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Senior Security Leaders Discuss Top Threats at ASIS 2014

Meeting Between U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Security Task Force Held at ASIS International

Governor Tom Ridge, Chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce National Security Task Force, led a dynamic and interactive discussion with a panel of senior security executives from some of the world’s largest organizations at the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2014). The discussion looked at the threats facing multinational organizations, from cyber attacks to supply chain risks. This session, was held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. on Monday, Sept. 29.


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General Motors Appoints First Cybersecurity Chief

General Motors Co. named GM manager Jeff Massimilla to serve as its first cybersecurity chief as the automaker and its rivals come under increasing pressure to secure their vehicles against hackers.


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Flight Attendant Union Launches Campaign for Aviation Security Issues

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) is hosting a documentary about 9/11 Flight 93 hero Mark Bingham to kick off the union's Never Forget campaign aimed at bringing legislative and regulatory focus to critical aviation security issues.  


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House Passes Bill to Limit TSA Airline Security Fees

The House passed legislation to limit airline passenger security fees imposed by the TSA. 


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Save The Children Ranks The Worst States For Protecting Kids During A Disaster

Save The Children is taking a closer look at just how ready schools are to handle emergencies like Sandy Hook, natural disasters and acts of terrorism in its 2014 Disaster Preparedness Report.


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Security Remembers September 11

Today, the Security magazine staff remembers the terrible events of the morning of September 11, 2001. We remember those and their families who lost their lives. And we continue to honor public servants and military who risk their lives each day, here in the U.S. and abroad, for our freedom and safety. 


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Apple Unveils NFC Mobile Payment System

Apple Inc. has finally joined the NFC bandwagon with its own proprietary payment system: Apple Pay. 


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Panera Bread Asks Customers Not to Bring Guns to its Restaurants

Panera Bread is asking customers not to bring guns into its restaurants.


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Hackers Breached HealthCare.Gov Website

A computer hacker broke into part of the HealthCare.gov insurance enrollment website in July and uploaded malicious software.


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Home Depot Reports Credit Card Security Breach

Banks say they are seeing evidence that Home Depot stores may be the source of a massive new batch of stolen credit and debit cards.


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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

September 2014

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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