Homeland Security: Access Control
09/26/2007 - The percentage increase in funding for U.S. border security efforts since the year 2000.
SM Online: Best Practices \ Case Studies
09/26/2007 - Learn about the six common attributes of the most successful companies that best align security with business objectives.
Security Services: Special Event Security
09/25/2007 - More than 150,000 spectators watch the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Security weeds out pickpockets, purse-snatchers, and the unruly—and is ready for any more serious problems that could disrupt the race.
Security Services: Access Control
09/25/2007 - Courthouse security gets spotlighted by the media after an incident occurs, but are courts making sure that security shines even when reporters aren’t looking?
Book Reviews: How-to
09/25/2007 - No security professional involved at any level in the VA process for physical protection systems can afford to operate without this field manual.
SM Online: Government Reports (GAO etc.)
09/24/2007 - Why aren’t more airports opting out of using federal screeners? Read about the issue in a report from the Government Accountability Office.
Security Services: School Security
09/24/2007 - Find out how this school fixed a problem it had with poor performance among its guards, some of whom never even carried out their patrols.
SM Online: Contract Management
09/21/2007 - A Booz Allen Hamilton survey finds that companies will pay top dollar to outsourcing partners that emphasize security.
Industry News: Guards \ Security Officers
09/21/2007 - In company news, Docklands Light Railway installs mobile surveillance. In ASIS news, keynote speakers are set for San Diego, and ASIS releases a guideline on workplace violence.
Legal Report: Special Event Security
09/20/2007 - A bill (H.B. 1858) currently pending before Massachusetts lawmakers would require that security officers working at special events or on premises that serve alcohol be provided body armor for protection. The body armor would be paid for by the employer.
Security Services: Surveillance
09/20/2007 - A look at some of the integral aspects of surveillance systems to help security directors make informed decisions.
Book Reviews: Research & Studies
09/20/2007 - A collection of separate essays on security studies from the most eminent security scholars today.
Book Reviews: Guards \ Security Officers
09/20/2007 - Examine the differences between the powers enjoyed by police officers and those available to private security guards under British law and how well guards themselves understand those differences.