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Morning Security Brief: CDC Issues Ebola Guideline Updates, GAO Addresses Salmonella, And More

- The CDC has issued more aggressive guidelines for how healthcare workers should protect themselves when treating an Ebola patient. The GAO looks at how the USDA addresses salmonella in poultry products. The FBI has warned about increased hacking in the financial sector, and more.

Close Protection: A Closer Observation of the Protection Equation

- Although written from a British perspective, Close Protection is one of the best books on the subject. The various aspects of close protection (CP), including protective movements and concentric rings of defense, weapons training, driving techniques, and trauma stabilization are consistent throughout the industry in all corners of the globe.

Executive Protection Lessons in Light of Pope's Close Call in Brazil

- When Pope Francis’s driver made a wrong turn in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he inadvertently drove executive protection (EP) into the world’s headlines. Here's some advice for protection professionals who might face similar challenges.

Morning Security Brief: POTUS Extends Secret Service Protection, Al Qaeda Site Being Hosted in Britain, VA Center Needle Mix-Up

- The President gives himself and other former presidents lifetime Secret Service protection. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it maybe have exposed patients to HIV. And more.

ASIS Standard for Private Security Service Providers Overseas Adopted by UK

- The ANSI standard, Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations – Requirements with Guidance, has been adopted for use in the United Kingdom.

Miami Police Deploy Alerting Software at Select Schools

- The Miami Police Department has joined with Miami-Dade Schools Police Department to deploy a new emergency awareness product at select schools that can instantly and quietly alert police when problems arise.

Employment Discrimination

- A bill that would specifically outlaw discrimination based on the wearing of religious clothing or hairstyles has been approved by the California Assembly and is now pending in the California Senate.

Protective Operations: A Handbook for Security and Law Enforcement

- Author Glenn McGovern introduces the concept of protective operations as a continuum, ranging from situational awareness, at its most basic level, to protective details, safe houses, and new identities, at its increasingly complex levels.

Book Review - Silent Safety: Best Practices for Protecting the Affluent

- This book’s focus is on asset protection of high-net-worth individuals and families, says reviewer John Friedlander.

Whistleblowers

- A bill (S. 241) that would expand protections for whistleblowers reporting misuse of federal funds has been approved by the House Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. The bill would apply to employees working for companies that receive federal funds, including those that have government contracts or receive grants or payments from the government.

Silent Safety: Best Practices for Protecting the Affluent.

- This book’s focus is on asset protection of high-net-worth individuals and families, says reviewer John Friedlander.

Yellow Jacket Smartphone Case Delivers 650,000-Volt Sting

- Two men from Louisiana have created an iPhone case that turns a smartphone into a stun gun.

Securing High-Risk Hotels

- Reducing the risk of terrorism at new hotels in high-risk locales requires innovation and thoughtful planning at the design and architecture phase.
 




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