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. 44, No. 10, October

A Capitol Idea
Security staff at the Illinois State Capitol learned to navigate the political waters to improve operations. It has been said that politics is the art of the possible. The security department at the Illinois State Capitol Complex has learned to...
Congressional Legislation
Identity theft. At a recent hearing, the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism, and Government Information heard testimony on a proposed identity theft bill (S. 2328), introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). The proposed...
Global Reach Brings Global Legal Liability
A Web page can instantaneously give a local or regional business an international presence. But that added reach has legal ramifications that have yet to be fully defined. Can simply posting a Web site subject a business to the laws and courts of hundreds...
Grounds for Protection
The goal is to use CPTED to subtly make the environment uncomfortable for criminals. "Before I built a wall," Robert Frost wrote in his famous poem, "I'd ask to know what I was walling in or walling out." Frost laments his neighbor's insistence...
Judicial Decisions
Intellectual property. According to a recent appeals court decision, an employee who signed an agreement not to disclose company information for three years is free to discuss that information after the contract has expired, even if a state law prevents...
Letters
Kudos Kudos to John Steines for his very informative and interesting article "Analyze This" (June), which addressed the serious subject of sexual harassment in the workplace. Well done. WILLIAM L. AMICO Shift Supervisor Trendlines, Inc....
Library Group to Revise Guidelines
Many of the world's most valuable books and most precious manuscripts reside in college and research libraries. But these institutions are often ill-equipped to preserve this cultural heritage. Those institutions will soon be receiving help in the...
"No Comment" Won't Do
TO DEAL WITH THE INEVITABLE MEDIA ATTENTION THAT OCCURS DURING A CRISIS, EVERY COMPANY SHOULD HAVE A TEAM AND A PLAN FOR HANDLING THE PRESS. IT IS 4 P.M. ON A QUIET FRIDAY in August. Top executives are away on vacation or business trips. The corporate...
Not by Books Alone
BY BRINGING STUDENTS AND SECURITY PROFESSIONALS TOGETHER TO DEVELOP AND TEST A CRISIS MANAGEMENT PLAN, THIS UNIVERSITY PROVED THAT BOTH GROUPS COULD BENEFIT. CRISIS MANAGEMENT CANNOT BE learned in a classroom alone. Proceeding on this premise, a...
Price Tag Soars for Federal VIP Security
Spurred by reports of excessive spending and misuse of security personnel, several years ago Congress asked the General Accounting Office (GAO) to look into security protection for ten of the fourteen Cabinet-level positions (Defense, Justice, State,...
Sending Signals
Developing and manufacturing prescription drugs is not the only thing on the minds of senior managers at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The Switzerland-based company, which was created in 1997 from the merger of two other drug makers, prides itself...
The Truck Stops Here
Knight Transportation trucking services is used to logging a lot of miles, as its drivers crisscross the country daily in some of the company's 1,400 trucks. Since its inception in 1990, the company has been specializing in regional, short to medium-length...
When Bad Things Happen to Good Businesses
In the United States and Canada, businesses face a type of legal responsibility known as civil liability, which has evolved from case decisions over the years. According to its general principles, an employer has a duty to avoid anything that increases...
When Two Roads Diverage
There may be a reason one road is less traveled. Follow these tips to improve travel security. LARGE CORPORATIONS SUCH AS MOTOROLA-ASIA PACIFIC (FOR WHOM I AM THE SECURITY DIRECTOR) typically have the benefit of in-house security departments or...

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