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Minnesota Enacts Nation's First Law Requiring Smartphone Kill Switch

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Minnesota enacted the nation's first law requiring smartphones and tablets sold in the state to have a remote shut-off feature as a way to deter theft.

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'Kill Switch' Standard on U.S. Phones in 2015

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The "kill switch," a system for remotely disabling smartphones and wiping their data, will become standard in 2015.

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Bank ATMs Face End of Security Support

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An estimated 95% of American bank ATMs run on Windows XP, and Microsoft is ending tech support for that operating system on April 8.

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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Amazon Workers' Security Check Case

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The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could determine whether companies such as Inc. must pay workers for the time they spend waiting to clear security checks at the end of their work shifts.

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Arrests Made in 1978 Lufthansa Heist

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Five men were arrested in connection with the 1978 Lufthansa heist at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

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Apple Device Thefts Fueling Increase of Larcenies in New York City

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There has been less crime in New York city in the previous 12 years -- unless you're the owner of an iOS Device like the iPhone or iPad.

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Homicides Decrease, Kidnappings Rise in Mexico in 2013

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The number of homicides decreased, while kidnappings increased, in Mexico in 2013.

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TSA to Oversee Aircraft Security

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The Transportation Security Administration will soon inspect aircraft repair stations to lower the risk of theft and other terrorism-related activity.

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Wrong Number with Vulnerable Office Phone Systems

Hackers Take Over Phone to Tune of $27,000

Security Needs to Better Protect Automated Telephone Systems
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With break ins of enterprise computer networks grabbing the headlines, there is a chance that chief security officers at some corporations and government agencies could be neglecting the lowly office phone. And that may be a costly mistake.

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Barneys Puts NYPD Under Surveillance

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Store security at Barneys New York is now trained on the NYPD.

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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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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

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