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Save The Children Ranks The Worst States For Protecting Kids During A Disaster

Save The Children is taking a closer look at just how ready schools are to handle emergencies like Sandy Hook, natural disasters and acts of terrorism in its 2014 Disaster Preparedness Report.


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NIST Report on Joplin Tornado Recommends Public Shelters and Building Codes

A NIST report about its investigation into the 2011 Joplin tornado calls for nationally accepted standards for building design and construction, and public shelters and emergency communications to reduce deaths caused by tornadoes.


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New Research Warns World to Prepare for Blackouts

The reality of living without computers, mobile phones and entertainment systems, and managing a transport system thrown into chaos by an absence of traffic lights, trains and subways, may become increasingly common, according to a new academic study.


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Funding Problems Threaten U.S. Disaster Preparedness

A study by researchers lists seven recommendations to enhance preparedness for public health emergencies in the U.S.


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Winter Storms Are Major Cause of Catastrophe Losses

Winter storms are historically very expensive and are the third-largest cause of catastrophe losses, behind only hurricanes and tornadoes.


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Fight for Storm Shelters in Schools Heads to Oklahoma Supreme Court

A fight to build more storm shelters in schools heads to the Oklahoma Supreme Court.


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Hurricane Sandy Task Force Issues Guidelines for Reconstruction

A special task force created after Hurricane Sandy recommends that new construction be built to withstand the force of increasingly dangerous storms, USA Today reports. The Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Force also urged hardening of existing infrastructure to ward off power failures and fuel shortages, and to maintain cellular service during future catastrophes.


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Texas School to Build Community Safe Room

FEMA funding and donations will provide the $3.1 million needed to build a safe room for Victoria County during natural disasters. 


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Disasters Cost Global Economy $138b in 2012

The world economy lost more than $100 billion in 2012 due to the impact of extreme disasters.


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PIA Says Don't Wait to Address Natural Catastrophe Policy in Wake of Sandy

The time to address public policy regarding natural catastrophe preparedness and recovery in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Sandy is now.


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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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