Hospitals & Medical Centers

Pharmaceutical Companies, Interpol Team Up to Fight Counterfeits

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29 pharmaceutical companies are pledging money to help Interpol combat counterfeit or illegal drugs, sales of which total $430 billion a year. 

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Maryland Healthcare Employees Seek Workplace Violence Legislation

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62 percent of workplace violence involved Maryland healthcare workers in 2010, despite the fact that these workers only make up 16 percent of the state's workforce.

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CDC Bioterror Labs Cited for Security Flaws

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Laboratories at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been repeatedly cited in private government audits for failing to properly secure bioterror agents.

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2012 Healthcare Crime Survey Notes Drastic Climb in Crime Rates

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20,515 crimes within healthcare facilities were reported in 2012, which is a 5,524-crime increase over 2010. 

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NYPD to Track Drugs with GPS-Enabled Pill Bottles

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Rising prescription drug theft, especially of painkillers, lead the NYPD to implement new tracking procedures that will hopefully lead them to citywide stash locations.

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Hospital Requires IP-Surveillance for Remote Monitoring Challenges

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Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center on Long Island, N.Y., had begun construction on a satellite parking lot for employees when security staff quickly realized that the lot’s remote location posed a surveillance challenge.
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Healthcare Facilities Require Specialized Visitor Management Options

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Because healthcare facilities typically have high numbers of visitors, an appropriate visitor system has to accommodate rapid guest check-ins, and also be unobtrusive for guests in the process.
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Webinar Review: Healthcare Official Talks about Reducing Global Threats at Hospitals

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The Director of Corporate Security for one of the largest healthcare systems in the nation discusses the Global Threat Reduction Initiative and what to expect.
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How 2012 Affected Healthcare Security

By Bryan Warren
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As its practitioners well know, healthcare security is a unique industry, even though it has many challenges comparable to other security professions.
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In ‘Denial’ Over Violence? IAHSS Keynoter Suggests ‘Yes’

By Bill Zalud
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Most hospitals and their employees have seen the impact of violence in society, especially when victims enter emergency departments or trauma centers.
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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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In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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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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