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Adapting Surveillance and Video Analytics for High-Stakes Ports

Surveillance and ports seem to go hand in hand
By Claire Meyer
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According to Greg DeCanio, the Chief of Law Enforcement at LIMA, the new video management system provides airport security personnel with “the ability to access video at our computers, making us more efficient and letting us monitor activity for security and law enforcement purposes at the touch of a button.”


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University of Hawaii Partners to Market Robotic Vessel

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The University of Hawaii has partnered with Ohio company Battelle to market an unmanned robotic vessel capable of exploring disaster zones in harbor ports before first-responder personnel, according to Pacific Business News.


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NY/NJ Port Authority Reorganizes

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Fifty-four NY/NJ Port Authority Police officers were promoted in a department reorganization that is expected to help reduce overtime and better meet security demands.


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From Barricades to Booths, Balancing Convenience and Security

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Low tech can play an essential security role in protecting many critical infrastructure sites.
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Critical Port Hardens its Security Strategies

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The Port of Tacoma is a significant economic engine, where double-digit growth in both imports and exports propelled a 16 percent gain in its 2012 container volumes. Breakbulk cargo volumes ended 68 percent higher for the year.
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How New Technology Enables Safer Travel – Six Mass Transit Success Stories

Thirty-five million times every weekday, people rely on public transportation to get to work, school, play and home again every day across the United States.
By Claire Meyer
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Thirty-five million times every weekday, people rely on public transportation to get to work, school, play and home again every day across the United States.
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Study: Cyber Security in Ports Insufficient

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America’s largest commercial ports have failed to build up defenses against potential cyber attacks, a new study contends, raising concerns about the vulnerability of computer networks that help move energy, food and other goods to market, the Los Angeles Times reports.


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Port Authority’s New CSO Aims to Build Interagency Cooperation

By Diane Ritchey
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Last year, Joe Dunne, a 32-year NYPD veteran, was appointed to the newly created position of chief security officer of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Specifically, he’s in charge of all the Port Authority’s security and public safety issues, including its 1,700-man police department. Now six months into his new role, what challenges has he faced in securing one of the most visible ports in the world?
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Coast Guard: TWIC Card Reader Rule Due in Feburary

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The Coast Guard will unveil a proposal for TWIC card reader requirements in February, which should hopefully initiate the full implementation of those readers. 


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Balancing Perimeter Security and Visitor Management

By Claire Meyer
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Thief! Intruder! Birdwatcher? Sometimes, perimeter security puts you in contact with a variety of visitors, not all of them welcome, but how does one differentiate between visitors without making a bad first impression or creating a vulnerable situation? And how does that situation change based on a facility’s location and risk profile? Three security executives weigh in on the issue.
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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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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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