Articles by Diane Ritchey

Public and Private Security: Bridging the Gap

The infamous border between southwest U.S. and Mexico. G4S security personnel are working with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to help secure it. The city of Vancouver partnered with a private
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Message Sent: A Safer Campus

The world of university and college campuses brings to mind openness and acceptance, an environment that in some ways seems to insulate these institutions from outside influences. But this may
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Playing it Safe on Campus

The population of a college or university campus is constantly moving and in a constant state of transition that requires its security directors to change as well. Just ask Fred
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Every Link in the Chain

Deutsche Post DHL, the mail and logistics services group, has partnered with American Airlines to help pharmaceutical firms ramp up to new U.S. regulations for cargo on passenger planes.Tighter access
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Tracking and Compliance at a Seaside Port

The Virginia Port Authority is the third largest East Coast port. It employs 343,000 people, is responsible for $41 billion in total revenues throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and handles
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History, Community’s Culture Comes Together in Santa Barbara Courthouse Partnership Upgrade

The Santa Barbara Courthouse is a historic national landmark in Santa Barbara, Calif. Visitors from around the world come to see the courthouse, the mural room and the grounds. The Santa
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Visions: Pushing Security’s Boundaries

John Romanowich suggests that networked automated sensors will avail tremendous ROI and new services to provide greater security at a lower cost.John Romanowich is the president and CEO of SightLogix,
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Doing More With Less

Metropolitan Community College created a multi-level security solution that combined remote and physical access control technologies, with on-site video surveillance that can be managed by a centralized software solution.With the
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Securing the Shuttle

Joseph R. (Bob) Granger, CPP, is the director of security for United Space Alliance, which is NASA’s space shuttle prime contractor, with primary locations at the Kennedy Space Center in
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Keeping the “I” in Identification

For more than 201 million people, the driver’s license is the top ID. And U.S. states are adding more security to their licenses, thanks to a controversial federal law.Security measures,
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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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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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