Items Tagged with 'municipal security'


The Benefits of Trading Keys for Cards

By Claire Meyer
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How many key cards does it take to open a door in Hennepin County, Minnesota? Thanks to Kirk Simmons, just one.
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Security Magazine -- Municipal Security

Chicago Alderman Proposes $5 Monthly Fee for More Police

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In an effort to bolster police forces by 700 officers, Alderman George Cardenas has proposed a "safety and security fee" of $5 per month for every household in Chicago.

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Mesh Networks Multiply Security Resources in Cities, Communities

By Claire Meyer
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How far does one camera feed go – to a dispatcher or monitoring station? What if it could go to every security vehicle in an organization – giving security personnel minute-by-minute updates on what’s happening and where their services are most needed? With wireless mesh, it can, and more.
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Securing the City

By Diane Ritchey
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Meet Miki Calero, CSO for the city of Columbus, Ohio. As the city’s top security executive, he establishes and leads the enterprise security risk management program for the 15th largest city in the nation. Calero is also one of Securitymagazine’s 2012 Most Influential Security Executives, featured in this issue. 

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Security News -- Republican National Convention

Tampa PD to Get Backup from 60 Agencies for RNC

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At least 3,500 extra officers are needed by the Tampa Police Department to safeguard the city during the convention.

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Alleged Terror Conspiracy Uncovered at NATO Summit

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During a tumultuous weekend in Chicago, two groups of men have been charged with conspiracy to commit terrorism, mostly with Molotov cocktails. 

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Security Budget at RNC to Cover Gas Masks, T-Shirts

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The Tampa City Council approved an additional $829,000 in police spending for the Republican National Convention, most of it for gas masks. 

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Chicago Ramps Up Security for NATO Summit

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With the NATO Summit less than a week away in Chicago, additional security measures are springing into action.

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Chicago Homicides Skyrocket in 2012 First Quarter

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Police report 120 homicides in Chicago from January 1 to April 1, 2012, 60 percent higher than the same period in 2011.

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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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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

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