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Federal Commission on School Safety Releases Comprehensive Report

By Chesley Brown | January 2, 2019

  Federal Commission on School Safety Comprehensive Report Released From Chesley Brown International Risk Management President’s Federal Commission on School Safety Releases Comprehensive Report After 9 months of research, visiting successful programs around the nation, and receiving testimony from experts and concerned citizens, the Federal Commission on School Safety released a report detailing 93 best…

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Fighting Terrorism with Strong Private Sector Relationships

By Chesley Brown | October 14, 2018

Fighting Terrorism with Strong Private Sector Relationships From Chesley Brown International Risk Management “Threat mitigation is a team effort; it’s this relationship and collaboration which is critical to the counterterrorism fight.” We face the same threats today as we did on September 11, though the threat actors have evolved over the years. Al Qaeda and…

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face recognition, automatic face recognition biometric identification; biometric authentication; identity verification

Facial Recognition: the First Catch

By Chesley Brown | September 11, 2018

Facial Recognition Makes its Grand Entry The new technology, deployed in airports across the country, makes its first catch. From Chesley Brown International Risk Management On its third day of testing, facial recognition technology caught its first person attempting to enter the country on a fraudulent passport. A young traveler landing at Dulles on a…

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Are Employees an Unintentional Security Risk for Cyber Attacks?

By Chesley Brown | August 20, 2018

Are Your Employees an Unintentional Security Risk for Cyber Attacks? In these times when malware is prevalent and easily disguised as email attachments or seemingly innocent software updates, one of the questions that arises is: What part do employees play in these attacks? From Chesley Brown International Risk Management Tips For Reducing Security Risks Due…

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DHS and Canada Team up for First Responders

By Chesley Brown | July 27, 2018

DHS and Canada Team Up to Develop Resources for First Responders From Chesley Brown International Risk Management Artificial Intelligence Meets Boots on the Ground to Improve Patient Outcomes The United States and Canada have joined efforts to work together over the next two years to develop and test new technologies for response to critical incidents.…

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preventing economic espionage, trade secret theft and intellectual property theft

Supreme Court Decision Regarding the Privacy of Digital Data

By Chesley Brown | July 2, 2018

Supreme Court Decision Personal Rights and the Expectation of Privacy in the Digital Age From Chesley Brown International Risk Management In Major Privacy Case, Court Rules Law Enforcement Must Obtain Warrant To Track Cellphone Data.   In a recent ruling by the Supreme Court in the case of Carpenter v. United States, the court held…

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The Evolution of School Security

By Chesley Brown | June 19, 2018

Special E-Brief June 2018 In the current climate of school shootings, we have anguished over the potentials that may follow the ongoing rise in active shooter and other critical events in schools everywhere. There is nothing more critical than school safety, specifically in the subject of active shooters. A White Paper by Chesley Brown Unfortunately,…

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Threats Our Kids Face Online

By Chesley Brown | May 14, 2018

Protecting Our Children Against Online Threats Teaching our kids to be wary online Chesley Brown E-Brief May 2018 From Chesley Brown International Risk Management Cyber bullying and cyber-predators are real online threats to our children.   We have heard these threats broadcast on the news.  Children are sometimes mocked on social media and characters within…

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The Property Manager’s Guide to Risk Management

By Chesley Brown | April 9, 2018

10 Steps for Developing An Emergency Response Plan Bomb Threats and Suspicious Packages From Chesley Brown International Risk Management The recent bombing incidents in and around Austin, Texas serve as an unfortunate reminder that those responsible for all properties and facilities must remain vigilant and be prepared to respond to any bomb threat and/or suspicious…

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