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How to Plan for Emergency Response Success

Just because a natural, man-made or other type of disaster has never happened within your enterprise doesn’t mean it never will
By Claire Meyer
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The Indiana University System is currently undergoing FEMA’s Disaster Resistant University process, which helps higher education institutions identify specific campus risks, develop a risk assessment and build a platform for an all-hazards preparedness program.


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Northwestern University Launches CERT Program

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Northwestern University police are creating a Community Emergency Response Team program to train volunteers in emergency preparedness in an effort to enhance campus safety and security.


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Top Three Lessons Learned from Evacuations in 2013

By Daniel Richards
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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.
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Webinar Review: Public-Private Partnerships: Securing Our Future

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DHS Chooses Texas A&M for Pilot Program

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Texas A&M University has been chosen to participate in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Campus Resilience Pilot Program (CR Pilot). 


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Evaluating the Role of Security Officers Today

By Mark McCourt
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The role and value of private security officers has always been clear to those in the security business. But “guard jokes,” from cartoons to movies are taking a back seat to reality as Newtown and other (now routine) mass shootings awakened the general public’s consciousness to the value and need for trained, professional security officers.
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Report Shows Persistent Gaps in Health Emergency Preparedness

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35 states and Washington, D.C., only score 6 or lower on 10 indicators of public health emergency preparedness. 


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The Joint Commission: Finer Focus on Emergency Preparedness

By Bill Zalud
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An emergency operations plan (EOP) provides the structure and processes that a healthcare facility and its security and safety operation use to respond to and initially recover from an event. The EOP is therefore the response and recovery component of an emergency management program.
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Governor Cuomo Announces Commissions to Improve New York State's Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the formation of three commissions charged with undertaking a comprehensive review and making specific recommendations to overhaul and improve New York State’s emergency preparedness and response capabilities.
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Handling Stress in Crisis Management

By Dean Correia
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We often talk about business continuity in practical, pragmatic terms. But it’s important to remember that when a crisis hits a company, no matter how well prepared that company is, emotions will run high.
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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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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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