Companies and NGOs Show Support for Information Sharing at OSAC Briefing

Security professionals for U.S. companies and nongovernmental organizations operating in foreign countries gathered at the State Department today for an annual briefing held by the federal government to share information on global threats and risks facing U.S. private interests.

Do Security Alerts Really Work?

Security warnings tend to lose their power once familiarity creeps in, experts say.

The Melding of Technologies: IT and Security

In this Security Management online exclusive, SM teamed up with Strauchs LLC to survey 100 large corporations and gauge how well they've dealt with "convergence." You may be surprised how well the melding process is going considering all the buzz surrounding the topic.

Fatal Shooting Thrusts Church Security Into Spotlight Again

The murder of a Baptist preacher during Sunday service yesterday in Maryville, Illinois, has once again sparked discussion of security in places of worship, reports the Belleville News-Democrat.

Transportation Plan Unveiled for Inauguration Weekend Activities

The U.S. Secret Service has unveiled its transportation plan for the long inauguration weekend starting Saturady, January 17, through Wednesday, January 21, 2009.

Indian Firms Begin to Invest in Security Services After Mumbai

Business firms generally have a hard time justifying significant investment in security and terrorism insurance, but Indian firms are beginning to realize how important it can be after the Mumbai terrorist attacks.

Washington, DC, Prepares for Inauguration Day

Federal and state officials tasked with protecting President-elect Barack Obama's Inauguration Day celebrations broadly outlined their security strategy today as the nation's capital prepares for an unprecedented mass gathering.

Homeland Security Must Emphasize IT and Data Security, Leaders Say

Post-9-11 efforts may be thwarting physical terrorist attack plots but, going forward, the nation must focus on protecting its IT assets and key intellectual property.

Global Security Software Spending Could Hit $10.5 Billion This Year

Gartner Inc. forecasts spending on security software this year to increase 11 percent over 2007.

Lab Accidents on the Rise

Accidents and missing shipments are increasing at the laboratories dealing with the world's deadliest toxins.

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