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

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