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Legal Report

- A jury holds a property owner liable for negligent security and orders it to pay a rape victim $1.2 million, and lawmakers consider legislation on government contractors, online privacy, and homeland security.

Is Your Security In Fine Whack?

- Sometimes the power of language is in how easily it can mislead us.

Missing Thumb Drive Causes Security Problems for Germany's Spy Agency

- In Germany, a missing flash drive forces the government to go through a costly redesign of a secure facility.

Digital Video Surveillance and Security

- Author Anthony C. Caputo's text provides all you need to know about digital video security and more, furnishing a detailed study of digital video monitoring.

Controlling Access System Performance

- Access control systems cannot live up to return-on-investment expectations if they are poorly managed and infrequently audited.

Flawless: Inside the Largest Diamond Heist in History

- This is the story of the largest and most audacious diamond thefts in history.

NYPD Releases Active Shooter Recommendations for Buildings

- The New York Police Department has released recommendations to their private sector security and counterterrorism partners on mitigating the risks associated with active-shooter incidents.

After Hostage Standoff, Discovery to Boost Physical Security at HQ

- The Maryland cable network company wants to install a high gated fence in its public garden and divide its lobby to create separate entrances for employees and visitors, according to a press report.

A Model of Security: How Andrews Air Force Base Remains Safe and Secure

- Security Management was given an exclusive tour of how the Air Force's 11th Security Forces Group protects Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility Washington, the home of Air Force One.

Christie's Sold on the Art of Integration

- When the august auction house decided to upgrade its physical security system, it decided to integrate ten independent platforms into one central command station.

Fast Food, Easy Money

- A series of burglaries at fast food outlets reveals many security lessons, including simple ways to enhance security at these types of facilities and why franchisors may want to be more proactive in offering advice to franchises.

The Art of Integration

- When faced with upgrading physical security equipment for its headquarters and regional offices, Christie's auction house took the opportunity to integrate and centralize the system.

Arson, Texas: Anatomy of the East Texas Church Fires

- Over a six-week span earlier this year, arsonists torched 10 East Texas churches. An inside look at their rampage shows how churches can protect themselves. (Online Exclusive) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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