfare

Just because your enterprise is not operating in a warzone does not make you immune to fourth-generation warfare.
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Nation-states with political agendas and their standing militaries are no longer the primary participants in conflicts. Threat actors can come from anywhere.


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How to Plan for Post-Incident “Golden Minutes”

You've heard about the "Golden Hour" after an incident, but you should be planning for the "Golden Minutes."
By Joanne Pekich
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In the wake of recent high-profile shootings and incidents, access control, video surveillance and armed guards have become the discussion of the day to deter future attacks. But what can enterprise security leaders do about threats that cannot be prevented? How can you plan for the golden minutes following an incident?


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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

August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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