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Metal detectors at MLB games ‘strike good balance’

Fans, MLB benefit, NCS4 director says
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01/23/2014

NEW YORK—A new mandate that all 30 Major League Baseball teams have hand-held metal detection or walk-through magnetometers in place at their fields by 2015 is a step in the right direction, according to an expert in spectator sports security.

SW24, NYPD team up on video surveillance

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01/23/2014

NEW YORK—SecureWatch24, a full-service security company here, has been awarded a $1 million contract to install 80 camera boxes in two Brooklyn neighborhoods—one of which was the setting of a high-profile crime in 2011. 

Bill benefits security pros at high-risk chemical sites

Legislation spurred in part by Texas fertilizer plant explosion
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01/20/2014

WASHINGTON—A bill in the works would improve how the Department of Homeland Security manages a set of performance-based guidelines for high-risk chemical facilities, known as the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards or CFATS. The bill would benefit security personne

Mission 500 seeks award nominees

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01/15/2014

MIAMI—Mission 500 is looking for applicants for its 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Humanitarian Awards. Both awards will be presented at an April 3 reception during ISC West in Las Vegas. 

Race security to remain tight

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01/15/2014

BOSTON—Road race security was greatly expanded after last year’s Boston Marathon was bombed—and it looks like the changes are here to stay as race directors try to strike a balance between security and a positive experience for participants.

'20 under 40’ winner: Managing security for government-classified work

Paul Michaels, 39, director of program security and business continuity, National Academy of Sciences
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01/13/2014

WASHINGTON—Paul Michaels needed a resume that reflected extensive experience to take on his wide-ranging security role at the National Academy of Sciences.  Fortunately for him—and the institution—he had one.

‘20 under 40’ winner: Standardizing at facilities around globe

Patrick Wood, 36, enterprise manager, security integrations, John Deere & Co.
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01/13/2014

MOLINE, Ill.— Patrick Wood is a big picture kind of guy, a necessity in his role at Deere & Co. where he is responsible for the company’s security worldwide.

Meet the final five ‘20 under 40’ award winners

Jason Adams, Michael Lehmann, Ron Self, Paul Michaels, Patrick Wood
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01/13/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine—Security Director News is proud to introduce you to the final five of our “20 under 40” winners. These honorees join 15 other young up-and-comers in the physical security industry who were selected from more than 100 nominees.

Super protection for Super Bowl

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01/09/2014

NEW YORK — A four-mile fence of chain link and jersey barricades enclosing MetLife Stadium, the Izod Center and their power station is being raised this week in preparation for the Feb. 2 Super Bowl.

‘20 under 40’ winner: ‘Collaboration key driver for security’

Nicholas Santillo, 36, director of operations security, American Water
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01/06/2014

VOORHEES, N.J—Conducting vulnerability assessments, managing mitigation solutions, overseeing physical security projects and providing oversight for emergency response planning and business continuity training all are part of Nicholas Santillo’s job description at America

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