Construction, Real Estate, Property Management

Poor Sister No More: Access Enters Spotlight, Again

By Bill Zalud
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Before everyone fell in love with their security video image, before there were millions of cameras from lipstick to megapixel, there were electronic access control systems, which were true revolutionary
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Workplace Violence: It’s Security’s Business

By Diane Ritchey
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Remember the term “going postal”? It originated in August 1986, when post office employee Patrick Henry Sherrill in Edmund, Okla. shot two of his supervisors and then killed 14 other co-workers and injured several others. He then turned the gun on himself and committed suicide.
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Leading Up

By Marleah Blades
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How do you measure leadership success? Certainly, you can look down the chain and see whether your function and your team are accomplishing their objectives. You can usually tell if your staff is motivated and if they’re eager to follow you. But strong leadership isn’t just about how you relate to the people below you on the reporting ladder. It’s also about how you relate to those above.


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Facilities Open Doors to Custom Access

By Diane Ritchey
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At the Met at Warner Center, a large condominium community, standardized access control is managed to 100 main entry doors, 16 telephone entry systems, a visitor management system at the
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Public and Private Security: Bridging the Gap

By Diane Ritchey
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The infamous border between southwest U.S. and Mexico. G4S security personnel are working with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to help secure it. The city of Vancouver partnered with a private
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What Your CEO Thinks: As Recession Recedes, Security Execs Feel C-Suite Spotlight

By Bill Zalud
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How does John Imhoff, director, Office of Firm Security for Ernst & Young, sell his security ideas to the C suite? “By communicating security’s value…and establishing a routine that creates the expectation of essential information on a regular basis.”
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Convergence: Leap and the Net Will Appear

By Bill Zalud
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Joey Sudomir looks for a natural convergence when serving his enterprise. He gets help from Schneider Electric, which offers collective expertise in power, building automation, security and IT management. Here
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Know My Business, Please

By Bill Zalud
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Customer service is an essential element of a strong partnership, say corporate and government security executives. That’s as important with technicians working on an installation.
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In Defense of the Facility

By Bill Zalud
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John McClurg, vice president – global security for Honeywell, works to secure the company’s 100,000 worldwide workforce from both external and internal threats. Community Transit has brick and mortar facilities and facilities on wheels. Both hold precious cargo. For its buildings, the enterprise uses megapixel cameras.
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7th Annual Guarding Report: Who Made the List?

By Bill Zalud
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There are tall orders for security officers at Willis Tower, the nation’s highest building. Security and Life Safety Director Keith Kambic sees strength in a solid partnership.Customer service is
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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

August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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