Security Management

Security Management is a magazine covering loss prevention and security. Since it was founded in 1957, it is published monthly. The magazine is published by ASIS International.Subjects for Security Management include building management and maintenance. The editor-in-chief is Sherry Harowitz.

Articles from Vol. 40, No. 5, May

Campus Card
Despite its proximity to downtown Sacramento, Davis, California, is still a college town. "That fifteen minutes from the city can make a big difference in people's sense of security," says Roy Benson, assistant director of housing for facilities at the...
Closed Security in an Open Environment
No fences surround the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Campus administrators purposely opted to leave the university's 200 acres open to foster an inviting atmosphere for the approximately 8,200 students and 600 faculty and staff members. The arrangement...
Harmonizing Security
Built in 1900, the Boston Symphony Hall hosts the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, and approximately 450,000 patrons per year. Two years ago, the harmony of almost a century was nearly destroyed when a spectator hid inside the hall after a...
Home on the Page
Fifty-two percent of Security Management readers with access to online services visited sites on the World Wide Web during the last month, according to a recently completed reader survey. The poll of 500 Security Management readers (of which 60 percent...
Is the Country Prepared for Today's Threat?
As security practitioners, we face a major challenge going into the twenty-first century - the need to protect infrastructure assets against an attack by terrorists using explosives. We are now witnessing an increase of terrorist planning activity that...
Making a List, Checking It Twice
Today's security professionals are challenged as never before to handle ever-broadening concerns with shrinking resources. Responding to these pressures, security managers sometimes contract out guard force services as a quick way to save money. But...
New Call for Espionage Law
The patchwork of state and federal laws applicable to industrial espionage makes it difficult for authorities to successfully prosecute corporate spies, according to FBI Director Louis J. Freeh. "What's lacking is a systematic federal law [that] addresses...
Oklahoma City: One Year Later
Within days after the April 19, 1995, blast that ripped through downtown Oklahoma City, many local businesses rushed to beef up short-term security. In the months following, many also reevaluated their security strategies. Now, a year after the tragedy,...
Success in the Surveillance Society
Malcolm Smith and David Lee, strangers until earlier that afternoon, descended into an underground walkway one evening in May 1993, shortly after leaving an English pub. Once out of public view, Lee grabbed Smith and threw him to the ground. Raining...