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OSAC Jakarta Hosts Charity Golf Tournament

February 20, 2013

122 players and 46 sponsors from nine industries participated in the annual charity event, which seeks to promote the altruistic spirit of Martin Luther King. 


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On the Track of OSAC: Starting Out in Kabul

December 11, 2012

As the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) continues to travel around the world, this report from Boeing VP and CSO Dave Komendat details how he and a group of delegates arrived in Kabul, Afghanistan. 


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On the Track of OSAC: Day 2 in Kabul

December 11, 2012

The second day in Kabul for the OSAC private sector traveling delegation included a tour of the embassy and discussions with U.S. Army General Kenneth Dahl.


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OSAC Annual Meeting Presented Strong Line-Up, Solutions

November 28, 2012

Cofer Black, Jon Huntsman, Fran Townsend and John McClurg were only a few of the presenters at this year's OSAC annual meeting in Washington, D.C.


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On the Track of OSAC: The Country Council Chronicles, London

May 29, 2012
Leaving Moscow behind we shifted our focus to a venue of more imminent concern: London…the site of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, which will take place here in just over two months on 27th of July to the 12th of August 2012. The OSAC London County Council is well-established and is prepped and already very much engaged in the Pre-Olympic planning.
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On the Track of OSAC: The Country Council Chronicles, Moscow

May 24, 2012
In February of 2002, I made my way to Salt Lake City, the site of the XIX Winter Olympic Games, where as the Head of Security of one of the Corporate sponsors I had been invited by Mitt Romney to “lock shields” with him and Federal assets in protecting the Olympic games, the first since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The lingering threat posture meant a higher level of security than ever before provided for the Games.
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On the Track of OSAC: 15th Annual Regional Security Conference, Singapore

April 2, 2012
Resuming our blogs, initiated last year from around the globe, members of the OSAC Council have convened here in Singapore for the 15th Annual Regional Security Conference.
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On the Track of OSAC: The Country Council Chronicles, Seattle, Washington

October 21, 2011
I can think of no more an appropriate way to cap our three-country survey of Asia than with the Pan-Asia Regional Council (PARC) meeting, graciously hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation--nor any more appealing venue than their beautiful new, (extremely "green") offices located in the shadow of the "Space Needle" here in Seattle.
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On the Track of OSAC: The Country Council Chronicles, Seoul, Korea

October 20, 2011

Korea is said by some to be more than 5,000 years old. It's in the heart of that antiquity that our delegation convened in Seoul where we continued a cyber-focused theme in our discussions of the particular security challenges faced here in Korea. While not my first time in this ancient country—the only nation in the world that yet remains divided—it is my first visit since having joined the ranks of the private sector.


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On the Track of OSAC: The Country Council Chronicles, Shanghai, China

October 19, 2011
We're here in Shanghai, considered by many as "the Paris of the East", where the stage is set for our next chapter of the Country Council Chronicles.
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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.

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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 April issue of Security magazine, read about integration partnerships and their growing success. The Boston Marathon bombing has changed the way integrators look at security for sporting events, see where they are one year after the tragic incident. Read about the 2014 RSA conference and this year's theme of "Threat Intelligence. Also, read about the latest products and news in the security industry.

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