The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to extend a federal terrorism program for six years. Lawmakers failed to extend the program before it expired last year, and it was quickly reauthorized in a 93 to 4 vote.
Legislation for chemical facility security standards, border preclearance, Homeland Security social media use and emergency communications passed with bipartisan support in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
The Prince George’s County Council in Maryland has approved a bill that requires convenience stores and gas stations to have drop boxes and security cameras, according to a report from NACS online and WTTG-TV.
Consolidation and technological advances are changing the face of the guarding industry. How will this affect enterprise security leaders? Learn more about changes to the security officer services industry as well as the Top Guarding Firms Listing in the December 2016 edition. Also in this issue: a new financial focus on cybersecurity, what to do in your first three months as a new CSO, the ostrich style of security management, and more.