NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Arrest Records, Maritime Cybersecurity, Maricopa County Immigration, and More

A new study says a third of Americans have been arrested. The EU issues its first report on maritime cybersecurity. DHS takes over immigration duties from Maricopa County. And more.

Book Review: Managing Security Overseas

The book is aimed at entry-level security personnel or those with little or no experience in the international arena of unstable or volatile countries.

Book Review - Private Security in the 21st Century: Concepts and Applications

This work is something of a paradox. It has some very impressive strengths but these are accompanied by glaring deficiencies, says reviewer Chris Hertig.

Pentagon Assures Tenants That Mark Center Is Safe and Sound

In a letter issued last week, the Pentagon's top security official has assured tenants at the newly opened Mark Center that the building is safe after media reports questioned its ability to withstand a terrorist bombing.

ASIS Opens 57th Annual Seminar and Exhibits By Commemorating 9-11

In an appropriate break with the tradition of boisterous and high energy opening ceremonies, the ASIS International 57th Annual Seminar and Exhibits kicked off with a reflective and somber review of the events of 9-11, including tributes to the ASIS members who died in the collapse of the Twin Towers.

Morning Security Brief: Chicago's Transparency Initiative, Tasers in Jail, Computer-Based Combat, And More

Chicago plans to make public millions of crime stats. Milwaukee jail staff will receive Tasers. U.S. General warns of computer-based combat. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Subcommittee Overhaul, Anonymous Hacker Speaks, Wikileaks, and More

9-11 Commission knocks homeland security subcommittees on duplication of efforts. Cisco interviews an Anonymous hacker. Wikileaks posts all 250,000 cables unredacted. And more.

The Security Implications of Social Networks

Whether online or in the real world, social networks have real implications and applications for security professionals.

CSO Roundtable Keynote Speaker Talks Security in Brazil Ahead of 2016 Olympics

Neil Fergus, chief executive of Intelligent Risks, talks opportunities and risks in Brazil as well as the upcoming CSO Roundtable Latin American Summit in Rio de Janeiro this December

Public and Private Security Organizations Issue Warnings About Upcoming Koran Burning Event

Public and private security organizations worldwide have issued security warnings in anticipation of a Koran-burning ceremony organized by a fringe evangelical preacher in Gainesville, Florida, on the ninth anniversary of 9-11.

(UPDATE: Pastor agrees to cancel event.)

 




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