Banking & Financial

Report Says Security Boosts Payment Cards Market

Sep 2, 2008 3:20 PM

Apart from replacing the cumbersome and often risky paper-based transaction system, electronic payments have boosted business prospects of organizations worldwide according to the report titled "Payment Cards: A Global Outlook," published by Global Industry Analysts Inc....

Survey Finds Most Banking Web Sites Have Dangerous Flaws

Jul 29, 2008 2:45 PM

More than 75 percent of the bank Web sites surveyed in a University of Michigan study had at least one design flaw that could make customers vulnerable to cyber thieves after their money or even their identity....

Banking Networks Victims Of Security Flaws And Holes

Jul 8, 2008 3:34 PM

TraceSecurity contends that the case of Citibank customers--whose funds were hacked--is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the overall security and compliance of the networks that process ATM transactions....


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Enterprise/Corporate Security

Study Finds Most N.C. Businesses Have Disaster Plans

Oct 14, 2008 2:21 PM

Fewer than one in five North Carolina businesses surveyed by AT&T for an annual study have no disaster recovery or continuity plan, and about three-quarters consider business continuity planning a priority....

ASIS Foundation Reports On Workplace Dishonesty

Sep 12, 2008 2:43 PM

Employers cannot afford to ignore this large-scale problem and should do everything in their power to create a workplace atmosphere that promotes honesty and encourages and rewards good behavior. ...

ASIS Foundation Explores Gun Violence In The Workplace

Sep 9, 2008 4:07 PM

Workplace violence affects more than two million workers in the United States every year and accounts for about 20 percent of all violent crime. That’s according to “Preventing Gun Violence in the Workplace,” a Connecting Research in Security to Practice (CRISP) Report commissioned by the ASIS Foundation....


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Government

Republican Convention Security Plans Under Way

Sep 2, 2008 3:19 PM

The Republican convention, which has already begun, has been designated a "national special security event," which means the Secret Service is responsible for planning and implementing a security scheme....

Denver Readies Security For Democratic National Convention

Aug 19, 2008 2:47 PM

After 19 months of work, Denver is ready to host the 2008 Democratic National Convention. The convention, starting Aug. 25, has pushed the host city to step up security measures. ...

Food Fight Against NAIS

Aug 1, 2008 12:00 PM By Sandra Kay Miller

Summer a great time to grill a few steaks or some chicken, toss up a fresh salad with tomatoes and for dessert, a nice bowl of gourmet ice cream. In the...


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Hospitals & Healthcare

Texas Hospital Deploys Analytics For Emergency Room

Jun 1, 2008 12:00 PM

Texas Hospital Deploys Analytics For Emergency Room Video analytics ensures round-the-clock operation and security at the emergency room of a Texas hospital....

A Hybrid Solution

Jun 1, 2008 12:00 PM

As the provider of choice for the greater community of Scottsdale, Ariz., Scottsdale Healthcare's mission is to identify and provide exceptional health...

Health Care IT Study Finds Mobility, Convenience Key To Productivity

May 27, 2008 3:13 PM

Imprivata Inc., a converged identity and access management appliance company, has completed a national survey examining Identity Management Trends in Health Care 2008....


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Hotels & Casinos

Network Security Lacking At U.S. Hotels, Study Finds

Oct 7, 2008 11:54 AM

Most U.S hotels are vulnerable to malicious attacks and are "ill prepared" to protect their guests from Internet security problems, claims “Hotel Network Security: A Study of Computer Networks in U.S. Hotels,” published by Cornell University....

Taking No Risks

Sep 1, 2008 12:00 PM

Located in the mountains just east of Grand Ronde, Ore., Spirit Mountain Casino is a premier gaming, entertainment, meeting, dining and shopping destination...

Route 66 Casino Realizes Benefits From Physical Security System

Sep 1, 2008 12:00 PM

Laguna Development Corp.'s Route 66 Casino, a nostalgia-themed casino near Alberquerque, N.M., that offers 1,600 slot and video poker machines, 26 table...


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Retail

Report Says Security Boosts Payment Cards Market

Sep 2, 2008 3:20 PM

Apart from replacing the cumbersome and often risky paper-based transaction system, electronic payments have boosted business prospects of organizations worldwide according to the report titled "Payment Cards: A Global Outlook," published by Global Industry Analysts Inc....

Combining Luxury and Security

Aug 1, 2008 12:00 PM By Stephanie Silk

Shoppers go there to spend. Residents go there to sleep. Kids go there to play. Tourists go there to ogle. The Americana at Brand is a new mixed-use development...

Driving Up Security

Aug 1, 2008 12:00 PM

A dramatic rise in theft and vandalism is costing car dealerships worldwide huge amounts in damages and increased insurance premiums. The Nick Whale BMW...


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Schools & Universities

Fire Safety Program Introduced At Ohio College Campuses

Oct 14, 2008 2:20 PM

As the nation turns its attention to fire safety during National Fire Prevention Week, a program to raise the awareness of campus fire safety among students is taking place in Ohio....

Schools Need Better Emergency Preparedness; More Funding

Oct 7, 2008 11:53 AM

A new survey of school resource officers (SROs) and administrators, revealed almost three-fourths of respondents are not extremely confident in their ability to lock down their school in case of an emergency, citing limited budgets to fund electronic access control technologies as the primary obstacle....

University Text Alert System Questioned

Sep 30, 2008 2:15 PM

News of the fatal stabbing that left a University of Southern California (USC) student dead has sparked concern over the effectiveness of USC's emergency notification system, TrojansAlert. ...


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Transportation

Bus Passengers Demand Better Security After Attack

Aug 5, 2008 3:31 PM

Greyhound spokespeople say that there’s no system in Canada similar to that in the United States, in which Greyhound bus passengers are subject to random security checks....

Ensuring Continuity

Jul 1, 2008 12:00 PM By Ashley Roe

Toronto Pearson International Airport - Canada's busiest airport, handling more than 31 million passengers a year - has deployed Planet Associates' Infrastructure...

Verifying Drivers

Jun 1, 2008 12:00 PM By James Shondel

Since 9/11, the threat of terrorist activities has made ports and transportation hubs top priorities for every type of security countermeasure. The need...


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