Items Tagged with 'Background checks'

ARTICLES

Senate Committee Pushes for Cruise-Crime Rules

June 30, 2014

The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee plans to cruise ship security at a July hearing called by committee chairman Jay Rockefeller.


Read More

"Fair Chance" Legislation Changes Background Check Rules in San Francisco

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed the Fair Chance Ordinance, which limits when and to what extent employers can inquire into an applicant or employee’s criminal history
May 1, 2014

Employers cannot inquire into or run background checks involving criminal history until after the first live interview (including telephone or videoconference) or a conditional offer of employment. Employers cannot seek criminal conviction information on job applicants.


Read More

Secure the Enterprise with Effective Background Screening

Employment background screening helps employers identify qualified applicants and helps mitigate risk by improving workplace security and safety.
May 1, 2014

By working together cohesively with HR and legal, the security team can also function as the final gatekeeper to help ensure that the organization is screening in accordance with its policies and that every candidate has properly cleared the company’s background check standards.


Read More

San Francisco Enacts Law Limiting Use of Criminal Background Checks

February 19, 2014

Employers, contractors and affordable housing providers will have limited use of criminal background checks in vetting workers or tenants under a new San Francisco ordinance signed by San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee.


Read More

Missouri Murders Spike after State Repeals Gun Background Checks Repealed

February 19, 2014

A new study has found that around 60 more people have been murdered each year since the state of Missouri made it easier to buy a handguns without going through a background check.


Read More

Top 10 Background Check Trends for 2014

Background screening is often the first line of defense against insider threats in an enterprise,
January 28, 2014

Background screening is often the first line of defense against insider threats in an enterprise, but according to Employment Screening Resources CEO and Founder, attorney Lester Rosen, “2014 promises to be the year of challenges in screening.”


Read More

Crime Study Challenges Mass Shooting Myths

January 14, 2014

Mass shootings have remained stagnant over 34 years, averaging 20 a year and are not fueld by media attention, says a crime study.


Read More

Fingerprints Required of Architects and Engineers in Texas

January 7, 2014

Architects and Engineers in Texas are now required to be fingerprinted each year under a new law that went into effect on Jan. 1.


Read More

White House Announces New Executive Actions on Gun Background Checks

January 4, 2014

The Obama administration proposed two new executive actions to make it easier for states to provide mental health information to the national background check system.


Read More

Colorado Sees Record-Breaking Gun Background Checks in 2013

January 2, 2014

2013 was Colorado’s busiest gun-buying year on record, partially due to legislation that now requires background checks for private firearm transfers, The Denver Post reports.


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

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.

Podcasts

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? 

More Podcasts

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.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Adopting New Technology

How long do you wait before adopting a new technology?
View Results Poll Archive

THE SECURITY STORE

comptiahighriseproductphoto
CompTIA Security+ Certification Study Guide
CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

Visit the Critical Infrastructure page to read more.  

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook 40px 2-12-13 Twitter logo 40px 2-12-13  YouTube  LinkedIn logo 40px 2-12-13Google+