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.
With smartphones, tablets and laptops, employees have more devices to stay connected to the office than they have hands. While this flexibility is convenient for employees, it poses unprecedented challenges for IT departments.
Given the changing landscape of the American workforce, global background screening is quickly becoming an essential element of security measures to help ensure a better qualified workforce and a safer and more secure workplace.
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.