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Researchers Find Security Flaws in Airport Scanners

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The airport scanners that let TSA agents see through travelers’ clothes can be fairly easily obstructed from detecting concealed weapons or bombs, according to researchers from several top U.S. universities.


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UPS Reports Security Breach

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UPS Stores, a subsidiary of UPS, said o that a security breach may have led to the theft of customer credit and debit data at 51 UPS franchises in the US.


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Latin America Scores Lowest on Security

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Residents of Latin America and the Caribbean were the least likely among all global regions last year to feel secure in their communities.


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'Mike Brown Law' Petition Calls for Mandatory Police Body Cameras

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The fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer has led to the creation of online petitions for officers to wear body cameras.


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Albertson's Stores Hacked For Credit and Debit Cards

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Hackers have broken into the credit and debit card payment networks at supermarket chains Albertson's and SuperValu.


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NYCHA Sued for $281M over Security Shortfalls

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The family of a 6-year-old boy stabbed to death in a Brooklyn elevator plans a $281 million lawsuit against NYCHA, blaming his murder on its shoddy security.

 


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Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Bill Passes California Legislature

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A California bill that would require cellphone makers to install a "kill switch" to render stolen devices inoperable has passed the state legislature.


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Cisco Midyear Security Report Highlights Weak Links in Dynamic Threat Landscape

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The Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report, released at Black Hat U.S. examines the “weak links” in organizations that contribute to the increasingly dynamic threat landscape.


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Russian Gang Stole 1 Billion Internet Credentials

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A Russian crime ring has stolen 1.2 billion username and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses.


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DOT Looks to Ban In-Flight Phone Calls

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The Department of Transportation wants to formally ban in-flight phone calls. 


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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

August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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