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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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William & Mary Names New Police Chief

 “Deb” Cheesebro has been named the new police chief at William & Mary College. 


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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

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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Sends Notifications to Defined Recipient Groups

From Talkaphone

This hosted Software as a Service mass notification program is scalable enough to send thousands of notifications around the world – or thousands of messages around a single campus.


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How to Train Your Security Training Program

The foundation for creating a security department is risk evaluation and training, and taking training out of the binder and using it in the field could be the key to a thriving program.

 No matter if you have a proprietary or contracted security force, these officers must be properly trained.  


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Improving Communication with New Intelligent Intercom Systems

The Bandos Island Resort and Spa had a communications problem – the Maldives Islands resort needed a direct connection between the two control centers over an eight-mile distance without spending more money on a legacy audio system.
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Managing Disaster Relief, Notification after Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey on October 29, 2012, crashing against the coastline of New Jersey before barreling into New York City and most of the upper East coast.
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Report: States Prepared for Emergency Response, not Cybersecurity

A FEMA report from March 2012 ranks recovery, protection and cybersecurity as weak areas in states' defense against disaster. 


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How to Prepare for ‘Business not as Usual’

How many times a month do we hear on the news about product recalls – on everything from vehicles and produce to toys and pharmaceuticals? How often do we hear about manmade and natural disasters that not only seriously impact the people in a locale – but the businesses that operate in that region?
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Loyola University Hires New Emergency Manager

Loyola University New Orleans announced the appointment of Stephen Murphy to the newly created position of emergency manager in a March 5 press release.
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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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Security Magazine 2014 September cover

2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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Travel & the Ebola Risk

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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.

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