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No Nuclear Power Plant Incident is Minor

Lemonade Pitcher of Goldfish in Security Breach

Now Reviewing Video in Investigation
May 7, 2013

They did not swim in. Two goldfish have been found swimming in slightly radioactive water in a lemonade pitcher inside a secure area of the Perry nuclear power plant, Perry, Ohio.

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N.C. Bill Would Protect Nuclear Facility Guards from Liability

February 14, 2013

Security officers at nuclear facilities in North Carolina report concerns about liability if they should shoot an intruder. 

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U.S. Nuclear Lab Removes Chinese Tech Over Security Concerns

January 7, 2013

Los Alamos nuclear research facility has replaced several components of switches made in China for the sake of security concerns. 

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Enterprise Services -- Critical Infrastructure Security

Report Blames DOE for Compromised Security Test at Y-12

November 1, 2012

A security test was being widely circulated among security officers at the Y-12 Nuclear Facility in Tennessee, where it was used as a study aid instead of a secret exam.

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Security News -- Critical Infrastructure

Swedish Minister: Nuclear Plant Security Inefficient

October 10, 2012

After Greenpeace activists broke into two Swedish nuclear power plants, the Swedish Environment Minister says it is clear that the plants' external security did not function. 

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Physical Security -- Nuclear Plant Security

Regulators Issue Violation for Troubled Nuclear Plant

August 17, 2012

The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant in California has been slapped with a violation following a May security lapse. 

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Security News -- Perimeter Security

Guards Replaced Following Tennessee Nuclear Security Breach

August 7, 2012

The Energy Department is replacing guards and supervisors on duty last week when three peace activists breached perimeter fences at the "Fort Knox of uranium."

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Security News -- Critical Infrastructure

Security Raised at Swedish Nuclear Plants after Explosives Found Nearby

June 21, 2012

Explosives were discovered on a truck at the southwestern Ringhals atomic power station.

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Security News -- Critical Infrastructure

Serious Security Flaws Found at California Nuclear Plant

June 15, 2012

A Federal inspection uncovered serious security flaws at the San Onofre plant on the California coast.

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Japan Crisis Raises Nuclear Plant Safety Issues Worldwide

March 13, 2011

The risk of multiple nuclear meltdowns in Japan triggered by Friday’s massive earthquake have highlighted calls for a safety review into nuclear plants around the world. How good are safety procedures? How quick are evacuation plans?

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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.


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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July 2014

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In the July issue of Security Magazine, read about how the NFL is balancing security with fan experience to make sure sporting events are running smoothly. If you're doing any traveling this summer, be sure to read the 5 hot spots for business travel security, also, employers can track on-the-go employees with new mobile apps. Also, check out the latest news and industry innovations for the security industry.

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CompTIA's Security+ certification is a globally-recognized, vendor neutral exam that has helped over 60,000 IT professionals reach further and higher in their careers. The current Security+ exam (SY0-201) focuses more on being able to deal with security issues rather than just identifying them.
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