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Reporting Is Chaotic, a Patchwork of Responses, Reporting

Underreported Arsons in America Pose Major Threats

Arson Fire Deaths Lead to Unreported Homicides

America has a severe but hidden arson problem because the reporting system for deliberately set building fires is so chaotic and patchwork that most arsons are not reported to the federal government.


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Swedish Ice Hotel Rebuilt with Fire Alarms

Even Sweden’s famous Ice Hotel is not exempt from fire code – this year’s installation of the hotel, built from scratch annually from snow and giant blocks of ice in the arctic town of Jukkasjarvi, included fire alarms and a built-in sprinkler system.


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Study Says Offering CPR Training in Public Kiosks Could Save Lives

Offering brief CPR training sessions in public kiosks could help save lives.


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Fall Protection Leads OSHA's 2013 List of Top 10 Violations

While the violation genres themselves are not a surprise, the number of OSHA violations in 2013 was a significant increase from the same genres in 2012.


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Security in Chicago: Balancing Life Safety, Business and Tourism

Chicago's long, arduous history with fire has culminated in one of the strictest fire codes in the U.S., but many Second City establishments don't settle for the bare minimum of training and procedure. 


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Offers Outdoor Patient Security in Healthcare Facilities

In long-term or assisted living facilities, patients often spend time in the facilities’ courtyards or gardens, and this life safety and security hardware system is designed specifically for those applications.
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Hazardous Duty: Cleaning Up a Camera’s Act

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these courageous couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
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A Matter of Protection for the Kids

Security and life safety are crucial and often include security’s involvement with the institution’s IT department, says Glenn Husted, a Protection 1 commercial security consultant in Las Vegas.
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The Titanic: Risk Management vs. Compliance

Next month will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, and plans abound to memorialize or capitalize on the tragedy, including the re-release of the 1997 movie Titanic in 3D, the production of a commemorative coin, and – believe it or not – a series of Titanic memorial cruises. Some members of the security community recently chose to remember the event in a more constructive way.
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Securing the Vertical Village in Chicago

Well known in Chicagoland, but perhaps not so well known elsewhere, the Aon Center is a quiet, dignified building in the Chicago skyline. Height and location give its tenants remarkable views in all directions.


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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 2014 September cover

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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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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