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Hackers Target Brazil's World Cup

Brazilian hackers are threatening to disrupt the World Cup with attacks ranging from jamming websites to data theft.


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Brazil to Use Robots for Security at World Cup

Thirty “PackBots” will be provided by Massachusetts-based iRobot to the Brazilian government in a $7.2 million deal for the FIFA World Cup. According to Robohub, it is expected that the 12 host cities will share the high-tech machines to help boost security and examine any suspicious packages. The PackBot has been used previously in military zones, where soldiers use them to cross minefields and clear buildings.  


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Minnesota Police Groups Sue NFL Over Weapons Ban at Stadiums

The NFL is facing a lawsuit by two Minnesota law enforcement organizations challenging its authority to prohibit off-duty officers from bringing guns into stadiums.


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Public Skeptical of Decision to Hold Olympic Games in Russia

With the 2014 Winter Olympics approaching, more say it was a bad decision (44%) than a good decision (32%) to hold the games in Russia.


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CBS Accidentally Airs Super Bowl Security's Wi-Fi Password

During the pre-game coverage for NFL Super Bowl XLVIII, television news inadvertently broadcast the stadium's internal Wi-Fi login credentials.


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How to Secure Temporary events Post-Marathon Bombing

On April 15, 2013, two pressure cooker bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring more than 260 others.

On April 15, 2013, two pressure cooker bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring more than 260 others. The attack, and the subsequent manhunt for the bombers, brought to light several issues inherent to event planning: a temporary location, a temporary staff, and the need to protect masses of spectators and participants.


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NHL May Reconsider Sending Players to Sochi over Security Concerns

The NHL says it will reconsider sending its players to Sochi next month if something "significant" happens before Feb. 9.


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NYPD Installed 200 Security Cameras for Super Bowl Week

The NYPD installed 200 temporary security cameras around midtown Manhattan in order to guard against terrorism during the city's Super Bowl activities.


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Anti-Terrorism Law Expected Prior to World Cup

Lawmakers in Brazil's House of Representatives and Senate are expected to vote on a law that criminalizes terrorism in Brazil. 


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Metal Detectors in Major League Baseball Parks by 2015

Major League Baseball has told its 30 teams they must implement security screening for fans by 2015, either with hand-held metal detection or walk-through magnetometers.


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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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