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Redact a PDF File in 8 Easy Steps
How to redact a PDF file and effectively remove sensitive information.
4 Best Locations to Position Your Security...
The best locations for your security cameras.
4 Tips for Implementing Surveillance Policy
Tips for using security cameras while respecting employee privacy.
6 Security Policies You Need for Your Company
An introduction to the written security policies needeed to protect an organization.
4 Things to Consider before Using a Dummy...
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6 Steps to Developing Effective Key Control...
Do you have enforceable and up-to-date key control policies? An introduction to key control and key control policies.
The News of the World Phone Hacking Scandal
The tracking methods that destroyed the UK's oldest newspaper.
Breaking the Crime Triangle
By understanding the crime triangle, you can reduce the opportunities for business related crime.
What You Should Know about Physical Security
An introduction to physical security
2 Ways You Can Avoid Data Theft by Erasing a...
How to completely erase a hard drive so that data cannot be retrieved.
Sample Visitor Access Policy for Your Business
A sample Visitor Access Policy for a small to mid-sized business to use as a guide. Use this as a starting point for drafting your own policies.
7 Free and Efficient Antivirus Programs
A listing of free software for home use and trial downloads of business applications.
A Short History of AES Encryption
A short history of the development of the AES encryption standard.
How Your Twitter Account Makes It Easy to Stalk...
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A Sample Opening and Closing Policy
A sample opening and closing policy that can be modified to use in most retail security environments.
A Veteran Security Officer Provides Insight...
A veteran Security Officer provides insight into his challenging profession. Page 2.
Security Camera Basics
A guide to using video cameras in your business security program.
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's...
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli offers insight into the lawsuit against LifeLock
Introduction to Electronic Access Control
An introduction to Electronic Access Control with tips on choosing the system that is best for your business.
How to Choose a Deadbolt Lock
How to choose a deadbolt to secure a business
LifeLock's Very Odd Case
LifeLock quickly resolves an issue that stumped law enforcement.
The LifeLock Files
An inside look at a pioneering security company
Video Surveillance: State of the Art Options
A Short History of Video Surveillance Technology
3 Steps to a Strong Password
A method for creating strong passwords, with tips for guarding your password.
Penetration Testing: What Is It? Do I Need It?
An introduction to penetration testing,and how it can help protect your business.
A Summary of State Data Breach Laws
State laws regulating security data breach notification
4 Things You Can Do to Secure Your Smartphone
4 steps you can take now to protect your smartphone from viruses and hackers.
Sample Website, Blogging and Social Media Policy
A Sample Website, Blogging and Social Media Policy for Businesses
ATM Skimming
How to protect yourself from atm skimming
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
Buildings and properties are designed to prevent damage from the force of the elements and natural disasters. They should also be designed to prevent crime.
Covert Security Cameras
An introduction to covert surveillance cameras
10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Secure Your...
10 things that businesses can do to protect people, property and information.
Building Security 101
A introductory guide to securing your business.
A Building Security Checklist
A checklist that will help to implement the principles crime prevention through environmental design.
Understanding Your Security System
How a Security System Protects Your Business
Starting Your Business Continuity Plan
5 Items to consider before writing a Business Continuity Plan. Includes resources for developing a formal plan.
Protecting Your BlackBerry
Four steps you can take to protect the data on your BlackBerry
Copier Hard Drive Security
How to secure the information on your copier hard drive
The OnGARD Security Door Brace
An introduction to the OnGARD Security Door Brace.
Read the Transcript of the George Zimmerman...
A transcript, with comments, of the call made by George Zimmerman to the Sanford Police Department
Security Cameras for the Workplace
An introduction to the latest techniques and technology you can use to add security cameras to your business or home office.
The LifeLock Lawsuit
A brief history of the Federal Trade Commission lawsuit against LifeLock.
AVG Business Security
A Review of AVG's Suite of Business Security Software
The 5 Dumbest Hacks of All Time
Five of the dumbest hacks ever attempted.
How to Secure Your Twitter Account
Essential steps for securing your Twitter Account
5 Ways Your Business Can Deter Robbery
5 Steps Employees Can Take to Help Prevent Robberies
Two Security Cameras that Overcome Difficult...
Honeywell and Speco cameras perform well in difficult lighting situations.
Security Cameras You Should Know
An introduction to four innovative security camera technologies (and one you should avoid).
Do You Need an Armed Guard?
The Pros and Cons of Armed Security
Target Hardening
Making your business a difficult target for crime
Facial Recognition (and Identity Theft) Made Easy
New technology may make it possible to steal and identity with only a webcam.
Do I Need Electronic Access Control?
A guide to evaluating your need for Electronic Access Control with links to several manufacturers. Page 2.
The Role of the Floor Marshall
A Floor Marshall program is part of an overall Visitor Management Policy aimed at reducing theft and workplace violence.
D-Link Wireless Video Security
D-Link's new video recorder and cameras provide a plug and play surveillance solution.
High Profile Data Breach Cases
A run-down of some high profile data breach cases.
