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Security Gets SaaSy, But Has Standards

- Standards and working in the cloud are among the trends shaping security's future.

Rocket-Propelled Life Preserver Wins 2010 James Dyson Award

- A student invention to save people drowning at sea wins the prestigious 2010 James Dyson Awards.

Study: Florida Armed Security Officers Need More Demanding Firearm Training

- A study looking over 8 years of security officer gun discharges finds approximately 50 percent were accidental or irresponsible.

Pay for Performance

- Despite the economy's difficulties, the security profession's compensation levels seem to be rebounding.

Industry News

- ASIS announces the winner of its school funding contest, council members publish crime information for small businesses, a report on the annual European security conference, and John Villines, CPP, is profiled.

Don't Miss Out... And Bring a Friend

- Here's a tip for you to pass along to colleagues.

Industry News

- The Society sponsors the Wounded Veterans Phone Program for the third year; CSOs hold conferences on three continents; and Don Knox, CPP, is profiled.

Building a New Corporate Security Strategy

- Caterpillar's Director of Global Security Timothy L. Williams, CPP, and members of his security team talk to Security Management about devising a corporate security strategy.

Industry News

- The Netherlands adopts the ASIS standard on resilience and Lorrie Bentley-Navarro, CPP, is profiled.

Is the iPad Useful for Security Professionals?

- The iPad reportedly already accounts for .03% of Web traffic. That might not sound like a lot but that's compared to the BlackBerry's .04%, according to Engadget. What's that have to do with security you ask?

Security Budgets

- Budgets for acquiring new security technology are recovering, according to two new Forrester Research reports (here and here). Forty-two percent of larger businesses and 37 percent of small and medium-sized organizations expect such spending to increase at least 5 percent in 2010.

Industry News

- ASIS applauds the winners of the student writing competition and announces this year's seminar speakers, and Patricia Schmitt, CPP, is profiled.

ISC West Product Showcase 2010

- Peruse the products on the floor of this year's ISC West show held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas, from March 24-26.
 




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