Items Tagged with 'organized crime'


US, Mexico and Guatemala Form Anti-Crime Alliance

The governments of the United States, Mexico and Guatemala formed a special body to fight drug trafficking and organized crime.

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U.S. Businesses Lead the Pack in Cyber Security Readiness

Four in 10 (41 percent) US business leaders consider cyber security as a major priority, compared just 20 percent in Europe and 30 percent globally.

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More Gangs, Fewer Gang Homicides in 2011

Gang-related homicides are on the decline, despite an increase in gang membership and the total number of gangs. 

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Retailers: Organized Retail Crime Strong; Gift Card Fraud Complex

Savvy, confident organized retail crime gangs -- who steal billions of dollars worth of merchandise each year only to sell that merchandise online or at brick-and-mortar or fencing locations – continue to test retailers.
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Energy Company Says Its Customer Will Pay

Huge Copper Theft Ring Is Broken Up

18 Arrested in Connection with Arizona Copper Theft Ring

In Arizona, law enforcement just broke up a copper theft ring that stole $10 million in the metal. In Kansas, an energy firm hit by thefts said it will make ratepayers cover the losses.

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Gang Members Avoid Typical Cyber Crime

While gang members are 70 percent more likely to commit Internet crime, they are not often involved in cyber crimes like phishing or commercial hacking due to a lack of skill. 

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Florida Drowning in Tax Identity Fraud "Tsunami"

Tax identity fraud could cost the U.S. $21 billion over the next five years, and violent crime is taking advantage of the ease of the crime.

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FIFA Security Chief Aims to Crack Down on Match-Fixing

100 national soccer leagues are vulnerable to corruption due to crime syndicates' ability to bet on matches online. 

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FBI Arrests Dozens of Alleged Mobsters in NY, NJ

An ongoing investigation into the private garbage-hauling industry lead to the arrests of dozens of alleged mob family affiliates. 

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More Employees Stealing from Canada's Retailers

Canadian retailers are losing about $4 billion a year to “shrinkage.” 

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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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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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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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