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Counterfeiting, Pandemic Preparedness Among Issues at Singapore Conference

- How Johnson & Johnson has revamped its approach to fighting counterfeiters and enlisted the help of Chinese officials was one topic among many at day two of the ASIS International second Asia-Pacific Conference in Singapore.

Terminations and Violence

- Security professionals should be wary of misconceptions about workplace violence and aware of how to reduce the risk of terminated employees becoming violent.

Just the Facts: Investigative Report Writing, 3rd Edition

- If you are interested in a review of the law enforcement report writing process and how it relates to your policies and procedures as a security professional, this book is for you.

An Urgent Message

- One school district tells how it uses a new mass notification system to alert parents to problems large and small.

Live Operators Can Help Stop an Outbreak of Infectious Disease

- A new RAND study to be published in the American Journal of Public Health says live operators are a good first defense in stopping the spread of infectious diseases, but better performance is needed.

Managing Work Anxiety

- Everyone feels anxiety, but managers cannot afford to succumb to it. Here's how to manage and minimize it.

School Improves Image

- A new digital camera system has helped administrators at one Canadian school identify thieves and vandals while keeping students safe.

Kilroy Has Left the Building

- CCTV has driven away graffiti and bogus slip-and-fall claims at one Manhattan building.

Bulking Up Video Surveillance

- A CCTV system is deemed fit for a chain of gyms.

Introduction to Emergency Management.

- Not so this book on emergency management, where the protagonists--disasters--take center stage. The authors load the book with bracing case studies and examples, which have infinitely more impact than generalizations and theories.

Patch as Patch Can

- One of the greatest dangers to a computer network is the presence of desktop PCs and servers that have not been patched for the latest vulnerabilities and can be exploited by malicious attacks such as worms. Blame goes to software developers for creating insecure programs as well as to network administrators who don't get patches installed before an attack happens.

Building Cleared of Glass Danger

- The National Geographic building discovers window film, and an electric meter supplier gets a reading on patch management software.

Powering Up Log Auditing

- A holding company for utilities finds a solution to digging through network log entries.

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