Government: Federal, State and Local

House Passes Bill to Limit TSA Airline Security Fees

The House passed legislation to limit airline passenger security fees imposed by the TSA. 


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Report says Homeland Security is Not Prepared for Pandemic

A federal investigation has found that the DHS is totally "ill-prepared" for a pandemic.


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Vermont is Enticing Disaster Preparedness with Money

The state of Vermont is preparing to implement new rules that encourage communities to take steps to reduce future flood damage in exchange for more money to help them recover.
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A Major Intelligence Failure by the U.S. Government: How It Impacts Enterprise Security

The Intelligence Community (IC) has ignored blatant attacks on American business for at least the past 20 years.
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Audit Finds FBI Progress in Handling National Security Letters

A Justice Department audit has found that the FBI has devoted "considerable resources" to fixing problems with its handling of National Security Letters, and has made definite progress.
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FRA Funds Grants for Short Line Safety Institute

The Federal Railroad Administration funded two grants totaling $350,000 to support development of a Short Line Safety Institute.
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DC Gets $30M Grant to Protect Against Nuclear Threats

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Washington, D.C., a $30 million grant to expand its ability to detect and deter nuclear and radiological threats.
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New York, New Jersey Announce Joint Security Efforts

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced coordinated security efforts between their states, citing growing terrorist threats.
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Report says Homeland Security is Not Prepared for Pandemic

A federal investigation has found that the DHS is totally "ill-prepared" for a pandemic.
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The Need for Strong Authentication in Today’s Enterprise

Users are increasingly distributed, mobile and varied, requiring enterprises to take a new look at how to establish trust in a user’s identity and control their access accordingly.
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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

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2015 January

In the January 2015 issue of Security, learn how PTZ and fixed dome cameras do dual duty in video production and surveillance applications, improve security on college campuses, and how to better cope with harsh environments in surveillance. 

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Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
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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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