NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Ebola Update, Frenchmen in ISIS Beheading Video, FSU Shooting, and N.Y. Snowstorm

Sierra Leone is struggling to reign in the Ebola epidemic, and Liberia is accused of not distributing resources properly. France has identified two French citizens taking part in the most recent ISIS beheading video. A gunman opened fire at Florida State University, injuring three before he was killed. And the record snowstorm in Buffalo, N.Y., may turn into floods this weekend.

Morning Security Brief: CDC Issues Ebola Guideline Updates, GAO Addresses Salmonella, And More

The CDC has issued more aggressive guidelines for how healthcare workers should protect themselves when treating an Ebola patient. The GAO looks at how the USDA addresses salmonella in poultry products. The FBI has warned about increased hacking in the financial sector, and more.

Executive Protection Lessons in Light of Pope's Close Call in Brazil

When Pope Francis’s driver made a wrong turn in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he inadvertently drove executive protection (EP) into the world’s headlines. Here's some advice for protection professionals who might face similar challenges.

Morning Security Brief: POTUS Extends Secret Service Protection, Al Qaeda Site Being Hosted in Britain, VA Center Needle Mix-Up

The President gives himself and other former presidents lifetime Secret Service protection. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it maybe have exposed patients to HIV. And more.

ASIS Standard for Private Security Service Providers Overseas Adopted by UK

The ANSI standard, Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations – Requirements with Guidance, has been adopted for use in the United Kingdom.

Miami Police Deploy Alerting Software at Select Schools

The Miami Police Department has joined with Miami-Dade Schools Police Department to deploy a new emergency awareness product at select schools that can instantly and quietly alert police when problems arise.

Book Review - Silent Safety: Best Practices for Protecting the Affluent

This book’s focus is on asset protection of high-net-worth individuals and families, says reviewer John Friedlander.

Yellow Jacket Smartphone Case Delivers 650,000-Volt Sting

Two men from Louisiana have created an iPhone case that turns a smartphone into a stun gun.

Morning Security Brief: Wrongful Convictions, Cyberattacks at NATO summit, Prison Riot Leaves One Dead, and More

The National Registry of Exonerations. Hackers target NATO summit. The National Guard is called in to help quell a Mississippi prison riot. And more.

Enterprise Mobile Duress: A Mobile 'Panic Button' for Healthcare Providers

For National Hospital Week, we interviewed Mark Jarman, president and CEO of Inovonics,on the benefits of enterprise mobile duress systems in healthcare settings expanding on the panic button concept.
 




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