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The Future of DHS Partnerships with Frank Taylor

In its recent Quadrennial Homeland Security Review, the Department of Homeland Security outlined its strategies for becoming a more integrated and agile agency
By Diane Ritchey
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Ultimately, with a public-private partnership, what you put in is what you get out, says Wesley Bull, Senior Director/Head of Global Protective Services at NVIDIA, a company that invented the GPU – the engine of modern visual computing.


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Chemical Facility, Border Security Bills Clear House

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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. 


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Rutgers Founds Institute for Emergency Preparedness

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Rutgers University has created a new center for public safety and homeland security to prepare for and respond to natural disasters and terrorist threats. The center will include a one-stop online portal showcasing the collaborations among Rutgers experts across all statewide locations.


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State of Ohio Launches Safety Smart Phone App

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Ohioans can now report suspicious activity to the state’s Homeland Security agency with a new app that can be downloaded on mobile devices.


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Why Identity Is the New Firewall

By Mark Steffler
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The recognition of the need for homeland security, and the rapid growth of the security industry around that need, is based in part on recognition of the critical need to ensure that no individuals in a facility or campus ever have access to an area where they are not authorized to enter.
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Senate Confirms New Homeland Security Secretary

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Former top Pentagon lawyer Jeh C. Johnson has been confimed as the new secretary of homeland security.


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Obama to Appoint Attorney Jeh Johnson for Next Secretary of Homeland Security

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Jeh Johnson served as a top official in the Department of Defense, and he would succeed Janet Napolitano, who stepped down earlier this year.


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NASA and Homeland Security Test Radar for Locating Disaster Victims

Portable Radar Device Finds Bodies Quickly

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NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are collaborating on a portable radar device to detect the heartbeats and breathing patterns of victims trapped during a disaster.


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Napolitano: U.S. Will Suffer Major Cyber Attack in Future

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In her farewell speech, outgoing Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano says that the U.S. will soon face a major cyber attack with serious impacts on the economy and society as a whole.


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New Movie, Closed Circuit, Paints Creepy Picture of Security Video

Surveillance, Including Cameras, Under Recent Fire

DHS Closer to Controversial National Facial Recognition
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Recent investigative reports, revelations of government collection of email and telephone data as well as the release tomorrow, August 28, of a movie that does not position public security video in a good light all seem to be aiming at resurrecting Big Brother.


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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.

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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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