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Colorado Sees Record-Breaking Gun Background Checks in 2013

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2013 was Colorado’s busiest gun-buying year on record, partially due to legislation that now requires background checks for private firearm transfers, The Denver Post reports.


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Social Network Searches Being Used Less for Background Checks

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While a hot topic in past years has been the use of the internet to help with employee selection through social media background checks, it appears that this trend is fading fast.


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5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Cloud Platform

By Hormazd Romer
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So you’ve decided to move ahead with a cloud deployment. Now you’re on the hook to make another critical decision: which platform to select. Public? Private? Hybrid?
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California Ranks Number One with the Strongest Gun Laws in the Nation

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California continues to rank best in the nation for strong gun reform measures, according to a new state analysis by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.


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Drug Use Among American Workers Declined 74% Over the Past 25 Years

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Drug use among American workers declined dramatically over the past 25 years, although the rate of positive test results for certain drugs, including amphetamine and opiates, continues to climb.


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IARPA Competition Spurs Research, Use of 'Soft' Biometrics

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Facial biometric recognition works well on clear images with a good view of the face, but much additional data is often discarded due to the fact that the face, or the full face, is not clearly visible. The discarded data contains “soft” biometrics, such as height, gait and other features, such as ears.


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Sears Auto Centers May Become Data Centers

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The holding company that runs Sears is reported to be exploring the idea of shuttering its namesake Auto Center stores and opening commercial data centers. 


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Securing Schools After Sandy Hook

Last year, on December 14, 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 young children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct.
By Diane Ritchey
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It was the second deadliest mass shooting by a single person in American history, after the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, and the second deadliest mass murder at a U.S. elementary school. As a mother of two young children, I am still anguished over “Newtown,” as the events are often referred to. Guy Grace is, as well.


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The Future of Big Data for Retail and Property

As interesting as Big Data can be for finding patterns in the past, its biggest promise for security lies in being able to predict the future.
By Steve Van Till
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As interesting as Big Data can be for finding patterns in the past, its biggest promise for security lies in being able to predict the future.


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Getting Employee Buy-In for GPS Tracking

By Ryan Driscoll
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Like most businesses with a mobile workforce, security fleets are adopting GPS fleet tracking at an increasing rate.
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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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