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UNR Creating Cybersecurity Center

The University of Nevada, Reno is establishing a Cyber Security Center.


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Healthcare Facilities Require Specialized Visitor Management Options

Because healthcare facilities typically have high numbers of visitors, an appropriate visitor system has to accommodate rapid guest check-ins, and also be unobtrusive for guests in the process.
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In ‘Denial’ Over Violence? IAHSS Keynoter Suggests ‘Yes’

Most hospitals and their employees have seen the impact of violence in society, especially when victims enter emergency departments or trauma centers.
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Future May Include Sensors Everywhere

If experiments at assisted living facilities are any indication, the future of security and hospital management more broadly will be paved with sensors in every nook and cranny as well as on all types of equipment.
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Quiet Please, and You too Door Lock

In healthcare facilities where patients and visitors, often understandably emotional, need a quiet environment, security technology can accommodate.
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Watch those Insiders, from Fakers to the CEO

As enterprise security executives working other industries know, healthcare security needs to look inward in addition to considering patients and visitors when it comes to protection strategies.
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Patient Databases Keep Getting Lost, Stolen

No matter lessons learned from previous incidents, healthcare facilities continue to embarrassingly report laptops and flash drives containing patient information misplaced, lost and stolen, even in the face of increased regulatory procedures demanding more and better security through the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the more recent Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act.
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Medicare Fraud a High Dollar Worry

From inside medical centers and through outside medical and therapy practices, multi-millions of dollars are being fraudulently taken but government prosecutors are getting tougher.
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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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The Joint Commission: Finer Focus on Emergency Preparedness

An emergency operations plan (EOP) provides the structure and processes that a healthcare facility and its security and safety operation use to respond to and initially recover from an event. The EOP is therefore the response and recovery component of an emergency management program.
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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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