Protecting Yourself on the Road
An introduction to self-defense and personal protection for the business traveler
How to Protect Your Home Office with a D-Link...
How to install and use a D-Link wireless security camera.
Biometric
definition of the security term biometric
Online Banking Security
7 Best Practices for Securing Your Online Transactions
Choosing a Video Security Contractor
How to hire the right company to design and install your camera system.
Traveling with Laptop Security in Mind
Best practices for traveling securely with your laptop
Creepy Technology
A short anthology of some interesting and inventive methods being developed to steal data and identities.
The SituCon Surveillance System
With the SituCon surveillance system, privacy is the norm.
GPS Tracking: An Invasion of Privacy?
The Supreme Court's unanimous decision in the United States v. Jones GPS tracking case has been hailed as a victory by privacy rights advocates. But many difficult questions remain unanswered.
15 Ways to Provide Strong Identity Theft...
15 Ways to Provide Strong Identity Theft Protection
Staying Safe in Your Hotel
Tips for staying safe in your hotel while traveling overseas.
Your Own Private Google
Personalizing your privacy settings, and other ways to use Google anonymously
A Policy for Dealing with Civil Disturbances
A policy to help businesses deal with civil disturbances
The Ins and Outs of Security
How to Implement Natural Access Control in Your Security Program
Key Control
definition of the security term Key Control
Your First Steps Towards a Successful...
Your first steps for conducting an internal investigation.
Online Security Tips
How to defend yourself against 3 common online attacks
Increased Visibility Means Increased Security
How to Implement Natural Surveillance in Your Security Program
How Cybercrime Pays
Why Talented People Will Work So Hard to Infect Your Computers
Protect Yourself from Social Engineering
A look at some common social engineering attacks, and how to protect yourself.
A Definition of the Security Term White Hat...
: A white hat hacker is basically the same as an "ethical" hacker. In some cases, a white hat will be
Attack of the Killer Data
Best practices for securing your data online.
Megapixel Security Cameras
An introduction to megapixel security cameras
Threats Against Smartphones Are Rising
A look at the future of smartphone security
Infrared Security Cameras
What is an IR camera, and how do you use it?
How to Maintain Your Privacy in the Information...
How to protect your privacy in an information driven society.
Securing Houses of Worship
Solutions to the unique challenges of securing Houses of Worship.
Geotagging
Geotagging is a powerful technology that can be used to track you if you are not careful.
Security for Business Travelers
A collection of security articles for the business traveler
Pixim Wide Dynamic Range Video Technology
An introduction to Pixim Wide Dynamic Range Technology for Security Cameras
Arrow Revolution Deadbolt
An introduction to Arrow's electronic deadbolt
Malware
A definition of the security term malware.
How to Implement Territorial Reinforcement in...
How to Implement Territorial Reinforcement in Your Security Program
DVR
A Definition of the Security Term DVR
Staying Safe at the Airport
Tips from the U.S. Department of State for Overseas Travelers
Securing Your Laptop on the Road
Seven practical steps for protecting your laptop pc and sensitive data while traveling.
Alarm System
A definition of the security term, alarm system.
A Definition of the Security Term "Spear...
: A sophisticated form of email fraud targeting a specific person or organization. In this type of attack,
Maintenance and Security
An introduction to the CPTED principle of Maintenance
Gimme Security
Security Lessons from the Tragic Altamont Free Festival
Preparing for Changes to Google's Privacy Policy
An overview of Google's new privacy policy
CyberLock
An introduction to the CyberLock access control system.
How to Protect Your Business from Cybercrime...
How to protect your business from cybercrime and online scams
An Introduction to CPTED
An introduction to the principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
How to Set a BlackBerry Password
How to protect your BlackBerry with a password
CSO
A definition of the security term CSO or Chief Security Officer
Medeco's Nexgen XT
A look at Medeco's Nexgen XT hardware. Page 2.
Down Home Security
Personal attention can help deter bank robbery
Hotel Room Fires
Tips for protecting yourself in the event of a hotel room fire.
Data Breach Notification Laws
A state by state guide to data breach disclosure laws. Page 2.
Violent Confrontations in the Workplace
Information that you can use to help prevent and protect yourself against violent confrontations
Protecting Your Home Office
A Step-by-step Guide to Protecting Your Home Office
The LifeLock Lawsuit is Settled
In March of 2010, the Federal Trade Commission and 35 State Attorneys General settled their lawsuit against LifeLock. Page 2.
How Your Business Can Cope with Swine Flu
Steps to Consider When Preparing for a Pandemic Such as H1N1 or Swine Flu
Deadly Shootings Raise Questions about...
Security lessons from three deadly workplace attacks
Managing Your Risks in the Age of Social Media
A collection of articles to help you manage the risks of social media safely within your business.
A Definition of the Security Term Embezzlement
A definition of the security term embezzlement.
A Definition of the Security Term Encryption
A definition of the security term Encryption
Redact
A definition of the security term, Redact.

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