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Study: Cloud Computing Offers Benefits for SMBs

Eighty percent of SMBs in the U.S. say cloud computing contributes to business growth

Sixty percent of midsized business respondents said that turning to cloud computing made IT departments more productive, as IT personnel do not have to waste limited staff resources on managing service agreement licenses or upgrading computers with new software.


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Managing Mass Communication in Tornado Alley

Tornado Alley is a colloquial term for the area of the United States where tornadoes are most frequent.

That’s where mass notification systems come into play, as well, as is the case with MillerCoors’ Fort Worth, Texas, brewery, which is located in Tornado Alley and sees about 25 tornadoes each year. The brewery employs 105 employees spread across 150 acres, and it brews 9 million barrels a year. It houses an on-site refrigeration system with 150,000 pounds of ammonia to assist with the brewing process.


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Secure the Enterprise with Effective Background Screening

Employment background screening helps employers identify qualified applicants and helps mitigate risk by improving workplace security and safety.

By working together cohesively with HR and legal, the security team can also function as the final gatekeeper to help ensure that the organization is screening in accordance with its policies and that every candidate has properly cleared the company’s background check standards.


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Chicago Considering Unlocked Cell Phone Crackdown

Chicago aldermen endorsed a measure that would require those who make money off unlocking the devices to keep records on their customers.


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Addressing Cloud-Based Printing Services and Security

Printing and the cloud are seemingly at opposite ends of an organization’s infrastructure spectrum.
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Marsh Survey Report Confirms Need for TRIPRA Reauthorization

A new report by Marsh confirms that demand for terrorism insurance remains strong and the existence of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA) plays a key role in making coverage available and affordable.


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Smartphone App Helps to Identify Counterfeiting

MIT researchers have developed a new type of tiny, smartphone-readable particle that could tell if a food product is counterfeit.


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State of Ohio Launches Safety Smart Phone App

Ohioans can now report suspicious activity to the state’s Homeland Security agency with a new app that can be downloaded on mobile devices.


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Five States Most Likely to See Employee Lawsuits

Businesses in California, Illinois, Alabama, Mississippi and the District of Columbia face a markedly higher risk of being sued by their employees compared to the national average, according to a study by Hiscox.


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Reviewing Emerging Insurance Protection for Cyber Risks

Are you covered in the event of a cyber breach?

If your enterprise is relying on its traditional all-hazards insurance plan to provide adequate cyber coverage, you might be dangerously mistaken.


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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.

Podcasts

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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2014 November cover of Security Magazine

2014 November

Don't miss our 2014 Security 500 issue, with rankings, data on sectors, and other security benchmarkings, all contained within this November 2014 edition of Security magazine. Also, (re)learn the basics of lobby security and how to make the highest impact retrofit for your budget.
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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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