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Senate Bill Would Make Data Consolidation the Law

November 7, 2013

A bill approved by the Senate’s Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee would put the power of legislation behind the Obama administration’s push to close and consolidate federal data centers.


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The Benefits of Trading Keys for Cards

March 1, 2013
How many key cards does it take to open a door in Hennepin County, Minnesota? Thanks to Kirk Simmons, just one.
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3.6 Million Social Security Numbers Breached In South Carolina

October 27, 2012

A massive security breach in the South Carolina's State’s Department of Revenue resulted in the theft of 3.6 million social security numbers and 387,000 credit/debit card numbers.


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Online Voter Registration is Vulnerable to Hacking

October 18, 2012

Researchers are urging Maryland voters to check the accuracy of their online voter registration files after warning that the data had been left vulnerable to tampering.


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Chicago Proposes Bullet Tax to Solve Gun Crimes

October 18, 2012

Cook County, IL Board President Toni Preckwinkle will submit a budget proposal that calls for a tax of a nickel for each bullet and $25 for each firearm sold in the county, which includes Chicago.


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RI Announces Statewide Cyber security Plan

October 16, 2012

Rhode Island now has a strategic plan for dealing with cyber security threats.


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On the Track of OSAC: New Delhi, 17th Annual General Meeting, India Chapter

October 16, 2012

Ten years after the inaugural launch of OSAC in Washington D.C. its India Country Council commenced gatherings.


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Security 500 Report to be Released on 11/1

October 16, 2012

The 2012 Security 500 Report will be released on November 1, 2012.


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Report Says Accidental Calls Overwhelm 911 Call Centers

October 15, 2012

In total, 100 million "illegitimate 911 calls" were made last year.


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Los Angeles Mayor Wants ID Card for Immigrants

October 13, 2012

Immigrants would get access to banking services in Los Angeles under a proposal by the mayor that would create an official city photo identification card that could also be used as a prepaid ATM card for their private bank account.


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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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Security Magazine

July 2014

2014 July

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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