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Security of Sites Storing Radioactive Material Found Lacking: GAO Report

Radioactive pieces of industrial metal that could be used in terrorist attacks are sometimes secured with little more than ordinary padlocks, according to congressional auditors, who also called the procedures for background checks of employers handling the materials ineffective.

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DHS Warns of Possible Shoe Bomb Plots

The Department of Homeland Security issued a bulletin Wednesday warning airlines of possible attempts to attack passenger jets using explosives packed in shoes, Fox News reports. The threat is described as being unrelated to the Sochi Olympics.

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How the Fear of Terrorism Drives Corporate and National Culture

The threat of terrorism is shaping the cultural response to security in nations around the world – how is it affecting your enterprise?

 Terrorism has emerged in the last decade as one of the most critical issues with which governments must contend, topping most Western nations’ agendas in terms of resource allocation. For example, some reports indicate the United States has spent more than one trillion dollars waging the “War on Terror” – money and resources that may have been allocated very differently in the absence of such threats.  

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Al Qaeda Planning Attacks on High-Speed Rails in Europe

Authorities in Germany are stepping up security on the country's rail system, including deploying more plain-clothes police officers. 

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FBI: Terrorist Plot Prevented in Rural Minnesota

Molotov cocktails, an assault rifle and the beginnings of pipe bombs were reportedly found in the Minnesota resident's home.

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BREAKING NEWS: Terrorist Plot Thwarted in Canada

Two men have been arrested in connection to an al-Qaida supported plot to derail Canadian passenger trains. 

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DHS Seeks Nominations for National Award for Resilience

Linked to the World Trade Center Attack

Seeking candidates for the Rick Rescorla National Award for Resilience during the nomination period that closes on May 31, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. All nominations must be submitted by email.

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Americans Form Greatest Percentage of Known Terrorists Crossing Border

Nearly half of terrorists crossing into the U.S. to perform violent acts or escaping from the country were American citizens. 

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Thousands Could Die in Power Grid Attack

Damaged Transformers Could Take Years to Replace

If terrorists or other extremist groups attacked an electrical substation, thousands could be without power for months, possibly resulting in hundreds or thousands of deaths in the event of extreme weather.

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Bomb Threat Involved

Bank Manager Kidnapped in Bizarre Robbery

No Explosives Found

Two masked gunmen managed to evade authorities after a bizarre bank heist in which they strapped what they said was a bomb to the bank manager.

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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 2014 September cover

2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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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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