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New Passport App is Available

 The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced the first authorized app to expedite a traveler’s entry process into the United States.


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Hilton to Replace Hotel Room Keys with Smartphones

Hilton announced an initiative that will let guests access their rooms using their smartphones instead of key cards.


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Report Says Schools Make Progress on Safety

While large-scale and dramatic acts of school violence have drawn a public focus to safety concerns in U.S. schools, violent deaths at school remain statistically rare, says a government report.


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New York to Increase Assessment of Bank Cybersecurity Plans

New York's banks will face new cybersecurity assessments carried out by the Department of Financial Services (DFS), under plans unveiled by Governor Andrew Cuomo.


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Video Reveals Airplane Cockpit Door Vulnerability

A new video shows how a terrorist could breach an airliner’s cockpit in just two seconds and lock its reinforced door behind him.


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University of Minnesota to Spend $4.1 Million on Security

The  University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents will invest $4.1 million into school security.


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Rockhurst University is a Fast Learner on Access Control

Rockhurst University is a 100-year-old comprehensive university, located in central Kansas City, Mo. The security of more than 3,000 Rockhurst students, faculty and staff is the responsibility of the university’s 24 Security Department personnel, who utilize RS2’s Access It!® Universal access control software in a system that has gradually been expanded over the past few years.
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Intrusion at LA City Hall Underscores Security Concerns

A transient jumped over a counter inside Los Angeles City Hall and vandalized the office of a city councilman Friday afternoon, underscoring already existing security concerns at the building.


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TSA Considers Allowing Screeners to Carry Cellphones

The TSA is considering a policy change that would allow airport security screeners to carry cellphones so they can quickly call for help in an emergency.


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Schools to Stop Serving as Polling Stations Citing Security Concerns

Some schools want to end their traditional role as polling places because of security concerns.


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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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2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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