Podcasts Security Management Highlights July 201807/01/2018Holly Gilbert StowellEMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE, SECURING CANNABIS FACILITIES, AND CULTURAL PROPERTIESWhy annual performance reviews are on their way out, Tim Sutton, CPP, discusses securing medical cannabis facilities, plus a risk assessment of a cultural site in Spain from two members of the ASIS Cultural Properties Council. Download audio file Security Management Highlights June 201806/05/2018SEXUAL HARASSMENT ON PUBLIC TRANSIT, CAMPUS SAFETY AT UCFSexual harassment on public transit is a common occurrence, but often goes unreported to authorities. Plus, Joe Souza, CPP, Assistant Director of Security at the University of Central Florida, explains how the school is taking campus security to new heights. Download audio file Security Management Highlights May 201805/01/2018Holly Gilbert StowellCHEMICAL SAFETY, GPS VULNERABILITIES, & PUTTING DRONES TO WORK26:15U.S. Congress must act to reauthorize a chemical facilities safety program; GPS signals are inherently weak and susceptible to attack; plus how a Washington public utilities department started a drone program from the ground up. Download audio file Security Management Highlights April 201804/03/2018Holly Gilbert StowellBOT PROBLEMS, U.S. CORRUPTION, AND UNARMED GUARDS IN ACTIVE ASSAILANT SITUATIONS26:01Hackers use bots to wreak havoc online, but can they be stopped? Americans perceive a high level of corruption in the United States. Plus Brad Spicer discusses unarmed guards’ responses to active assailants. Download audio file Scott Klososky: ASIS Europe 2018 and 11th Annual CSO Summit Preview03/21/2018SCOTT KLOSOSKY, SPEAKER AT ASIS EUROPE AND CSO SUMMIT, SPEAKS ON CURRENT AND FUTURE THREATS12:21Scott Klososky, founding partner of Future Point of View, offers his perspectives on the changing technology landscape and its convergence with both physical and cybersecurity. Klososky is a speaker at ASIS Europe 2018 in Rotterdam and the 11th Annual CSO Summit in Minneapolis, hosted by Target. Download audio file Security Management Highlights March 201803/07/2018PUERTO RICO POWER, SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND ASSAULT INVESTIGATIONS, AND ACTIVE ASSAILANT23:33Puerto Rico struggles to rebuild its power grid after Hurricane Maria, harassment and assault in the workplace, Plus, a preview of upcoming content around active assailant with the School Safety and Security Council including a sneak-peek at the April cover story. Download audio file Security Management Highlights February 201802/06/2018Holly Gilbert Stowell CYBER WORKER SHORTAGE, ELECTIONS SECURITY, AND HEALTHCARE CONFLICT MANAGEMENT22:36The cybersecurity workforce faces a talent shortage; U.S. election infrastructure is prone to cyberattack; plus, how to foster an environment of safety for patients in the healthcare setting. Download audio file BONUS: Airport Security Trends - ASIS Security Applied Sciences Council02/01/201816:01Steve Surfaro, Chairman of the ASIS International Security Applied Sciences Council, speaks to Don Zoufal with the University of Chicago Threat and Response Program about emerging security trends and technology in airports. Download audio file Security Management Highlights January 201801/05/2018Holly Gilbert StowellBIOTHREATS, ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING IN SCHOOLS, AND MORE19:00U.S. agencies struggle to share information on biothreats, a global cybersecurity survey shows companies aren't addressing critical issues, plus Michael Dorn, CEO of Safe Havens International, explains a study that shows the potentially problematic nature of current active shooter programs. Download audio file Security Management Highlights December 201712/06/2017CORRUPTION CASES, RANSOMWARE, AND WOMEN IN SECURITY STUDY24:28 Download audio file Security Management Highlights November 201711/01/2017Holly Gilbert StowellZERO-DAY ATTACKS, MILITARY SUPPLY CHAIN, AND TELECOMMUTING14:55The NSA’s practice of storing zero-day vulnerabilities is questioned, a government watchdog finds flaws in a program that distributes surplus military gear, plus the benefits of a strong telecommuting policy. Download audio file Security Management Highlights October 201710/04/2017FIRST RESPONDER TRAUMA, INSIDER THREATS, AND EMPOWERING INTERNATIONAL TEAMS23:56First responders are suffering from anxiety and trauma, but a new treatment program could help. A study shows many companies continue to struggle with combatting the insider threat. Plus, strategies for empowering international teams. Download audio file BONUS: Behavioral Responses to Terror, extended 09/29/201714:51Steve Crimando, Principal at Behavioral Science Applications, explains how practitioners can anticipate emotional and behavioral responses to terror attacks to effectively manage recovery. The article on this topic, "A Psychological Price," can be found in the July issue of Security Management. Download audio file ASIS 2017: Dallas Preview09/01/2017Holly Gilbert Stowell26:50This year’s seminar has a can’t-miss lineup of speakers, networking events, and education. ASIS CEO Peter O’Neil and Chief Global Marketing Officer Ron Rosenbaum share both what’s new at this year’s show and what reliable offerings remain the same. Plus, two speakers give us the scoop on their sessions, including how to defuse hostile situations. Download audio file Security Management Lightning Round August 201708/01/2017Holly Gilbert StowellSEXUAL HARASSMENT, DRUG DIVERSION, DATA BREACHES9:40Sexual harassment is workplace violence, says the ASIS Crime and Loss Prevention Council. Diversion of prescription drugs is a patient safety issue more than one of theft. And data breaches make SM’s tech editor WannaCry. Download audio file Security Management Highlights July 201706/29/2017Holly Gilbert Stowell ELDER ABUSE, EMOTIONAL RESPONSE TO TERROR, AND SUPERBOWL LI SECURITYA new report says the elderly in the United States are experiencing widespread sexual abuse. Security professionals should consider the different behavioral responses to terrorism. Plus, how Houston, Texas, made Super Bowl LI a security success. Download audio file Security Management Highlights June 201706/07/2017Holly Gilbert StowellU.S.-MEXICO BORDER WALL, RETAIL LOSS PREVENTION, AND CYBER ATTACKS ON THE POWER GRID21:11The challenges of building a continuous border wall between Mexico and the United States, a laboratory explores retail loss prevention techniques, plus - what we can learn about cybersecurity from the Ukraine power grid attack. Download audio file SECURITY TRENDS: Protecting Houses of Worship06/02/201715:07Houses of worship are more vulnerable to attack than ever, but these properties must maintain the balance of being an open environment, as well as hardened against threats. ASIS Cultural Properties Council member Jim McGuffey, CPP, PSP, PCI joins us to talk about the latest trends in protecting these facilities. Download audio file Security Management Highlights May 201705/02/2017MIGRANT MINORS AT RISK, CYBERSECURITY INSURANCE, AND TRAVEL SECURITY TIPS FOR EXECS GOING SOLOMinor migrants are in danger of exploitation from extremist groups. National Security Editor Lilly Chapa tells us more. Cybersecurity Editor Megan Gates talks about the pros and cons of cybersecurity insurance policies. And Fred Burton from Stratfor shares travel safety best practices for executives going solo. Download audio file Security Management Highlights April 201704/05/2017EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT, AIRPORT ATTACKS, PLUS A MEMBER SPOTLIGHTSenior Editor Mark Tarallo takes a look employee engagement rates in the United States and how managers can help. The nature of airport attacks has evolved as security measures try to keep up. Stratfor’s Scott Stewart explains. Plus, a member spotlight on former FBI Special Agent Toni Chrabot. Download audio file Security Management Highlights March 201702/28/2017Holly Gilbert StowellPRIVATE PRISONS, LIABILITY COURT CASES, AND SERVANT LEADERSHIP 25:40The Trump administration reverses a decision on the use of private prisons. Security practitioners can learn from past court cases centering on liability. Plus, how managers can apply the servant leadership principle. Download audio file Security Management Highlights February 2017 02/01/2017Holly Gilbert StowellDDOS ATTACKS, FBI DATABASES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT, AND EMPLOYEE BURNOUT22:47Cyber experts warn a recent denial of service attack that made international headlines could become the new normal. There may be holes in two FBI programs that use facial recognition technology to search a database containing 64 million images and fingerprints. And could you or your employees be suffering from burnout? Download audio file SPECIAL EDITION: U.S. Presidential Inauguration Security01/13/201717:23J. Kelly Stewart, CEO and Founder of Newcastle Consulting and former secret service agent, discusses security at the U.S. Presidential inauguration. Plus, Kristin Rubin, Legislative Director for Government Affairs and Public Policy at ASIS International, discusses how the Society is paying attention to the new Congress and administration. Download audio file Security Management Highlights January 201701/04/2017Holly Gilbert StowellINTERNET CENSORSHIP. 114TH CONGRESS WRAP-UP, AND INVESTIGATIONS23:54Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa discusses Internet censorship abroad, Legal Report Editor Megan Gates provides a wrap-up of security-related legislation in the 114th U.S. Congress, plus an interview with Joe LaSorsa, CPP, on the investigative process and how companies can take advantage of the intelligence cycle to prevent workplace violence. Download audio file Security Management Highlights December 201612/07/2016Holly Gilbert StowellEMERGENCY ALERTS, VIOLENCE IN MEXICO AFFECTING INTERNATIONAL BUSINNESSES, PLUS METRICS AND THE MATURITY MODEL15:05 News and Trends Editor Mark Tarallo discusses drug-related violence in Mexico and its effect on international commerce. Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa talks about wireless emergency alerts and how researchers are looking to improve them. And Tom Schultz of Ernst & Young, who co-authored this month’s cover story with Tim Williams, CPP, tells us about the maturity model used at Caterpillar Inc. that could propel your security program to greater success. Download audio file Security Management Highlights November 201611/01/2016Holly Gilbert StowellDATA BREACH DETECTION, OPEN CARRY LAWS, AND SECURITY AT THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION25:25Detecting a data breach, how open-carry laws in the United States have been affected by recent violence and high-profile events, plus Paul Steiner, CPP, security manager at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio, talks security preparations for the 2016 Republican National Convention. Download audio file BONUS: The Two-Way Manager10/26/2016Holly Gilbert StowellWilliam Cottringer, executive vice-president for employee relations for Puget Sound Security Patrol, Inc., discusses the concept of the "two-way manager" and how leaders can adopt this effective management style. Download audio file Security Management Highlights October 201610/01/2016Holly Gilbert StowellDISASTER RESPONSE, BUSINESS EMAIL COMRPOMISE SCAMS, AND A MEMBER SPOTLIGHT22:3631 MBWhat the Fort McMurray wildfire in Alberta, Canada teaches us about disaster response, hackers up their game with business email compromise scams, plus a member spotlight on Eddie Sorrells, CPP, PSP, of DSI Security, who discusses the evolution of contract security over the last two decades. Download audio file BONUS: Counterterrorism Trends09/23/2016Holly Gilbert StowellUNDERSTANDING AND FIGHTING TERRORISM IN THE UNITED STATES AND ABROAD7:18Scott Stewart, VP of Tactical Analysis at Stratfor, speaks to Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa from ASIS 2016 about the terrorism threat in the United States and beyond. Download audio file Security Management Highlights September 2016: Security Trends Edition09/07/2016Holly Gilbert StowellWORKPLACE COMPLIANCE, SOFT TARGETS, AND "NUDGE THEORY" 18:33This month we take a look at security trends, including workplace compliance, soft target security, and how managers can use "nudge theory" to encourage employees and patrons to comply with their security programs. Download audio file SPECIAL EDITION: ASIS Security Week in Orlando08/22/2016Holly Gilbert StowellASIS TO HOST INAUGURAL SECURITY WEEK In conjunction with the 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits, ASIS International is launching its inaugural ASIS Security Week, Sept. 11-15 in Orlando. The program will provide small business owners with free expert-led education on the fundamentals of security and preparedness planning. Security Week kicks off with a free Community Preparedness and Prevention Seminar on September 11 from 2:00-5:00 pm at the Hyatt Regency. Hear from expert panelists with decades of experience working in local and national security. Download audio file Security Management Highlights August 201608/03/2016Holly Gilbert StowellSCHOOL SURVEILLANCE, OLYMPIC SECURITY, TRADE SECRET THEFT, AND MOREDo schools and surveillance cameras mix? News and Trends editor Mark Tarallo has the scoop on a recent study. Cybersecurity editor Megan Gates explains new data security regulations in the European Union, and what affected companies can do to ensure they’re compliant, Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa explains security challenges surrounding the upcoming summer games. Plus, Brian Johnson, PhD, professor at the School of Criminal Justice at Grand Valley State University, tells us about the study he co-authored exploring recent cases of trade secret theft, and how to prevent future crime. Download audio file Security Management Highlights July 201607/01/2016Holly Gilbert StowellSURVIVING A CYBER INCIDENT, U.S. CRISIS COMMS, AND BUSINESS SKILLS FOR SECURITY LEADERS24:2533.5You’ve been hacked–what steps you should take next? Assistant Editor Megan Gates has the scoop on how to handle a cybersecurity incident. The U.S. government has struggled to establish strong emergency communications capabilities during a crisis. Senior Editor Mark Tarallo explains what steps the feds are taking to improve. Plus, Chief Global Knowledge and Learning Officer Michael Gips talks about the business skills he learned at the Wharton/ASIS Program for Security Executives. Download audio file Security Management Highlights June 201605/31/2016Holly Gilbert StowellVISA OVERSTAYS, NUCLEAR SECURITY, WOMEN IN CYBERSECURITY, AND THE REBRANDED CSO CENTERHundreds of thousands of foreigners are overstaying their visas in the United States each year. Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa talks about how DHS is combatting the problem. Senior Editor Mark Tarallo explains how world leaders been preparing for nuclear disaster scenarios. Assistant Editor Megan Gates gives us the scoop on the state of women in cybersecurity, and what can be done to increase gender diversity and inclusion. Plus Don Taussig, CPP, director of global security at Land O'Lakes, Inc., stops by to talk about ASIS International's newly rebranded CSO Center. Download audio file BONUS: Municipal Warehouses - Combating Complacency05/15/2016Holly Gilbert StowellBONUS: MUNICIPAL WAREHOUSES - COMBATTING COMPLACENCYLax oversight of municipal warehouses can be costly. Complacent management, employee theft, and antiquated inventory systems can all lead to the loss of millions of dollars of public funds. Marshall K. James, director of training for JGW Group in Reston, Virginia, stops by to talk about how these locations can be better managed to reduce shrink. Download audio file Security Management Highlights May 201605/01/2016MUSEUM SECURITY, FLINT WATER CRISIS, PLUS MEMBER A SPOTLIGHTThis month, Host Holly Gilbert Stowell interviews Assistant Editor Megan Gates about her cover story on museum security for special exhibitions. Senior Editor Mark Tarallo helps shed light on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, and how city officials erred in their response. Plus a member spotlight on Ross Johnson, CPP, senior manager, Security and Contingency Planning at Capital Power Corporation. Download audio file BONUS: Soft Targets, Continued 04/21/2016Holly Gilbert StowellMORE ON SOFT TARGETS, ISIS ATTACKS7:37An expanded conversation with Jennifer Hesterman, retired U.S. Air Force Colonel, on soft targets, ISIS, the Brussels and Paris attacks, and how individuals can take a proactive approach to their own security. Download audio file Security Management Highlights April 201604/01/2016Holly Gilbert Stowell SOFT TARGETS, BIOTHREATS, CORPORATE CULTURE, AND MORE28:22In the April podcast, Cybersecurity Editor Megan Gates talks about the recently passed Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act. Is the government doing an effective job combatting deadly viruses like Zika? Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa fills us in. Senior Editor Mark Tarallo explains how to assess and improve your workplace culture. And finally, Jennifer Hesterman, retired U.S. Air Force colonel and author of the 2015 ASIS Book of the Year, sits down for a discussion on soft targets and how to harden them. Download audio file BONUS: Beyond the Border Security Discussion03/30/2016Holly Gilbert Stowell16:06Patrick Schaefer, executive director of the Hunt Institute for Global Competitiveness, discusses the challenges of studying the U.S.-Mexico border, and how his organization uses data to inform stakeholders on everything from public health to commerce and security. Download audio file Security Management Highlights March 201603/01/2016Holly Gilbert StowellBORDER SECURITY, APPLE VS. FBI ENCRPYTION DEBATE, PROBLEM EMPLOYEES, AND MORE28:0151.3 MBThis month, Senior Editor Mark Tarallo explains how managers can approach and deal with difficult employees. Cybersecurity Editor Megan Gates tells us more about the current encryption debate between the FBI and Apple, and what the arguments are on both sides. Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa stops by to talk about the U.S.-Mexican border and the problem of massive wait times that are affecting both the economy, security, and more. Plus, a Member Spotlight interview with threat assessment professional Steve Albrecht, CPP. Download audio file Security Management Highlights February 201602/01/2016THE PRIVATE SECTOR AND HOMELAND SECURITY, EMPLOYEE GREIVANCES, AND CAREER TRANSITIONSTune in as Host Holly Gilbert Stowell interviews Clint Hilbert, CSO of Betafence, about navigating transitions in your security career. Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa talks about how the the U.S. private sector is playing an active role in defending national security. And Assistant Editor Megan Gates stops by to discuss her cover story on the shooting of two television reporters in Roanoke, Virginia in August of 2015. She’ll explain the events that led up to this tragedy and how employers can keep an eye out for telltale signs in workers who harbor grievances. Download audio file Security Management Highlights January 201601/01/2016Holly GilbertStowellMILITARY INSTALLATION SECURITY, U.S.-CHINA CYBER PACT, AND THE HIGHLY EVOLVED LEADER20:1937.2 MBThis month, Host Holly Gilbert Stowell talks to the editors of Security Management about their stories for the January issue. Assistant Editor Lilly Chapa discusses the active shooter threat at U.S. military installations and what’s being done to address the problem. President Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping recently reached a cyber agreement designed to prevent trade secret theft. Cybersecurity Editor Megan Gates discusses whether or not it will stick. Finally, Senior Editor Mark Tarallo explains what it means to be a highly-evolved leader. Download audio file 12/22/2015Holly Gilbert StowellBONUS: Terrorism and the Planned Parenthood ShootingHost Holly Gilbert Stowell sits down with Bill Braniff, executive director at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), to discuss the deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood Facility in November. Download audio file Security Management Highlights December 201512/01/2015Holly Gilbert StowellDRONES, HOMEGROWN TERROR, SUICIDE BOMBERS, AND MORE44.9 MBIn this month’s podcast, host Holly Gilbert Stowell interviews Thomas Trier, a former FBI special agent, on how managers can build a culture of security at their organization. News and Trends Editor Mark Tarallo explains how drones are being used to drop off contraband for prisoners, and what’s being done to combat the problem. Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa talks about her column on homegrown terrorists and why the threat is difficult to detect. Finally, Michael Gips, Vice President of Publishing at ASIS International, stops by to talk about his trip to Israel which resulted in the December cover story on detecting suicide bombers. Download audio file Security Management Highlights November 201511/01/2015Holly Gilbert Stowell Customer Service Training, Information Sharing, Member Spotlight, and MoreHost Holly Gilbert Stowell interviews James “Jes” Stewart, CPP, about his cover story on training security guards to have customer service skills. Cybersecurity Editor Megan Gates tells us more about the transition for U.S. merchants to Europay, Mastercard, and Visa technology. The president of the National Fusion Center Association, Mike Sena, talks to us about the information-sharing efforts of his organization. Plus a member spotlight on Kevin Doss, CPP, CEO of Level 4 Security. Download audio file Bonus: Mergers and Acquisitions 10/23/2015Holly Gilbert StowellThomas R. Stutler, CPP, talks about how businesses can survive the mergers and acquisitions process and successfully combine everything from policies and procedures to access control. Download audio file Security Management Highlights October 201510/07/2015RECRUITING MILITARY VETS TO THE WORKFORCE, PREDICTIIVE POLICING, AND TRAVEL SECURITYThis month, Host Holly Gilbert Stowell speaks to News and Trends Editor Mark Tarallo about a RAND Corporation study on predictive policing and the future of law enforcement. Andreas Poppius, a course manager with the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, tells us more about his October feature story on about why military personnel make effective employees in the security industry. Finally, Dan Richards, CEO and founder of Global Rescue, explains what he sees as the biggest threats to companies in today’s global environment. Download audio file Security Management Highlights 201509/01/2015Holly Gilbert StowellSocial Media Strategies, Cybersecurity Training, Member Spotlight, And More26:12This month we speak to longtime ASIS member Joe Masciocco about his time in the association and how he’s seen it evolve. Jim Leflar, CPP and co-author of this month’s cover story, shares his tips on implementing an effective social media plan. A security director from a private police force in Hollywood, California, talks about their strategy for getting arrest-rates down. Plus, more on how companies can design and implement their own spear-phishing training program Download audio file Security Management Highlights August 201508/05/2015Holly Gilbert StowellBUG BOUNTIES, INVESTIGATIONS, OFFICER SUICIDE, AND MORE23:3143.8 MBThis month, podcast host Holly Gilbert Stowell talks to Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa about the U.S. National Park Service and whether it’s equipped to deal with threats facing America’s parks and monuments. Cybersecurity Editor Megan Gates speaks about bug bounty programs and how businesses are using them to spot cyber vulnerabilities. News and Trends Editor Mark Tarallo discusses the issue of suicide among security guards, and what factors are contributing to this disturbing trend. Finally, David Buckley, the author of this month’s cover story, joins us to talk about investigative techniques and the power of positive persuasion when trying to conduct a workplace investigation. Download audio file 08/01/2015SURVEILLANCE IN SCHOOLS, TRADE SECRET THEFT, OLYMPIC SECURITY, AND MOREDo schools and surveillance cameras mix? News and Trends editor Mark Tarallo has the scoop on a recent study. Cybersecurity editor Megan Gates explains new data security regulations in the European Union, and what affected companies can do to ensure they’re compliant, Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa explains security challenges surrounding the upcoming summer games. Plus, Brian Johnson, PhD, professor at the School of Criminal Justice at Grand Valley State University, tells us about the study he co-authored exploring recent cases of trade secret theft, and how to prevent future crime. Download audio file Security Management Highlights July 201507/08/2015Holly Gilbert StowellTARGET SETTLEMENT, SANDY INSURANCE CLAIMS, AND MARIJUANA IN THE WORKPLACE13:3125.3 MBThis month, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell talks to the editors of Security Management about the stories they covered for the July issue. Legal Report Editor Megan Gates stops by to talk about the status of a lawsuit against Target brought by customers affected by the retailer's cyber breach in 2013. News and Trends Editor Mark Tarallo tells us about the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s response to Hurricane Sandy and recent developments surrounding homeowners’ insurance claims. Finally, Assistant Editor Lilly Chapa explains the dilemma employers are facing now that the recreational or medical use of marijuana–or both–has been legalized in 23 states. Download audio file Security Management Highlights June 201506/03/2015Holly Gilbert StowellAIRPORT EMPLOYEE BACKGROUND SCREENING, CAR HACKING, AND RECRUITMENT TECHNIQUES16:4531.5 MBIn this month’s podcast, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell sits down with the editors of Security Management to discuss the stories they covered this month. Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa discusses background screening for airport employees in the United States and what experts say can be improved in the process. Cybersecurity Editor Megan Gates tells us about her column on the possibility of hacking into cars, and a report from Senator Ed Markey that explores the grim reality. Finally, Senior Editor Mark Tarallo stops by to talk about his cover story on recruitment and how organizations can leverage both new techniques and time-honored best practices to find the best candidates. Download audio file Security Management Highlights May 201505/01/2015Holly Gilbert Stowell21:3643.1 MBThis month, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell talks to Senior Editor Mark Tarallo about his cover story on onboarding programs. Legal Report Editor Megan Gates stops by to talk about the cases she covered. Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa tells us about her article on insider threats. Finally, Edwin Foulke, partner with Fisher & Phillips LLP, talks to us about his feature article on legal challenges for employers when it comes to temporary employees. Download audio file Security Management Highlights April 201504/01/2015Holly Gilbert StowellDEEPWATER HORIZON CASE, EXTREMIST GROUPS RECRUITING WESTERNERS, GETTING C-SUITE BUY-IN, AND MORE16:4231.4 MBThis month, Host Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell speaks to the editors of Security Management about their stories in the April issue. Legal Report Editor Megan Gates tells us more about the cases she covered this month, including a class action lawsuit against restaurant chain PF Chang’s, as well as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa explains her article on extremist groups like the Islamic State recruiting Westerners to join their ranks, and what steps governments are taking to address the problem. Finally, Senior Editor Mark Tarallo sits down to discuss his article on how security professionals can garner C-Suite buy-in for projects. Download audio file Security Management March Highlights 201503/15/2015Holly Gilbert StowellLEGAL ISSUES, LONE WOLF TERRORISM, BIG DATA, AND EXECUTIVE PROTECTION25:3747.3 MBThis month, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell speaks with Legal Report Editor Megan Gates about the cases she covered for the March issue, including one about a spyware app that can intercept phone calls and text messages on a smartphone. Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa talks about the growing threat of lone wolf terrorism and the dangers it poses. News and Trends Editor Mark Tarallo stops by to explain the concept of Big Data and how it’s being leveraged to create actionable intelligence. Finally, Benjamin Hockman of Control Risks in Bogota, Colombia, recounts some of his lessons learned in executive protection. Download audio file Security Management February Highlights 201502/04/2015Holly Gilbert StowellPRIVACY AND DISCRIMINATION CASES, PORT SECURITY, LOSS PREVENTION, AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT19:1935.3 MBThis month, host Holly Gilbert Stowell speaks with Legal Report Editor Megan Gates about the cases she covered this month. Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa talks about U.S. cargo operations and whether current standards are doing enough to keep ports safe. News and Trends Editor Mark Tarallo joins in to discuss loss prevention strategies that retailers can use to prevent global shrink. Finally, Andrew Woods, author of BOOM! Engaging and Inspiring Employees Across Cultures, explains more about his article on employee engagement. Download audio file Security Management Highlights January 201501/07/2015Holly Gilbert StowellCOURT CASES, FBI REPORT ON ACTIVE SHOOTERS, AND A PROFILE OF THE NEW ASIS PRESIDENT19:4936.2 MBIn this month’s podcast, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell speaks to the editors of Security Management about the stories they covered for the January issue. Legal Report Editor Megan Gates tells us about the cases she covered, including the recent conviction of four employees of the company formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide. News and Trends Editor Mark Tarallo talks about a report issued by the FBI on active shooters in the United States. And finally, Contributing Editor Ann Longmore-Etheridge stops by to tell us more about her profile of the new president of ASIS International, Dave N. Tyson, CPP. Download audio file Security Management Highlights December 201412/01/2014Holly Gilbert StowellEUROPEAN AIRPORT SECURITY, EBOLA MAPPING, MEDIA SAFETY, AND COLORADO'S NEW MARIJUANA LAW21:5140.02 MBThis month, host Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell sits down with Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa to talk about her article on liquid restrictions in European airports and changes that could be coming soon. News and Trends Editor Mark Tarallo tells us more about his story on how scientists and researchers are mapping communicable diseases, as well as an article about safety for journalists when reporting in conflict zones. Finally, we speak to Eugene Ferraro, CPP, PCI, and chief ethics officer of Convercent, Inc. about a sidebar he wrote in the December cover story regarding Colorado’s new marijuana law. He’ll explain the new legislation, and what the legal ramifications are for employers. And we’ll introduce “Ask an