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Hydro One to Deter Metal Theft with Composite Copper and Steel

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Hydro One announced changes to "eliminate the use of valuable, pure copper at its stations across Ontario" as a means of thwarting theft of metals.

 


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7 Benefits to Standardizing Healthcare Security

By Ken Bukowski
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Standardization of healthcare protocols and procedures is an established practice that helps create a safer and more affordable patient culture.
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New Jersey Governor Christie Signs ‘Ban the Box’ Legislation

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed into law The Opportunity to Compete Act, otherwise known as the “Ban the Box” bill.


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IRS Failed to do Background Checks on Contractors

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The IRS failed to do background checks on some private contractors who handled confidential taxpayer information, exposing more than a million taxpayers to an increased risk of fraud and identity theft.


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New Security Procedures to be Enacted for Military Bases

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The Defense Department will implement a new screening system that will subject people to FBI background checks every time they enter a military base.

 


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Credit Card Fraud Impacts Consumer Confidence Worldwide

IN 2013, there were 1,367 confirmed data breaches impacting consumers’ financial information.
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Consumers who are dissatisfied with how they are treated by their financial institution following fraud sometimes change providers, resulting in a global attrition rate of 23 percent.


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Investigating Beyond FBI Fingerprinting

Massachusetts, the state recently started requiring FBI fingerprint-based criminal background searches for teachers and other school employees.
By David C. Sawyer
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The extent to which each state reports records to the FBI varies widely. The federal government acknowledges that it’s possible to obtain more accurate information from professional background screeners.


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How Federal Background Checks Are Changing

The Snowden leaks, the Navy Yard shooting, and recent evidence that the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s primary background check contractor all have forced the federal government to look at changing the way it does background checks.
By Sarah Ludwig
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The report from June 4, 2014, stated that one USIS employee turned in more than 15,000 investigations in one month, translating to about 21 screens every hour of every day during that month, which has raised red flags.


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Con Edison Launches Copper Anti Theft Program

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Con Edison has launched a program aimed at deterring copper wire thefts and protecting its equipment.


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Identifying 9 Solutions to Key Hotel Security Concerns

By Bob Chartier
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Business and recreational travelers demand safe and secure hotel accommodations and responsive and friendly customer service.
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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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