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Report Details Sources of Confusion During Navy Yard Shooting

A locked surveillance room, internal emergency call systems and a complex building layout led to initial confusion regarding the number and identity of perpetrators in the September 2013 Navy Yard shooting in Washington D.C.


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Weather-Related Blackouts Doubled Between 2003 and 2012

The number of electrical outages affecting 50,000 or more people for at least an hour doubled during the decade up to 2012.  Most of the blackouts were caused by damage to large transmission lines and substations during extreme weather events, a new analysis from nonprofit Climate Central says. Michigan has the most outages, followed by Texas, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.


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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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Joseph Perchetti: Tomorrow’s Leaders

“I believe our greatest contribution to every student, staff member, parent and community member is the availability of services from our security department.”

“We treat everyone, from kindergarten on up, with respect,” says Joseph Perchetti, Supervisor of Security for the Radnor, Penn., Public School District. “They are our customers, and their taxes pay our salaries. We go the extra mile to make sure they are secure and to ensure that they can focus on education.”


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Prisoner Patients a Threat

Shoot-out at the ER Corral

Policies In Place Often Ignored

Gunplay in a Boston hospital emergency room underscores the challenges healthcare facilities face when serving law enforcement and correctional needs to treat prisoners.


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NYC Adding Storm Evacuation Zones

NYC will double to six the number of evacuation zones along its coast and expand them to include an additional 640,000 residents.


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Updating Enterprise Resilience Strategy in 2013

Her name was Sandy, and after a brief visit, the lights were out, thousands homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed and emergency planning programs were put to the test.
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Report Shows Persistent Gaps in Health Emergency Preparedness

35 states and Washington, D.C., only score 6 or lower on 10 indicators of public health emergency preparedness. 


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Security News -- Mass Notification

Mobile Weather Warning Program Announced

The 90-character text alerts will contain emergency information on the most extreme weather conditions. 


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Tried a US-wide Emergency Alert Test

First Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Hits Glitches

Some Failed to Air Test at all

A nationwide emergency alert test last week proved less than perfect with a number of technology and local coordination mistakes.


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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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