Items Tagged with 'theft prevention'


Wrong Number with Vulnerable Office Phone Systems

Hackers Take Over Phone to Tune of $27,000

Security Needs to Better Protect Automated Telephone Systems
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With break ins of enterprise computer networks grabbing the headlines, there is a chance that chief security officers at some corporations and government agencies could be neglecting the lowly office phone. And that may be a costly mistake.

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$600,000-Worth of Wine Stolen in Two-Day Warehouse Heist

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A pair of men pulled off a two-day warehouse heist over the weekend, making off with more than $600,000 worth of wine, according to police. One suspect is in custody.

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Change in Police Strategy

Law Enforcement Shifts to Buyers In Metal Thefts

$4.1 M Fine Plus New Scrap Yard Mandates
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Sims Metal Management, with locations throughout much of the U.S., will pay $4.1 million to settle a lawsuit after San Francisco and Contra Costa County accused the company of purchasing stolen metal.

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$189 Million Recovered from Retail Thieves in 2012

One in 40 Employees Was Apprehended for Theft from their Employer in 2012, the Survey States.
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One in 40 employees was apprehended for theft from their employer in 2012.

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Miami Commission Plans Ban for Storefront Security Shutters

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The metal shutters or screens protect businesses from theft, say local business owners, but the Miami City Commissioner says they're an eyesore that deter pedestrian traffic.

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31 Suspects Detained in $50M Belgium Diamond Heist

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Months after the original heist, police have detained 31 suspects across three nations during an early-morning sweep Wednesday. 

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Stolen Arizona Copper Disguised, Sold on Black Market

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18 people have been indicted in the scheme, which involved stealing raw copper from an Arizona mine, disguising it as scrap metal and then selling it to China via the black market. 

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Employee Theft Databases Scrutinized

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Labor lawyers state that employees are often coerced into confessing, leading to a permanent blight on their employment records.

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Metal Theft Goes Big Time

Buses Stolen, Scrapped and Cut Up

GPS Devices Track the Assets
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A judge has ordered the owner of a scrap yard where the remains of several stolen school buses were found held in lieu of bail on a charge unrelated to the case.

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Swiss Airport Targeted in 'Efficient' $350M Diamond Heist

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A group of thieves took only 11 minutes to escape an airport with hundreds of millions of dollars-worth of diamonds and precious metals.

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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

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 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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