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CRIME

-  Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories studied high-value heists of the last three decades to discover principles for designing security systems to protect vital assets. Their conclusions are reported in The Perfect Heist: Recipes from Around the World.

BIOSAFETY

-   Recent incidents involving hazardous anthrax and bird flu samples at government laboratories have raised concerns about safety violations that might be occurring at other sensitive labs. A Government Accountability Office publication, High-Containment Laboratories: Recent Incidents of Biosafety Lapses, explores the latest incidents at high-containment laboratories and discusses the importance of a national standard for operating the facilities. The report found that there is a continuing lack of oversight and assessment in high-containment labs, which may contribute to future safety lapses.

Heating Up The Perimeter

- Cox Enterprises turns to thermal imaging cameras to secure its critical infrastructure.

Let Intelligence Light The Way

- An effective in-house intelligence function helped one utility company identify, evaluate, and mitigate existing threats and vulnerabilities.

Snapshot

- When an art school goes up in flames, evacuation plans become crucial.

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Third Edition

- This book touches on most of the areas security professionals handle every day: schools, parking lots, airports, housing areas, banks, and service locations are likely candidates for criminal activity.

Blended Training for Six Sigma

- How to educate members of the security team on using the Six Sigma process.

Access Control’s Future Is Now

- A look at how access control standards are evolving, new technologies to consider, and some futuristic applications that are emerging now.

The Trends On Top

- Protecting high-rise buildings depends on new technologies, but security practitioners must also consider the basics of safeguarding any building, including risk management, training, emergency preparedness, access control, and customer service.

The Trends On Top

- Protecting high-rise buildings depends on new technologies, but security practitioners must also consider the basics of safeguarding any building, including risk management, training, emergency preparedness, access control, and customer service.

CPTED Books

- Two newly updated books on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, or CPTED, are available now from the ASIS Store. Look for item #2163, the third edition of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design by Timothy Crowe and updated by Lawrence Fennelly, and item number #2078, the second edition of 21st Century Security and CPTED by Randy Atlas, CPP.

Emergency Planning Guide for Utilities

- A toolbox book, Emergency Planning Guide for Utilities is a practical, detailed, and sequential guide to building and testing emergency response plans.

Organizational Resilience: Managing the Risks of Disruptive Events, A Practitioners Guide

- Using this book as a guide, any security manager can understand the standard for security preparedness and continuity in crisis planning, then put it back into effect.
 




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