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Facebook Issues Security Tips Guide

- Because users may have a hard time discerning scams, Facebook recently released a 14-page guide of little known tips and instructions to help its 750 million users navigate the social networking site safely.

Morning Security Brief: Weapons Ordinances, Medical Device Security, Graffiti Deciphering, and More.

- Wisconsin cities move to ban weapons in public buildings. Lawmakers ask the GAO to asses medical device security. Researchers are working on an app to decipher gang graffiti, and more.

Convenience Store Group Raises Awareness About Credit Card Skimming

- Convenience store association says credit card fraud via information skimming has become rampant, and it is trying to fight back by educating retailers.

Encryption

- Though recommended for e-mail, encryption is often viewed as burdensome. This e-mail encryption program from Sendinc is both free and easy to use.

Morning Security Brief: DNA Collection, WMD Directorate, Radiation Detection, and More

- A court rules that taking DNA samples is no different than taking hi-tech fingerprints. DHS scraps a plan for new radiation detectors. A man tries to sell a drone on Ebay. And more.

Intangible Capital: Putting Knowledge to Work In the 21st Century Organization

- This text has considerable relevance to both the security and risk management professions and gives readers an appreciation of how they might develop an enterprisewide approach to protecting assets.

Morning Security Brief: 'Belly' Bomber Identified, Secure Communities, Employee Screening, and More

- Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri is said to be the mastermind behind “belly bombs." A pipebomb is defused in Wyoming. Experts provide tips for using social media to screen candidates. And more.

Blueprint For Safer Buildings

- The key to protection for government facilities is a comprehensive site design that views the new building, its campus, and the surrounding neighborhood as an integrated space.

Philippine Security in the Age of Terror: National, Regional, and Global Challenges in the Post-9/11 World

- Philippine security scholar Rommel Banlaoi states that “this book is my humble, yet daring, attempt to discuss Philippine security in the context of national, regional, and global security challenges after 9/11.” He need not be humble, and his daring may lie in the daunting breadth of the work, writes James T. Dunne, CPP.

City Surveillance Success

- The surveillance system launched in Davenport, Iowa, has helped the police as intended, but the city has been surprised by the positive response from both businesses and the public.

Targeted Violence: A Statistical and Tactical Analysis of Assassinations, Contract Killings, and Kidnappings

- Glenn P. Govern's Targeted Violence somehow breaks down 900 violent incidents into a readable and easy-to-understand analysis.

Delivering on Diversity's Promise

- Companies can implement policies to prevent hostile work environment claims while also presenting a strong defense if they are charged.

Bridging the Gap

- Illuminators, facial-recognition cameras, and license-plate-capture technology are helping to secure a key border crossing.
 




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