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Do Security Alerts Really Work?

- Security warnings tend to lose their power once familiarity creeps in, experts say.

You Earned It

- A look at the results of the 2009 ASIS International U.S. Security Salary Survey, which collects data for the current and preceding years from participants and analyzes compensation trends.

Schools Learn Security Lessons

- Security Management interviewed experts around the country to get a snapshot of the security strategies being used to mitigate the formidable range of risks faced by K-12 schools.

The Melding of Technologies: IT and Security

- In this Security Management online exclusive, SM teamed up with Strauchs LLC to survey 100 large corporations and gauge how well they've dealt with "convergence." You may be surprised how well the melding process is going considering all the buzz surrounding the topic.

Schneier on Security

- Collected writings from the security disclipine's most critical thinker and blogger.

Security in Tough Times

- Companies will need to optimize interdepartmental budget sharing, share security-related tasks, and even outsource to keep a nimble security strategy during the current recession, a new report recommends.

It's All About Risk

- To ensure that information is protected, companies must make software and system security a priority at the outset of a project.

Transportation Security

- An academic-style textbook that provides a sound overview of transportation security  fundamentals, whether for aspiring security professionals or anyone affected by transportation security concerns.

Indian Firms Begin to Invest in Security Services After Mumbai

- Business firms generally have a hard time justifying significant investment in security and terrorism insurance, but Indian firms are beginning to realize how important it can be after the Mumbai terrorist attacks.

Changing Priorities

- Information security professionals will play a more strategic role in the future, according to a study from the London-based Information Security Forum. They’ll also spend more time predicting future threats and less time ensuring regulatory compliance.

Homeland Security Must Emphasize IT and Data Security, Leaders Say

- Post-9-11 efforts may be thwarting physical terrorist attack plots but, going forward, the nation must focus on protecting its IT assets and key intellectual property.

Introduction to Security, Eighth Edition

- A core book for ASIS International certifications, the text covers the full gamut of security topics concisely in a well-presented, easy-to-read format.

America's Fire and Security Expo 2008

- Selected products from America's Fire and Security Expo 2008, July 29-31, Miami Beach Convention Center
 




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