Hospitals & Medical Centers

New Fines Under TN Healthcare Worker Violence Law

On July 1, a new law took effect in Tennessee that will double the fine, to $5,000, for those assaulting a health care worker.


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Atlantic Health System Security Director Appointed to NJ State Task Force

Alan Robinson, of Atlantic Health System, was named to the state's task force responsible for setting homeland security and domestic preparedness policy.


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After Client Kills Employee, Company Cited for Violence Hazards

After voicing her concerns about a client, Stephanie Ross was sent to his house anyway for his face-to-face hospitalization risk assessment, and he stabbed her to death.


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Saving Money and Increasing Security with GTRI Training

In 2004, the United State’s Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration established the Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) to, as quickly as possible, identify, secure, remove and/or facilitate the disposition of high-risk vulnerable nuclear and radiological materials around the world that pose a threat to the United States and the international community.
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A Tragic Shooting, Intense Media Presence and a Presidential Visit

On July 20, 2012, moviegoers at a theater in Aurora, CO, were seated for the 12:05 a.m. screening of the new Batman movie. Unexpectedly, a man began shooting.


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Pharmaceutical Companies, Interpol Team Up to Fight Counterfeits

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

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

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

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

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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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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2014 December

This issue of Security Magazine covers our 12th annual Top Guarding Firms list. Check out the best of the best as of December 2014. The 21st century has brought with it new types of security threats. Read how to combat and protect against these threats.

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