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John Dailey: Life Happens Here

 And Duke’s security team assures it. “Thinking about the higher education and healthcare facilities at Duke, it is amazing what occurs on a given day. Students learn something that will change their life. Another person’s life will be saved at the hospital. A researcher will make a discovery that changes quality of life for others. There may be a wedding in the chapel. There is a high likelihood Duke will compete for or win a national sports championship. And we have celebrity speakers and lecturers visiting frequently. This is a very rewarding, exciting and dynamic environment,” Chief Dailey explains.  


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College Finds Security Awareness Success with Creativity, Videos

Training videos can be both effective and fun if you have some imagination and are open to a different approach. The safety and security video that Kishwaukee College in Malta, Illinois, recently developed proves that point. 


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Iowa State Adjusts Crime Alert Warning Strategies

 Iowa State University has changed the way it alerts students about crime after internal auditors found the school did not meet Clery Act requirements.


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California Passes 'Yes-Means-Yes' Campus Sexual Assault Bill

Californian lawmakers passed a law on requiring universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on U.S. campuses.


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CSUN Launches New Anti-Hazing Policy

Cal State Northridge officials announced new policies requiring fraternities, sororities and other campus groups to submit plans in advance about membership recruitment and initiation activities to prevent hazing. 


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Research Says Nation's Top Colleges and Universities are at High Risk for Security Breaches

 A new report reveals that as a sector, the nation's top schools are at even greater risk for security breaches than retail and healthcare.  


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William & Mary Names New Police Chief

 “Deb” Cheesebro has been named the new police chief at William & Mary College. 


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Senators Offer Bill to Curb Campus Sexual Assault

A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation designed to curb the number of sexual assaults on college campuses.


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VCU Police Ranks First in National Ranking for Traffic Safety Initiatives

 The International Association of Chiefs of Police has selected the Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department as first in the nation among colleges and universities for the organization’s 2014 National Law Enforcement Challenge. 


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Future-Proofing with Smart Card Investments

The buzz around the Vanderbilt University Medical Center was that proximity cards were the next step in hospital security and data protection

While the system is indeed better protecting patient information, enabling students to access dormitories and laundry rooms, and even presents the possibility of connecting with point of sale systems across both the university and hospital campuses, one measurable impact of swapping technologies is the reduction in maintenance. 


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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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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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