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Newtown Votes to Tear Down Home of Sandy Hook Gunman

 Officials in Newtown voted night to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Modesto City Schools to Employ Campus Security Team

Modesto City Schools will form an eight-member security team by next fall to patrol its high schools. 

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Sandy Hook Families Sue Newtown, Schools for Lax Security

Families of two of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are suing the town of Newtown, Conn., and its board of education, for inadequate school security. 

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Bill Proposed to Allow School Security Officers to Carry Nonlethal Weapons in Virginia

Civilian security personnel at public schools in Delaware could carry stun guns and other nonlethal weapons.

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Calif. District Sues City in Connection to School Shooting

A school district has sued the city of Taft, California, claiming a school shooting two years ago would not have happened if a police officer was on duty.

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Parents of Sandy Hook Kids File Notices of Wrongful Death Claims

The parents of 10 children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School have filed or soon will file notices in probate court that they plan to make wrongful death claims on their children’s behalf.

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Massachusetts School to Debut 'Active Shooter' System

automated system to detect and track a gunman on campus.

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Bill Would Require New Schools to Have Security Systems

School districts planning new school buildings would have to include security measures in the designs, under legislation being considered in the Ohio House.

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1200 Weapons Taken from NYC Students Last School Year

1,200 firearms, knives, boxcutters, razors and other dangerous objects confiscated from NY city students in the 2013-14 school year,

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Study Examines Likelihood of Students Reporting a Weapon on Campus

A UT Dallas study shows certain factors affect a student’s willingness to report having seen a weapon at school. 

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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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2015 January

In the January 2015 issue of Security, learn how PTZ and fixed dome cameras do dual duty in video production and surveillance applications, improve security on college campuses, and how to better cope with harsh environments in surveillance. 

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Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
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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

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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