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Federal Buildings More in the Cross Hairs

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U.S. House members will resume discussions this week about federal building security in the wake of the shooting at the Pentagon — the latest attack on federal facilities across the
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A Lot of Cyberattacks Aimed at Congress and Government Agencies

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Complementing threats and incidents of violence, Congress and other government agencies are under a cyber attack an average of 1.8 billion times a month, a number that has been growing
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Want Security IP Video Standards? Check out ISC West ONVIF Event

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Join ONVIF at its Public Plugfest & Reception in the Venetian Hotel connected to the Sands Expo where the ISC-West Conference is being held. LOCATION: Venetian Hotel Meeting Room #2203
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Casino Underage Drinker Becomes Nuclear Plant Hangover

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He ran away from Treasure Island Resort & Casino security but was apprehended by nuclear plant security when he trespassed on Xcel Energy property in Red Wing, Minn. Plant security
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1,000 Lost Computers by DHS, Contends Anti-government “Institute”

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Hospitals, Medical Centers Face Growing Computer Security Threats; UW Medical Records Just Compromised

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If you just think of protecting patients safety, tracking expensive hospital gear and making the parking garage safer, think about when it comes to hospital and medical center security. For
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Super Conference Opportunity: New Economy = New Rules & New Tools

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The 2010 RS2 Technologies Dealer Conference is Apr. 20-23 in the New Orleans Marriott Renaissance Arts Hotel. End users will gain from this event, too. This year’s Dealer Conference will
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Beyond the Olympics: Terrorists Broadcast Warning about Hockey World Cup in India

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The hockey World Cup is scheduled to begin in India on Feb. 28 and the Indian Premier League starts on March 12. Sporting organizations contacted by The Australian last night
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Winter Olympic Games – Luge, Terrorists? Biggest Threat May be Hackers!

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“Hackers, spammers and scammers often take advantage of major events, like the Olympics, to steal confidential consumer and corporate data and information or to generally create chaos,” says Don Gray,
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“iFraud” as Business Geeks Claim iPhone Theft Just Before New Models Available

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A recent report claims that many users of the iPhone may routinely commit insurance fraud in the hopes of picking up newer, faster models. Supercover Insurance claims that the number
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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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September 2014

2014 September

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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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

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