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  • When a Nigerian 419 scam goes too far

    By Paul Rothman - Wednesday October 19, 2011
    I would think that most of you working in the security industry -- either as an end-user, integrator, vendor, journalist, whatever -- are aware of Nigerian 419 scams...they will tell you any story, as long as you accept their fake cashier's check. (If...
  • The Ubiquitous Student ID Card

    By Paul Rothman - Wednesday October 12, 2011
    Back when I went to college (just 15 years ago), I only used my Student ID card to check out library books, prove that it was indeed me who was taking the latest psychology exam, and of course, to show off my once long, flowing hair to those who cant...
  • Threat alert: Smartphone security flaw makes executives vulnerable

    By Paul Rothman - Monday October 10, 2011
    It's no longer a rumor: HTC smartphones have a major security flaw. One of the world’s largest smartphone manufacturers, HTC has announced it is working urgently on a patch to fix the problem. The vulnerability, discovered by the blog...
  • The August STE is on its way

    By Paul Rothman - Tuesday August 9, 2011
    Hungry for some great new content from Security Technology Executive ? Keep your eyes open for the August issue! We will be covering chemical and pharmaceutical industry security in a special section that includes our cover story, a case study...
  • The TSA finally gets something right

    By Paul Rothman - Friday July 22, 2011
    Stop the presses...it seems the Transportation Security Administration actually started thinking about the privacy of the citizens it is trying to protect. This may just be a step in the right direction for the much-maligned agency, which has been dealing...
  • Bomb Implants: Your next airport security nightmare

    By Paul Rothman - Thursday July 7, 2011
    When the lead story on NBC Nightly News is that Al Qaeda terrorists are exploring ways to surgically implant bombs into the bodies of suicide bombers, you just know that American travelers are about to suffer...
  • Clearing out the cobwebs and going to the birds...

    By Paul Rothman - Tuesday July 5, 2011
    We all know it has been quite a while since I cleared out the cobwebs here in the Executive Suite...but we are cranking up again in time for Security Technology Executive magazine to go viral (in a good way). STE magazine is now on Twitter, so...
  • EC&MN, Legacy Systems, Municipal Surveillance, Bonus Content - August has it all!

    By Paul Rothman - Wednesday August 18, 2010
    The August issue of Security Technology Executive is chock full of content to satisfy the reading and learning needs of every type of security executive! Be sure to check out this month's cover story, "Secured City," in which David Wardell...
  • Security: It's Reality!

    By Paul Rothman - Wednesday August 18, 2010
    OK, I admit it – I like to watch reality TV. But I’m not referring to those shows that immediately jumped into your mind. Nope, instead of American Idol, Survivor, and America’s Got Talent, I am watching the REAL reality shows, such as Deadliest...
  • Major Markets Covered in July

    By Paul Rothman - Thursday July 15, 2010
    Be sure to check out your June/July issue of Security Technology Executive , which features comprehensive coverage on two of the most important end-user security markets: Education and Healthcare. Our special education section will feature several...