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Hospital Security Lapses in 2013 Turn Spotlight on Security Officer Training

By Bernard Scaglione
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On September 19, 2013, 57-year-old Lynne Spalding was admitted to San Francisco General Hospital for a bladder infection. Last seen in her hospital room on September 21, she was found dead in a stairwell at the hospital on October 8th.
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Top Three Lessons Learned from Evacuations in 2013

By Daniel Richards
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In July 2013, when all non-essential U.S. citizens were advised to depart Egypt after the resignation of former President Muhammed Morsi, any crisis response company worth its salt was already deep into planning for its clients there.
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Euro Banknotes to Remain Paper, Not Plastic

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Resisting a move to plastic money, Euro banknotes will remain paper as the European Central Bank chooses to fight counterfeiting with new security measures, according to Reuters. The ECF also has no plans to eliminate the 500-euro notes favored by some criminals.


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Homicides Decrease, Kidnappings Rise in Mexico in 2013

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The number of homicides decreased, while kidnappings increased, in Mexico in 2013.


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Virginia Tech Fined Again for 2007 Massacre

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The federal government has fined Virginia Tech $5,000 for a violation of a campus safety law in connection with the 2007 massacre, The Washington Post reports. The fine follows a finding that the university had inconsistent policies on the timely warning of safety threats, and it failed to disclose one of them as required under the federal Clery Act. The maximum possible fine for such a violation is $27,500. 


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Homicides Drop in the United States

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Murders across the United States dropped by almost half between 1992 and 2011.


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Matrix Systems Announces New Divisions in Access Control and Integration

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Matrix Systems, an access control and security solutions provider with a 35-year history, announced today the creation of two new strategic channels of business: Frontier and Xentry Systems Integration.
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Balancing Technology and the Human Side of School Security

Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook – These schools are household names around the U.S., but not necessarily for their academics, athletics or famous alumni.
By Claire Meyer
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Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook – These schools are household names around the U.S., but not necessarily for their academics, athletics or famous alumni.


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How Large Jury Settlements Affect Enterprise Security

Regardless of a jury settlement outcome, lawsuits and their resulting publicity leave a stigma and often result in loss of business, not to mention difficulty finding insurance coverage
By Tory Brownyard
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A security executive’s primary strategy should be to prevent lawsuits from happening, so hiring practices and vetting of security firm partners are the first defense. All security officers must be subjected to criminal background and employment history checks.


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N.J. Lawmaker Aims to Recruit More Veterans for School Security

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Referencing preferential hiring of veterans for law enforcement and fire department positions, Senator Jim Beach of New Jersey proposed legislation to create a three-year pilot program in 12 school districts to recruit veterans for schools' safety and security needs.


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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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September 2014

2014 September

In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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