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Viewpoint: Safe Rooms are a Safe Investment

- A corporate safe room is the best investment a company can make to protect its most valuable assets: its executives. (Online Exclusive)

Security Lies Beneath: The Case for Corporate Safe Rooms

- A corporate safe room is the best investment a company can make to protect its most valuable assets: its executives. (Online Exclusive)

State Legislation: Indiana: Firearms

- A new bill (S.B. 25) pending in the Indiana General Assembly would make it illegal for a company to prohibit employees from keeping firearms locked in their cars on company property. The bill would also apply to contract employees. Exemptions are provided for schools, penal institutions, and domestic violence shelters.

Fort Hood Shooting

- The Pentagon’s independent investigation into the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Texas, recommended various reforms, including the update of training and educational programs to help Defense Department personnel spot signs of radicalization.

Challenges Facing Diplomatic Security

- The Government Accountability Office says multiple problems plague the Bureau of Diplomatic Security's ability to do its job.

The Next Big Thing in VIP Protection: Bulletproof Fashion Wear

- In Bogota, Colombia, Miguel Caballero has found a fashion niche that may make him the choice tailor to VIPs around the world.

Kidnap for Ransom: Resolving the Unthinkable

- Kidnap for Ransom is a book for the real protection manager facing real abduction threats.  

Clear Indicators of Radicalization Are Elusive, Fort Hood Investigators Testify

- The lack of clear indicators of radicalization could frustrate the military’s ability to identify service members who pose a threat to their comrades-in-arms, according to the co-chairs of the investigation into the Fort Hood massacre .

Secret Service Security Defeated Almost 100 Times Since 1980

- The Secret Service has had its security defeated 91 times since 1980, according to interviews and a secret 2003 report obtained by The Washington Post.

"Crashergate" Fiasco Expected to Raise Security at the White House

- The antics of a fame-seeking couple who crashed President Obama's first state dinner will likely lead to stricter security protocols for guests attending functions at the White House, experts and elected officials said.

Past Incident Highlights Risk of Detainees Themselves

- Nine years ago, al Qaeda detainee Mamdouh Mahmud Salim viciously attacked a prison guard at the Metropolitan Correctional Center--the same place Khalid Sheik Mohammed and four other defendants will be held during their trial.

India: Prime Minister's Security May Have Led to a Death By Slowing Access to Hospital Services

- The visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to a hospital convocation on Tuesday is alleged to have led to the death of a desperately ill man, after Singh's security detail blocked the car holding the man from entering the hospital gates.

Trial of Man Who Allegedly Killed Hospital Security Guard Begins

- A trial in Springfield, Missouri, that began yesterday underscores the dangers that hospital staff and security face regularly in the emergency room.
 




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