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International Fighters Flock to High-Risk Battlegrounds

The Syrian civil war has resulted in the deaths of 150,000 people, more than 500,000 injured and millions displaced internally and outside Syria.

Three U.S. naturalized citizens of Somali descent undertook suicide bombings in Somali on behalf of the Somali terror group al Shabaab. The concern is that U.S.-based individuals would fight in Syria, return to the United States, and participate in a terror attack on U.S. soil.


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Facing the Risks of Social Media Account Takeovers

Social media is playing an increasingly important role in global business marketing strategies – and for good reason.

It is easy for hackers to hijack global social media accounts because of the sheer volume of accounts of this type and the large number of people managing them.


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Twelve AMU Student Veterans Receive Loss Prevention Foundation Scholarships

 The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) awarded 12 American Military University (AMU) students scholarships designed to benefit veterans enrolled in AMU programs related to retail loss prevention and asset protection. 


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Why Customized Cybersecurity Training is Essential

If you asked your employees to define “cybersecurity,” what would they say?

By screening a provider for these qualities, you’ll accomplish much more than a manager who simply wants to “check the box” and get it over with. You’ll walk away knowing participants are getting the training that’s right for them, not an endless sea of faceless masses.


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Managing Security for Emergency Departments with High-Risk Patients

Hospital Emergency Departments are a truly unique environment.

Due to a number of complex issues which often include a lack of available dedicated psychiatric department beds, a growing population of persons with behavioral disorders and a decreased availability of treatment options due to budget reductions, boarding times of psychiatric or behavioral health patients has skyrocketed in recent years.


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Dakota State to Offer Cyber Security Doctorate

 Dakota State University in Madison, SD will offer a new doctoral degree in cyber security this fall.


Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2014/04/04/6296570/dakota-state-to-offer-cyber-security.html#storylink=cpy

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Using Architectural Elements for Stronger Security

When thinking of security, people tend to think of cameras, security officers and metal detectors.

A strong security infrastructure doesn’t always start with the technology, it starts with the blueprints – by working with architects and designers, security teams can build the best security plans before the bricks are even laid.


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Preparing for Litigation with Good Documentation

Security planning, regardless of business sector, is a company’s best effort to provide a proactive system to protect property and lives.

Despite robust planning, a security director’s worst nightmare is a serious injury or death occurring on company property due to a violent criminal act.


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Accounting for Local Hospitals in Emergency Preparedness

Hospital Incident Command Systems (HICS) are a component of security and emergency management that is often overlooked in many of the disaster plans in the United States.

Counterterrorist operatives perform drills on securing and neutralizing threats at major target areas. Although this is an extremely important concept to master, often ignored is one of the most important components in community disaster preparedness: the local area hospital.


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How the Fear of Terrorism Drives Corporate and National Culture

The threat of terrorism is shaping the cultural response to security in nations around the world – how is it affecting your enterprise?

 Terrorism has emerged in the last decade as one of the most critical issues with which governments must contend, topping most Western nations’ agendas in terms of resource allocation. For example, some reports indicate the United States has spent more than one trillion dollars waging the “War on Terror” – money and resources that may have been allocated very differently in the absence of such threats.  


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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.

Podcasts

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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