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US, Mexico and Guatemala Form Anti-Crime Alliance

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The governments of the United States, Mexico and Guatemala formed a special body to fight drug trafficking and organized crime.

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Mexican Cartel Activity in U.S. May Be Exaggerated

The National Drug Intelligence Center reported there were Mexican drug trafficking organizations active in more than 1,000 U.S. cities, but that depends on your definition of a cartel.
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The National Drug Intelligence Center reported there were Mexican drug trafficking organizations active in more than 1,000 U.S. cities, but that depends on your definition of a cartel.

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NYPD to Track Drugs with GPS-Enabled Pill Bottles

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Rising prescription drug theft, especially of painkillers, lead the NYPD to implement new tracking procedures that will hopefully lead them to citywide stash locations.

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Mexican President Announces New Security Force

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A new 10,000-member security force would be deployed to the regions of Mexico with the most violence and instability.

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'Sniffer Mice' Trained to Detect Bombs, Drugs

Israeli Company Tamar Group Developed Sensor to Read Mouse Reactions
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Sensors attached to specially trained mice would detect the bio-signals sent at the sign of explosives or drugs.

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Entire Airport Security Team Replaced After Shooting

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Following a shooting in Mexico City International Airport in June, all 348 officers assigned to security details at the airport have been replaced. 

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New Steps in Combating Mexican Drug Trafficking Organizations

By Dean Alexander
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The U.S. government continues to face a momentous, transnational threat: Mexican drug trafficking organizations (MDTOs). Mexico’s capacity to combat MDTOs, coupled with the U.S. adeptness to assist in that vein, will have significant implications for both countries and beyond and security overall.
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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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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'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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