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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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Chicago Police Underreported Number Of 2012 Assaults

April 7, 2014

About one-quarter of victims of aggravated assault and battery failed to get counted in Chicago Police statistics for 2012, according to a city Office of the Inspector General report.


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Brazil Security Forces Raid Rio Slum Before World Cup

April 6, 2014

More than 2,000 Brazilian soldiers stormed into a Rio de Janeiro slum complex with armored personnel carriers and helicopters to improve security before the start of the World Cup.


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International Mass Shooting Fatalities Continue to Climb

From the five-year period of 2008-2012, there were 373 total spree shooting fatalities.
April 1, 2014

Between January 1, 2009, and December 31, 2013, there were 413 fatalities from mass shootings in the 34 member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).


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Top 5 Recommendations for International Active Shooter Risk Mitigation

Active shooter incidents continue to occur around the world as the most disturbing type of a workplace violence incident.
April 1, 2014

Workplace violence incidents are not isolated to any one country, so global enterprises should maintain plans for active shooter or workplace violence events for each country of operations. Learn where to start with these top five universal recommendations.


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Using Architectural Elements for Stronger Security

When thinking of security, people tend to think of cameras, security officers and metal detectors.
April 1, 2014

A strong security infrastructure doesn’t always start with the technology, it starts with the blueprints – by working with architects and designers, security teams can build the best security plans before the bricks are even laid.


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How the Boston Marathon Bombing Changed the Game of Sports Security

One year ago, two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon finish line, shocking the nation and driving international sporting event security changes
April 1, 2014

Now, new security protocols and a full year of planning and training guard the athletes, spectators and race course for the 2014 Boston Marathon. What did industry leaders take away from the incident?


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Boston Prepares for 2014 Marathon with New Security Rules

March 25, 2014
After more than 10 months of careful planning for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon, Boston's hotels are gearing up for record occupancy and larger-than-ever crowds of spectators both in the city and along the 26.2 mile route. This year’s Boston Marathon will be held on April 21st.
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Wife of NJ Mall Carjacking Victim Files Lawsuit

March 25, 2014

Jamie Schare Friedland, the wife of carjacking victim Dustin Friedland, has filed a lawsuit against the owners of The Mall at Short Hills, claiming they put profits ahead of security at the mall.


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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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PRODUCTS

Physical and Logical Security Convergence

Physical and Logical Security Convergence

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Government and companies have already invested hundreds of millions of dollars in the convergence of physical and logical security solutions, but there are no books on the topic. This book begins with an overall explanation of information security, physical security, and why approaching these two different types of security in one way (called convergence) is so critical in today?s changing security landscape. View
Security Convergence

Security Convergence

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Security Convergence describes the movement in business to combine the roles of physical security and security management with network computer security measures within an organization. This is the first book to discuss the subject of security convergence, providing real-world illustrations of implementation and the cost-saving benefits that result. View
Effective Physical Security

Effective Physical Security

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Effective Physical Security, Third Edition is a best-practices compendium that details the essential elements to physical security protection. View

EVENTS

Public-Private Partnerships: Creating a Resilient Community

9/12/13

AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Our presenter will talk about hazard and threat analysis, integrated planning, the importance of your business’ continuity to the community and how your organization can help with restoration and recovery.

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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.

Podcasts

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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THE MAGAZINE

Security Magazine

April 2014

2014 April

In the April issue of Security magazine, read about integration partnerships and their growing success. The Boston Marathon bombing has changed the way integrators look at security for sporting events, see where they are one year after the tragic incident. Read about the 2014 RSA conference and this year's theme of "Threat Intelligence. Also, read about the latest products and news in 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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