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Shedding Light on Nighttime Surveillance

- Seeing into the heart of darkness isn't as hard as you might think, thanks to technologies ranging from thermal imagers to short wave infrared.

Open in Thirty Seconds: Cracking One of the Most Secure Locks in America

- The safest locks in the world are less secure than the manufacturers admit.

Pittsburgh's Waterfront Installs Security Cameras

- Pittsburgh's The Waterfront has invested in new security cameras to deter crime after two fatal shootings this summer, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Truth and Consequences

- Security professionals sometimes think they can't afford to protect assets against low-probability risks. But consequence analysis shows that they can't afford not to.

Rising to the Challenge

- Planning is the key to making sure that your high-rise facility is ready to respond in an emergency.

Two U.S. Labs Working with Deadly Germs Not Secure, Says GAO

- The Associated Press reports that the GAO has criticized security at two U.S. labs that handle the world's deadliest germs.

Laptop Theft

- BOMA Calgary has released its 2007 study on Laptop Theft in Commercial Buildings. Check out which types of buildings are the most vulnerable.

On the Waterfront

- A remote liquid natural gas facility relies on an integrated radar and camera system to meet perimeter security regulations.

IP Standards on the Way

- A leading team of IP video manufacturers are putting together a committee to generate interoperability standards.

The Design and Evaluation of Physical Protection Systems, Second Edition

- An expanded second edition of the text that takes a beginner, student, or seasoned security professional step-by-step through the process of designing and evaluating a physical protection system.

Disaster Management Experts Brief Congress on Ways to Protect Mass Gatherings

- Security experts and lawmakers fear a terrorist mass-casualty attack at malls, sporting events, and other places where crowds congregate.

Trends in ID Cards

- A look at new card technologies and how companies are applying them.

The Greening of Security

- Discover the security implications of a company deciding to "go green" when it is building new facilities.

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