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Security & Business Resilience

How an enterprise can prepare for and recover after an emergency, disaster or pandemic.

ARTICLES

Californians' Confidence in Government Disaster Recovery Increases

Nearly two-thirds of Californians say they’re worried about injury or property damage from an earthquake or other disaster, but they’re increasingly confident in the government’s ability to respond, according to a new Public Policy Institute of California survey.


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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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Lessons Learned from Security at the 2014 World Cup

Brazil just hosted the world’s most highly anticipated and watched tournament, the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Because AFIMAC has a tremendous footprint in Brazil, recruiters could easily find former special forces or former police personnel to fill slots.


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Despite Global Upset, CSOs Secure Business, As Usual

Protecting and supporting stakeholders on a global scale through investments in security operations centers (SOCs), intelligence services and travel support companies has become a best practice for leading security programs.

Some businesses, such as airlines, have either suspended service or increased passenger screening in the area. British Airways suspended service to both Liberia and Sierra Leone. Air France and Brussels Airlines increased screening procedures and warned that service could be cut at any time.


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UC Berkeley System Gave 10 Second Warning of South Napa Earthquake

Ten seconds before the South Napa Earthquake struck, UC Berkeley’s ShakeAlert detected the quake.


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Vermont is Enticing Disaster Preparedness with Money

The state of Vermont is preparing to implement new rules that encourage communities to take steps to reduce future flood damage in exchange for more money to help them recover.


 


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House Passes DHS Bill to Enhance Social Media Use in Disasters

The House of Representatives voted to pass legislation requiring DHS to form a social media working group that would provide guidance and preparedness for social media use during times of national crisis.


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Rutgers Founds Institute for Emergency Preparedness

Rutgers University has created a new center for public safety and homeland security to prepare for and respond to natural disasters and terrorist threats. The center will include a one-stop online portal showcasing the collaborations among Rutgers experts across all statewide locations.


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How to Plan for Emergency Response Success

Just because a natural, man-made or other type of disaster has never happened within your enterprise doesn’t mean it never will

The Indiana University System is currently undergoing FEMA’s Disaster Resistant University process, which helps higher education institutions identify specific campus risks, develop a risk assessment and build a platform for an all-hazards preparedness program.


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SMBs without Business Continuity Planning Miss Out on Insurance Perks

A Cloud Direct survey reports that 54 percent of respondents were unaware there were insurance benefits to having a business continuity plan.

According to a joint survey from the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (Biba) and the Cabinet Office in 2012, 83 percent of insurers would give a discount or improve terms to a business interruption policy if a business continuity plan were in place.


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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

EVENTS

Webinar

Demystifying Business Intelligence and Deriving Value from Converged Security Reporting

11/21/13
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On-Demand There has been a groundswell in the demand for meaningful security metrics and reporting. It’s no longer enough to tell the business how many incidents occur; it needs to be articulated how security is contributing to the mitigation of such events and the reduction of associated losses...

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Employee Theft: It is Not the Cost of Doing Business!

5/8/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This presentation will focus on how employee theft impacts the profitability of business. We will examine the causal factors of employee theft and how security professionals need to address and resolve theft in the workplace.

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Webinar

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

9/16/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand 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?

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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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Travel & the Ebola Risk

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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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