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Afa Urges TSA To Allow Privately Trained Dogs To Screen Cargo

June 30, 2014

The U.S. Airforwarders Association told a congressional panel that the TSA should move toward permitting private contractors to train explosive-sniffing dogs. 

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TSA Recommends More Armed Law Enforcement at Airport Checkpoints

March 27, 2014

The Transportation Security Administration recommended that armed law enforcement officers be posted at airport security checkpoints and ticket counters during peak hours after a review of nearly 450 airports nationwide after last year’s fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.

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Obama Budget Would Raise Airline Fees

March 5, 2014

Airline passengers would pay $5 billion more over the next decade for travel security under Obama's budget.

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Airport Gun Confiscations Soared in 2013

The number of guns confiscated from passengers trying to board planes in the U.S. jumped 20 percent in 2013 to 1,828.
March 1, 2014

The number of guns confiscated from passengers trying to board planes in the U.S. jumped 20 percent in 2013 to 1,828.

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TSA Won't Arm its Airport Security Screeners

January 30, 2014

The Transportation Security Administration will not arm its officers.

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TSA Stopped 1,800 Guns at Airport Security in 2013

January 26, 2014

Federal officials say screeners at U.S. airports detected a record number of weapons in 2013.

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TSA Considers Allowing Screeners to Carry Cellphones

January 23, 2014

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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Lawmakers Threaten to Privatize the TSA

January 16, 2014

Members of a House panel threatened to privatize more airport screening unless the Transportation Security Administration improves its treatment of travelers.

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TSA to Oversee Aircraft Security

January 13, 2014

The Transportation Security Administration will soon inspect aircraft repair stations to lower the risk of theft and other terrorism-related activity.

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TSA Confiscated 20 Percent More Guns in 2013

January 6, 2014

The TSA confiscated 20 percent more guns at airports in 2013, with the Atlanta airport having the most seizures at 110.

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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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