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Earthquake Early Alert System to Expand in California

Officials are planning the first major rollout of California's earthquake early warning system next year.


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LA Mayor Wants Aggressive Earthquake Safety Plan

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced an aggressive new plan to tackle earthquake safety.


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Americans' Concern about Disasters Remains High, but Preparedness is Low

Even though more than half of Americans have been impacted by a natural disaster and understand the risks they face, many have not taken basic precautions to protect themselves and their property from danger and damage.


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Oklahoma Tornado Damage Could Cost More Than $2 Billion

The cost of the massive tornado that battered an Oklahoma City suburb could be more than $2 billion.


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Bomb Threats a Continuing Headache

For healthcare security executives, bomb threats often come out of the blue or from disgruntled current and former employees. But some can come from a disgruntled patient.
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Bay Area Transportation to Adopt Earthquake Early Warning System

The new system will give trains up to a minute of warning before tremors are felt to slow down, which helps to prevent derailment and injury. 


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Emergency Network in Development at University

University of Arkansas engineers are working to create a solar-powered emergency communications network that provides continuous, interrupted service.


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European Nuclear Plants Not Prepared for Terrorist Attack, Says Report

Some of Europe's 143 nuclear reactors are likely to fail a test simulating terrorist attacks, an EU Commissioner said, and others will likely see insurance bills soar as politicians try to tighten regulations.


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Japan's Earthquake: Has Your Business Been Impacted?

Has your company's business been impacted by today's earthquake in Japan?


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Leading with Resiliency During a Natural Disaster

Recent events such as Hurricane Katrina, the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the flooding in Australia remind us that solid business continuity plans can keep a company up and running, whether the disruption or crisis lasts a few days, a week or even a month. 


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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 December

This issue of Security Magazine covers our 12th annual Top Guarding Firms list. Check out the best of the best as of December 2014. The 21st century has brought with it new types of security threats. Read how to combat and protect against these threats.

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Security Emergency Preparedness Training

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