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DHS Grant Process

- The DHS's recently revised risk and needs-based grant allocation process needs more oversight, according to a new report.

Into, Through,Out of Africa

- Trends in tightening fraud controls and preventing identity theft. Plus, security intelligence aids an African journey, and more.

Building Security

- Find out which retrofit option is best to protect your building from a number of chemical releases according to a joint government report.

Convergence

- A study conducted by Booz Allen for ASIS International looks at the implications of convergence.

The Growing Trend Toward Convergence

- The survey was conducted by Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) for ASIS International, the Information Systems Security Association, and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.

The Road to Rational Decision-Making

- Most of us are lousy decision-makers, and unfortunately many of the decisions that we take as individuals or as a society can be both very wrong and have very harmful or costly consequences. But there are many tried and tested ways of making relatively sound decisions. Cost-benefit analysis, risk management, and related disciplines that rely on statistics, economics, the law, and psychology allow us to weigh choices rationally and increase the odds of making wise choices.

Virgina Tech Panel Recommendations

- On August 29, 2007, the Virginia Tech Review Panel released a large report investigating the massacre at the university that claimed 33 lives, including the shooter. Throughout, the panel made recommendations on how Virginia Tech and other universities could rectify security gaps to minimize the likelihood something like this could happen again. To make it easier for security practitioners to read the recommendations, Security Management  compiled them in one convenient place. To view the recommendations, click here.

Numbers

- 23 Number of states that provide information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System on persons disqualified from possessing firearms under federal law for mental health reasons.

Deterring Robberies

- Thwarting bank robberies by initiating a bank robbery prevention program.

Rattlesnakes and Other Surprise Solutions

- As Associate Editor Ann Longmore-Etheridge noted in her feature, there are many resources risk managers can consult whether planning overseas trips or preparing for a pandemic.

Keeping Investors Terror-Free

- Now the Washington, D.C.-based Conflict Securities Advisory Group, Inc., offers the Global Security Risk Monitor, a service that lets fund managers screen out companies doing business in countries designated as sponsors of terrorism.

Nuclear Facility Security

- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a proposed rule requiring that nuclear facilities conduct risk assessments, implement training exercises, and enhance security programs.

New In PlainText

- A guide to conducting security risk assessments.
 




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