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. 46, No. 4, April

A Higher Degree of Security. (Working Wise)
The California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) was established by Walt Disney in 1961 as the first degree-granting institution of higher learning in the United States created specifically for students in the visual and performing arts. The school...
A Horse in the Force, of Course, of Course. (News and Trends)
Richard III famously offered his kingdom for a horse. Only a few of today's businesses, however, prefer to protect their "kingdoms" with a horse. Some malls, for example, have used private mounted patrols in parking lots to maintain a highly visible...
CEOs Are Mixed on Terrorism Concerns. (News and Trends)
A new survey on the effects of the September 11 attacks on U.S. businesses shows that while awareness of and concern about terrorism among CEOs of large companies have risen, a significant minority of these corporate chiefs do not anticipate substantial...
City Center Solutions. (Physical Security)
THE PAST SEVEN MONTHS HAVE SHAKEN U.S. businesses into a renewed awareness of the need for comprehensive security, perhaps nowhere more so than in commercial facilities. The two organizations highlighted in this look at protection in city centers were...
Creating a Self Portrait: Managers Need to Think about the Image of Themselves They Create in the Minds of Others. (Leading Edge)
A well-qualified security professional was interviewing for an important new position with a large corporation. She had done some homework on the firm and discovered that it was looking for a leader who could be especially innovative. During the interview,...
Highlights and Events: To Meet the Demands of Our Changed World, Look to the Event That's Been Keeping Security Professionals on the Leading Edge for Nearly Half a Century
General Sessions/Keynotes General Barry R. McCaffrey, USA (Ret.) Wednesday, September +/-1,8:00 am -- 9:00 am General Barry R. McCaffrey, a distinguished professor of National Security Studies at the U.S. Military Academy, also now serves as...
Home Alone: Companies Should Recognize the Special Risk of Hostage Situations for Mid-Level Employees with Access to High-Level Assets. (Financial Services)
The victims--two employees of a bank--were held hostage in their own homes with their families for approximately 14 hours as the band of criminals implemented its well-thought-out plan to steal the bank's cash. In both incidents, which occurred several...
Home on the Page. (News and Trends)
www.securitymanagement.com Timely security information is more important than ever. And that makes it more important than ever to use Security Management Online, which has breaking news plus in-depth analysis from sources around the world. Check...
How Can Workplace Violence Be Deterred? the Community Policing Model Has Been Successfully Applied to the Problem of Domestic Violence. the Same Model Can Be Used to Address Workplace Violence. (Viewpoint)
On December 26, 2000, Michael McDermott, facing financial troubles, allegedly took an AK-47 assault rifle, a shotgun, and a semiautomatic pistol to work. By noon, seven people were dead. The criminal trial in which McDermott will face charges in this...
Judicial Decisions. (Legal Reporter)
Sexual harassment. An appellate court has ruled that a flight attendant can pursue her sexual harassment case against her employer even though the incident of harassment occurred in a hotel room in a foreign country. Because of the nature of a flight...
NIST Releases Raft of Resources. (Tech Talk)
With fears of cyberattacks against critical national infrastructure heightened since September 11, Senator John Edwards (D-NC) has introduced a bill that would allow NIST to establish a nonprofit consortium of experts to create a set of best practices...
Patriot's International Implications: The USA Patriot Act Expanded the Definition of "Protected Computers" to Include Any outside the U.S. Where Communications Pass through a U.S.-Based Network. (Tech Talk)
When Congress passed what is known as the USA Patriot Act after September 11, it dramatically expanded the legal definition of a "protected computer." Previously, the law considered a computer within the United States that was used by the federal government...
Protests and the Politics of Protection: In Dealing with Protesters, Companies Must Uphold the Civil Rights of the Activists While Simultaneous Protecting Property and Personnel. (Special Feature)
An oil-drilling company operating in Canada had to move a 400-ton container vessel from the city where it was manufactured to where it would be used in the oil fields. The company's first thought was to make the move at night, but the government would...
School Scare Raises Security Concerns. (News and Trends)
A recent mailing from the Saudi Arabian embassy to schools across the United States was well-intentioned and meant as educational, but it has raised questions about the role of schools in homeland security. In two separate mailings in December and...
Tools for Digital Sleuths. (Tech Talk)
Investigators who are tasked with looking for deleted e-mail messages or hidden files on suspects' computers face a formidable task. One element of complexity is the sheer size of the task: it's not unusual for even a home user's computer to have tens...
Vandals with a Conscience? (Tech Talk)
Cyberdelinquents who use their knowledge of information security to compromise a Web site and deface an organization's Web page may be nothing more than a nuisance, the online equivalent of the graffitists who spray-paint their initials on brick walls....
Wireless Works for First Responders. (Tech Talk)
Within hours after American Airlines flight 77 slammed into the Pentagon on September 11, no less than 50 public safety agencies, from the City of Alexandria Fire Department to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, responded. All told, approximately...
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