Security Education & Training

Dakota State to Offer Cyber Security Doctorate

April 6, 2014

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


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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.
April 1, 2014

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.
March 1, 2014

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.
March 1, 2014

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?
November 5, 2013

 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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How to Implement Security Officer Physical Fitness Standards

Managing the perception of security officers plays a major role in personnel and corporate safety – how can a physical fitness build more confidence in the enterprise security department?
September 1, 2013

The vast majority of security industry leaders agree that the key to professionalizing our industry is establishing and maintaining high standards.


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How to Train Your Security Training Program

The foundation for creating a security department is risk evaluation and training, and taking training out of the binder and using it in the field could be the key to a thriving program.
September 1, 2013

 No matter if you have a proprietary or contracted security force, these officers must be properly trained.  


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Pursuing Higher Education to Compete in the Security Industry

The challenges facing security professionals have evolved exponentially over the last few years
June 1, 2013

The challenges facing security professionals have evolved exponentially over the last few years


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4 Ways to Improve IT Collaboration

March 1, 2013
For a long time, security was its own entity in the IT infrastructure. Security and IT didn’t always see eye to eye, and there were often points of contention. Nowadays, as collaboration between the two has become more common, both IT and security are combining forces to better understand the risks and threats to the enterprise.
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Next-Generation Security Training Planned for ISC West 2013

January 29, 2013
Next Generation Security is not just the focus of the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) ISC West 2013 educational program; it’s the means by which leading security professionals create enterprise-wide value through security.
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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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April 2014

2014 April

In the April issue of Security magazine, read about integration partnerships and their growing success. The Boston Marathon bombing has changed the way integrators look at security for sporting events, see where they are one year after the tragic incident. Read about the 2014 RSA conference and this year's theme of "Threat Intelligence. Also, read about the latest products and news in the security industry.

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