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Homeland Security

- To find out what’s at risk in Iowa, read the full interview with David L. Miller, administrator, Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division.

Dogs and Detection

- Guidelines have been proposed pertaining to how explosives-detection dogs should be trained and certified, among other issues. There’s still time to comment on the drafts.

Security Survey

- A 2006 Global Security Survey highlights an increase in the number of security breaches, among other findings.

Safe Internet Practices

- NIST has issued a number of new draft guides containing recommendations on various aspects of Internet security, including e-mail and Web applications.

Cyberthreats at Chemical Plants

- A new guide from the chemical industry informs companies about cybersecurity concerns.

Premises Liability

- A club owner may be held liable for failing to protect two patrons who were attacked outside as they left the premises.

Security Offensive

- Learn about the six common attributes of the most successful companies that best align security with business objectives.

Court Threat

- The Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Assistance bulletin outlines a ten-step threat management process.

Terrorism Handbook

- The National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorisms 2006 terrorism yearbook has articles on terrorist tactics from 1980 to 2005 and much more.

Laptop Theft

- Read these security recommendations, including a lobby security checklist for office buildings, to prevent laptop thefts.

Pandemic Web Site

- The University of Minnesota Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy has developed a Web site to provide information on state pandemic plans.

Intellectual Property

- Efforts to reduce piracy and counterfeiting of goods are reviewed in this GAO report.

Hurricane Defenses

- Find out how buildings could be strengthened against hurricanes in a NIST report that recommends enforcing strict building standards for hurricane-prone regions.
 




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