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U.S. Senate Votes to Renew Terrorism Insurance Bill

The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to extend a federal terrorism program for six years. Lawmakers failed to extend the program before it expired last year, and it was quickly reauthorized in a 93 to 4 vote.


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Fans Ejected from NFL Stadium Will Be Barred From Others

In 2015 the NFL will ban fans ejected from one stadium from attending games in other cities.


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NFL Unveils New Personal Conduct Policy

NFL owners unanimously approved a revised personal conduct policy. 


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San Jose Police Ban Officers from Moonlighting for 49ers

More than a dozen San Jose police officers must stop moonlighting as security guards for the San Francisco 49ers until further notice.


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How Technology Helps Mitigate Risk at Sporting Events

Out of sheer necessity, sports security has been evolving rapidly since the Boston Marathon bombing, and most sports security professionals refer to that particular event as a turning point. Metal detectors have become commonplace in major league stadiums, new security policies have been formed, and even tailgating was banned at this year’s Super Bowl.


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Unruly Chargers Fan Can't Sue Security Officer

A security officer hired by the San Diego Chargers cannot be held liable for restraining an unruly fan at Qualcomm Stadium who was making obscene gestures during a football game. 


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NFL Players to Wear RFID Tags

As part of its "Next Gen Stats" initiative, which is designed to give fans, as well as coaches and broadcasters, a greater insight into the game, NFL players will wear RFID tags on their uniforms. 


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Balancing Security and the Fan Experience in Sports Security

Entertaining the public is a unique animal.

All major sporting event organizers face great challenges in the development and enhancement of effective emergency management capabilities.


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Study says Televised Sporting Events Can Cut Crime

Televised sports can reduce crime, according to two UC Berkeley law students. 


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Miami Dolphins Name New Head of Security

The Miami Dolphins appointed Joe Cicini to oversee the organization’s security efforts.

 


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/04/21/4072369/miami-dolphins-add-security-chief.html#storylink=cpy

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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.

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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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2015 January

In the January 2015 issue of Security, learn how PTZ and fixed dome cameras do dual duty in video production and surveillance applications, improve security on college campuses, and how to better cope with harsh environments in surveillance. 

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Tougher Cybersecurity Legislation

On January 20, President Barack Obama called for tougher cybersecurity legislation in his 2015 State of the Union address. Which of the following points do you feel is most needed today?
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