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NFL Players to Wear RFID Tags

August 1, 2014

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.
July 1, 2014

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

June 17, 2014

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


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Miami Dolphins Name New Head of Security

April 21, 2014

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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NCS4 to Offer CSSP Review Course

April 16, 2014

Interested in the Certified Sport Security Professional (CSSP) certification program, but not sure where to start studying for the exam? NCS4’s intensive review course covers the knowledge domains relevant to the exam while providing invaluable networking with Subject Matter Experts and peers in the field.


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How the Boston Marathon Bombing Changed the Game of Sports Security

One year ago, two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon finish line, shocking the nation and driving international sporting event security changes
April 1, 2014

Now, new security protocols and a full year of planning and training guard the athletes, spectators and race course for the 2014 Boston Marathon. What did industry leaders take away from the incident?


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Cost of Security at 2015 Pan Am Games Jumps to $239M

March 4, 2014

Security costs for the 2015 Pan American Games in the Toronto area will be $239 million.


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Hackers Target Brazil's World Cup

March 3, 2014

Brazilian hackers are threatening to disrupt the World Cup with attacks ranging from jamming websites to data theft.


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Brazil to Use Robots for Security at World Cup

February 21, 2014

Thirty “PackBots” will be provided by Massachusetts-based iRobot to the Brazilian government in a $7.2 million deal for the FIFA World Cup. According to Robohub, it is expected that the 12 host cities will share the high-tech machines to help boost security and examine any suspicious packages. The PackBot has been used previously in military zones, where soldiers use them to cross minefields and clear buildings.  


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Minnesota Police Groups Sue NFL Over Weapons Ban at Stadiums

February 19, 2014

The NFL is facing a lawsuit by two Minnesota law enforcement organizations challenging its authority to prohibit off-duty officers from bringing guns into stadiums.


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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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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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