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SCHOOL SECURITY: The Need to Harden Soft Targets

WINTER GARDEN, Florida – It happens each time an active shooter strikes, and mass tragedy occurs. In the ensuing days, we talk about school security and witness demands to produce strategies to make sure it never happens again. But after
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CONFESSIONS OF AN FBI AGENT/INVESTIGATOR

Becoming a Private Eye Made Me a Better Investigator. I love the FBI. I love the people at the FBI. I was an FBI Agent for 29 years before I decided to retire. I was fortunate that I was able
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PETE YACHMETZ DISCUSSES SPECIAL EVENT SECURITY PLANNING

ORLANDO, FL–During my career with the FBI, I received special training in special event security planning & preparedness and worked numerous special security events including the Super Bowl, World Cup Soccer, Visits of Heads of State including the President &
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JEFF BAUER WRITES ARTICLE FOR INFOSECURITY PROFESSIONAL INSIGHTS

InfoSecurity Professional INSIGHTS InfoSecurity Professional INSIGHTS is (ISC)²’s bi-monthly e-newsletter, associated with our members-only digital publication, InfoSecurity Professional. Similar to the magazine, it will deliver timely, compelling content written with the professional development of infosecurity practitioners in mind. Digitizing the
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13 FBI PRINCIPLES OF MENTAL TOUGHNESS

SAN FRANCISCO–I get quite a few chuckles from people who write about mental toughness when all they have to cite are statistics that come from other people’s experiences.  Rare is the person who writes about how to be mentally strong
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JAPANESE FACE TERROR THREAT AT UPCOMING 2020 TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES

HOUSTON–The terrorist shooting attack and bombings at Istanbul airport on June 28, 2016 kept many travel security professionals around the world up all night.  Foreign security officials responsible for the health and safety of overseas spectators and participants at the
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FORMER LEGAT TALKS ABOUT ORLANDO INCIDENT / 2020 TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES

HOUSTON–The recent terror attack in Orlando, Florida is still being investigated and final conclusions regarding the motivations of the shooter, his likely associations with radical Islamic terrorist groups will not be fully known by the public for days or weeks.
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AUTHOR / SPEAKER LARAE QUY SPEAKS ON MENTALLY TOUGH PEOPLE HANDLING STRESS

San Francisco, CA–As the spokesperson for the FBI in Northern California, I experienced more stress in those four years than at any other time in my life.  The constant demand from the media for information that was timely, on-message, and
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LARAE QUY SAYS, “WOMEN CAN GRIT-UP AND DO THE RIGHT THING.”

SAN FRANCISCO–You may think that, as a female FBI agent, I manned-up to be accepted as one of the guys.  It’s true that there was no place for a delicate prima donna on the squad, but my feminine traits and
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RETIRED FBI AGENT TALKS ABOUT THE TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES

TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES:  The Japanese Firearm and Sword Control Law Good News / Bad News The good news:  Japan has some of the most severe restrictions on possession of knives and firearms in the world.  The bad news: Japan has
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THE TRUTH ABOUT FBI PROFILERS: Jerri Williams Interviews Jim Fitzgerald and Ray Carr in Philidelphia

Although serial killings are relatively rare, books, movies and TV shows can give the false impression that throughout the country there are teams of FBI profilers peering into the minds and behaviors of violent serial killers to determine what they’re thinking and what they may
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EMBRACING HER INNER OPRAH: Retired FBI Agent JERRI WILLIAMS Is Working Her Dream Job

PHILADELPHIA–I think we need to redefine the word retirement. Instead of retirement meaning the end of one’s job and ceasing to work, I think it should mean finally being able to work longer and harder at what we really want
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