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Cybersecurity after Target: Getting the Facts about POS Attacks

April 15, 2014
The holidays are a time to celebrate and rejoice with family and friends. However, during the most recent holiday shopping season, many found themselves worrying whether or not the gift they purchased for a loved one put them in jeopardy due to cyber-attacks.
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Police Bust $15,000-a-day Shoplifting Ring

April 10, 2014

A 7,600-square-foot warehouse served as the business hub for a sophisticated, multimillion-dollar theft ring.


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Detroit Orders Stronger Surveillance at Gas Stations

April 9, 2014

Digital surveillance upgrades could have provided a clearer image of the suspects involved in the beating of a motorist, 54-year-old Steve Utash, who hit a 10-year-old Detroit boy last week, according to members of the Detroit City Council. 


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Mitigating Retail Shrink with Better Monitoring

It doesn’t matter where you are in the world retail theft is a cost of doing business.
April 1, 2014

Retail theft may be a cost of doing business, but intelligent surveillance strategies can help mitigate risks, improve insurance premiums and monitor employees.


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Banks Sue Target's Security Auditor over Breach

March 26, 2014

Trustmark National Bank and Green Bank N.A. have sued security firm Trustwave for damages suffered from the holiday season data breach at Target Corp, accusing the company of failing to identify security gaps.


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MasterCard, Visa Form Group for Better Card Security

March 7, 2014

Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc launched a cross-industry group to improve security for credit card transactions.


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Target's CIO Resigns

March 5, 2014

Target is looking for a new chief information officer following the resignation of CIO and executive VP of technology services Beth Jacob.


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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Amazon Workers' Security Check Case

March 3, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could determine whether companies such as Amazon.com Inc. must pay workers for the time they spend waiting to clear security checks at the end of their work shifts.


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Law: Stores Must Install Surveillance, Give Law Enforcement Access

February 14, 2014

According to a new local law, businesses in White Plains, N.Y., are now required to record quality video of patrons and provide that recording to police on demand. The law was passed last week unanimously by the Common Council, requiring certain merchants to install and maintain digital video camera systems to view and record quality video of everyone who enters.


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Experts Warn of Coming Wave of Cybercrime

February 10, 2014

The rash of attacks against Target and other top retailers is likely to be the leading edge of a wave of serious cybercrime.


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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

April 2014

2014 April

In the April issue of Security magazine, read about integration partnerships and their growing success. The Boston Marathon bombing has changed the way integrators look at security for sporting events, see where they are one year after the tragic incident. Read about the 2014 RSA conference and this year's theme of "Threat Intelligence. Also, read about the latest products and news in the security industry.

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