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Survey Reveals Violence in Hospitals A Growing Public Health Concern

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According to the 2014 Healthcare Crime Survey, commissioned by the International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety Foundation (IHSSFoundation), heavy violent crimes have spiraled up from 2012 to 2013.


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Chicago Creates Violent Crimes Unit

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Chicago will step up its efforts to diminish violent crime in the city, in the form of a specialized new unit that will use federal law as a crime-fighting weapon.


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Use of Plant DNA Marks New Era in Tracking Fraudulence and Theft

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A company has taken plant DNA and adapted it to serve as a new form of security for crime stopping purposes in both civilian and military arenas.


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Oakland to Create a Surveillance Supercenter

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Oakland, Calif will spend millions of dollars to create a surveillance supercenter.


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Gun Suicides Up, Murders Down in US Cities

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The rate of suicide using guns has gone up in most of the 50 most populous U.S. metropolitan areas, but the murder rate has fallen, according to new statistics.


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Survey Says Majority Feel Corruption has Worsened

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According to a survey, a majority of people across the globe feel that corruption has worsened in their countries, and that their governments are ineffective in combating it.


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190,000 Firearms Lost or Stolen in 2012

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Slightly more than 190,000 firearms were reported lost or stolen across the country last year, according to a report by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives.


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Financial Loss Due to Household Burglary Increased From 1994 to 2011

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The median dollar value of items and cash stolen during completed household burglaries increased 54 percent from 1994 to 2011.


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Study Says Alarms, Security Cameras Deter Burglars

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A new study by a researcher at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte examines hundreds of convicted offenders to gain an unprecedented look inside the mind of a burglar, providing insight into an intruder’s motivation and methods.


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NY City Council Approves Bills to Rein in Stop and Frisk

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The NY City Council passed two bills to rein in the NYPD’s use of stop and frisk. 


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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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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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