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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.

Making Security Officers Matter

- By empowering security officers, property owners and security managers can effectively harden soft targets while increasing the professionalism and legitimacy of a much maligned profession, says one ASIS member speaking at a fire-safety conference.

Security Convergence: Managing Enterprise Security Risk

- The text is an eye-opener for security professionals unfamiliar with the parallels between the dual disciplines of physical and logical security.

College Crime Day

- Division-I college football games cause an uptick in crime, a new study finds, but it worsens when an upset occurs.

Discouraging Loiterers by Design

- Urban properties that face challenges from loiterers, such as the homeless, can use crime prevention through environmental design principles to solve the problem.

Where Criminals Fear to Tread

- Use well-established environmental crime principles to make criminals conclude that it’s too risky to commit crimes on your property.

Explosive Testing of Window Systems – the Underlying Double-Standard

- Explosive testing can reveal deficiencies in both new technologies and improperly designed window systems. Unfortunately, either through misinterpretation or ill-intent, compliance with selected test standards has been slowly falling by the wayside.
 




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