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Sony Network Hacked, Executive's Flight Grounded After Threats

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A Twitter user both claimed responsibility for the denial-of-service attack against Sony's PlayStation Network and also suggested there was a bomb on-board Sony executive John Smedley's American Airlines flight.


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School Bomb Plot Foiled in Minnesota

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Law enforcement authorities in Waseca, Minnesota, say they have thwarted a 17-year-old’s plan to kill his family, start a diversionary fire, set off bombs at an area school during lunch, kill the resource officer on campus and then shoot students.


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MSU: Bomb-Detecting Lasers in Development

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Michigan State University researchers have developed a laser that can detect micro-traces of explosive chemicals on clothing and luggage, creating the possibility of laser-driven security checkpoints, MSU Today reports.


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Focus on Public Events as NFL Sets New Rules

In Iowa, Art Criticism or Festival Terror Incident as Higher Security Implemented

Most Bomb Threats are False
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There continues to be hundreds of bomb threats and incidents, especially at schools, public buildings and summer events. Most are false alarms but law enforcement must still respond in some way. And police and security officials also are implementing higher level precautions.


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Busy couple of days for educational institutions.

Schools Faced Bomb Threats, Burglaries and Vandalism Incidents

Bomb threats and vandalism escalate as summer break closes in.
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It was a busy middle May as school administrators, school security officials and local law enforcement responded to an escalating number of life safety and vandalism threats.


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Grenade Found in Golden Gate Park

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A man with a metal detector uncovered a hand grenade in the San Francisco park on March 21, prompting officials to shut down the park and send in a bomb squad.


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'Sniffer Mice' Trained to Detect Bombs, Drugs

Israeli Company Tamar Group Developed Sensor to Read Mouse Reactions
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Sensors attached to specially trained mice would detect the bio-signals sent at the sign of explosives or drugs.


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Threats Disrupt Classes

School Bells Ring and so do Bomb Scares

Start of School Kicks Off Incidents
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From high schools to universities, as students come back to campus, so do called in or written threats of explosives.


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Security News -- Security Officers

Report: Bag with Bomb Left Under Building Guard Desk for Weeks

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A bag containing an IED was left for 21 days under a guard desk at a Detroit government guilding housing the FBI.


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Security News -- Critical Infrastructure

Security Raised at Swedish Nuclear Plants after Explosives Found Nearby

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Explosives were discovered on a truck at the southwestern Ringhals atomic power station.


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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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August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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