September 11 has fueled an unprecedented amount of security-related activity in both the public and private sectors. Businesses, government agencies, associations, interest groups, and other entities are churning out surveys, checklists, fact sheets, and other information. Here's what's new this month. Get there by going to Security Management Online at www.securitymanagement.com. Click on "Beyond Print" and scroll to "News & Trends," then down to "Home on the Page." Also look for the @ symbol in the magazine for more online links.
Terrorism. Since the September terrorist attacks, numerous congressional hearings have addressed the issue. The U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) has been among the agencies frequently asked to express its views.
Nancy Kingsbury, managing director of GAO's Applied Research and Methods, testified before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans' Affairs, and International Relations, House Committee on Government Reform that the Department of Defense had …