Expert,” a new feature to the podcast where we have your security-related questions answered. Download audio file Security Management Highlights November 201411/01/2014Holly Gilbert StowellCASES ON BRIBERY AND HANDGUNS IN PUBLIC, SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION, AND BORDER SECURITY17:3532.21 MBThis month, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell speaks to the editors of Security Management to learn more about the stories they worked on this month. Legal Report Editor Megan Gates stops by to tell us about the cases she covered, including an internal bribery probe involving Wal-Mart, as well as one city’s law about the legality of carrying firearms in public. News and Trends Editor Mark Tarallo sits down to tell us more about his article on sexual harassment on college campuses and what initiatives are currently being spearheaded to address the problem. Assistant Editor Lilly Chapa stops by to tell us about her cover story on two significantly different cities that border one another, El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico, and the security landscape of each. Download audio file Security Management Highlights October 201410/01/2014Holly Gilbert StowellEMOTIONAL RESPONSE TO CRISES, FEDERAL DISASTER RELIEF, SECURITY METRICS, AND ORGANIZED RETAIL CRIME 22:4541.65 MBThis month, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell sits down with Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa to talk about her story on how organizations can deal with the emotional response of their employees in a crisis. News and Trends Editor Mark Tarallo talks to us about his article on the government’s relief efforts in the wake of a disaster. ASIS Foundation Director Barbara Buzzell stops by to tell us more about a groundbreaking study on security metrics conducted through the efforts of the foundation. Finally, we speak to Keith Aubele, CPP, who is the founder and CEO of Retail Loss Prevention Group, Inc., about this month’s cover story on organized retail crime. Download audio file Security Management Highlights September 201409/01/2014Holly Gilbert StowellCASES ON USE OF DEADLY FORCE AND PRIVACY, INTERNATIONAL SPORTS CORRUPTION, SPACE SECURITY, AND BUILDING AN IN-HOUSE INTELLIGENCE FUNCTION22:5942.08 MBIn this month’s podcast, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell speaks to Legal Report Editor Megan Gates about the cases she covered this month, including a recent Supreme Court decision regarding the use of cell phone data to track a person’s movements. Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa tells us about the space industry and what security challenges it’s facing. News and Trends Editor Mark Tarallo joins us to talk about international sports corruption and how law enforcement is dealing with it. Finally, we speak to contributing author Thomas Trier, a former FBI agent of 25 years, about his cover story on building an in-house intelligence program. Download audio file Security Management Highlights August 201408/01/2014Holly Gilbert StowellCOURT CASES ON TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS AND CORRUPTION, MARITIME SECURITY, GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SHORTAGE, AND SECURITY INDUSTRY SPENDING ON THE RISE18:5634.67 MBIn this month’s podcast, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell speaks with the editors at Security Management about the stories they covered. Legal Report editor Megan Gates tells us about a case involving Transportation Security Administration officers and whether they are immune from civil suits, as well as a case about bribery and corruption. News and Trends editor Mark Tarallo discusses piracy and maritime security, as well as a study about a global leadership shortage. And finally, Vice President of Publishing Michael Gips stops by to talk about research conducted by ASIS International and the Institute of Finance and Management on the state of spending in the security industry. Download audio file Security Management Highlights July 201407/01/2014Holly Gilbert StowellAVIATION SAFETY, A COURT CASE ON WHISTLEBLOWING, AND EXPERT DISCUSSES ACCESS CONTROL24:4445.3 MBIn this month’s podcast, we’ll speak with news and trends editor Mark Tarallo about potential safety and security reforms in the aviation industry following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Legal report editor Megan Gates tells us more about a whistleblowing case in which a federal appeals court threw out a False Claims Act case against Verizon Communications, Inc. Finally, contributing author Shayne Bates, CPP, director of security cloud strategy at LMC Consulting Group, tells us about his article on the evolving role of access control technologies and how enterprises can take advantage of the changes. Download audio file Security Management Highlights June 201406/01/2014HOLLY GILBERT STOWELLCOURT CASE ON USE OF DRONES TO TARGET TERRORISTS, EUROPEAN CORRUPTION STUDY, TRAVEL SECURITY, AND MORE21:5440.1 MBIn this month's podcast, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell sits down with the editors of Security Management to discuss the articles they wrote for the June issue. Legal Report Editor Megan Gates talks about a case in which the family of a terrorist killed in a U.S. drone mission challenges the U.S. government's actions. She'll also tell us more about a case involving a workers' compensation law. We'll also talk to Tzviel "BK" Blankchtein, owner of Masada Tactical Protection Services, about his article on keeping traveling executives safe while doing business abroad. Download audio file Security Management Highlights May 201405/01/2014Holly Gilbert StowellCOURT CASES ON DRIVERS' PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT AND FAIR LABOR STANDARDS, FAA DRONE TESTING, AND ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT21:3839.62 MBAssistant Editor Holly Gilbert Stowell sits down with Security Management editors to talk about topics covered in this month’s magazine, including how a court ruled on a violation of the Drivers' Privacy Protection Act, the FAA’s development of new regulations for drones, and a study on the global impact of malicious cyber activity. We’ll also talk with Ron Worman, founder and managing director of The Sage Group, about his feature article on enterprise risk management. Finally, we’ll reveal the answer to last month’s podcast trivia question, and pose a new question for May. Download audio file Security Management Highlights April 201404/01/2014Holly Gilbert StowellCOURT CASES ON WRONGFUL DEATH AND PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION, TSA TRUSTED TRAVELER PROGRAM, MENTORSHIP FOR SECURITY PROFESSIONALS, AND MORE19:4418.06 MBIn this month's podcast, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert sits down with Security Management Editor in Chief Teresa Anderson to talk about the magazine's exciting new design. Legal Report Editor Megan Gates tells us about the cases she covered this month, and Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa tells us more about the TSA's Trusted Traveler program. Finally, contributing author James Carsey, an assistant security director in New York City’s hospitality industry, joins us to talk about his article on the importance of mentoring for security professionals. We'll also reveal the winner of the March podcast trivia question, and pose a new trivia challenge for April. Download audio file Security Management Highlights March 201403/01/2014Holly Gilbert StowellCOURT CASES ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE WORKPLACE, SCHOOL SECURITY, PREEMPLOYMENT SCREENING, AND MORE19:4918.15 MBIn this month's podcast, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert sits down with an outside author and the editors at Security Management magazine to discuss the content featured in this month's newly redesigned, revamped magazine. Legal Report Editor Megan Gates stops by to discuss a case involving social media and the National Labor Relations Board, as well as a ruling about an employee demotion. Assistant Editor Lilly Chapa tells us about two Washington D.C.-area school districts implementing security in different, but effective ways. And finally, David C. Sawyer, CPP, president of Safer Places Inc., talks to us about his feature story on preemployment screening and new government guidelines regarding applicants with a criminal background. We'll also announce the winner of the February podcast trivia question, and ask the new question for March. Download audio file Security Management Highlights February 201402/01/2014Holly Gilbert StowellEVALUATING EMERGENCY EVACUATION PROCEEDURES, EXPLOSIVES DETECTION AND CANINE TRAINING, DRUG TESTING CASE, AND MORE.13:3212.39 MBThis month, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert sits down with the editors from Security Management to learn more about the stories they covered in February. Assistant Editor Megan Gates talks about emergency evacuation procedures, and an application designed to assist people in those situations. Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa explores explosion detections standards and canine training. And finally, Legal Report Editor Teresa Anderson tells us more about a case involving drug testing, as well as a California law regarding personal healthcare information. Download audio file Security Management Highlights January 201401/01/2014Holly Gilbert StowellWORKPLACE VIOLENCE PREVENTION TRAINING, COURT CASES ON DODD-FRANK ACT, AND ASIS INTERNATIONAL'S NEW PRESIDENT16:5915.56 MBIn this month's podcast, Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert speaks with Jennie McLamb, CPP, PSP, PCI, about her cover article on training programs for security officers to prevent and respond to workplace violence. Legal Report Editor Teresa Anderson talks to us about two cases involving the retaliation portion of the Dodd-Frank Act. And Contributing Editor Ann Longmore-Etheridge tells us more about her profile of the new President of ASIS International, Rich E. Widup, Jr., CPP. Download audio file Security Management Highlights December 201312/01/2013Holly Gilbert StowellRESILIENCE TESTING, COURT CASE ON WHISTLEBLOWING, AND ANNUAL SALARY SURVEY10:259.54 MBAssistant Editor Holly Gilbert takes over as host of the Security Management podcast this month. She discusses resilience testing for U.S. critical infrastructure with Homeland Security Editor Lilly Chapa. Legal Report Editor Teresa Anderson stops by to discuss legal cases on whistleblowers and privacy. And, finally, Strategic Publishing Director Mike Moran sits down to explore the findings of this year's ASIS International U.S. Security Salary Survey. Download audio file Security Management Highlights November 201311/01/2013Laura SpadanutaCOMPUTER THREATS, BIOTERRORISM DEFENSES, COURT CASES ON SECURITY AND MORE15:0713.84 MBWelcome to this month’s Security Management podcast in which you’ll learn about the evolution of sophisticated computer attacks called advanced persistent threats and how companies can defend against them. You’ll also hear about problems with the government’s Biowatch program and about two important court cases related to security. Sadly, it’s the last one to be hosted by Senior Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta, who is moving to New York to edit a publication at a law firm. But not to worry. You’ll be in good hands still as Assistant Editor Holly Gilbert picks up the mic and takes over the podcasts. Download audio file Security Management Highlights October 201310/01/2013Laura SpadanutaHARASSMENT RULINGS, EMERGENCY RESPONSE PREPAREDNESS, AND BRIDGE SECURITY 11:2413.06 MBSenior Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about some of the issues covered in this month's edition, including two U.S. Supreme Court rulings on harassment in the workplace, trends in emergency preparedness training and funding, and a look at how New York state is securing its key bridges. Download audio file Security Management Highlights September 201309/01/2013LAURA SPADANUTADDoS ATTACKS, SECURITY TRENDS, DETECTION DOGS, AND MORE20:5919.21 MBSenior Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management staff about issues in this month's edition, including how to defend against distributed denial of service attacks, progress on training of detection dogs, a seminal report on the state of the security industry, and more. Download audio file Security Management Highlights August 201308/01/2013Laura SpadanutaBACKGROUND CHECKS, EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION, PORT SECURITY, AND MORE12:2011.3 MBIn this month’s podcast, Senior Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about court cases on background checks and employee compensation. She also discusses port security, detailed further in a feature in this month’s print edition, which includes as well features on how schools are training for active-shooter threats and highlights of the upcoming ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Chicago. Download audio file Security Management Highlights July 201307/01/2013Laura SpadanutaEMPLOYMENT PRIVACY, DRUG COUNTERFEITS, BODY LANGUAGE, AND MORE13:5312.75 MBSenior Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with outside experts and Security Management editors about issues in this month's digital edition. Topics covered include employment privacy, drug counterfeiting, body language, and efforts to develop technology that could prevent the type of subway tunnel flooding that occurred as the result of Superstorm Sandy. Download audio file Security Management Highlights June 201306/01/2013Laura SpadanutaTRAVEL SECURITY, BIOMETRICS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, EMPLOYEE DRUG TESTING14:1112.99 MBSenior Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about topics covered in this month's magazine, including how a court ruled on a random drug screening program, and best security practices for personnel and the business information they have with them when they travel to other countries. Also discussed is how developing countries are using biometrics in creative ways to improve the security of IDs and make it easier to deliver government resources to people in need. Download audio file Security Management Highlights May 201305/01/2013Laura SpadanutaChemical Facility Security, Social Media at Work, Discrimination, and Drug Dogs13:5212.7 MBListen in as Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Steve Roberts about how the chemical facility security regulations are working. Laura also talks with Security Management editors about other topics in this month’s magazine, including court cases on discrimination and the use of drug dogs in police searches; also, what companies must consider before monitoring employee use of social media and a look at one type of software that can help with monitoring. Download audio file Security Management Highlights April 201304/01/2013Laura SpadanutaWHAT INCITES VIOLENCE, AND CASES ON MEDICAL INFORMATION SHARING, RETALIATION, AND EMBEZZLING14:0212.85 MBAssociate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with authors and editors about highlights in this month's print edition of Security Management, including what hot buttons leaders push when they want to incite violence in followers; what the courts have said about a case when a company told a future employer about a past employee's medical condition; and a court looks at whether a case of termination after a complaint qualified as retaliation. Also, how companies can prevent and detect fraud. Download audio file Security Management Highlights March 201303/01/2013Laura SpadanutaWhat Causes Terrorist Groups to Cease to Exist, Background Screening, and Homeowner Association Security10:309.62 MBLaura Spadanuta talks this month with Security Management editors about some of the issues covered in the March edition. Among the topics: how terrorist groups end; a look at cases on employment law and background screening; and whether it’s legal for a homeowner’s association to set up private security and fine community members for speeding. Download audio file Security Managements February 2013 Highlights02/01/2013Laura SpadanutaPOACHING, LONE WOLF ATTACKERS, AND SOCIAL MEDIA15:4414.41 MBLaura Spadanuta talks this month with Security Management editors about some of the issues covered in the February digital edition. Among the topics: how law enforcement in Florida is going online to find poachers; a look at lone wolf attackers; a court case involving questions about the use of social media information as part of the evidence, and a look at the U.K.’s Health Protection Agency. Download audio file Security Management Highlights January 201301/01/2013Laura SpadanutaHOSPITAL SHOOTINGS, DRUG DOGS, DATA BREACHES, AND AIRPORT SECURITY13:4612.6 MBListen in as Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about a study on past hospital shootings and the lessons to be learned; a court ruling on drug dogs, data security, and problems and progress at the Transportation Security Administration. Download audio file Secuity Management December 2012 Highlights12/01/2012Laura SpadanutaARMORED CAR TRENDS, LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP, AND COUNTERING IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICES11:3710.65 MBLaura Spadanuta talks this month with Security Management editors about some of the issues covered in the December edition. Among the topics: How people in Central and South American countries are more frequently turning to armoring their vehicles to better protect themselves; a look at the 112th Congress and security-related legislation; and a look at the evolution of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and what the United States government is doing to counter IED use. Download audio file Security Management Highlights November 201211/01/2012Laura SpadanutaPiracy, Drones, Information Security, and Use of Force15:4314.4 MBLaura Spadanuta talks this month with editors and a security consultant about issues covered in the fully digital November edition of Security Management. Among the topics: How a fictional film on Somali pirates gives a useful inside view from the pirate’s perspective; how universities are striving to address mobile device security threats; how the courts have ruled on a use-of-force case involving students, and how drones are now being used to aid in search and response in disasters. Download audio file Security Management Highlights October 201210/01/2012Laura SpadanutaVoting Security, Workplace Harassment, Whistleblower Protections, Airport Security, and Crisis Communications12:5211.78 MBAssociate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about this month's topics, including how voting security has evolved since the contentious Bush v. Gore case, how a recent workplace harassment case helps to clarify what qualifies as a hostile work environment, and what another court says about the application of whistleblower protections to persons working for U.S. companies outside of the United States. Also discussed: Are security breaches at U.S. airports being adequately tracked and analyzed? And what do companies need to do with regard to social media communications in a crisis? Download audio file Security Management Highlights September 201209/01/2012Laura Spadanuta9-11 Lessons, Business Continuity Funding, Checking Out Potential Business Partners, and More11:1210.25 MBAssociate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about what's in this month's issue. Among the topics are how the Philadelphia Comcast Center, which was just about to be built when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, tore up its plans and completely revised its building to improve security. Also discussed: how to get your company to fund its business continuity program, what you need to know before you enter into business deals with partners in distant countries, and what former Transportation Security Administration head Kip Hawley has to say about the state of airport security. Download audio file Security Management Highlights August 201208/01/2012Laura SpadanutaSecurity Salaries, Transportation Security, Online Data Collection Considerations, and Self-Incrimination Rulings14:2713.23 MBAssociate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about some of the issues covered in this month's print edition including the findings from the 9th annual ASIS security salary survey and how you can get a free copy of the full report. Also discussed: how terrorists are being kept offguard by mobile teams that are randomly deployed to secure various modes of transport; what companies need to know before they try to "screen scrape" to gather data behind the scenes from Web sites; and what the courts are saying about when or whether a person needs to give the government their password so that the government can access their protected computer data. Download audio file Security Management Highlights July 201207/01/2012Laura