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The Week in Review: April 16-20, 2012

Catch up on this week's top features and news from Security Magazine.

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Securing the Shuttle -- Behind the Scenes at Kennedy Space Center

The shuttle Endeavour launched into space this morning with much fanfare. Behind the scenes, however, securing the shuttle, crew and the entire NASA operation, is not an easy task, yet it's done with much skill and grace under pressure.

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No Problem?: Some Real Estate Brokers Accused or Convicted of Fraud Still Licensed in California

The Sacramento Bee in California found dozens of real estate professionals — people who have been charged with real estate-related crimes or sued by the state for fraud-related misdeeds, or
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U.S. Bans Toner and Ink Cartridges on Passenger Planes, Extends Air Cargo Ban to Somalia

The United States announced an immediate ban on toner and ink cartridges over 16 ounces (453 grams) on passenger aircraft in both carry-on bags and checked bags on domestic and
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A Call from Above: Flight Attendants Ask TSA to Fully Implement CrewPass

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) has once again called for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to fully implement CrewPass, an identification credential for aviation workers that promotes expedited screening
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Axis Launches Network Video Certification Program to Recognize Network Video Professionals

Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market, has today announced the Axis Certification Program to help people and companies demonstrate their competence and skills in the area
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More Shots Fired at Marine Corps Museum in Suburban Washington

Several shots were fired at the National Museum of the Marine Corps building in Triangle, Virginia, the FBI said October 29. No injuries were reported. It is the second time
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President Obama: Packages Pose Credible Terror Threat; DHS and TSA Respond

U.S. President Barack Obama declared tonight that authorities had uncovered a "credible terrorist threat" following the discovery of US-bound packages containing explosives aboard cargo jets. Obama said both had been
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Home of Missile Systems Expert Raided by FBI

Federal agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raided a house on Lincoln Street in Melrose, Massachusetts October 25, and carried out boxes of files and records from the home.
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FBI Warns All Businesses that They Are Now the Target of Cyberfraud and Cybertheft

Following an unprecedented rise in cybercriminal activity targeting small- and medium-sized businesses, municipalities, schools, and other organizations, the IC3 has released a detailed advisory with information about preventing, detecting and
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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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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 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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