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Private Security Fatalities Comparable to Police Fatalities

- A North Carolina-based security education organization has released statistics on private security officers killed or injured on duty in 2012.

Risk Analysis and the Security Survey, Fourth Edition

- Written in two parts, the book takes the reader beyond merely conducting the risk analysis in part one to what happens should preparedness fail.

Morning Security Brief: Cory Booker Supports Security Guard Unions, Polygraph Expansion, Earthquake in Japan, and More

- Mayor Cory Booker supports collective bargaining for security workers. The federal government is expanding its use of polygraphs to weed out employees who could leak sensitive information. A 7.0 earthquake hits Japan, tsunami warning lifted. And more.

Agency of Last Resort

- Communities will turn to the local fire department in the aftermath of a disaster, says a recent report, and fire officials must be prepared.

Morning Security Brief: Insider Attacks in Afghanistan, Inmate Abuse, Arms Trafficking, and More

- Anatomy of an insider attack. North Carolina inmates allege abuse. Mexican nationals charged in Coast Guard death. And more.

Editor's Note: Surveillance System Technology Trends

- It’s getting easier to have surveillance systems that don’t overwhelm the network or storage systems.

Case Study

- Security at a ballpark needed a reliable, user friendly fire alarm system. The nonproprietary Fire-Lite system was a winner.

Behind the Numbers

- Top Barriers to Enterprise Risk Management

Morning Security Brief: West Nile Precautions, LAPD Changes SAR Rules, and More

- West Nile Virus found in 48 states. LAPD has new SAR rules. A shooting in New Jersey leaves three dead. And more.

Crime Prevention

- See examples of the crime bulletins used by the City Center District, a business improvement district that helps protect a 233-block area of downtown Philadelphia.

Catastrophic Disaster Planning and Response

- Oliver does an excellent job of covering this topic, providing tips even seasoned professionals can learn from and building the reader’s knowledge base with a historical perspective.

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.

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.

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