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TSA Expands Beyond Airports

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TSA's VIPR squads have been patrolling railway stations, sporting events, rodeos, highway weigh stations and more, but not all parties are pleased about the group's expansion.


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Bloomberg Vetoes NYPD Watchdog Proposal

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Controversial stop-and-frisk policies and widespread surveillance of Muslims are the main force behind this proposed legislation. 


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Port Authority Appoints New Chief of Police

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Port Authority CSO Joseph Dunne announced the appointment of Louis Koumoutsos as Chief of the nearly 1,600-member Port Authority Police Department.


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NY Bill Could Make Annoying a Police Officer a Felony

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Poking or physically harassing police officers could result in up to four years in prison, according to a bill recently passed by the New York State Senate.


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Port Authority’s New CSO Aims to Build Interagency Cooperation

By Diane Ritchey
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Last year, Joe Dunne, a 32-year NYPD veteran, was appointed to the newly created position of chief security officer of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Specifically, he’s in charge of all the Port Authority’s security and public safety issues, including its 1,700-man police department. Now six months into his new role, what challenges has he faced in securing one of the most visible ports in the world?
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Breaking News: Julia Pierson Named New Secret Service Director

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Pierson has more than 30 years of experience with the Secret Service, and she takes over from Mark Sullivan, who announced his retirement last month.


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Mexican President Announces New Security Force

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A new 10,000-member security force would be deployed to the regions of Mexico with the most violence and instability.


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Virginia Sponsors See Little Future for Retired Police/School Security Bill

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The proposed bill in the Virginia state legislature would allow retired police officers to work as full-time school security officers while still collecting pension benefits.


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Report: Philadelphia DHS Fusion Center Flawed, Unfinished

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The Philadelphia project has spent roughly $2.3 million since 2006, but little has actually been accomplished on the counterterrorism center.


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Evaluating the Need for Private Security Accreditation

By Diane Ritchey
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How would you like to develop a security operation that can be benchmarked and based on reliable standards reduces liability, improves professionalism and makes a positive impression on the C suite. Wouldn’t it be nice if a blueprint for such an organization existed?
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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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Security Magazine

August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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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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