SpadanutaHeathcare Law, Dirty Bombs, Workplace Harassment, Privacy, and More13:2212.25 MBJoin Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with Security Management editors about issues in this month's print edition, plus some online exclusives from the Web site. Among the issues: How the New York City metropolitan area is working with homeland security and multiple local jurisdictions to improve the likelihood that any terrorist attempt to bring a dirty bomb into the city would be detected. Also how the courts have ruled on a workplace harassment case that involved a disabled worker being harassed by coworkers at work and online. There's also a look at securing heathcare records. Two online exclusives include one on what schools in Maryland area being required to stock to help kids avoid a heath risk, and an article that looks at the how the healthcare law just sanctioned by the Supreme Court may affect guard service providers. Download audio file Security Management Highlights June 201206/01/2012Laura SpadanutaNIGERIA'S DEMOCRACY, AIRPORT SCANNERS, VICARIOUS LIABILITY, AND MORE16:0414.72 MBAssociate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about this month's issues, including threats to Nigeria's new democracy, progress and problems in airport body scanners, court cases on vicarious liability and immunity, and how social media factor into modern investigations. Download audio file Security Management Highlights May 201205/01/2012Laura SpadanutaDisaster Planning for Hospitals, Drug Subs, and Security Risks of Personal Devices at Work14:4113.44 MBAssociate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about topics covered in this month's first-ever fully digital edition. Topics include: what New Orleans' experience during Hurricane Katrina taught hospitals about emergency evacuation versus sheltering in place decisions; how the U.S. government is fighting drug smugglers at sea; and how companies are adapting to the security risks that arise when employees bring their own smartphones and other mobile devices to work. And go to www.securitymanagement.com to read the full digital edition, including videos, interactive maps and charts, and much more. Download audio file Security Management April 201204/01/2012Laura SpadanutaRetail Loss Prevention, Catching Terrorists, Stopping Fraud, and Minimizing Social Media Risks16:3015.11 MBAssociate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks this month with a security expert on how stores can build in-house loss prevention teams. Another security professional discusses how corporations can use anti-fraud teams to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud. Laura also talks with Security Management editors about how Colorado's fusion center is a model for the nation and how companies can cope with the risks of employees using social media at work. Download audio file Security Management Highlights March 201203/01/2012Laura SpadanutaCruise Security, Access Control, Workplace Violence, Discrimination, and Corruption13:2412.28 MBAssociate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with Security Management editors about this month's highlights, including how cruise ships are complying with new security requirements, how smartphones are being used for access control, the effort to fight global corruption, and court cases on workplace violence and employment discrimination. Download audio file Security Management Highlights January 201201/01/2012Laura SpadanutaHospital Liability, Terrorism Prevention, Tasers and the Police, and Outsourcing of Network Security14:1613.06 MBJoin Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with William H. Nesbitt, CPP, about how hospitals can reduce the risk of security lawsuits by properly training staff in everything from accident response to report writing and testifying in court. Laura also talks with Security Management editors about other top issues in this month's magazine, including how the Homeland Security Department is working with businesses to ensure early warning of suspicious activity that might signal a terrorist plot in the making; what the courts have to say about the proper use of stun guns by law enforcement officers; and what you need to know before outsourcing your network security Download audio file Security Management Highlights December 201112/01/2011Laura SpadanutaRETAIL LOSS PREVENTION, BORDER PROTECTION, CREDIT CARD PAYMENT SECURITY, MEDICAL MARIJUANA15:1013.89 MBJoin Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks this month with security professional Keith Aubele, CPP, about what retailers are doing to prevent theft. Laura also talks with Security Management editors about northern border security tactics and challenges, what the courts say about whether private employers have to allow medical marijuana use in states where it's legal, and implementation of credit card payment security procedures by card processing companies. Download audio file Security Management Highlights November 201111/01/2011Laura SpadanutaTrade Secret Protection, Animal Rights Tactics, Premises Liability, Whistleblowers, and Cybercrime17:0215.6 MBListen in as Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with security experts and editors about topics in the November Security Management, including tips for protecting trade secrets, a new animal-rights-group tactic that targets students, court cases on premises liability and the right of two torture whistleblowers to sue former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and lessons from a major cybercrime bust. Download audio file Security Management Highlights October 20110/01/2011Laura SpadanutaSpearphishing, flash mobs, sensitive hospital records, and police negligence.16:4615.35 MBJoin host Laura Spadanuta as she talks with Homeland Security Editor Matthew Harwood on spearphishing attacks and ways companies can avoid them. Also in this podcast: Web Editor Carlton Purvis discusses the phenomenon of flash mobs, Legal Report Editor Teresa Anderson discusses recent Supreme Court cases, and Technofile Editor John Wagley tells how hospitals can safeguard information. Download audio file Security Management Highlights September 201109/01/2011Laura Spadanuta9-11 RETROSPECTIVE18:0216.51 MBJoin Host Laura Spadanuta as she takes a look back at the terrorist attacks of 9-11 and the security changes over the last decade. Laura speaks with Homeland Security Editor Matthew Harwood about trusted traveler programs at airports, which he examines in a feature this month. Laura will also speak with former ASIS International President Bonnie Michelman, CPP, and Marriott International Inc.'s Chad Callaghan, CPP, about their unique 9-11 experiences and changes in the security industry. Download audio file Security Management Highlights August 201108/01/2011Laura SpadanutaSmart Grid Risks, Security in India, Insider Computer Crime Case, and Online IDs14:0612.91 MBHost Editor Laura Spadanuta talks this month with security professional Doug Powell, CPP, PSP about the new risks created by the smart grid and what utilities should be doing to safeguard against them. She also talks with Security Management Associate Editor Matt Harwood about the serious risk of rape faced by women working the night shift in Delhi, India, and what the area has done to reduce the threat. Senior Editor Teresa Anderson discusses why a court found that an employee could be prosecuted under a computer crime law that the defense argued was only intended for outside hackers. And last but not least, Associate Editor John Wagley talks with Laura about efforts to develop a means of providing people with a secure online identification. Download audio file Security Management Highlighs July 201107/01/2011Laura SpadanutaUSE OF FORCE, PASSWORD MANAGEMENT, HOSTILE WORKPLACE, AND ART THEFT14:5213.62 MBJoin host Laura Spadanuta as she talks with contributing author Tommy J. Burns, CPP, owner of Burns & Associates, Inc., a security and police consulting firm, about this month’s cover feature on use of force training standards in the security profession. Also in this podcast: Technofile editor John Wagley discusses the pros and cons of password management technology; Legal Report editor Teresa Anderson examines a hostile work environment lawsuit; and Laura gives highlights from her own article on art crime. Download audio file Security Management Highlights June 201106/01/2011Laura SpadanutaHow to Use a Hiring Matrix, Best Practices in Privacy Programs, and an Employment Discrimination Ruling13:1312.11 MBCompanies want to hire honest and qualified employees, but they also have to be careful not to have policies that may be deemed discriminatory against, say, someone with a past criminal conviction. Find out how a hiring matrix, used carefully, can help. Also learn what leading companies have discovered works in privacy programs, and what the U.S. Supreme Court has to say about a case involving a U.S. Army reservist who believed that he was fired because of his military obligations. Download audio file Security Management Highlights May 201105/01/2011Laura SpadanutaU.K. Counterterrorism Modifications, Online Advertising Pitfalls, and Employee Rights13:5512.75 MBJoin Podcast Editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with Security Management staff about highlights from the May issue, including how the United Kingdom is revising some controversial police powers that were broadened to fight terrorism. Also discussed: how a company can avoid lawsuits related to online advertising, and what a company's social media policy can and can't proscribe in terms of employee's rights to post online. Download audio file Security Management Highlights April 201104/01/2011Laura SpadanutaCrisis Communications, Airport Screening, Employee E-mail Privacy, and Government Background Screening14:5213.61 MBJoin Host Editor Laura Spadanuta as she speaks with Security Management editors about some of this month's top issues, including how a PBS station helped a large Nevada school district develop reliable crisis communications that can ride on the PBS signal in an emergency, ensuring needed bandwidth. Also discussed: A look at the health concerns that persist for airport backscatter body scanners; why an employee's communications via her attorney were not privileged, and why government background screening was not judged too invasive. Download audio file Security Management Highlights March 201103/01/2011Laura SpadanutaWorkplace Harassment, Virtual Kidnapping, WikiLeaks Ramifications, and