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SAVE THE DATE: Tackling Global Security Threats – June 7, 8 and 9 of June 2016 Washington DC Three of the leading organizations in global security: The Anti Money Laundering Association, (The AMLA) Quaynote Communications and Security Solutions International-SSI will be hosting the first Tackling Global Security Threats conference in Washington DC on June 7-9 2016. Each organization will showcase best practices vital to tackling Global Threats for corporations. Besides their expertise, all three organizations are well known for their very successful conferences. Against a background of heightened tensions across the Globe this conference is imperative for corporations that are concerned with optimizing their response to the current environment. Who should attend? ·         Human Resources directors ·         Risk managers ·         Security directors and managers ·         Crisis management executives ·         Business continuity executives ·         Insurers, lawyers, medical, operational, travel and procurement professionals ·         AML or BSA executives ·         C-Suite executives Day...
Common Sense Self Defense-Street Combat “Principles  of  Reality” Common sense self defense street combat has been designed to meet the needs of today’s environment. CSSD-SC is not a particular way or style of martial art or fighting. It IS principles of motion tied into conceptual patterns that are tempered by the complex legal liabilities of our current society. CSSD/SC then takes the conceptual patterns of motion and establishes a framework that allows one to see the conceptual usage of those patterns. No two students will seem the same for NO TWO PEOPLE ARE THE SAME. By using principles of motion all people can have self defense, for one will absorb what is useful to them and discard that which does not apply. Unlike Martial Arts that are linear in progression, CSSD-SC is based on non-linear learning, Tribal art style. No one is taught by “do a technique or response” and...
REGISTER   The Convergence of Physical and Cyber Security: attacks, threat vectors and responses  With the hottest thing being the “Internet of things”, and cyber control of physical devices escalating, a new era of vulnerability is being created where a cyber attack will be more than an attack on computers. It will increasingly consist of taking over devices. No one is more vulnerable to that than your security implementation: access control, cameras, alarms, bio metric identification and other security hardware. David Wallace of Surveillance One, in conjunction with physical security specialist Security Solutions International SSItm will deliver an overview of the full two-day program.Topics include how hard security devices at critical infrastructure and other sites can be compromised through Cyber-Attack and revealing the vulnerability of IT Networks via an attack through the physical security hardware.    Current examples include breaches of airport access controls, pipeline disruptions, power outages, and critical infrastructure SCADA control...

Online HLS Master's or Certificates from Penn State

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    Friend, Did you know that Penn State has been offering quality online education in Homeland Security for the past 9 years? The program has grown to become the nation's most comprehensive online homeland security portfolio with master's degree options and graduate certificates in 5 areas of specialization: homeland security base program agricultural biosecurity and food defense geospatial intelligence information security and forensics public health preparedness Whether you choose to start with a single online course or begin working on a certificate or master's degree right away, there are many advantages to our program, such as: Online courses — Our courses are 100% online, allowing you to study wherever and whenever you want. Flexibility — If you choose, you can continue to work in your current job and apply your newly acquired knowledge along the way, allowing for a richer learning experience. Or, schedule more classes and finish your degree...