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ASIS 2014: Succeed Today by Seeing Tomorrow

For the past six decades, ASIS has been at the forefront of the security industry’s advancement by supplying the ultimate showcase for technology, ideas and solutions.

The most innovative technologies, new products and services in the security market will be on display throughout the vast exhibit floor.

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Saying "Yes" Helps Drive Enterprise Innovation

Organizations that say "yes" to innovation in a security-responsible manner create an environment where security and innovation thrive hand-in-hand

Enterprises with a “yes” focus have greater satisfaction with security postures, fewer breaches (9.5 vs. 14.9 breaches on average), and better risk management capability (mean rating of 3.6 vs. 1.5 out of 5).

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Executive VP Frank De Fina to Leave Samsung Techwin

After more than four years at the helm of Samsung Techwin's North American division, Frank De Fina is stepping down from his role as Executive Vice President.

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Special Notice to Our Security 500 Members

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$87,000 Reported Missing from Penn State Fraternity

Police are investigating the alleged disappearance of $57,000 in bank withdrawals and $30,000 in debit card charges from a fraternity bank account. 

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BREAKING NEWS: TSA Drops Plan to Allow Small Knives on Planes

Facing fierce opposition from lawmakers, flight crews and airlines, the TSA has dropped its proposal to allow passengers to carry small knives, souvenir bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes.

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Canadian Enterprises Report Capability, Yet Little Planning, to Battle Insider Threats

Only 14 percent of organizations have a specific definition for insider threats, yet two-thirds claim to be able to handle the risk.

Only 17 percent of Canadian organizations have a specific definition of insider threats, and 19 percent have employee training on recognizing and preventing it.

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Florida Thieves Give Up on Stealing Manual-Transmission Corvette

Shifting gears proved too difficult for two Florida car-jackers, who had to be coached by their victim on how to turn the car on. 

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Australian Firefighters Testing Pills to Monitor Biometrics

The pills would be able to transmit information on internal body temperature, perspiration and heart rates, and hopefully provide enough data to save more firefighters' lives. 

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FBI Arrests Dozens of Alleged Mobsters in NY, NJ

An ongoing investigation into the private garbage-hauling industry lead to the arrests of dozens of alleged mob family affiliates. 

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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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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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CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
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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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.

Visit the Critical Infrastructure page to read more.