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Most Counterfeited Currency

Newly Redesigned $100 Bill Just Introduced

Money Laundering Addressed in New Design

The new $100 bill makes its debut Tuesday, October 8, with emphasis on more security features.

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NASA and Homeland Security Test Radar for Locating Disaster Victims

Portable Radar Device Finds Bodies Quickly

Comes from Space Applications

NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are collaborating on a portable radar device to detect the heartbeats and breathing patterns of victims trapped during a disaster.

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From the Show Floor: Considering 2013's Strategic, Smart, Secure Solutions

Geoffrey Craighead, 2013 President of ASIS International, opened the ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits on Tuesday morning with an extravaganza of music and art – speed painters illustrated the exhibition’s theme “Strategic. Smart. Secure.” with murals while a local cover band and brass band provided background music.

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Seeking Anonymous But Finding It Impossible

In Study, Internet Users Increasingly Distrustful of Online

Fraud, ID Theft, Even Physical Dangers

A just released survey by the Pew Research Center Internet Project finds that most Internet users would like to be anonymous online, but many think it is not possible to be completely anonymous online.

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New Movie, Closed Circuit, Paints Creepy Picture of Security Video

Surveillance, Including Cameras, Under Recent Fire

DHS Closer to Controversial National Facial Recognition

Recent investigative reports, revelations of government collection of email and telephone data as well as the release tomorrow, August 28, of a movie that does not position public security video in a good light all seem to be aiming at resurrecting Big Brother.

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Enterprises, Government Agencies Face Counterfeiting Threats

DNA and Nanosecurity are Crimefighting Partners

Creating a Forensic Chain of Evidence

An increasingly sought after botanical DNA-based security and authentication solution protects products, brands and intellectual property from counterfeiting and diversion in the United States and Europe.

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Change in Police Strategy

Law Enforcement Shifts to Buyers In Metal Thefts

$4.1 M Fine Plus New Scrap Yard Mandates

Sims Metal Management, with locations throughout much of the U.S., will pay $4.1 million to settle a lawsuit after San Francisco and Contra Costa County accused the company of purchasing stolen metal.

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ASSE Supports Action

Obama Strengthens Chemical Facility Safety and Security Oversight

Federal Agency Coordination Stressed

The American Society of Safety Engineers applauds and supports a Presidential Executive Order to improve federal agency coordination of the national chemical facility safety and security oversight.

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Interactive Project

Summer Fun that Recognizes Security Officers, Too

Noting Contributions of Officers

The Zalud Report and the Security Blog discovered a unique Facebook site that boasts a weekly summer contest and that also recognizes the contributions of security officers nationwide.

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Prisoner Patients a Threat

Shoot-out at the ER Corral

Policies In Place Often Ignored

Gunplay in a Boston hospital emergency room underscores the challenges healthcare facilities face when serving law enforcement and correctional needs to treat prisoners.

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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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In the February 2015 issue of Security Magazine, see what other companies have learned from the massive data breach and what they are doing in the now and in the future. Also, what could adding thermal cameras to your operation do for you? and Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs prepares for the future with security decisions.
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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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