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Patient Databases Keep Getting Lost, Stolen

By Bill Zalud
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No matter lessons learned from previous incidents, healthcare facilities continue to embarrassingly report laptops and flash drives containing patient information misplaced, lost and stolen, even in the face of increased regulatory procedures demanding more and better security through the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the more recent Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act.
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Gaining Efficiency, Losing Cost with High-Tech Guarding Tools

By Claire Meyer
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Security officers are generally regarded as the face of security. Officers present a professional appearance at company entrances, patrol and tour facilities and grounds. But without tools, how effective is that officer? What value is a security officer’s presence bringing to the organization? And when cutbacks hit an organization’s security department, how can security directors maintain the same physical presence with fewer faces?
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Federal Legislation Loosens Up Regulations

Corporate Use of Drones in U.S. Flying Closer to Reality

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President Obama just signed legislation which directs the Federal Aviation Administration to create regulations to allow greater use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the U.S.

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Finding That Face in the Crowd: Learn About the Myths and Realities of Facial Recognition at ISC West!

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Facial recognition and video based biometrics continue to be a hot topic with security professionals. While shows like CSI, Law & Order and 24 make it seem that technologies exist that can pick a terrorist out of a crowd in Times Square or spot a criminal the moment he steps foot on the street, the reality is that we're not quite there...yet.

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Biometrics Redefined

By Ronald Hawkins
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At many buildings and installations, biometric technology is a key component of the security system.
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One Door at a Time

By Bill Zalud
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Whether it’s a church door, an entrance into a high-tech Internet company or admission to a local police station, enterprise security leaders often view the application of access control technology one door at a time.
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Beyond Prox, RFID Goes Viral

By Bill Zalud
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A prox card is a card is a card unless you do more things with it. And that’s what is happening as radio frequency identification (RFID) in its many increasingly powerful forms becomes a diverse security and business tool to apply to people, vehicles, assets and even processes. Active or passive, more or less intelligent, contact or contactless, with ranges from inches to feet, RFID is suddenly the super solution.
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High Tech Guarding: Is Security the Steamroller or the Road?

By Bill Zalud
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Once a new technology rolls over you, the adage goes, you’re either part of the steamroller or part of the road.  There has been a lot of tech rocking and
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The Good and Bad of Protecting the Goods

By Diane Ritchey
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Maybe it’s because the area can often cover thousands of square feet. But securing a warehouse or distribution facility can be challenging and complex. In March, thieves scaled a wall
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iSecurity Virtual Tradeshow

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iSecurity is a FREE online event designed to put the information you need, the people you want to network with and the solution providers you want to hear from at your fingertips. Read More



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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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Adopting New Technology

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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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Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

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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