Employee Records Theft17:4316.22 MBJoin host Laura Spadanuta as she talks with legal expert Gerald Maatman Jr. about how companies can avoid hostile workplace discrimination lawsuits. Laura also talks with Security Management editors about virtual kidnappings, the effect of WikiLeaks on homeland security information-sharing, and why a court said it was okay for an employee to steal confidential HR documents. Download audio file Security Management Highlights February 201102/01/2011Laura SpadanutaWorkplace Violence, Vehicle Barriers, Cloud Security, and Fair Pay16:0214.69 MBJoin Host Laura Spadanuta as she talks with security professional Bonnie Michelman, CPP, about how to deter and respond to workplace violence. Her feature on this important topic appears in this month's print edition. Laura also talks with security professional Sonny Sharmin, CPP, about the use of vehicle barriers, which he discusses in more detail in a Web-exclusive feature. In addition, Senior Editor Teresa Anderson discusses a court case on fair pay and Associate Editor John Wagley talks with Laura about the latest developments in security for cloud computing. Download audio file Security Management Highlights January 201101/01/2011Laura SpadanutaExecutive Protection, Workplace Discrimination, School Surveillance, and Online Privacy13:5112.69 MBJoin Host Laura Spadanuta as she talks with security professional David Johnson about the challenges of providing executive protection during a press conference and how generally to deal with media wanting access to a protected executive. He gives highlights from his online exclusive, "VIP Press Coverage and Executive Protection." Laura also talks with legal editor Teresa Anderson about two court cases--one about alleged racial discrimination and the other about a school that learns a lesson when it gives students laptops and secretly spies on them via the Web cam. Lastly, technology editor John Wagley discusses how Web sites are being urged to make privacy statements shorter, more readable, and more accessible. Download audio file Security Management Highlights December 201012/01/2010Laura SpadanutaHow El Paso Stays Safe Just Steps From Mexico's Violent Drug War; An Exclusive Interview with Capt. Chesley Sullenberger; and Highlights from the Legislative Session Now Ending13:5012.66 MBJoin Editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with Security Management's Matthew Harwood about his trip to El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico. The purpose of the trip, the subject of this month's cover story, was to find out how the U.S. city stays safe despite being just across the border from the place that has been called the murder capital of the world due to the drug-war violence. Laura also shares excerpts from an exclusive interview with Capt. Chesley Sullenberger who was thrust into the limelight when he and his co-pilot safely landed their plane in the Hudson after the engines failed. Sullenberger spoke at this years Annual ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits. Senior Editor Teresa Anderson discusses some highlights of the legislative session ending this month, including cruise ship security, whistleblower provisions, and cell phones in prison. Download audio file Security Management Highlights November 201011/01/2010Laura SpadanutaAnti-Piracy Policies, Workplace Discrimination, Protecting Customer Data, and Security Standards15:5714.62 MBJoin host editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with guest experts on challenges of fighting maritime piracy and open standards for security equipment (called ONVIF). Laura also talks with Security Management editors about protecting customer data and court cases on workplace discrimination and police rights to put a GPS tracking device surreptitiously on a suspect's car without a warrant. Download audio file Security Management Highlights October 201010/01/2010Laura SpadanutaProtecting Churches, Fighting Modern-Day Pirates, and Securing Sensitive Data14:1913.12 MBJoin host editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with a security professional about the challenges of protecting churches against crime while still having them remain open and welcoming places. She also talks with editors about some issues covered in this month's print edition, including the ongoing fight against piracy and the countermeasures ships are employing as well as a look at a software program that is helping companies locate and protect sensitive data stored on their systems. Download audio file Security Management Highlights September 201009/01/2010Laura SpadanutaEmergency Drills, Smartphone Security, Airline Passenger Screening, and Two New Security-Related Court Rulings16:4215.29 MBHost Editor Laura Spadanuta talks with security professionals and staff editors about this month's hot topics, including the risks of holding surprise emergency drills, the evolution of intelligence gathering related to the no-fly and other passenger-screening lists, how to better secure smartphones, and why courts absolved a guard of assault charges and a company of retaliation claims. Download audio file Security Management Highlights August 201008/01/2010Laura SpadanutaCanada's Security Success Story, Airport Screening, Supreme Court Rulings, and Protecting Personal Data18:1616.73 MBLaura Spadanuta talks this month with David Neely, CPP, a security professional in Ontario's Ministry of Finance about how the Toronto Association for Police and Private Security (TAPPS) helped to facilitate powerful collaboration among government and business security resources, helping the region secure the G8 and G20 meetings held there in late June. Neely elaborates on the success in his online exclusive feature, "Partnering Against Anarchy." Also in this month's podcast, a look at the just-ended Supreme Court session and cases with security implications for terror financing and other issues, plus a progress report on screening for explosives at airports, and one company's initiative to improve protections for personal data. Download audio file Security Management Highlights July 201007/01/2010Laura SpadanutaWHY MAKING UTILITIES SMARTER MAY BE DUMB, HOW TO PREPARE EMPLOYEES FOR TRAVEL, PRIVACY IN COMMUNCATIONS, AND COURT RULINGS ON E-MAIL15:2114.06 MBThe so-called smart grid is all the rage, but rushing headlong into networked utilities may not be wise, according to John Bumgarner, the research director for security technology for the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit (US-CCU) and a senior research fellow in international security studies at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University. Bumgarner talks about the issue with podcast host Laura Spadanuta. Other topics include travel security, court cases on e-mail privacy and attorney-client privilege, and a look at changing attitudes about the laws governing electronic communications. Download audio file Security Management Highlights June 201006/01/2010Laura SpadanutaTips for Safe Computing, Business Ethics, and Court Cases on Preemployment Medical Questions and Employee Screening17:0415.63 MBJoin Host Editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with the author of Scrappy Information Security, Michael Seese, who gives tips for end users and IT security managers in this podcast exclusive. Laura also talks with Security Management editors about stories in this month's print edition, including how businesses can strengthen policies against corrupt behavior and what the courts have said companies should and should not do with regard to medical questions during the hiring process and screening of existing employees. Also, please welcome our new Podcast sponsor, American Military University. Download audio file Security Management Highlights May 201005/01/2010Laura SpadanutaDeveloping a Security Team, Executive Travel Policies, and a Community Outreach Security Success Story 17:0915.7 MBJoin Host Laura Spadanuta as she talks this month with special guests Timothy L. Williams, CPP, head of security for Caterpillar; and Marissa Fenech, a global security expert who has worked both in the intelligence community and in corporate security. Williams discusses corporate security strategy and Fenech discusses lessons to be learned in connection with the recent plane crash that tragically wiped out much of the Polish government. For more on the latter topic, see Fenech's Web exclusive article on Security Management online. Also discussed in the podcast: How a mining company works with the community for the mutual benefit of locals and corporate security. Download audio file Security Management Highlights April 201004/01/2010Laura SpadanutaWhat Price Security? A U.K. Study Seeks Answers. Also, Data Breaches, Workplace Violence, and the Evolving Terrorist Threat15:4214.38 MBJoin Host Editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with editors about topics in this month's Security Management, including a study of U.K. residents that examines how monetary incentives can affect a person's willingness to accept certain security measures. Also discussed: the rising cost of data breaches and how simple awareness training can help reverse the trend; court rulings on when the fear of workplace violence justifies firing an employee and how a litigant lost the right to pursue a case because he destroyed e-mail evidence. Plus the evolving threat of the homegrown terrorist and what's being done to address it. Download audio file Security Management Highlights March 201003/01/2010Laura SpadanutaSexual Harassment, Privacy, E-mail Security, Working in Afghanistan, and Getting Citizen Buy-in for Homeland Security14:5713.7 MBJoin Editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with editors and contributors to discuss issues covered in this month's Security Management, including how to improve homeland security, challenges of working with contractors in Afghanistan, a way to secure Web e-mail, and court rulings on privacy, text messaging, and sexual harassment. Download audio file Security Management Highlights February 201002/01/2010Laura SpadanutaPoison Pen Letters, Computer Security, Pandemic Preparedness, Intellectual Property Theft, and More17:5616.43 MBJoin Host Editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with contributing authors and editors about this month's topics, including how companies should handle threatening anonymous correspondence directed at executives, what to do if you think your office is bugged, how studying