Friday, December 13, 2019


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Church Security Conference and Training Seminar coming May 11-12, 2012 Hosted at Covenant Church, Carrollton, TX. , presented by The National Organization of Church Security & Safety Management (NOCSSM).  This 2012 National Conference is all about being “CALLED 2 DUTY” and how your church can be more effective in “Protecting God’s People”.  Join America’s leading experts in Church Security for the best training available to Security Directors, Church Business Administrator, Church Leaders and Facility Directors. An information-packed Conference, with proven strategies and techniques to improve your church’s security.  A different conference experience every year with the nations’ leading experts in Church Security.

Visit for more info and a list of the presenters and their topics for this annual conference.


As French law enforcement confront the gunman who took the lives of children and a rabbi in a Jewish school this past week, it was a reminder to all secular and religious communities alike that our schools remain "soft targets" for those who are aligned with Jihadist ideology and violent extremism. Initial reports did not confirm the motives or affiliations, but upon further review, al-Qaeda networks were apparently involved.


Dec 19
Mary Marr

Who owns your data?

Posted by Mary Marr in Church Security

Who owns our data? Who wants our data? And How do we secure our data from those who would seek to do us harm?

Within the cyber-ethics debate there lies a key topic DATA. Data: Information-collection, sharing and distribution. This “new data challenge” is in cyberspace without sovereign borders, without guidelines, without governance. Yet few have taken on the ethics of the information age despite the fact the topic affects every human being on the planet. 


With the increase of buying goods and services online, especially during the holiday season security officials are seeing an increase in malicious cyber activity resulting in both online fraudulent activity and the loss of consumers’ personal information.DHS reports cyber criminals often use multiple methods, such as phishing emails and phony websites, to attract online shoppers and gain access to and exploit their personal information. Additionally, attackers who pose as legitimate online businesses and services may use fraudulent emails and websites to infect an unsuspecting shopper’s computer with malicious code.

DHS advises to be alert to:

Purchasing Online:

1. Plan Your Holiday Package Deliveries

During the holidays, it is common for packages to be delivered and left on your doorstep when you are not home. Unfortunately, this often invites an opportunity for crime. Plan ahead for your deliveries by making sure someone will be home, or that a neighbor can watch out for the delivery and hold the package for you until you come home. Some neighbors might even be willing to accept the delivery for you – it never hurts to ask.

2. Safety Reminder