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Natural Hazards, UnNatural Disasters: The Economics of Effective Prevention

- Despite the number of contributors, the book is exceptionally well-written with a substantial quantity of carefully researched information.

Contemporary Security Management, Third Edition

- The book is highly recommended as a textbook and reference that will be useful for some time.

Surveillance App

- Find out more about this inexpensive surveillance application that lets users view live Web cam footage from an Apple device.

Book Review: Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence

- Edward J. Appel, CEO of iName­Check, has written a primer for today’s security professionals covering the ins and outs of Internet vetting, data mining, and intelligence gathering.

State Department Says Commercial Ships Should Use Armed Guards for Protection

- The UN Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution calling for members to cooperate with the Somali government to use “all necessary means” to combat piracy. The State Department has suggested private security protect ships in dangerous waters.

Effective Security Management

- This well-structured book can be used as a security professional’s template for setting up and organizing effective security operations in virtually any setting.

Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence

- Edward J. Appel, CEO of iName­Check, has written a primer for today’s security professionals covering the ins and outs of Internet vetting, data mining, and intelligence gathering.

Military Contractors

- ASIS International is developing a standard to help guide private security contractors operating in areas with weakened rule of law. Learn more about the standard as well as other related private security guidelines online.

Book Review: Preventing Crowd Violence

- In "Preventing Crowd Violence," editors Tamara D. Madensen and Johannes Knutsson have collected a compendium of advice from international police and behavioral experts.

Book Review - Private Security in the 21st Century: Concepts and Applications

- This work is something of a paradox. It has some very impressive strengths but these are accompanied by glaring deficiencies, says reviewer Chris Hertig.

Morning Security Brief: Security Contractors, A Warning to Pakistan, Adobe Bug Fixed, and More

- A town replaces it law enforcement with private security. The U.S. delivers a warning to Pakistan. Adobe says that it has fixed a bug in Flash Player that allowed hackers to spy on customers. And more.

Vulnerability Management

- Overall, this book provides excellent guidance for the information security practitioner and the network security engineer, as well as those who need an understanding of the strategic significance of vulnerabilities and reasons for their control.

Police Launch Social Media Initiative to Identify London Rioters

- The London Metropolitan Police are posting images captured by CCTV footage to social media Web sites to identify rioters.
 




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