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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.

Digital Photos: Seeing Shouldn't Always Lead to Believing

- Powerful software programs can make it difficult to know whether a digital photograph is the real McCoy or a fraud.

Private Security Companies Move to the High-Seas

- Governments and corporations alike have hired private maritime security contractors to provide training and protection services to defend their marine assets.

House of Worship Security and Training Tips

- Last year's shootings at a Colorado mission and megachurch are a reminder that even houses of worship must address security.

Vein Recognition Use Grows

- A biometric technology that identifies users by the unique vein pattern on their fingers or hands is becoming more popular.

Negligent hiring

- (Elliott v. Titan Security Service et al, Illinois Court of Appeals, No. 1-01-4226, 2004)

Reducing False Alarms, A La Carte

- In Toronto, citizens and businesses can choose whether police or private security personnel respond to alarms. Those who choose police bear the cost of false alarms.The video, developed by the Private Sector Liaison Committee of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, also identifies the worst false-alarm offenders: municipal buildings, banks, schools, and churches.

The Security Handbook, Second Edition

- This book addresses the issue of providing professional training to security officers and supervisors who seek a career in security. A user-friendly text, it is filled with checklists covering topics such as how to improve job performance and prepare for a job interview.

Did You Know That?

- Security, once a priority only for security professionals, is now getting the attention of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) professionals. They say that training employees to protect against terrorism and other violence has become a top priority. The findings come from a study of 828 EHS trainers conducted by Business and Legal Reports and the Environmental, Safety and Health Training Association.

Meeting Management's Expectations

- Whether in-house or proprietary, the key to building and maintaining a successful security force program is to ensure that it is well-managed and focused on company needs.

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