the past may help improve future maritime security efforts, what we've learned so far about pandemic preparedness, and how the courts have responded to some cases concerning bank customer-record-protection liability and computer security policies. Download audio file Security Management Highlights January 201001/01/2010Laura SpadanutaSecurity Layers, Islamic Terrorist Trends, Meta-Leadership, Whistleblowers, and Information Protection18:4817.21 MBJoin Host Editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with security professionals and editors about topics online and in this month's print edition, including a look at the problems that layers of security measures can create, a report on radical Islamic groups, the benefits of meta-leadership for homeland security, court cases on negligence and whistleblowers, and a reasonably priced way to protect data on a thumb drive. Download audio file Security Management Highlights December 200912/01/2009Laura SpadanutaSUICIDE BY COP, RETAIL SHRINK, OVERSEAS SECURITY, INFORMATION SHARING, AND ONLINE REPUTATION MANAGEMENT19:1717.66 MBJoin editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with staff editors and security practitioners about issues covered in this month's magazine, including how stores are using technology to fight loss from internal and external theft, how the U.S. government's Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) is helping non-governmental aid groups that must operate in risky environments, how the United States and the European Union are trying to work through privacy concerns to facilitate sharing of information about possible terrorists, what companies can do about scurrilous comments online, and the difficulties police confront when someone decides to commit "suicide by cop." Download audio file Security Management Highlights November 200911/01/2009Laura SpadanutaDATA CHAMPIONS, WORKPLACE SURVEILLANCE, PREMISES LIABILITY, EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS, AND BIOMETRICS14:2013.13 MBJoin Host Laura Spadanuta as she talks with Security Management editors about highlights from this month's issue, including a look at how data champions can help companies protect information and meet regulatory requirements, court cases on workplace surveillance and premises liability, technological progress in first-responder emergency communications, and how businesses are getting results from the use of biometrics for security applications. Download audio file Security Management Highlights October 200910/01/2009Laura SpadanutaTECH TRENDS, DATA PRIVACY, EXPERT WITNESSES, KEYLOGGING, INVESTIGATIONS, AND MALWARE14:0312.87 MBJoin Host Editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with security professionals and editors for highlights from this month's topics, including tech trends from the ASIS Seminar Exhibit Hall, possible changes to come in what the European Union requires businesses to do to ensure data privacy, court cases on the use of expert witnesses and keylogging software, how social networking and Internet search capabilities are helping investigators in cases involving missing persons and cold cases, and a site to see to help you block malware Download audio file Security Management Highlights September 200909/01/2009Laura SpadanutaCOUNTERFEIT DRUGS, EX-CONS AND RECIDIVISM, DATA PROTECTION, EVACUATIONS, AND MORE16:5615.52 MBPlease join Laura Spadanuta as she talks with editors about this month's hot topics, including the challenges of curtailing worldwide counterfeit drug operations, a study on recidivism rates among ex-cons, a new twist on data protection, software solutions that can help companies prepare for evacuations, how a business improvement district in Hollywood helps hold down crime, and why the high court found a school's search for drugs unconstitutional. Download audio file Security Management Highlights August 200908/01/2009Laura SpadanutaSuspicious Activity Reporting, Salary Survey Results, Human Trafficking Report, Cyber-extortion Advice, and Rulings on Drug Testing and National Security Letters.18:3917.0 MBJoin Laura Spadanuta as she talks with editors about the challenges police face in deciding who's acting suspiciously for homeland security purposes, results of the new security salary survey, a report on human trafficking in the U.K., recommendations regarding how to deal with cyber-extortion threats, and court rulings on drug testing and National Security Letters. Download audio file Security Management Highlights July 200907/01/2009Laura SpadanutaSECURITY AND THE PSYCH WARD, BRITAIN'S SQUATTERS PROBLEM, ENTERPRISE SECURITY RISK MANAGEMENT, RISKS OF CLOUD COMPUTING, THE FBI'S CYBERSTING, AND COURT RULINGS ON NEGLIGENT HIRING AND RELIGIOUS ACCOMMODATION IN THE WORKPLACE18:4917.24 MBHost Editor Laura Spadanuta interviews authors and editors about this month's topics, including why Baystate Medical Center's psych ward changed how security responds to problem patients, plus how security is adapting to the growing problem of squatters taking over uninhabited or foreclosed properties in the U.K. Also discussed are the perils of cloud computing, an FBI cybersting, and two legal cases--one absolving a company of liability for a relationship gone bad and another backing police department neutrality with regard to religion. This is the seventh podcast since the series officially launched in January. We'd welcome some feedback, so please let us know what you find most useful and interesting or what you'd like podcasts to include in the future. E-mail your comments to the Editor-in-Chief Sherry Harowitz. Download audio file Security Management Highlights June 200906/01/2009Laura SpadanutaDISASTER PREPAREDNESS, DRUG TRAFFICKING, INTERNET PHONE TAPPING, AND GUNS AT WORK16:0214.69 MBJoin host editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with contributing authors and editors for this month's podcast on topics ranging from the challenges of managing people and resources in a disaster to the controversy over whether law enforcement should have the right to "tap" into phone conversations conducted via Voice over Internet Protocol. Also discussed are court cases on the right to store firearms on company property and a highly effective tactic in the drug wars--the use of hard to detect self-propelled semi-submersible watercraft by drug cartels smuggling cocaine from South America to the United States. Download audio file Security Management Highlights May 200905/01/2009Laura SpadanutaPREEMPLOYMENT SCREENING, CELL PHONES, CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS, DRUG TESTING, AND MALICIOUS PROSECUTION17:2415.95 MBJoin Host Laura Spadanuta as she talks with contributing authors and staff editors about this month's topics, including the pitfalls to avoid in screening job candidates, how cell phones can reveal your whereabouts, progress made since 9-11 in making it possible for first-responders to communicate at the scene, and a look at court cases on drug testing and malicious prosecution. Download audio file Security Management Highlights April 200904/01/2009Laura SpadanutaBUSINESS INTEL, PIRACY, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, CREDIT CARD DATA SECURITY, AND ANIMAL RIGHTS EXTREMISTS:18:0716.6 MBDo's and don'ts in collecting business intelligence, how private security is helping fight modern-day piracy on the high seas, the latest word from the courts on sexual harassment lawsuits, how credit card processing companies are working to better secure credit card user's personal information, and the struggle to counter tactics from the increasingly violent animal-rights movement. Download audio file Security Management Highlights March 200903/01/2009Laura Spadanuta18:5717.37 MBAdvances in nighttime surveillance technology, efforts to control Internet hate speech, tracking terrorists' cell phones, and improving software security are among the topics covered this month. Download audio file Security Management Highlights February 200902/01/2009Laura Spadanuta15:3214.23 MBJoin host editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with Security Management’s contributing authors and staff editors about this month’s topics, including important business information management guidance, an assessment of the U.K.’s effort to regulate security guards, an update on biothreat detection technology, and some tips on effective IT security audits. Download audio file Security Management Highlights January 200901/01/2009Laura Spadanuta13:5112.69 MBJoin host editor Laura Spadanuta as she talks with contributing authors and staff editors about harassment in the workplace, problems with temporary housing for people evacuated in emergencies, and security issues facing the incoming President's administration. Plus, learn about a Web site that offers useful tools. Download audio file Security Management Highlights December 200812/01/2008Laura Spadanuta18:2016.83 MBHighlights from the December issue include how retailers are fighting organized crime rings, news about a major terrorism database, findings from a new survey of how international companies handle security, tips on how to prevent e-mail hacking, and a wrapup of significant security-related legislation passed by the 110th Congress. Download audio file Security Management Highlights November 200811/01/2008Laura Spadanuta13:0812.07 MBWhat cities and states are doing to counter witness intimidation by gangs, a new tool for anticipating terrorist attacks, a court case on harassment and security issues surrounding telecommuting are among the topics discussed in the November Highlights. Download audio file Security Management Highlights June 200806/01/2008Laura Spadanuta16:0114.7 MBHighlights from the June issue of Security Management: Topics include violence prevention in hospital emergency rooms, the lack of checkpoint technology advances at U.S. airports, a new sonar tool being used at a New Hampshire port, and tips on how to secure printers Download audio file Subscribe to Security Management Highlights Security Management Highlights is a monthly podcast that brings the security professional expert interviews and information on the most critical industry topics. Each month, host Holly Gilbert Stowell interviews thought leaders and industry professionals, as well as editors from the magazine. Bonus material and interviews are also offered to the listeners throughout the month. The podcast is also available on iTunes and SoundCloud. Be sure to subscribe on those platforms so you don’t miss an episode.