Chemical Facility Security, Social Media at Work, Discrimination, and Drug Dogs Listen in as Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Steve Roberts about how the chemical facility security regulations are working. Laura also talks with Security Management editors about other topics in this month’s magazine, including court cases on discrimination and the use of drug dogs in police searches; also, what companies must consider before monitoring employee use of social media and a look at one type of software that can help with monitoring.
WHAT INCITES VIOLENCE, AND CASES ON MEDICAL INFORMATION SHARING, RETALIATION, AND EMBEZZLING Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with authors and editors about highlights in this month's print edition of Security Management, including what hot buttons leaders push when they want to incite violence in followers; what the courts have said about a case when a company told a future employer about a past employee's medical condition; and a court looks at whether a case of termination after a complaint qualified as retaliation. Also, how companies can prevent and detect fraud.
What Causes Terrorist Groups to Cease to Exist, Background Screening, and Homeowner Association Security Laura Spadanuta talks this month with Security Management editors about some of the issues covered in the March edition. Among the topics: how terrorist groups end; a look at cases on employment law and background screening; and whether it’s legal for a homeowner’s association to set up private security and fine community members for speeding.
POACHING, LONE WOLF ATTACKERS, AND SOCIAL MEDIA Laura Spadanuta talks this month with Security Management editors about some of the issues covered in the February digital edition. Among the topics: how law enforcement in Florida is going online to find poachers; a look at lone wolf attackers; a court case involving questions about the use of social media information as part of the evidence, and a look at the U.K.’s Health Protection Agency.
HOSPITAL SHOOTINGS, DRUG DOGS, DATA BREACHES, AND AIRPORT SECURITY Listen in as Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about a study on past hospital shootings and the lessons to be learned; a court ruling on drug dogs, data security, and problems and progress at the Transportation Security Administration.
HOSPITAL SHOOTINGS, DRUG DOGS, DATA BREACHES, AND AIRPORT SECURITY Laura Spadanuta talks this month with Security Management editors about several of the issues covered in the January edition. Among the topics: a study of hospital shootings and the lessons to be learned from the data analysis; a look at Supreme Court cases on the use of drug dogs; a unique data breach, and a discussion of problems and progress at the Transportation Security Administration.
ARMORED CAR TRENDS, LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP, AND COUNTERING IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICES Laura Spadanuta talks this month with Security Management editors about some of the issues covered in the December edition. Among the topics: How people in Central and South American countries are more frequently turning to armoring their vehicles to better protect themselves; a look at the 112th Congress and security-related legislation; and a look at the evolution of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and what the United States government is doing to counter IED use.
Piracy, Drones, Information Security, and Use of Force Laura Spadanuta talks this month with editors and a security consultant about issues covered in the fully digital November edition of Security Management. Among the topics: How a fictional film on Somali pirates gives a useful inside view from the pirate’s perspective; how universities are striving to address mobile device security threats; how the courts have ruled on a use-of-force case involving students, and how drones are now being used to aid in search and response in disasters.
Voting Security, Workplace Harassment, Whistleblower Protections, Airport Security, and Crisis Communications Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about this month's topics, including how voting security has evolved since the contentious Bush v. Gore case, how a recent workplace harassment case helps to clarify what qualifies as a hostile work environment, and what another court says about the application of whistleblower protections to persons working for U.S. companies outside of the United States. Also discussed: Are security breaches at U.S. airports being adequately tracked and analyzed? And what do companies need to do with regard to social media communications in a crisis?
9-11 Lessons, Business Continuity Funding, Checking Out Potential Business Partners, and More Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about what's in this month's issue. Among the topics are how the Philadelphia Comcast Center, which was just about to be built when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, tore up its plans and completely revised its building to improve security. Also discussed: how to get your company to fund its business continuity program, what you need to know before you enter into business deals with partners in distant countries, and what former Transportation Security Administration head Kip Hawley has to say about the state of airport security.
Security Salaries, Transportation Security, Online Data Collection Considerations, and Self-Incrimination Rulings Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about some of the issues covered in this month's print edition including the findings from the 9th annual ASIS security salary survey and how you can get a free copy of the full report. Also discussed: how terrorists are being kept offguard by mobile teams that are randomly deployed to secure various modes of transport; what companies need to know before they try to "screen scrape" to gather data behind the scenes from Web sites; and what the courts are saying about when or whether a person needs to give the government their password so that the government can access their protected computer data.
Heathcare Law, Dirty Bombs, Workplace Harassment, Privacy, and More Join Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with Security Management editors about issues in this month's print edition, plus some online exclusives from the Web site. Among the issues: How the New York City metropolitan area is working with homeland security and multiple local jurisdictions to improve the likelihood that any terrorist attempt to bring a dirty bomb into the city would be detected. Also how the courts have ruled on a workplace harassment case that involved a disabled worker being harassed by coworkers at work and online. There's also a look at securing heathcare records. Two online exclusives include one on what schools in Maryland area being required to stock to help kids avoid a heath risk, and an article that looks at the how the healthcare law just sanctioned by the Supreme Court may affect guard service providers.
NIGERIA'S DEMOCRACY, AIRPORT SCANNERS, VICARIOUS LIABILITY, AND MORE Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about this month's issues, including threats to Nigeria's new democracy, progress and problems in airport body scanners, court cases on vicarious liability and immunity, and how social media factor into modern investigations.
Disaster Planning for Hospitals, Drug Subs, and Security Risks of Personal Devices at Work Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about topics covered in this month's first-ever fully digital edition. Topics include: what New Orleans' experience during Hurricane Katrina taught hospitals about emergency evacuation versus sheltering in place decisions; how the U.S. government is fighting drug smugglers at sea; and how companies are adapting to the security risks that arise when employees bring their own smartphones and other mobile devices to work. And go to www.securitymanagement.com to read the full digital edition, including videos, interactive maps and charts, and much more.
Retail Loss Prevention, Catching Terrorists, Stopping Fraud, and Minimizing Social Media Risks Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks this month with a security expert on how stores can build in-house loss prevention teams. Another security professional discusses how corporations can use anti-fraud teams to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud. Laura also talks with Security Management editors about how Colorado's fusion center is a model for the nation and how companies can cope with the risks of employees using social media at work.