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Security's Sweet Spot

- When it bought and renovated a former candy factory, Novartis built layered security measures into plans.

DHS Adopts ASIS's Private Sector Resilience Standard

- The Department of the Homeland Security yesterday adopted ASIS International's Organizational Resilience Standard as part of a program designed to voluntarily bolster the resilience of private organizations during man-made and natural disasters and emergencies.

Honesty Isn't Just Good Policy, It's Good for the Bottom Line

- Honesty really is the best policy not only because it's ethical but also because corrupt practices will land the company in court, saddle it with costly fines, and ruin its reputation.

Fighting Corruption

- Several organizations publish helpful guides that provide advice for companies developing an anti-corruption program; among them are PricewaterhouseCoopers and Transparency International. Read both of the organizations’ guidelines online, here and here.

Companies Must Respect Their Duty of Care

- Companies must be aware of their legal obligations to protect employees who are living or traveling abroad for business, says International SOS.

The Golden Rule

- The operators of Peru's Yanacocha gold mine have learned that working with nongovernmental organizations and doing good for local communities yield security benefits.

Building a New Corporate Security Strategy

- Caterpillar's Director of Global Security Timothy L. Williams, CPP, and members of his security team talk to Security Management about devising a corporate security strategy.

Picture of Health

- A new surveillance system helps Southside Medical Center offer succor in a secure environment.

Caring for Patients

- How one medical center created an ambassador program within its security ranks to enhance customer service and create a career path.

Lessons from Swine Flu, Year One

- On the first anniversary of the first fatality from swine flu, an infectious disease specialist discusses lessons learned from a still mysterious virus on today's The New York Times op-ed page.

Schooled in Preparedness

- A federal grant allowed the East Aurora (Illinois) School District to create and implement a top-notch all-hazards emergency management plan.

Doing It the Dutch Way

- A look at how the Netherlands pioneered public-private partnerships and how it is using the model to propel innovation in homeland security.

Imagining Security

- The 21st century will lead to a paradigm shift in the way people think of security, Imagining Security says.

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