04/23/2013 - Easy-to-read and often humorous, Dan Ariely’s The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty is highly relevant for security managers, notwithstanding its breezy style. Readers will come away with an understanding of the drivers of dishonesty and how to restructure the environment for better security.
04/02/2013 - Google's privacy director says she's stepping down, the Russian governmnet blocks content on Facebook and Twitter, and the FBI and DHS say Telephone Denial of Service attacks on on the rise at public safety call centers.
03/18/2013 - A study recently published online by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society looks at the path taken by blown debris from storms that struck the southeastern United States on April 27, 2011. The New York Times reports about the implications of letting those charged with domestic violence keep firearms. And more.
12/07/2012 - Mayor Cory Booker supports collective bargaining for security workers. The federal government is expanding its use of polygraphs to weed out employees who could leak sensitive information. A 7.0 earthquake hits Japan, tsunami warning lifted. And more.
11/30/2012 - One of the greatest challenges for any security director is finding and retaining the right people to fill security positions. The keys to success are to know how to attract and interview candidates and then how to engender loyalty among those who join the team. ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
06/12/2012 - During a crisis situation, security professionals, corporate and public officials, and law enforcement representatives must know how best to work with the media to disseminate information to the public. Jane Jordan-Meier’s book takes up this issue in an informative and comprehensive way.