Claire Meyer

Claire Meyer is an associate editor for Security magazine.

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Highlights from ASIS 2013 – Chicago

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Two weeks ago, ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits arrived in Chicago, bringing plenty of flash in its opening ceremonies, as well as plenty of possible security solutions on the show floor, as manufacturers seek to help enterprise security leaders get more from their existing investments in analog systems.
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How New Technology Enables Safer Travel – Six Mass Transit Success Stories

Thirty-five million times every weekday, people rely on public transportation to get to work, school, play and home again every day across the United States.
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Thirty-five million times every weekday, people rely on public transportation to get to work, school, play and home again every day across the United States.
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How to Detect and Thwart Recent Fraud Trends

Internal Controls Improve; Collusion Schemes Increase
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As fraud controls get stronger, criminal elements start teaming up to beat the system. But, as Jason Lelio points out, collusions schemes get harder and harder when faced with stringent internal controls.
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Getting Smart about Smartphone Security

One-hundred and thirteen smartphones are stolen or lost every minute in the U.S.
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One-hundred and thirteen smartphones are stolen or lost every minute in the U.S. How much data is that?


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Getting Buy-In for Remote Access

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What do a small, private college in New England and a multi-airport department in Florida have in common? Remote Access Control.
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How to Use Social Media for Better #Security

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Picture this – in 20 minutes, one enterprising hacker at the 2012 Defcon conference in Las Vegas learned one Wal-Mart store’s physical logistics – from the janitorial contractor to where employees go to lunch – key details about the make and version numbers of the Wal-Mart manager’s PC, browser and anti-virus software, and got the manager to upload the address of an external website into his browser – no questions asked.
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The Benefits of Trading Keys for Cards

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How many key cards does it take to open a door in Hennepin County, Minnesota? Thanks to Kirk Simmons, just one.
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Improving Communication with New Intelligent Intercom Systems

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The Bandos Island Resort and Spa had a communications problem – the Maldives Islands resort needed a direct connection between the two control centers over an eight-mile distance without spending more money on a legacy audio system.
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Learning How to Manage Investigations

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Conducting investigations within a security organization is very different than an episode of Miami Vice– from the timeframe to the interviews to, probably, the color of the investigator’s blazer. The process isn’t as thrilling as TV makes it out to be, but, as ACFE President and CEO James Ratley knows, that perception can work in your favor
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How Dumpsters Cause Data Breaches

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After a laptop breaks, where does it go? Your old work laptop, perhaps too slow to keep up with the growing pace of the Internet, is retired to the IT department, which issues you a nice, shiny new one. But what about all of your old files? Your data? Your client information?
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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

August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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