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2010 PRIMA Institute Foundations of Risk Management registration is now open!
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Register today for 2010 PRIMA Institute - the industry's premier risk management training program! PRIMA Institute will be held Sept. 13-16, in San Antonio. This is one program you can't afford to miss!

If you are new to the risk management field, the PRIMA Institute Foundations of Risk Management Program is made for you! Anyone with less than two years of risk management experience will significantly benefit from this four-day course designed to give new risk managers solid grounding in the technical and managerial aspects of their jobs.

For details or to register for the 2010 PRIMA Institute, view the 2010 PRIMA Institute brochure. Questions? Contact Catie Slye, PRIMA's education and training manager at

Human trafficking for sexual purposes at the games
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There are widespread concerns about possible increases in human trafficking and other forms of sexual exploitation during large-scale sporting events. And with the upcoming FIFA World Cup in South Africa in June and the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in October this year, besides the 2012 London Olympics, these concerns have sparked urgent calls for action. More

Networks without borders: Getting access and security right
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Corporate politics frequently determine access policy at the expense of security, observed Steve Sommer, president of SLS Consulting. "A company's knowledge workers — lawyers, doctors, software developers — who drive large portions of revenue will demand all-access all the time, and security be damned," he said. "In the past, it was an either/or proposition." More

Hotels in Bangkok sending tourists packing
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Thailand's bloody political crisis has been scaring away tourists for weeks but took a new turn recently when some of the capital's finest hotels sent guests packing for fear of violence at their doorsteps. More

Police selling old Tasers for public safety use
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The Dothan Police Department, in Alabama, is planning to dispose of more than 100 obsolete Tasers through donation and direct sale to other law enforcement agencies. A Taser is an electroshock weapon most often used by police to subdue dangerous or fleeing suspects. The Taser, manufactured by Taser International, uses electrical current to disrupt voluntary control of muscles. More

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Protect your business from the cybercrime wave
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As with everything else it has touched, the Internet has changed financial fraud, too. And the problem with that is that e-scammers are more difficult to detect. But make no mistake about it — being the victim of financial fraud of any sort can put you out of business in a hurry. More

Group moves women's event: Laura Bush, Sarah Palin will speak at Charlotte, N.C., arena, organizers say
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Sarah Palin and Laura Bush won't be coming to Wilkesboro, N.C., for a women's event this summer after all. Organizers said that they are moving the venue from Wilkes Community College to Charlotte's Time Warner Cable Arena for better security, safety and parking. More

Police escorts for funerals to continue for now    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Although a new legal opinion backs up the police chief's decision to end police escorts of funeral processions in Fairhope, Ala., that new policy will not roll past the mayor’s desk — at least during this fiscal year. More

Settlement reached in lawsuit over injuries suffered at Ozzfest in California
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Two men settled their negligence and liability lawsuit in which they contended that poor security was to blame for injuries they suffered at the 2007 Ozzfest concert in Devore, Calif. Michael McClelland and Stephen Holloway filed their lawsuit in January 2008 in Los Angeles Superior Court against Contemporary Services Corp. of Northridge, which provided security at the July 21, 2007, event. Also named as defendants were Live Nation Worldwide Inc., which promoted the concert, and Pavilion Partners Ltd., owners of Glen Helen Pavilion. More

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