Security & Business Resilience

Hurricane Sandy Task Force Issues Guidelines for Reconstruction

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A special task force created after Hurricane Sandy recommends that new construction be built to withstand the force of increasingly dangerous storms, USA Today reports. The Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Force also urged hardening of existing infrastructure to ward off power failures and fuel shortages, and to maintain cellular service during future catastrophes.


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Many Companies Still Not Leveraging Social Media as a Crisis Management Resource

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As part of their business continuity management (BCM) efforts, companies today are still behind in leveraging social media as a crucial resource.


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Climate Change Could Fuel More Superstorms

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Climate change could increase the size, power and frequency of tropical storms, making a Hurricane Sandy repeat entirely possible. 


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Budgeting for the Impossible: Enterprise Resilience Means Business

During the past decade, enterprise resilience has become a hot topic.
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During the past decade, enterprise resilience has become a hot topic. Its meaning has grown from the original “business continuity and disaster recovery” moniker associated with IT data crashes.  


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How Mass Notification Protects Schools and Reduces Stress in K-12

The problem with the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma and other parts of the Midwest in May was not necessarily a lack of mass notification.
By Diane Ritchey
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The problem with the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma and other parts of the Midwest in May was not necessarily a lack of mass notification.
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NYC Mayor Bloomberg Presents $20 Billion Storm Protection Plan

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New York city Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg outlined a plan on Tuesday to protect New York City from the threat of rising sea levels and powerful storm surges by building an extensive network of flood walls, levees and bulkheads along its 520 miles of coast.


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Who, What, When, Where: How to Keep Travelers Safe

As a security manager, you have a challenge to manage risks your travelers and expatriates face when they head to that overseas conference, meeting or assignment.
By Timothy Daniel
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As a security manager, you have a challenge to manage risks your travelers and expatriates face when they head to that overseas conference, meeting or assignment.


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Businesses Urged to Tackle Disaster Risk Reduction in New Initiative

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Report warns that business growth is not keeping pace with resilience to natural disasters in many parts of the world.


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Protecting Your People, Property and Posterior: The Top 11 Errors in Emergency Planning

Most organization leaders believe their company emergency plans are the state-of-the-art
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Most organization leaders believe their company emergency plans are the state-of-the-art. In fact, their plans are dangerously flawed.


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Threats and Opportunities of Doing Business in Conflict Zones

The increasing instability in the Middle East, precipitated by the Arab Spring, necessitates global firms to better accentuate political risk and conflict, including terrorism and kidnapping for ransom, in their daily operations.
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The increasing instability in the Middle East, precipitated by the Arab Spring, necessitates global firms to better accentuate political risk and conflict, including terrorism and kidnapping for ransom, in their daily operations.


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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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