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December 2019

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Researchers Probe Marijuana Testing Methods

The human brain has a unique ability to take in information, block out unnecessary data, analyze it, and issue a motor response—all within fractions of a second. It is one of the many reasons why humans are at the top of the food chain.

But the ability to process information, make a quick decision, and act accordingly can be affected when under the influence of marijuana. All the steps involved in decision making slow down, which can—in some cases—cause catastrophic, unintended effects.

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December 2019: The Effects of Social Media on Bullying and Hospitality Security

Dr. Amanda Nickerson explains the power imbalance behind bullying and how social media has complicated bullying prevention and response. Social media is also strongly impacting the hospitality industry—both for the guest experience and for security. Kelly Klatt, CPP, explains how security professionals are leveraging social media for investigations, situational awareness, and reputation management.

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Book Review: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online

Featured in the December Issue

How does access to the Internet impact the economy, and what are the economic effects of a lack of trust? For that matter, who is watching?
Look Who’s Watching: Surveillance, Treachery and Trust Online is a remarkable book that attempts to answer these questions.



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