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US Seeks to Place Camera on Metra Engineers

The federal government said that it will take action this year that could eventually require Metra and other railroads to install inward-facing video cameras in locomotives.

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Raymond Diaz to Head Security for New York MTA

Raymond Diaz, former chief of the New York City Police Department Transit Bureau, will become director of security at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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Detroit Bus Drivers Protest for More Security

Bus drivers in Detroit want better security after they say at least eight drivers were hospitalized after attacks by riders in the last nine months.

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Al Qaeda Planning Attacks on High-Speed Rails in Europe

Authorities in Germany are stepping up security on the country's rail system, including deploying more plain-clothes police officers. 

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TSA Recognizes Transit Agencies' Security Plans

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) commended 16 U.S. rail and mass transit agencies for earning the TSA's highest rating for maintaining strong security programs.

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CTA Replacing Outside Security and Hiring Customer-Service Workers

The Chicago Transit Agency has begun replacing hundreds of contract security guards with full- and part-time CTA customer-service employees.

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San Francisco Cable Car Accidents Costs Millions

In San Francisco, cable cars average about an accident a month and routinely rank among the most accident-prone mass transportation modes in the country per vehicle mile traveled annually.

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San Francisco Transit System Spends Millions on Security, Wi-Fi

Major upgrades to police communications, computer systems and wireless capabilities will enable command staff to respond more quickly to crimes and emergencies. 

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Secret Service Under Investigation Over Lost Tapes

The Secret Service is the target of an investigation involving the loss of two backup computer tapes left on a Washington, D.C., Metro train.

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New York Bus Drivers Rally for More Partitions, Cameras

With attacks on bus drivers up three percent from last year, Brooklyn bus drivers are rallying for more partitions and security cameras on the city buses. 

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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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