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DoD Security Clearance and Contracts Guidebook: What Defense Contractors Need to Know About Their Need to Know

- This book describes certain elements of the National Industrial Security Program, which is the government program for the protection of classified information.

Developing a Prevention Policy

- Find out how one company drafted a workplace violence policy that conforms to best practices laid out by the ASIS standard.

Learn About Security Metrics, Data Analytics, and Visualization of Security Operations

- Join Martin Drew, CPP, of iView Systems for a May 22 Webinar on applying advanced data analytics to identify significant variations from the “norm” and to quantify regions of risk. Drew will be joined by Dean Correia, Emeritus Faculty, Security Executive Council. They will also discuss Industry research related to incident reporting.

Security Succeeds with Collaboration

- Public-private partnerships between the Boston hotel industry and public law enforcement have grown during the last decade through information sharing and the building of trust.  

Case Study

- A school district opening a new high school needed a surveillance system to serve as a deterrent to crime and a tool for carrying out investigations.

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.

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