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The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: Why We Lie to Everyone, Especially Ourselves

- Easy-to-read and often humorous, Dan Ariely’s The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty is highly relevant for security managers, notwithstanding its breezy style. Readers will come away with an understanding of the drivers of dishonesty and how to restructure the environment for better security.

Morning Security Brief: Google Privacy Director Steps Down, Russia Blocks Social Media, and Public Safety Call Centers Attacked

- Google's privacy director says she's stepping down, the Russian governmnet blocks content on Facebook and Twitter, and the FBI and DHS say Telephone Denial of Service attacks on on the rise at public safety call centers.

Morning Security Brief: Lessons from Storm Debris, Firearms and Domestic Violence, and More

- A study recently published online by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society looks at the path taken by blown debris from storms that struck the southeastern United States on April 27, 2011. The New York Times reports about the implications of letting those charged with domestic violence keep firearms. And more.

Managing

- How two no-cost moves can promote security to a seat at the big table.

Industry News

- The CSO Roundtable has joined with management groups to publish a paper exploring the role of CSOs in corporations, and Jere Peltonen, CPP, PCI, PSP, is profiled.  

How to Recruit and Retain Quality Security Employees

- The keys to success are to know how to attract and interview candidates and then how to engender loyalty among those who join the team.

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.

How to Recruit and Retain Quality Security Employees

- One of the greatest challenges for any security director is finding and retaining the right people to fill security positions. The keys to success are to know how to attract and interview candidates and then how to engender loyalty among those who join the team. ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

Physicians Urged to Use 'See Something, Say Something’ Approach to Disease Surveillance

- The Virginia Department of Health sent a letter to clinicians last week urging them to report suspected communicable diseases before getting laboratory confirmation.

Managing

- One company’s painful embezzlement incident can provide lessons for security managers in recognizing and preventing fraud.

CHART: Cyber-Risk Control Practices of Top Management

- How boards & senior executives are managing cyber risks.

Book Review: The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Management: How to Manage the Media in the Digital Age

- During a crisis situation, security professionals, corporate and public officials, and law enforcement representatives must know how best to work with the media to disseminate information to the public. Jane Jordan-Meier’s book takes up this issue in an informative and comprehensive way.

Case Study

- With the help of federal grant funds, a house of worship is protected with cameras, access control, and an intercom system.
 




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