Security Education & Training

Skills for a Successful Executive in the Business of Security

The biggest skill set gaps in the security industry are business acumen, strategic capabilities and an entrepreneurial mindset, according to Kathy Lavinder, owner of Security & Investigative Placement Consultants and a well-known recruiter in the security industry. 

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Workplace Violence: What Role for Corporate Security?

Workplace violence has grown into perhaps the most significant risk issue facing corporate security departments today. Security professionals have a unique contribution to make in helping the organization to meet its duty of care to anticipate, prevent, respond to and recover from workplace violence incidents. At the outset, corporate security needs to have a place at the strategic planning table. 

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Networking Opportunities Abound at ASIS 2011

From the informal to the formal, security professionals will find opportunities for networking aplenty at ASIS 2011—set for September 19-22 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The colocation of the first (ISC)2 Security Congress and the addition of a new education track for security systems integrators add new dimensions to the Annual Seminar and Exhibits and broadens the scope and value of networking opportunities.
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First Faces and Protected Spaces

Security Training for Receptionists and Greeters

Receptionists and employees that are in a greeter type of position in a company carry with them a responsibility that has a definite effect upon the success of an organization: making a good first impression. It has been said many times: you do not get a second chance to make that first impression, but there is much more to this type of job than most people imagine.

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Contract Security Training and Development: Examining methods of contract training

Once upon a time security contracts were entered into for cost containment. That was the driving force behind them. 

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Crime Pattern Analysis and the Security Director: A Primer

Crime pattern analysis (CPA) is a generic term that covers a wide range of approaches and techniques in the field of crime analysis. CPA looks for crime patterns and trends. Some of these methods and theories used in crime pattern analysis include criminology theories such as Routine Activity Theory, Rational Choice Theory, Repeat Victimization and Crime Pattern Analysis.

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Training Wheels: From New Tech to Old-Fashion Service

With the increasing introduction of more powerful security systems, is ease of use easy to believe?
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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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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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Security Emergency Preparedness Training

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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

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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