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Study of Spam Sources

America Again at Top of Spam List

China and India Also Top Sources

According to the latest stats from SophosLabs, the USA is back on top as the leading spam relaying country.

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More Attacks, More Sophisticated Attacks

Just Released, Administration Strategy on Mitigating Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets

China, Russia, South Korea Incidents Detailed

The White House released this week a plan of action aimed at coordinating and improving the government efforts to protect trade secrets against foreign competitors.

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OSAC Jakarta Hosts Charity Golf Tournament

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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Vehicle Owner Uses GPS

Stolen Ambulances Sold for Scrap Points to More Regulation

Scrap Yards Need Oversight

More than a dozen ambulances were recovered this week in a northwest Houston scrap yard, and law enforcement officials believe the ambulances are among dozens more that were stolen. GPS in vehicles played a role.

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Video Forensics Catches Alleged Crook

Unhappy Meal Served at McDonalds in Employee Card Skimming

Lucky Customer Break Helps Too

After a tip from police and a customer, restaurant manager reviews security video and determines an employee was using a skimming device on customer credit cards.

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Spotlight on Guns

Top U.S. Airport for Confiscated Guns?

Weapons Confiscated on Rise

HartsfieldJackson International Airport once again leads the nation in the number of guns confiscated at security checkpoints.

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Discovered by the TSA – 2012 Edition

People have always tried to get some interesting items past the TSA inspectors at U.S. airports, but 2012 brought some truly extreme items.
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Guns Found at Airport Security Up

Top U.S. Airport for Confiscated Guns?

More Incidents in 2012

Atlanta HartsfieldJackson International Airport once again leads the nation in the number of guns confiscated at security checkpoints.

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On the Track of OSAC: Day 2 in Kabul

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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On the Track of OSAC: Starting Out in Kabul

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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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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Security Magazine

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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