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Managing Risk Across the Enterprise

The key to the risk-based security program is that no matter what issue you examine, every one of them affects the reputation of the enterprise in one manner or another.
By Jerry Brennan and Lynn Mattice
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Once the risk matrix has been populated, management must then prioritize the risks and determine which are the most critical to the viability, survivability and resilience of the enterprise. When that prioritization has been completed, various functions within the organization can be tasked to design the appropriate solution for the risk involved.


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Managing Mass Communication in Tornado Alley

Tornado Alley is a colloquial term for the area of the United States where tornadoes are most frequent.
By Diane Ritchey
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That’s where mass notification systems come into play, as well, as is the case with MillerCoors’ Fort Worth, Texas, brewery, which is located in Tornado Alley and sees about 25 tornadoes each year. The brewery employs 105 employees spread across 150 acres, and it brews 9 million barrels a year. It houses an on-site refrigeration system with 150,000 pounds of ammonia to assist with the brewing process.


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Marsh Survey Report Confirms Need for TRIPRA Reauthorization

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A new report by Marsh confirms that demand for terrorism insurance remains strong and the existence of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA) plays a key role in making coverage available and affordable.


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Five States Most Likely to See Employee Lawsuits

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Businesses in California, Illinois, Alabama, Mississippi and the District of Columbia face a markedly higher risk of being sued by their employees compared to the national average, according to a study by Hiscox.


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Retail, Transportation Sectors in High-Risk of Terrorism: Report

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33 percent of terrorism attacks in 2013 affected the retail sector, and 18 percent of attacks took place on the transportation sector. Retail environments, such as public markets, remain vulnerable to attack, as seen in the Kenyan mall shooting. 


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Kroll's 2014 Cyber Security Forecast Predicts a Changing Tide in Cyber Standards

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Kroll's annual Cyber Security Forecast highlights seven trends identified by Kroll and suggests that a changing tide in cyber standards, both social and legal, will require organizations to take stronger actions and safeguards to protect against reputational, financial and legal risks in 2014.


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Understanding and Mitigating Financial Asset Risk

How is Cybercrime the new Wild West of Theft?
By Jerry Brennan and Lynn Mattice
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Ever since the days of Jesse James, banks have always been a target of those after fast cash, but now, cybercrime is becoming the new Wild West of quiet, quick theft. Find out what the enterprise can do to mitigate cyber risks to its financial assets.


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IT Outages Ranked as Most Debilitating Source of Supply Chain Disruption

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Risk managers might be overlooking a critical threat: the impact of technology failures on supply chain general operations, according to a new report from Marsh risk Management Research, Cyber Risks Extend Beyond Data and Privacy Exposures.


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Among Fortune 1000, Many Public Companies Remain Silent on Cyber Risk

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 Fortune 1,000 firms in the health care, technology and insurance sectors top the list of industry groups most concerned about cyber threats, according to a recent report by Willis North America, a unit of Willis Group Holdings.


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Is Your Program Security Theater?

Is your department making the enterprise safer, or is it a false sense of security? Take our quiz to find out!
By Roger G. Johnston Ph.D. and Jon Warner PhD
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 Security guru Bruce Schneier coined the term “Security Theater” to describe phony security measures, procedures, or technologies that give the superficial appearance of providing security without actually countering malicious adversaries to any significant degree.  


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EVENTS

Effective Risk Communication: Theory, Tools, and Practical Skills for Communicating about Risk

5/14/12
Harvard School of Public Health FXB Building
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Boston, MA
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Stay ahead of the curve by attending this in-depth program, featuring the latest scientific findings on risk perception, case studies from around the world, a suite of practical tools, and hands-on skill training. Read More

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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

September 2014

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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