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Project Impacts 2 Million Households

Postal Workers Participate in Bioterrorism Response Drill

Bottles of Medicine Hand Delivered

As reported previously by the Security Magazine Blog, an exercise including USPS workers delivering medicine to 2 million households impacted by a bioterror attack will continue this summer.


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SIA Government Relations Committee Chair Named

Kathleen Carroll, Director of Government Relations for HID Global, was announced this morning as the new chair of the SIA Government Relations Committee.


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Government Buildings, Officials Targeted

Richmond, Va., City Hall Threat But Panic Alarms Don't Work

Experts, Law Enforcement Say to Expect More During Election Year

The Richmond, Virginia Mayor’s Office is looking into better security systems at city hall after a man allegedly stormed into City Council offices and panic alarms failed.


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Tried a US-wide Emergency Alert Test

First Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Hits Glitches

Some Failed to Air Test at all

A nationwide emergency alert test last week proved less than perfect with a number of technology and local coordination mistakes.


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How Do You Manage Lower-Risk Offenders?

Our nation's continued budget woes are taking a toll at all levels of government, including local cities and counties that are struggling with higher costs, lower tax revenue collections and sometimes dwindling state and federal aid. The result is a need to look for lower-cost and less-labor-intensive ways to address a range of government security and law enforcement needs. When governments downsize, technology is a tool to help fill the gap.
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Using Technology to Manage Lower-Risk Offenders

Our nation's continued budget woes are taking a toll at all levels of government, including local cities and counties that are struggling with higher costs, lower tax revenue collections and sometimes dwindling state and federal aid. The result is a need to look for lower-cost and less-labor-intensive ways to address a range of government security and law enforcement needs. When governments downsize, technology is a tool to help fill the gap.
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Biometrics Redefined

At many buildings and installations, biometric technology is a key component of the security system.
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Is the US Creating a Massive Snooping Machine?

The US government is creating a vast domestic spying network to collect information about Americans in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks and subsequent terror plots, said a Washington Post report.


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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 November cover of Security Magazine

2014 November

Don't miss our 2014 Security 500 issue, with rankings, data on sectors, and other security benchmarkings, all contained within this November 2014 edition of Security magazine. Also, (re)learn the basics of lobby security and how to make the highest impact retrofit for your budget.
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