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RISKS AND COMPETENCIES

-  The ASIS Foundation and the University of Phoenix have released The Security Industry Survey of Risks and Professional Competencies, a security industry survey and research report that sheds light on the crucial talent and training needs of this high-growth industry. The survey was initiated to identify top enterprise security risks; to better understand the industry’s talent needs; and to generate actionable recommendations for strengthening the industry’s work force.

Fraud Analytics: Strategies and Methods for Detection and Prevention

- This quick read offers an introduction to employing analytic tools to correlate and analyze large amounts of data. This book is an excellent over­view of using those tools to discover fraud. The book is not complicated by the overuse of technical terms; it is user friendly.

How to Conduct Internal Investigations: A Practical Guide for Human Resource Professionals

- There are four parts to the book: prevention, employment law, investigation, and documentation.

College Campus Meets Urban

- Columbia College Chicago relies on partnerships, personnel, and technology to protect its unique urban campus.

See Clearly

- Developing an in-house intelligence function can result in a faster and more accurate security response.

Heating Up The Perimeter

- Cox Enterprises turns to thermal imaging cameras to secure its critical infrastructure.

Assessing the Academy

- After quadrupling in size in less than 10 years, the Northern Kentucky Montessori Academy upgrades its access control system.

Bold Visions

- Defending bold ideas.

Security Becoming Less of a Luxury

- Security spending is on the increase, according to a recent report. Find out which industry sectors are projected to rise the most.

Embrace Uncertainty

- What you don’t know, find out.

A New Point of View

- Police officers at the University of Dayton don wearable cameras to document their campus patrol efforts.

CPTED Books

- Two newly updated books on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, or CPTED, are available now from the ASIS Store. Look for item #2163, the third edition of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design by Timothy Crowe and updated by Lawrence Fennelly, and item number #2078, the second edition of 21st Century Security and CPTED by Randy Atlas, CPP.

Foundations of Psychological Profiling: Terrorism, Espionage, and Deception

- The disclosures this past year of the National Security Agency’s massive data mining of telephone calls and Internet activity of individuals is yet another example of the “hot” nature of the issue of profiling.
 




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