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U.S. Terrorism Database Doubled

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A government database, which serves as a repository for raw intelligence about terrorist suspects or their associates, has nearly doubled in the past five years to include 1.1 million people by the end of last year. 


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Interpol to Allow Airlines to Check for Stolen Passports

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AirAsia will soon become the world's first airline to check the passports of all its passengers against Interpol's global database of 42 million stolen or lost travel documents.


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Survey Says Card Fraud Biggest Security Concern for U.S. Consumers

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Credit and debit card fraud tops Americans' security concerns in 2014, against a recent backdrop of major retail and banking security breaches, according to the 2014 Unisys Security Index.


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State Department Report Says Terrorism Increased 40% Last Year

The State Department released its annual report on global terrorism showing a 40% increase in terrorism attacks last year compared to 2012.
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The report said that terrorist groups engaged in a range of criminal activity to raise needed funds, with kidnapping for ransom remaining the most frequent and profitable source of illicit financing. Private donations from the Gulf also remained a major source of funding for Sunni terrorist groups, particularly for those operating in Syria.


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Marsh Survey Report Confirms Need for TRIPRA Reauthorization

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A new report by Marsh confirms that demand for terrorism insurance remains strong and the existence of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA) plays a key role in making coverage available and affordable.


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Miami Dolphins Name New Head of Security

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The Miami Dolphins appointed Joe Cicini to oversee the organization’s security efforts.

 


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/04/21/4072369/miami-dolphins-add-security-chief.html#storylink=cpy

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New York Police End Muslim Surveillance Program

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The New York Police Department has disbanded a special unit that tried to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance.


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Stabbing Attack Kills Dozens at China Train Station

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Twenty-nine people were killed and 130 were injured Saturday night when 10 men armed with long knives stormed the station in the southwest Chinese city of Kunming.


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Boston Marathon Implements 'No Bags' Security Policy for 2014 Race

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This year’s Boston Marathon will have a “no bags” policy as part of stepped-up security following last year’s deadly bombing.
 


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TSA Bans Carry-on Liquids on Russia Flights

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DHS is banning all liquids from carry-on luggage for nonstop flights from the U.S. to Russia.


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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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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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