Thousands of tax delinquents, including one who owes the IRS $2 million, have sensitive security clearances, posing a risk that has gone undetected by federal agencies, congressional investigators will report this Thursday.
Wisconsin will be the latest of the majority of states that require FBI background checks for child care providers, their employees and household members in a move advocates say is an important step to make sure criminals don’t slip through the cracks, The Journal Times reports.
Terrorism has emerged in the last decade as one of the most critical issues with which governments must contend, topping most Western nations’ agendas in terms of resource allocation. For example, some reports indicate the United States has spent more than one trillion dollars waging the “War on Terror” – money and resources that may have been allocated very differently in the absence of such threats.
Hungry for the highlights from ASIS 2013? See Security magazine's editors' picks for this year's best in show.
November 5, 2013
The 2013 ASIS International Exhibition in Chicago was abuzz with new and renewed security solutions and technology. Hungry for the highlights? Check out Security magazine’s editors’ picks for some of the best products of the show.
Target Corp. plans to stop asking prospective employees about their criminal records in initial job applications at all of its U.S. stores, mere months after Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed "Ban the Box" legislation, which next year will make it illegal to ask about an applicant's criminal history until he or she has been selected for an interview.
Who are the thought-leaders pushing the security industry forward, in government, cybersecurity, corporate security and education? Learn about this year’s security champions in our annual Most Influential People in Security report. Also in this issue: Data security concerns for healthcare institutions; ruggedized security technology; covert surveillance installations; how to polish up your resume and references; infinity background screening for workplace violence risk mitigation and more.