Items Tagged with 'international security'

ARTICLES

35 Countries Pledge to Boost Nuclear Material Security

March 25, 2014

Thirty-five countries pledged Tuesday to turn international guidelines on nuclear security into national laws, including France, Britain, Canada and Israel. This move is aimed at preventing terrorists from acquiring nuclear material. The initiative also commits countries to open up their security procedures to independent review – a further step toward creating an international legal framework to mitigate risks of nuclear terrorism.


Read More

Top 9 Trends for Executive Protection in 2014

March 11, 2014
The executive protection industry continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of corporate security.
Read More

U.S. Companies Ahead of European Counterparts in Cybersecurity Readiness

Forty-one percent of U.S. business leaders consider cybersecurity a major priority, compared to just 20 percent in Europe and 30 percent globally, according to research from BT.
March 1, 2014

Forty-one percent of U.S. business leaders consider cybersecurity a major priority, compared to just 20 percent in Europe and 30 percent globally, according to research from BT.


Read More

Checklist: 24 Steps for Data Security While Traveling Abroad

When traveling overseas, there is already plenty of work to do in terms of planning, packing and then actually traveling.
March 1, 2014

When we travel, the data we carry and our Internet habits can put our individual privacy and data security at risk.


Read More

The Top Steps to Handling An Executive Kidnapping

The most important step is to understand the level and type of kidnap risk in countries or regions where your organization operates or where employees are expected to travel for business reasons.
March 1, 2014

If your organization is operating in an area where the risk of kidnap is deemed high, you should consider the Special Risk options available through the insurance market. Carried by many leading underwriters, Kidnap/Ransom and Extortion (KRE) coverage reimburses the losses associated with a kidnap.


Read More

Accounting for Local Hospitals in Emergency Preparedness

Hospital Incident Command Systems (HICS) are a component of security and emergency management that is often overlooked in many of the disaster plans in the United States.
March 1, 2014

Counterterrorist operatives perform drills on securing and neutralizing threats at major target areas. Although this is an extremely important concept to master, often ignored is one of the most important components in community disaster preparedness: the local area hospital.


Read More

Brazil to Use Robots for Security at World Cup

February 21, 2014

Thirty “PackBots” will be provided by Massachusetts-based iRobot to the Brazilian government in a $7.2 million deal for the FIFA World Cup. According to Robohub, it is expected that the 12 host cities will share the high-tech machines to help boost security and examine any suspicious packages. The PackBot has been used previously in military zones, where soldiers use them to cross minefields and clear buildings.  


Read More

Retail, Transportation Sectors in High-Risk of Terrorism: Report

January 29, 2014

33 percent of terrorism attacks in 2013 affected the retail sector, and 18 percent of attacks took place on the transportation sector. Retail environments, such as public markets, remain vulnerable to attack, as seen in the Kenyan mall shooting. 


Read More

Top Three Lessons Learned from Evacuations in 2013

January 14, 2014
In July 2013, when all non-essential U.S. citizens were advised to depart Egypt after the resignation of former President Muhammed Morsi, any crisis response company worth its salt was already deep into planning for its clients there.
Read More

France to Allow Private Security to Supplement Anti-Piracy Initiatives

December 3, 2013

France will allow private security forces to protect its shipping fleet against the threat of piracy, according to Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

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.

Podcasts

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? 

More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

Security Magazine

April 2014

2014 April

In the April issue of Security magazine, read about integration partnerships and their growing success. The Boston Marathon bombing has changed the way integrators look at security for sporting events, see where they are one year after the tragic incident. Read about the 2014 RSA conference and this year's theme of "Threat Intelligence. Also, read about the latest products and news in the security industry.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Background Checks

Who conducts background checks on new employees and contractors in your enterprise?
View Results Poll Archive

THE SECURITY STORE

comptiahighriseproductphoto
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.
More Products

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.

Visit the Critical Infrastructure page to read more.  

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook 40px 2-12-13 Twitter logo 40px 2-12-13  YouTube  LinkedIn logo 40px 2-12-13