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Business Security: Most Popular Articles

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

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