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California Considers Bill Requiring Hospital Violence Prevention Plans

May 11, 2014

California Senator Alex Padilla has introduced a bill to address violence against workers at hospitals and health facilities.


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Managing Security for Emergency Departments with High-Risk Patients

Hospital Emergency Departments are a truly unique environment.
May 1, 2014

Due to a number of complex issues which often include a lack of available dedicated psychiatric department beds, a growing population of persons with behavioral disorders and a decreased availability of treatment options due to budget reductions, boarding times of psychiatric or behavioral health patients has skyrocketed in recent years.


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At Least 1 Fatality, 14 Injuries in Fort Hood Shooting

April 2, 2014

A suspected shooter at Fort Hood, Texas, is dead, and there are at least 14 injuries.


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Top 5 Recommendations for International Active Shooter Risk Mitigation

Active shooter incidents continue to occur around the world as the most disturbing type of a workplace violence incident.
April 1, 2014

Workplace violence incidents are not isolated to any one country, so global enterprises should maintain plans for active shooter or workplace violence events for each country of operations. Learn where to start with these top five universal recommendations.


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Oregon City Latest to Allow Concealed Carry for City Employees

February 14, 2014

Milton-Freewater, Ore., is the latest city to allow city employees to carry guns while on the job, according to The Union Bulletin. The City Council approved a change in the employee handbook Monday that allows properly-permitted staff to carry a firearm at work.


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Security 500: How Security’s Risk Mitigation Focus Creates a Risk-Nado!

What are the Top 10 Trends enterprise security executives concerned with now, and what should you plan for in 2014?
November 5, 2013

Security 500 members are enabling enterprise missions through proactive risk and resilience programs built on strong customer service cultures. Transforming security into a service organization requires flexible strategy and brilliant execution in an ever turbulent and global Risk-Nado.


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How to Plan for Post-Incident “Golden Minutes”

You've heard about the "Golden Hour" after an incident, but you should be planning for the "Golden Minutes."
November 5, 2013

In the wake of recent high-profile shootings and incidents, access control, video surveillance and armed guards have become the discussion of the day to deter future attacks. But what can enterprise security leaders do about threats that cannot be prevented? How can you plan for the golden minutes following an incident?


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When Is Your Enterprise Liable for Outsider Violence on Campus?

October 8, 2013
While the terminology varies somewhat, businesses may anticipate three categories of individuals entering their premises: guests, invitees, and trespassers.
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How Awareness and Communication Improve Workforce Protection

Building workforce protection on awareness, communication
October 1, 2013

It’s not always difficult to uncover the reason behind workplace violence. Think “Office Space” – would the fax machine have been destroyed if not for those TPS reports?  


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BREAKING: Navy Yard Shooting Suspect Dead

September 16, 2013

One suspect is dead after a shooting at the Washington D.C. Navy Yard, according to CNN. Conflicting reports have emerged about whether the suspect worked alone, but multiple people were killed in the Monday morning shooting. 


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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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