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Identifying 9 Solutions to Key Hotel Security Concerns

Business and recreational travelers demand safe and secure hotel accommodations and responsive and friendly customer service.
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How RFID and NFC Technology Enhances the Enterprise

RFID-based access control can build those consumer-friendly functions for enterprises while still streamlining the business for smoother operations and security.

In the consumerization of IT, such as the Bring Your Own Device movement, employees and stakeholders want their services delivered according to their preferences, and more and more are demanding digital, high-tech solutions.


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Patrick Murphy: Securing a World of Opportunity

“It is important for CEOs to understand that the safety and security departments provide an important role in protecting the brand reputation.”

“Leadership is best done by leading by example and through respect for others,” says Patrick Murphy, Senior Director, Global Safety and Security Services for Marriott International Inc. The black belt martial arts professional turned CSO has set the example for leadership during his outstanding career. “After martial arts, I asked myself, ‘Now what?’ I saw an advertisement for an executive protection academy. One thing led to another, and before I knew it I was a bodyguard for the Chairman and President of what was at first a small, fast-growing company.”


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Security Officer Is Charged With Setting 8 Fires at 2 Manhattan Hotels

A security officer who worked at two Manhattan hotels was arrested on Saturday and charged with setting eight fires at the hotels over four years.


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Robber Steals $53 Million Worth of Jewels in Cannes

An armed robber held up a jewelry exhibition in the French resort city of Cannes on Sunday, stealing jewels worth $53 million.


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$1M Worth of Jewels Stolen from Cannes Hotel

More than $1 million worth of jewels due to be lent to movie stars at the Cannes film festival were stolen from a hotel room in the French Riviera town.


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Hacker Will Expose Potential Flaw in Four Million Hotel Room Locks

Taking advantage of an alleged vulnerability in DC power ports, Cody Brocious's technology could potentially access any of four to five million hotel rooms nationwide.


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Improves Distance and Speed for RFID Locking Systems

The hospitality industry is fighting to eliminate the issue of magstripe keycards being demagnetized by cell phones and other electronics, and many companies are solving the problem by switching over to RFID contactless locks.
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Security Technology Included in Union Contract

NYC Unionized Hotel Workers Get More Security in their Contract with Personal Panic Alarms

Implementation of Personal Protection Devices Over this Year

In a rare move, the biggest New York City hotels have just agreed in a new union contract to equip some staff members with personal protection devices.


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NYC Hotel Staff Get Panic Buttons

Operators of the biggest hotels in New York City have agreed to a long-term contract that will give hotel housekeepers and other employees personal panic buttons.


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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 December

This issue of Security Magazine covers our 12th annual Top Guarding Firms list. Check out the best of the best as of December 2014. The 21st century has brought with it new types of security threats. Read how to combat and protect against these threats.

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