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OSAC and the Security 50,000

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While the Security 500 identifies those enterprises with the biggest and best security organizations, the Security Executive Council has identified the critically important next 50,000 enterprises as a possible weak
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Change, It’s a Constant

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“We are here to do the work that ensures no other family members have to lose a loved one to a terrorist who turns a plane into a missile, a
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The 2008 Security 500: Trends Show an Expanded and More Integrated Role

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  The progress among Security 500 organizations is not only measurable. It is visible. Perhaps the best word to describe the changes during the past year is maturity. The
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Do Tight Budgets = Loose Security?

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Feature articles and columns not in this month’s issue include: Criminals Face Downsizing Due to Slow Economy Organized Crime Cuts Capital Spending Gas Prices Affect Hacker Activity, Reducing Attempts 25
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Trends: New Jersey ROCKS

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I’ve seen the future of security and its name is Rock and Fusion is a poor mashing of Jon Landau’s 1974 writing, “I’ve seen the future of rock and roll
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FBI, Inc.

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If you don’t think your organization needs to partner with the FBI’s Counterintelligence Domain Program, you might want to think again. The facts are clear and the risks are
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Prayer in School

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For all of the controversy over whether students should be allowed to or prohibited from praying in school, you may be surprised to learn of the large outbreak of praying
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Keeping Up with New Threats

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Of course the first thing that comes to mind is the old joke, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” But the transformation at the FBI into a
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The State of The Security Officer: 2008

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For unknown reasons, as a kid growing up in New Jersey I was drawn to Westerns. Perhaps because we didn’t have a lot of horses or cowboys or Indians, but
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Your Business Magazine in 3D

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While the Security 500 survey documented that many security organizational issues are being sorted, don’t expect 2008 to be easy. In an uncertain economy, you can expect budgets to come
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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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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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