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Chicago Creates Violent Crimes Unit

April 22, 2014

Chicago will step up its efforts to diminish violent crime in the city, in the form of a specialized new unit that will use federal law as a crime-fighting weapon.

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Chicago Violence Prompts Representative's Call for National Guard

July 12, 2013

An emergency summit has also been called for late July in Chicago to address urban violence -- nine people were killed in the Midwestern city over Independence Day weekend, and more than 40 were injured, including two boys in city parks. 

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Security News -- Violence Prevention

Most Guns in Chicago Crime Sold from Suburban Shops

August 28, 2012

Two stores in the suburbs of Chicago alone sold 10 percent of the weapons confiscated by Chicago police over a three-year period. 

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Security News -- Gang Prevention

Chicago Attacks Businesses that Officials Say Breed Crime

July 10, 2012

In an effort to stem loitering and neighborhood crime, city officials are revoking business licenses, levying fines and temporarily shutting down businesses for failing to meet regulations.

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Security News -- Event Security

Chicago Police Detail Security Plan for Food Festival

July 9, 2012

Despite being five days shorter, the Taste of Chicago food festival will see plenty of police presence to deter "anyone with an agenda," police Superintendent Carry McCarthy says.

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Security News -- Crime Prevention

Chicago Enlists Outside Group to Stem Skyrocketing Homicide Rate

June 27, 2012

Chicago is calling in extra help after the city's homicide rate outpaces New York City, which has twice as many people as Chicago.

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Chicago Man Found in Possession of $1M of Stolen Goods

June 6, 2012

The stolen items included 200 bicycles, 200 strollers, 100 golf clubs, TV sets, jewelry and laptop computers, along with more than 50 garage door openers.

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Securing the Vertical Village in Chicago

April 1, 2011

Well known in Chicagoland, but perhaps not so well known elsewhere, the Aon Center is a quiet, dignified building in the Chicago skyline. Height and location give its tenants remarkable views in all directions.

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Chicago Violent Crime Falls In 2010

January 3, 2011

Chicago’s murder rate is higher than some other big cities, but according to Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis, the last time it was this low in the city, Mayor Daley’s father was mayor and Lyndon Johnson was president.

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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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Security Magazine

July 2014

2014 July

In the July issue of Security Magazine, read about how the NFL is balancing security with fan experience to make sure sporting events are running smoothly. If you're doing any traveling this summer, be sure to read the 5 hot spots for business travel security, also, employers can track on-the-go employees with new mobile apps. Also, check out the latest news and industry innovations for the security industry.

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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

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