October 01, 2014
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Security Management Covering ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits in Atlanta

The 60th annual ASIS Seminar and Exhibits kick off this weekend in Atlanta, and Security Management will be there to bring you the latest news.

Morning Security Brief: Europeans Join ISIS Fight, Security Responds to Shellshock, and Chicago Flights Interrupted

More than 3,000 Westerners have joined Islamic State fighters in Syria and Iraq, security professionals work to respond to Shellshock vulnerability, and all flights in and out of Chicago were temporarily delayed this morning after a fire broke out at an FAA facility.

Financial Fraud in Lithuania

The mechanics of telephone fraud are simple. It starts when an unsuspecting bank’s customer receives a telephone call from someone who introduces himself as a police investigator.

A Policy For Guns In The Workplace

Companies should implement a comprehensive policy that looks at the issue holistically and addresses not only guns, but violence in the workplace.

Morning Security Brief: International Tensions Cause Security Concerns, Customized Retail Malware, And More

Airstrikes on Iraq and Syria have raised concerns of retaliation after a French citizen was beheaded by jihadists. New York and New Jersey are increasing security in key locations. And the malware used in the Home Depot breach threatens other retailers.

Obama Calls for Global Effort to Fight Violent Extremism

President Barack Obama laid out the U.S. plan to combat violent extremism in the Middle East and across the globe in an address to the United Nations General Assembly this morning.

Morning Security Brief: Fire Shuts Port of LA, IT Security Chief Sabotaged Employer, White House Security, and More

A wharf fire shut down the Port of Los Angeles and some of the port of Long Beach yesterday. Home Depot's IT security chief sabotaged the IT system of a former employer. The fence jumper at the White House defeated multiple rings of protection. eBay has a listings security problem it is not fixing.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Airstrikes on ISIS, HealthCare.gov 'Critical' Flaw, and GAO Reports on Privacy and Security

The United States launched airstrikes against ISIS in Syria on Tuesday and also targeted another terrorist organization in the region. Penetration testing has determined that HealthCare.gov contains a "critical" security vulnerability, and other findings from an Inspector General report. And, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released several reports on Monday related to safety and security.

Morning Security Brief: Presidential Security, Yemeni Ceasefire, ISIS Threat

White House security under review after breach, Yemeni government reaches agreement with rebels, ISIS urges followers to attack U.S. citizens

Morning Security Brief: Scotland to Stay in UK, U.S. Ramps Up Efforts on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, And More

Voters in Scotland have rejected independence from the United Kingdom, allowing Britain’s nuclear submarine bases to stay in the region, and President Barack Obama signs an executive order to create a national strategy to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Morning Security Brief: Australia Thwarts IS Beheading Plan, NYC Increases Security, 3D Printed Drones, And More

A raid in Australia thwarted plans of IS members to kidnap and behead random people. NYC is stepping up security after IS encouraged attacks on tourist sites. A 3D printed drone is making its way to the battlefield. And the black market blood business is thriving in Africa due to Ebola.

Congress Questions DHS, FBI on ISIS Threat to the Homeland

The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee questioned officials from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI on Wednesday on counterterrorism measures to stop the spread violent extremism from the Middle East to the rest of the world.
This Month's Print Issue

Cover - Organized crime has a devastating impact on retail, with an estimated $30 billion in annual losses. But companies are joining forces and enlisting government and law enforcement as allies to fight back.

Editor's Note - Tame the cobra effect.

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Case Study - Pennsylvania law enforcement invests in new facial recognition and matching technology.

Denial of Service Attacks - Distributed denial of service attacks continue to grow in both size and scope 

Security Metrics - The ASIS Foundation has released a groundbreaking report on security metrics.



 
Sep/Oct 2014
Table of Contents

  • Member News
  • Book Reviews
  • Standards and Guidelines
  • In Brief
  • Women in Security
  • Education
  • Foundation
  • Certification
  • Chapter News

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Also available for download
2013 Annual Report
2014 Volunteer Leadership Photos

Travel Vest

The RFID Travel Vest from SCOTT­­e­VEST, Inc., of Ketchum, Idaho, offers security features that will help travelers protect their gear and prevent identity theft.

Panoramic Imager

HGH Infrared Systems of Cambridge, Massachusetts, has introduced the SPYNEL-X, a high-definition IRST (infrared search and track) camera.

Letter Bomb Detector

Huebner GmbH of Kassel, Germany, has introduced the T-COGNITION system, which uses terahertz technology to detect illegal substances in letters or parcels without having to open them.
 




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