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Chemical Facility, Border Security Bills Clear House

Legislation for chemical facility security standards, border preclearance, Homeland Security social media use and emergency communications passed with bipartisan support in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. 


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Thinning Budgets Drive Terrorism Evolution

The past several years have seen the emergence of a more aggressive set of AQ affiliates and likeminded groups

The tactical guidance by AQ leader Ayman al-Zawahiri to minimize collateral damage was routinely disobeyed, notably with respect to increasingly violent attacks by AQ affiliates against civilian religious pilgrims in Iraq, hospital staff and convalescing patients in Yemen, and families at a shopping mall in Kenya.


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China to Begin Investigating IT Service, Product Providers

China will investigate providers of IT products and services to protect “national security” and “economic and social development,” according to the official Xinhua news agency. This move follows the U.S. government charged five Chinese military officers with hacking U.S. companies to steal trade secrets.


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SMBs without Business Continuity Planning Miss Out on Insurance Perks

A Cloud Direct survey reports that 54 percent of respondents were unaware there were insurance benefits to having a business continuity plan.

According to a joint survey from the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (Biba) and the Cabinet Office in 2012, 83 percent of insurers would give a discount or improve terms to a business interruption policy if a business continuity plan were in place.


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International Mass Shooting Fatalities Continue to Climb

From the five-year period of 2008-2012, there were 373 total spree shooting fatalities.

Between January 1, 2009, and December 31, 2013, there were 413 fatalities from mass shootings in the 34 member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).


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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.

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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Difference in Focus Marks Difference in Fraud Rates Overseas, in U.S.

North American financial executives perceived an increase in the rate of online account takeover attacks compared to their global counterparts in 2013

North American financial executives perceived an increase in the rate of online account takeover attacks (63 percent) compared to their global counterparts (50 percent) in 2013, but the actual rate of attempted and actual wire and automated clearinghouse (ACH) fraud related to account takeover is lower in North American financial enterprises than at the global institutions, according to an ACI Worldwide survey, Strategies to Prevent Attacks on Commercial Accounts.


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How Thermal Cameras Protect Critical Infrastructure

Thermal cameras have been a staple of popular culture media for decades, and it is now even available via smartphone.

But while the smartphone case, debuted at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, is marketed primarily for personal use, including identifying wildlife, detecting home energy loss or a variety of other practical and creative uses, thermal cameras remain a valuable investment for enterprise security leaders, even though you can’t fit them in your pocket.


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India Retaliates for Diplomat's Arrest

Removal of security roadblocks, freezes on duty-free alcohol and food, and investigations into the pay of Indian staff at U.S. embassies are affecting U.S. diplomats abroad as Indian officials retaliate after an Indian diplomat was detained and searched in New York. 


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France Warns Tourists Against Visiting Chicago's South, West Sides

As Chicago works to entice foreign tourists, France is telling its citizens to avoid Chicago’s West Side and the South Side below 59th Street.


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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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