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Five States Most Likely to See Employee Lawsuits

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Businesses in California, Illinois, Alabama, Mississippi and the District of Columbia face a markedly higher risk of being sued by their employees compared to the national average, according to a study by Hiscox.

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Winter Storms Are Major Cause of Catastrophe Losses

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Winter storms are historically very expensive and are the third-largest cause of catastrophe losses, behind only hurricanes and tornadoes.

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Five Ways to Optimize Your Security Management System, Part 5 of 5

By Kim Rahfaldt
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Embracing professional services and lifecycle management programs offered by manufacturers can help you optimize your security system and save you time, frustration and money in the long run.
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Drive Down Risk by Leveraging Compliance

By Luis Ramos
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It’s a scary world out there. Hackers stalk your networks just waiting to access your data. Identity thieves are busily scheming how to take over your assets. Fraudsters look for ways to take advantage of your good graces for personal gain. Maybe you have total confidence in your information security efforts because your IT team is well-versed at protecting networks and data assets. But what about the business processes themselves, or the people responsible for the day-to-day operations of those processes?
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Software Changes Unify Identity and Access Management

By Ajay Jain
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The current state of the access control infrastructure at many enterprise companies might best be described as fractured. Multiple disparate physical and logical access control systems and cumbersome manual processes are all too common. While standardizing on a single system corporate-wide might address one symptom of the problem, it would require a huge capital outlay to rip and replace multiple systems.
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Infinity Screening: Why Background Checks Should Never End

By Barry Nixon
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Learn more about what Nixon says about workplace violence prevention at iSecurity on March 8, 2012. Visit for more information.

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Six Things about Business Every Security Manager Needs to Know

By Christopher Walker
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There they are; half-dozen things that all managers need to better understand to be effective.
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Is Arson an Insurance Security Risk?

By Joel Liebesfeld
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While arson may be committed by business people, it should not be thought of as a white-collar crime. The reporting of a fire as accidental, when it is known to be arson is a crime. Just one very important point: “Washington law has long recognized the presumption that a fire is accidental, unless proven otherwise,” meaning that the insurance companies have a hill to climb to prove arson.
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Going Global

By Diane Ritchey
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Security incidents can happen anywhere in the world at any time, as evidenced by last year’s Mumbai terrorist attacks and suicide bombings, tourists killed in Mexico and of course, the events of 9/11.
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Demystifying Business Intelligence and Deriving Value from Converged Security Reporting

Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On-Demand There has been a groundswell in the demand for meaningful security metrics and reporting. It’s no longer enough to tell the business how many incidents occur; it needs to be articulated how security is contributing to the mitigation of such events and the reduction of associated losses...

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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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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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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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