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University of Illinois Requiring Background Checks to Work with Minors

Under new policies, employees in the UI system will undergo background checks before they can work with minors, especially at 4-H meetings, music or sports camps.

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Security 500 Report to be Released on 11/1

The 2012 Security 500 Report will be released on November 1, 2012.

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Clery Act Fines Increased to $35K Per Violation

The maximum fine for any violation of the Jeanne Clery Act has increased from $27,500 to $35,000.

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Change to Yale Security Challenged

The labor union representing the Yale Police Department, condemned new administrative policy on police and security deployment, which they said jeopardizes student safety.

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Phone Towers Enhance Community College’s Safety and Communication

Virginia Western Community College Chief of Police, Craig Harris, is always looking for ways to improve safety and security on campus. Like many educational institutions around the country, Harris thought it was essential to retool his campus’s public safety plans after the tragic events at Virginia Tech.
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Megapixel Camera Technology Yields Safer Campus Environment

The University of Miami, a private research university with more than 15,000 students in Coral Gables, Florida, had maintained a video surveillance system for a number of years, but many disparate systems made it difficult for campus police to monitor and investigate incidents.
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Security Booths Blend in with Campus Architecture

Portable steel security buildings and security booths from Par-Kut International provide part time or permanent shelter for parking lot surveillance, ticket sale booths or entry checkpoints at stadiums and arenas.
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Technology at Work - Campus April 2011

A series of articles about security technology at work on college and university campuses.
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Seek to Develop an ‘Empowering Partnership’

Over the past decade, I have had the opportunity to lead Stanley Convergent Security Solutions’ Software Solutions Group (SSG); a team of Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco and security product certified professional support engineers with an amazing level of expertise in security system design, installation and support. 

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Securing the ‘Community’

An open environment, challenges with funding and many constituents to please: campus security directors and integrators share their challenges with securing these “communities within a community.”

They say that these are the “greatest years” of someone’s life. The college years, the time to figure out a career, make friends and use the valuable time and experiences as the launching pad in which one can continue those “great” years in their 20s, 30s and beyond.

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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 Magazine

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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Travel & the Ebola Risk

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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
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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