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Confindential Document Destruction Decreases in 2014

While 86 percent of C-Suite executives are aware of the legal requirements supporting the protection of confidential data, one in five have never performed a security audit
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The study also found that almost half of the small business owners surveyed conduct no regular audits of their security protocols, and three in 10 have never performed an audit.


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Who is Facilitating Insider Threats?

Are enterprises in an impossible situation when it comes to dealing with insider threats?
By Jerry Brennan and Lynn Mattice
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While legislators have passed a multitude of statutes to aid in the protection of our economic interests pertaining to data systems – non-physical assets and privacy – frequently any course of action is still determined by the concept of monetary loss and treated as if someone was stealing or damaging physical assets, or as in the case of the Stored Communications Act (SCA), creating a statue that has been described as dense and confusing to even legal scholars.


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$199 Million Recovered from Retail Thieves in 2013

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Almost 1.2 million shoplifters and dishonest employees were apprehended in 2013 by just 23 large retailers. Over $199 million was recovered from these thieves, according to the 26th Annual Retail Theft Survey from Jack L. Hayes International.


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Insider Threat Survey Reveals Increased Awareness and Little Action

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Despite heightened awareness of insider threats, most organizations continue to grapple with how to mitigate risks to their networks and sensitive information.


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Insider Threat Report Reveals Mismatch Between Security Fears and Spending

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New research suggests that within US organizations, the possibility of insider threats tops all worries.


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14 Detained in LAX Baggage Theft Investigation

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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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Cybercrime Strikes More Fear than NSA Spying

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Findings from a survey show that IT security professionals consider external threats from cybercriminals to be the more concerning issue facing the security of organizations’ sensitive information today.


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U.S. Companies Ahead of European Counterparts in Cybersecurity Readiness

Forty-one percent of U.S. business leaders consider cybersecurity a major priority, compared to just 20 percent in Europe and 30 percent globally, according to research from BT.
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Forty-one percent of U.S. business leaders consider cybersecurity a major priority, compared to just 20 percent in Europe and 30 percent globally, according to research from BT.


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Closing the Intelligence Gap with Identity-Powered Security

By Travis Greene
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While security investment has continued at a steady pace, so have devastating data breaches – and the future trends don’t look any better.
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How to Reduce the Insider Cyber Threat

To best protect your company against internal abuse, it is helpful to understand the nature of the threat and to consider applying risk-based approaches to address the problem.
By Steven Chabinsky
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Let’s start with the good news. Malicious insider activity is relatively rare. Unfortunately, even though outsiders account for 85 percent of cybersecurity incidents, the damage often is substantially greater when an insider strikes.


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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 September

In the September issue of Security Magazine, find out who this year's most influential people are in the security industry are. Also, take a peek at the technology products that ASIS 2014 will be showcasing at the upcoming event. Read about the lessons learned from security at the World Cup, find out why tactical medical training is a must for your enterprise and how Atlanta increased security by sharing surveillance.
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