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Solutions for security executives to lead and manage their security staff, mitigate risk for their enterprise and show security's value in the C-suite.

ARTICLES

Making Metrics Stick for Threat Management

Over the past year, the Infosec Team in Cisco’s Threat Response, Intelligence and Development group launched a Unified Security Metrics (USM) program as a way to make sense of volumes of network data and reduce security risk.
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California Enacts Student Data Protection Law

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the Student Online Personal Information Protection Act (SOPIPA), which protects the use of student educational data by third-party vendors.


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College Finds Security Awareness Success with Creativity, Videos

Training videos can be both effective and fun if you have some imagination and are open to a different approach. The safety and security video that Kishwaukee College in Malta, Illinois, recently developed proves that point. 


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Investigating Your Search Firm and Consultants

At some point during your career you will find yourself interacting with a search firm and/or a recruiter who has been assigned a project to fill a professional level security risk related role. This firm may or may not have a specialty security risk related practice and may or may not be a firm that you have ever heard of.  


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Apple Will No Longer Unlock iOS Devices For Police

Apple said it would not unlock encrypted iPhones and iPads for law enforcement under most circumstances.


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How Politics in IT Can Put Enterprises at Risk

Every size and type of business is faced with IT and security challenges of ever-increasing variety and complexity.
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Report says Homeland Security is Not Prepared for Pandemic

A federal investigation has found that the DHS is totally "ill-prepared" for a pandemic.


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The Most Influential People in Security 2014

Each year, Security magazine honors top security executives who positively impact the security industry, their organization, their colleagues and their peers.

This year’s Most Influential is organized by five categories: Corporate Security Practitioners, Public Sector Security, University/Think Tanks, Cybersecurity and State/Local Government Security.


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How to Adjust Security for Hazardous Locations

Many enterprises are looking beyond the U.S. shores to expand into emerging markets.

Employees traveling abroad often want to spend off-hours and weekends sightseeing, but that doesn’t mean that enterprises can lose track of them during that time.


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Register Now for the Security 500 Conference at OSAC

The 2014 Security 500 Conference has an unprecedented “don’t miss” program planned for attendees.

The Security 500 has also partnered with ASIS by inviting their CSO Roundtable members.


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Stanley Customer Appreciation Event at ASIS 2011

Customers enjoyed the annual Stanley customer appreciation event during ASIS 2011 in Orlando.

PRODUCTS

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 Security Management

Effective Security Management

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$85.95
This latest edition of Effective Security Management retains the qualities that made the previous editions a standard of the profession: a readable, comprehensive guide to the planning, staffing, and operation of the security function within an organization. View
Risk Analysis and the Security Survey

Risk Analysis and the Security Survey

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Security and risk management are principally concerned with the protection and conservation of corporate assets and resources. View
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The Web Application Hacker's Handbook: Discovering and Exploiting Security Flaws 2E

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This book is a practical guide to discovering and exploiting security flaws in web applications. The authors explain each category of vulnerability using real-world examples, screen shots and code extracts. View

EVENTS

Webinar

Combatting Security Challenges of an Urban University

1/30/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On Demand Attendees of this webinar will learn about the framework for building Penn’s neighborhood initiative program, how to build and gain support from the community “beyond university walls” and unique ways to partner with local law enforcement.

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How To Make Nothing Happen: Performing Self Assessments and Adjusting Security Strategies

6/17/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand With our panel of experts, this webinar will outline best practices for continuous improvement using self-assessment procedures that are a cost effective means to establish the status of your current program, identify weaknesses and set goals for improvement.

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A Major Intelligence Failure by the U.S. Government: How It Impacts Enterprise Security

9/16/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas
The Intelligence Community (IC) has ignored blatant attacks on American business for at least the past 30 years. In 1995 the Intelligence Policy Board included "Industry" as a ?legitimate consumer of intelligence. The? IC's response was to state that Industry is not their "Customer". What is behind the IC's refusal to support the very economic base that they depend on for funding? Read More

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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

Security Magazine 2014 September cover

2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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