March 2012 - Report Exec

Miami hotel experiences two sexual assault crimes in one week

27 Mar 12

The Miami Beach Police Department is investigating a sexual assault at the Fontainebleau Hotel for the second time in one week. In the most recent incident, a woman reported that she was sexually assaulted by an unidentified assailant in the early morning on March 25, according to a report by NBC Miami. Hotel security management officials reportedly called local authorities to resolve a verbal altercation between a man and woman who had been yelling in their room. When police arrived, they […]

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Shooting at Mississippi school raises security questions

27 Mar 12

A student from Mississippi State University was fatally shot over the weekend, alarming students and officials. The motive for the incident is still unknown, yet authorities are reportedly seeking three individuals who do not appear to be students for their alleged connection to the shooting, according to local TV station WLBT. Around 10 p.m. on March 24, local authorities responded to a 911 call that led them to Evans Hall, a dormitory on campus, where a student had been shot. […]

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Duke University security management changes sexual assault policies

26 Mar 12

Some students think Duke University’s recent changes on sexual misconduct and harassment may have a negative impact on the students’ opinion of the school’s incident reporting system. Under the new policy, individuals will have to provide a sufficient amount of evidence, rather than a clear and convincing story, to prove a party guilty in sexual assault situations, according to Duke’s daily newspaper the Chronicle. Another change university security management officials made to the policy was reducing the time victims are allowed to report […]

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Hospitals need to continue improving security management

13 Mar 12

Hospital security management and risk assessments are becoming increasingly important among healthcare providers in response to the growing number of data breaches happening within the industry. These evaluations look for software and employee weaknesses to discover how most information breaches happen, according to a iHealthBeat report. “I think there is a lot more risk analysis and risk assessment activity today than there ever was before,” said healthcare security expert Mac McMillan, according to the news source. “But we are still not […]

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