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International Mass Shooting Fatalities Continue to Climb

From the five-year period of 2008-2012, there were 373 total spree shooting fatalities.

Between January 1, 2009, and December 31, 2013, there were 413 fatalities from mass shootings in the 34 member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).


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Crime Study Challenges Mass Shooting Myths

Mass shootings have remained stagnant over 34 years, averaging 20 a year and are not fueld by media attention, says a crime study.


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Boston's Mayor and Police Chief Clash Over High-Powered Rifles

Boston police are clashing with the city's incoming mayor over a proposal to arm some officers with AR-15 rifles.


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Poll: Mental Health System Blamed for Mass Shootings

Forty-eight percent of Americans blame the mental health system “a great deal” for mass shootings in the U.S., unchanged from January 2011, according to a new Gallup poll.


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Debate on Gun Control, Background Checks Reopens Following Navy Yard Shooting

The deadly shooting at Washington D.C.’s Navy Yard is promoting Senators to consider a fresh attempt to advance legislation strengthening background checks for gun buyers, Bloomberg reports.


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Mass Shootings Toll Exceeds 900 in Past Seven Years

More than 900 people died in mass shootings during the past seven years, and a majority of them were killed by people they knew, according to USA TODAY.


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FBI: 4 Percent of Active Shooters Since 2002 Were Female

Most active shooters in the past decade acted alone, the report notes, and 51 percent were deceased following the attack. 


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Gunman Kills Two in Portland Mall

Three are dead, including the gunman, after he opened fire in a suburban Portland, Ore., shopping mall on Tuesday, December 11.


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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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This issue of Security Magazine covers our 12th annual Top Guarding Firms list. Check out the best of the best as of December 2014. The 21st century has brought with it new types of security threats. Read how to combat and protect against these threats.

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