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Returning to Constant Vigilance in Event Security

Has the industry lost its edge of vigilance? At MetLife Stadium, a record-breaking event with 90,000 Jews required a united effort and more than a little vigilance. 


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Medicine Delivered Right to Homes

In Anthrax Attack Test, USPS Letter Carriers Delivered the Doses

Experiment Evaluated with It Works Outcome

In a test to get medication to local citizens in the case of a bioterror attack, USPS personnel seemed to have scored high in an experiment started in Minneapolis and elsewhere this summer.


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Measuring the Risk in High–Low Frequency Tasks

Gordon Graham breaks down how to regard levels of risk by levels of frequency, as well as how high-risk, low-frequency event disasters can be avoided and risks mitigated through training. 


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Critical Infastructure More Vulnerable

U.S. Senate Kills Cybersecurity Act of 2012; Business Balks

Debate Turns Partisan

This week, legislation to establish better security of public and private cyber infrastructure died in the U.S. Senate after businesses, through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, fought the proposal, claiming the improvements were too expensive.


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Managing Security in Alternate Parking Lots

Some sports fans will inevitably park off-site in different privately-owned lots around a venue, but how can venue security directors manage the problems that come through their gates from these under-regulated lots?


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Spectator Violence Forum Kicks Off NCS4 Conference

The annual conference on sports safety and security kicks off with a panel on spectator violence prevention.


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University Police Are Extra Cautious

Movie Theater Fallout: Shooter’s University Campus Evacuated

Suspect Makes First Count Appearance

Just after Batman shootings, two of the suspect's university campus buildings were evacuated of nonessential personnel on order of the university's police chief. Law enforcement fears potential of copycat actions.


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The Senate and Cybersecurity: Finding a Path Forward

Will the Senate pass a cyber security bill? That's the major question looming as the time for congressional action in 2012 dwindles.


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Project Impacts 2 Million Households

Postal Workers Participate in Bioterrorism Response Drill

Bottles of Medicine Hand Delivered

As reported previously by the Security Magazine Blog, an exercise including USPS workers delivering medicine to 2 million households impacted by a bioterror attack will continue this summer.


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Safety Also Questioned

Bioterror Security Lapses at CDC Lab, Doors Left Unlocked

Emails Indicate Ongoing Problems

Think that a top U.S. bioterror lab would know to lock its doors...but internal emails describe repeated, potentially dangerous security lapses.


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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.

Podcasts

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 2014 September cover

2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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