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Report: IT Shared Services Could Save Feds $27.9 Billion Annually

More than a third of the Federal government’s total IT budget could be saved by utilizing shared services through cloud computing.
April 1, 2014

According to MeriTalk’s report Shared Services: Ready or Not?, underwritten by ServiceNow, 87 percent of Feds believe that cloud computing has transformed their view of shared services, but just 53 percent use shared services today. Only 44 percent say their agency currently offers IT services to other agencies.


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Looking Ahead at Government Biometrics in 2014

December 10, 2013
The global biometrics market is expected to reach $20 billion by 2018, according to the recently released second edition of the Global Biometrics System Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018 report. While public sector adoption of biometrics trails that of the private sector – as is the case with many emerging technologies – adoption across the U.S. government is accelerating.
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British Man Charged with Hacking NASA, U.S. Military Computers

October 29, 2013

Braggarts never prosper: A British man has been charged with hacking into U.S. government computers and stealing data about thousands of employees, then boasting about it on Twitter. 


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Obama to Appoint Attorney Jeh Johnson for Next Secretary of Homeland Security

October 17, 2013

Jeh Johnson served as a top official in the Department of Defense, and he would succeed Janet Napolitano, who stepped down earlier this year.


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Oswego County, N.Y. Uses Axis Network Surveillance to Promote Public Safety and Secure County Property

September 19, 2013
Following a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report on workplace violence, Oswego County (N.Y.) legis¬lators were compelled to examine safety and security in their own municipal buildings.
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Orange County Florida Government Security Support from G4S Secure Solutions

September 19, 2013
G4S continues to be a successful security partner with Orange County, Fla., providing quality and value with Custom Protection Officers® (CPO) and Upscale Security Officers (USO) at government administration buildings, courthouses, water treatment plants and the corrections complex.
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Leading Federal Department Achieves FICAM Goals with Quantum Secure’s SAFE

September 19, 2013
SAFE for FICAM is designed to help federal agencies and departments in aligning with the FICAM guidelines without disrupting their existing operations and infrastructure and at the same time by avoiding any additional costs. One such customer is a leading federal department, which has pioneered its physical ICAM governance program with SAFE.
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Oakland Residents Turn to Private Security Sector for Protection

September 16, 2013
Since 2011 auto thefts in Oakland have increased 33 percent, burglaries have risen nearly 40 percent and robberies have jumped 54 percent, according to police records.
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Are Public-Private Cyber Partnerships Worth the Effort?

Fifteen years after the start of the Information Sharing and Analysis Center, what have you gained?
August 1, 2013

Fifteen years after the start of the Information Sharing and Analysis Center, what have you gained?


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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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