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A Guide to Business Organization, Management, and Basic Investigative Skills for the Private Investigator

- While accessible to readers at all experience levels, Basic Private Investigation targets law enforcement retirees and other professionals considering investigations as a second career.

Case Study: Resorting to Monitoring

- One bucolic resort found that it had outgrown its existing alarm system but managed to expand with minimal new infrastructure expense.

Comcast’s 9-11 Lessons

- What Comcast Center learned from 9-11, plus security at the Federal Reserve of Philadelphia and at a U.S. Postal Service processing and distribution center.

The 'Art of Clandestine Courier Delivery' Helped Bin Laden Stay Hidden for So Long

- Bin Laden recognized that practicing good OPSEC made operations slower, but saw it as a necessary trade-off for secure communication.

From the Archives: Security and the Kentucky Derby

- In honor of this year's Kentucky Derby, Security Management invites you down memory lane to see a story on securing the 2006 Kentucky Derby.

ASIS International Introduces World’s First Standard to Support the Code of Conduct for Private Security Service

- ASIS received ANSI approval for its standard, Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations.

Morning Security Brief: Medical Device Standards Wanted, Behavioral Alert Program, Controversial Witness Protection, and More

- The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board wants the FDA to address medical device vulnerabilities. Johns Hopkins implements a system to warn staff of violent patients. Judges order jail for a victim and key witness against a serial rapist. And more.

Former DHS Official Recommends Reorganizing the Department

- The Department of Homeland Security should begin a fundamental reorganization by developing a unified field structure for its components and separating operational and technological acquisition responsibilities, according to a former DHS official.

New Disability Rules

- New regulations alter workplace disability rules, making it easier for employees to be classified as disabled.

Military Contractors

- ASIS International is developing a standard to help guide private security contractors operating in areas with weakened rule of law. Learn more about the standard as well as other related private security guidelines online.

Morning Security Brief: Data Breaches, Olympic Training, Codis, and More

- The SEC urges corporations to report data breaches. Police in the UK will undergo special Olympic training. And scientists scrutinize the FBI's proposed changes to Codis. And more.

ASIS International and SHRM Release Joint Standard on Workplace Violence

- ASIS International and the Society for Human Resource Management issued a joint Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention American National Standard aimed at helping organizations implement policies and practices to more quickly identify violence affecting the workplace.

Morning Security Brief: Public Safety Perceptions, Flash Mobs, Chinese Detention, and More

- A survey examines public perceptions of safety in the United States. A report from the Center For Immigration Studies offers recommendations to improve watch lists. Lawmakers target flash mobs. And more.

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