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From the Archive: VIP Press Coverage and Executive Protection

- Protective services agents play a greater role in how their VIP is perceived by the press than they know. Here are some tips from the January 2011 edition of Security Management for how protective service agents can ensure that the press gets access without endangering the VIP, so everyone can do their job.

SuperSize Security

- A partnership of public and private security organizations began developing a game plan for securing Super Bowl XXXII before the first kickoff of the 1997 NFL season.

Book Review: Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff between Privacy and Security

- Daniel Solove, a professor at George Washington University’s Law School addresses the issue with great detail and insight.

Fighting Butterfly Effects with Starfish Resilience

- Preparing for the decade ahead.

Book Review: Broker, Trader, Law­yer, Spy: The Secret World of Corporate Espionage

- The chief contribution of this book to the body of literature on corporate espionage is a unique examination of individuals who straddle the public and private sectors in the practice of their tradecraft.

Editor's Note: Is It Foolish to Fool Yourself?

- Fooling yourself, which sounds like a road to disaster, may be the key to becoming a truly innovative leader.

Morning Security Brief: Video Analytics, Videoconferencing Vulnerable to Hackers, Security Violations at Nuclear Lab, and More

- TSA says new video analytics system is 100 percent accurate. Videoconference setups are often unsecured, says a security researcher. Multiple security violations are being investigated at Oak Ridge Laboratory. And more.

Is It Foolish to Fool Yourself?

- Fooling yourself, which sounds like a road to disaster, may be the key to becoming a truly innovative leader.

Natural Hazards, UnNatural Disasters: The Economics of Effective Prevention

- Despite the number of contributors, the book is exceptionally well-written with a substantial quantity of carefully researched information.

Contemporary Security Management, Third Edition

- The book is highly recommended as a textbook and reference that will be useful for some time.

Surveillance App

- Find out more about this inexpensive surveillance application that lets users view live Web cam footage from an Apple device.

Book Review: Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence

- Edward J. Appel, CEO of iName­Check, has written a primer for today’s security professionals covering the ins and outs of Internet vetting, data mining, and intelligence gathering.

State Department Says Commercial Ships Should Use Armed Guards for Protection

- The UN Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution calling for members to cooperate with the Somali government to use “all necessary means” to combat piracy. The State Department has suggested private security protect ships in dangerous waters.
 




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