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Attracting Top Talent is Critical to Physical Security Sector

By Jim Gillece
As the industry continues to grow, there is an increased need for sophisticated recruiting, screening and hiring processes, as well as a strict commitment to hiring quality personnel who are the right fit for the position.
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De-Escalating Sports Venue Conflicts with the Right Tools

By Paul Hughes
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If you’ve never considered the safety risks of a professional security officer, placing them in a sporting venue where they are significantly outnumbered is an excellent research lab.
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Training Security Officers for Better Access Management

There is a human factor of access control, and a correct way to train your enterprise’s security officers to perform this vital task.
By Ami Toben
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To most people, the term “access control” refers to beeping key-card readers, little lights turning from red to green, doors unlocking and turnstiles opening, but access control also happens to be one of the most important duties that a security officer is tasked with.


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How Large Jury Settlements Affect Enterprise Security

Regardless of a jury settlement outcome, lawsuits and their resulting publicity leave a stigma and often result in loss of business, not to mention difficulty finding insurance coverage
By Tory Brownyard
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A security executive’s primary strategy should be to prevent lawsuits from happening, so hiring practices and vetting of security firm partners are the first defense. All security officers must be subjected to criminal background and employment history checks.


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Getting Employee Buy-In for GPS Tracking

By Ryan Driscoll
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Like most businesses with a mobile workforce, security fleets are adopting GPS fleet tracking at an increasing rate.
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The State of U.S. Mall Security Post-9/11

By Bud Bradley
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The deadly four-day attack in September by terrorists at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, struck a nerve among global mall patrons.
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How Life Safety Training Turns Security Officers into First Responders

By Brent O'Bryan
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When an emergency occurs, whether it is a cardiac or first-aid emergency, or a natural disaster or workplace violence incident, the emergency responder who makes the difference between life and death is one who is well trained.
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How to Train Your Security Training Program

The foundation for creating a security department is risk evaluation and training, and taking training out of the binder and using it in the field could be the key to a thriving program.
By Shawn Reilly
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 No matter if you have a proprietary or contracted security force, these officers must be properly trained.  


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Boston Bombings Reveal Holes in Event, Stadium Security

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Underpaid or under-trained security officers are only one of the gaps in event security, according to a USA Today report. 


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Managing Expectations for Security Officer Success

By Bill Zalud
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It’s a balancing act. It’s always been. But today, it takes more understanding and sensitivity, more training and supervision.
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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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Security Magazine

August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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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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