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Hydro One to Deter Metal Theft with Composite Copper and Steel

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Hydro One announced changes to "eliminate the use of valuable, pure copper at its stations across Ontario" as a means of thwarting theft of metals.

 


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New Jersey Copper Theft Bill Vetoed

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Efforts to crack down on copper theft suffered a setback in New Jersey with the surprise veto of a bill that would have required scrap dealers to keep records of their purchases.


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Senate Moving to Make Copper Theft a Federal Crime

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The Senate is moving to make metal theft a federal crime.


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Metal Theft Goes Big Time

Buses Stolen, Scrapped and Cut Up

GPS Devices Track the Assets
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A judge has ordered the owner of a scrap yard where the remains of several stolen school buses were found held in lieu of bail on a charge unrelated to the case.


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Vehicle Owner Uses GPS

Stolen Ambulances Sold for Scrap Points to More Regulation

Scrap Yards Need Oversight
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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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Man Charged with Theft of 166 Manhole Covers in Florida

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The cast-iron covers were worth $22,000, and the theft of manhole covers for scrap metal is a global problem as the price of metal rises. 


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Utah Town Aims to Arm Every Household

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Teachers at Spring City, Utah's elementary school could also receive free firearm training under a proposed ordinance. 


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Thermal Cameras Work to Detect Metal Theft, Intrusion

By Sue Marquette Poremba
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Like many utility companies around the country, City Utilities in Springfield, Mo., was the victim of copper theft. To protect the substations, security cameras were a must. However, providing the lighting for the cameras posed a problem.
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Solving the Eli Lilly Drug Theft

By Diane Ritchey
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It turned out be the largest theft of prescription drugs in United States history, as described by the authorities, and it was intricately orchestrated and meticulously executed. The late-night operation lasted five hours, with the thieves descending into an Eli Lilly warehouse in Enfield, Conn., cutting a hole in the roof of the warehouse and lowering themselves with ropes after compromising the alarm system. Over the next five hours, they used a forklift inside the warehouse to load the drugs into a tractor-trailer and made off with approximately $80 million worth of prescription drugs, which were loaded into a truck and eventually driven to Florida.
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Florida Lawmakers Pass Metal-Theft Bill

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Spurred onward by a woman's death, Florida lawmakers are pushing for harsher consequences for metal theives.


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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 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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