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Seminar Speaker Spotlight: Jeff Hawkins--Violence in the Church

- Security professional Jeff Hawkins discusses the under-reported nature of crimes directed at churches nationwide, why George Tiller's murder could have been prevented, and how all houses of worship can protect themselves against crime and violence.

Federal Perspective-Infrastructure

- Security Management interviews Todd M. Keil, assistant secretary for infrastructure protection at the Department of Homeland Security.

Network Mapping Solution

- How network mapping helped a government agency flag potential firewall misconfigurations in addition to possible noncompliance with regulations and standards.

Hershey Hits Security Sweet Spot

- New incident-tracking software helps a theme park manage all types of incidents from locating lost items to banning problem patrons.

Partnering Against Anarchy

- An on-the-ground report of how a public-private partnership between police and private security protected Toronto's downtown area from greater damage during Black Bloc anarchist riots during the G20 Summit. (Online Exclusive)  

Helping Employees Cope

- Managers can use assistance programs to help victimized employees avoid trouble and stay focused on their jobs.

Taking Security Global

- To ensure that security measures are in line with a region’s actual risk, multinational companies must consider corporate culture and employee attitudes.

Active Shooter

- The Department of Homeland Security has created a pocket-sized card (.pdf)  that helps victims of an active shooter incident get through the nightmarish ordeal.

Security's Sweet Spot

- When it bought and renovated a former candy factory, Novartis built layered security measures into plans.

DHS Adopts ASIS's Private Sector Resilience Standard

- The Department of the Homeland Security yesterday adopted ASIS International's Organizational Resilience Standard as part of a program designed to voluntarily bolster the resilience of private organizations during man-made and natural disasters and emergencies.

Honesty Isn't Just Good Policy, It's Good for the Bottom Line

- Honesty really is the best policy not only because it's ethical but also because corrupt practices will land the company in court, saddle it with costly fines, and ruin its reputation.

Fighting Corruption

- Several organizations publish helpful guides that provide advice for companies developing an anti-corruption program; among them are PricewaterhouseCoopers and Transparency International. Read both of the organizations’ guidelines online, here and here.

Companies Must Respect Their Duty of Care

- Companies must be aware of their legal obligations to protect employees who are living or traveling abroad for business, says International SOS.

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