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Tracking Children’s Vaccination Histories with Fingerprint Sensors

Multispectral imaging fingerprint sensors, as part of a solution created by VaxTrac, will help to stop vaccine waste at 31 new clinics in southern Benin in West Africa.
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How to Adjust Security for Hazardous Locations

Many enterprises are looking beyond the U.S. shores to expand into emerging markets.

Employees traveling abroad often want to spend off-hours and weekends sightseeing, but that doesn’t mean that enterprises can lose track of them during that time.


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Despite Global Upset, CSOs Secure Business, As Usual

Protecting and supporting stakeholders on a global scale through investments in security operations centers (SOCs), intelligence services and travel support companies has become a best practice for leading security programs.

Some businesses, such as airlines, have either suspended service or increased passenger screening in the area. British Airways suspended service to both Liberia and Sierra Leone. Air France and Brussels Airlines increased screening procedures and warned that service could be cut at any time.


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5 "Hot Spots" for Business Travel Security

Determining the “hot spots” and travel trends for 2014 and beyond requires a reflection on past years.

Travel risk mitigation plans should protect all employees, including travelers, expatriates and emerging market employees, and there should be a focus on Duty of Care. The plans should include clear and comprehensive policies governing business travel as well as the ability to locate and communicate with travelers within minutes of a significant event.


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Cyber Attacks on the World Cup: Lessons Learned

As a child, I played soccer fervently. My father, a German immigrant to the U.S. who was very passionate about the sport, explained to me that there is no game that brings the world closer together.
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Australian MP Exposes Security Risks Using Fake Pipe Bomb

Bill Heffernan, a member of the Australian Parliament, revealed a security flaw in the Parliament building Monday when he was able to successfully smuggle a fake pipe bomb and dynamite sticks in undetected.


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35 Countries Pledge to Boost Nuclear Material Security

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.


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Top 9 Trends for Executive Protection in 2014

The executive protection industry continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of corporate security.
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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.

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.


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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.

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


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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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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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