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Smaller Churches Lack Security, Experts Say

- Experts say smaller churches generally lack security plans that could help identify an attacker beforehand or minimize the damage of an attack, the Associated Press reports.

Just 2 Seconds: Using Time and Space to Defeat Assassins

- Attacks against high-risk individuals will have begun and ended in the time it took you to read this. 

Indian Firms Begin to Invest in Security Services After Mumbai

- Business firms generally have a hard time justifying significant investment in security and terrorism insurance, but Indian firms are beginning to realize how important it can be after the Mumbai terrorist attacks.

International Security Programs

- A new benchmark study sponsored by the Security Executive Council collected information on international security programs. Security leaders can use it to compare and improve their programs. Read a summary report of the first-stage findings online.

The New Bodyguard: A Practical Guide to the Close Protection Industry

- A guide for those who want to work as body guards—without the mythology.

Measures and Metrics in Corporate Security: Communicating Business Value

- As the security industry matures and security professionals increase their influence at the C-suite level, the importance of communicating security’s business value grows.

What it Took to Protect Obama Last Night at Grant Park

- As more than a hundred thousand people descended on Grant Park in Chicago to watch Senator Barack Obama's victory speech last night, layers upon layers of security protected the president-elect.

Force Multipliers Good and Bad

- Looking at force multipliers—good and bad.

LAPD Wants to Exclusively Provide Security on Hollywood Sets

- LAPD Chief William Bratton argues the current movie-set officers, many of whom are retired police officers, are not accountable to the police department.

U.S. Federal Legislation: Infrastructure Protection

- A bill (H.R. 1662) that will provide funding for site security at some federal facilities has been included in an appropriations bill funding the Department of the Interior. The bill has been singed into law (P.L. 110-229).

Blackwater to Move Away from Protection Services

- Blackwater Worldwide officials say protective services were never "the master plan" and argue that sensational media coverage has distorted its image.

Speak Your Mind on Security Management Forums

- Security Management's newly redesigned forum gives security novices and professionals alike a common area to exchange expertise and get questions answered.

Security and Loss Prevention, Fifth Edition

- Security professionals need a practical baseline of information and concepts and knowledge of current and future risks to do their job. They'll get both in this book.
 




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