10/23/2014 - Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories studied high-value heists of the last three decades to discover principles for designing security systems to protect vital assets. Their conclusions are reported in The Perfect Heist: Recipes from Around the World.
09/25/2014 - Airstrikes on Iraq and Syria have raised concerns of retaliation after a French citizen was beheaded by jihadists. New York and New Jersey are increasing security in key locations. And the malware used in the Home Depot breach threatens other retailers.
09/23/2014 - Author Rory McMahon began his career as a probation officer in 1973 and he hasn’t stopped since. Today he is a successful investigator in the private sector and his book, Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators, displays his expertise.
Protecting the Integrity of Sport Competition: The Last Bet for Modern Sport, jointly issued by The University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the International Centre for Sport Security, is the result of a two-year research project. The issuing institutions say it is the first-ever comprehensive report into the scale and scope of illegal activity related to sports.
07/08/2014 - More than one in four people report having paid a bribe in the last 12 months when interacting with key public institutions and services and governments are not perceived as doing enough to hold the corrupt accountable. In the 2013 Global Corruption Barometer, Transparency International breaks down how widespread corruption is globally and how individual countries are handling the problem.
07/07/2014 - This book touches on most of the areas security professionals handle every day: schools, parking lots, airports, housing areas, banks, and service locations are likely candidates for criminal activity.
06/05/2014 - Three Canadian police officers were shot and killed yesterday and the shooter is at large. A military jet crashed into a southern California neighborhood, but nobody was injured. And the GAO makes recommendations on port security.
05/27/2014 - Chilling details are emerging about the 22 year-old gunman who killed six people in Santa Barbara, California on Friday. Search efforts continue for three men missing in a massive mudslide in western Colorado. And at least 40 people were killed in Eastern Ukraine in a clash at the Donetsk airport between pro-Russian separatists and the military.