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4 States Building United Front Against Copper Theft

April 18, 2014

Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee and Louisiana legislators are working to crack down on copper thieves, devising similar legislation so someone will not be able to steal copper from one state and try to sell it in another.


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Indiana Gaining Traction Against Highway Copper Thefts

March 24, 2014

Copper wire thefts from highway street lights have decreased over the past few months following a December plea for help, an Indiana Department of Transportation official said Thursday. Crews are crediting counter-theft measures put in place with the Indiana State Police.


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Crooked Utility Workers Plotted with Copper Thieves

December 3, 2013

Disguised as authentic utility workers, a band of copper thieves dug up and stole nearly £280,000-worth of redundant cabling from locations all around London, many of which were leaked through at least one crooked BT employee.


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New Jersey Copper Theft Bill Vetoed

September 17, 2013

Efforts to crack down on copper theft suffered a setback in New Jersey with the surprise veto of a bill that would have required scrap dealers to keep records of their purchases.


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Stolen Arizona Copper Disguised, Sold on Black Market

May 2, 2013

18 people have been indicted in the scheme, which involved stealing raw copper from an Arizona mine, disguising it as scrap metal and then selling it to China via the black market. 


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Energy Company Says Its Customer Will Pay

Huge Copper Theft Ring Is Broken Up

18 Arrested in Connection with Arizona Copper Theft Ring
May 2, 2013

In Arizona, law enforcement just broke up a copper theft ring that stole $10 million in the metal. In Kansas, an energy firm hit by thefts said it will make ratepayers cover the losses.


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Tenn. Illegal Scrap Metal Ordinance Ineffective

April 26, 2012

There hasn't been a single prosecution in Memphis for selling or buying prohibited scrap metal since 2009. 


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Copper Thieve Dies While Cutting Power to 3,100 in Southern California

Utility Constant Target
April 18, 2012

Attempting to steal copper, man cuts into live wire and dies but also kills power to homeowners, too.


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Arizona Lawmakers Take on Copper Thefts

January 21, 2012

Two Arizona state lawmakers say the state can reduce copper thefts by banning individuals from selling air conditioner parts for scrap.


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Metal Theft Losses Growing
December 20, 2011

A Fargo theft with losses in the six figures shows the growing incidents of metal theft. Some also lead to loss of electric service to hospitals, neighborhoods and even whole cities.


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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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