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Hospitals & Medical Centers

Future May Include Sensors Everywhere

If experiments at assisted living facilities are any indication, the future of security and hospital management more broadly will be paved with sensors in every nook and cranny as well as on all types of equipment.
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Quiet Please, and You too Door Lock

In healthcare facilities where patients and visitors, often understandably emotional, need a quiet environment, security technology can accommodate.
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Watch those Insiders, from Fakers to the CEO

As enterprise security executives working other industries know, healthcare security needs to look inward in addition to considering patients and visitors when it comes to protection strategies.
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Patient Databases Keep Getting Lost, Stolen

No matter lessons learned from previous incidents, healthcare facilities continue to embarrassingly report laptops and flash drives containing patient information misplaced, lost and stolen, even in the face of increased regulatory procedures demanding more and better security through the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the more recent Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act.
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Medicare Fraud a High Dollar Worry

From inside medical centers and through outside medical and therapy practices, multi-millions of dollars are being fraudulently taken but government prosecutors are getting tougher.
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Bomb Threats a Continuing Headache

For healthcare security executives, bomb threats often come out of the blue or from disgruntled current and former employees. But some can come from a disgruntled patient.
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The Joint Commission: Finer Focus on Emergency Preparedness

An emergency operations plan (EOP) provides the structure and processes that a healthcare facility and its security and safety operation use to respond to and initially recover from an event. The EOP is therefore the response and recovery component of an emergency management program.
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More in Common than Different

Healthcare security and safety executives have more in common than they have differences and share more of their core mission than enterprise security leaders serving other industries.
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Data Breaches Cost Healthcare Industry $7 Billion Annually

94 percent of healthcare organizations surveyed have suffered at least one data breach in the last year, according to the Ponemon report.

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Mobile Device Security Lacking in Hospital Policy Discussions

Although many doctors communicate via unsecured text messages, many hospitals are not actively addressing ongoing IT security concerns. 

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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

September 2014

2014 September

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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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

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