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Adapting Surveillance and Video Analytics for High-Stakes Ports

Surveillance and ports seem to go hand in hand
July 1, 2014

According to Greg DeCanio, the Chief of Law Enforcement at LIMA, the new video management system provides airport security personnel with “the ability to access video at our computers, making us more efficient and letting us monitor activity for security and law enforcement purposes at the touch of a button.”


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TSA to Extend Risk-Based Screening to Luggage

June 9, 2014

As part of a $2.2-billion plan over the next five years, the TSA says it will be adopting a system to identify the risk level of each bag based on information about its owner. Higher-risk passengers’ luggage would receive a more thorough screening. 


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Airline Association Calls for More Security After Malaysia Plane Disappearance

April 1, 2014

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 highlights the need for security improvements both in tracking aircraft and screening passengers before they board planes, according to the International Air Transport Association.


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14 Detained in LAX Baggage Theft Investigation

March 28, 2014

Authorities said Thursday that they suspect at least 14 baggage handlers at Los Angeles International Airport of stealing thousands of dollars in electronics, jewelry and other high-priced items from bags and other property at the airport.


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Security Staff Strike Closes Frankfurt Airport

February 21, 2014

A strike by security staff at the Frankfurt Germany airport caused nearly 50 flight cancellations and delayed thousands of passengers.


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FBI Offers $10K Bounty for Pointing Laser at Aircraft

February 12, 2014

The FBI will pay $10,000 for information that helps catch individuals that intentionally point lasers at aircraft.


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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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Arrests Made in 1978 Lufthansa Heist

January 23, 2014

Five men were arrested in connection with the 1978 Lufthansa heist at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.


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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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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

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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