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Villanova University Considers Arming Police

Villanova University announced it is considering adding a full-service police force to its campus, along with the possibility of arming its officers, reports.

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78% of Students Do Not Want Concealed-Carry on College Campuses

Seventy-eight percent of 1,649 students surveyed at 15 public colleges in the Midwest do not support concealed carry handguns on campus, and the same percentage said they would not obtain a permit to carry a handgun on campus even if it were allowed, according to The Plain Dealer.

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How Small Enterprises’ Security Officer Investments Pay Off

Small and mid-sized enterprises are making strides and saving money through contact security officer programs.

Parents and students touring potential college campuses typically have a list of questions for their tour guide: What types of student accommodations are available? Does this school offer my preferred major?

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Maryland University Buying Bulletproof Whiteboards

The University of Maryland-Eastern Shore is purchasing 200 bulletproof whiteboards to protect its professors from school shootings.

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Texas Universities Initiate Background Checks for Dorm-Bound Students

Students living on Texan college campuses may be required to undergo a background check through the state before moving in.

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UC Berkeley Increases Cyber Security Budget, Planning Against Attacks

Facing increasingly sophisticated and hostile cyber security threats, UC Berkeley is doubling its cyber security budget and working closely with other University of California campuses to address security risks.

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$87,000 Reported Missing from Penn State Fraternity

Police are investigating the alleged disappearance of $57,000 in bank withdrawals and $30,000 in debit card charges from a fraternity bank account. 

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U.S. Universities Rethink Cyber Security, Facing Millions of Attacks Weekly

Patents and intellectual property are at risk from the millions of hacking attempts that batter the schools' networks every week. 

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Private University Police Records More Open Under New Law

A bill allowing public access to information maintained by campus police affiliated with private and non-profit institutions of higher education in North Carolina has become law.

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Alabama police look to drones to monitor college campus

The University of Alabama at Huntsville will use unmanned aerial devices to help police monitor, and supposedly protect, students on campus.

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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.


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 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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CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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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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