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Facing the Risks of Social Media Account Takeovers

Social media is playing an increasingly important role in global business marketing strategies – and for good reason.

It is easy for hackers to hijack global social media accounts because of the sheer volume of accounts of this type and the large number of people managing them.


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Enhancing the Security Experience with Social Applications

How social applications will transform the security experience

Social spaces will be able to identify and know their inhabitants, visitors, guests, caretakers, administrators, and any other people who interact with them. This knowledge is a fundamental building block because social relationships are built on the concept of stable personal identity over time.


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How Enterprise Situational Awareness Builds Metrics

It’s a common phrase in the security field: “There is no silver bullet to prevent incidents.”

By combining video surveillance and big data gathered throughout the enterprise, he and his team can look for red flags, such as one particular bartender who has low revenue, a high number of voids and no-sales.


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Hydro One to Deter Metal Theft with Composite Copper and Steel

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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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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 2014 September cover

2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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