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Security at Houses of Worship Increased Following New Zealand Mosque Attacks

Security at Houses of Worship Increased Following New Zealand Mosque Attacks

Security in New York has been stepped up at at Muslim community centers and mosques following the New Zealand attacks that killed 49 people.

Being Unprepared is Not an Option

Being Unprepared is Not an Option

What does the future hold for audit and compliance?

Illinios Library Update Emergency Reponse Plans

Illinois Library Updates Emergency Reponse Plans

Libraries in Illinois are updating emergency protocols and installing emergency alarms out of an abundance of caution.

49 Dead in New Zealand Mosque Shootings

49 Dead in New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Two deadly attacks on mosques in New Zealand leave 49 people dead.

Equifax Tells Canadians to do More to Protect their Data

Equifax Tells Canadians to do More to Protect their Data

Despite their new image as a failed cybersecurity company, Equifax is warning Canadians to do more to protect their data.

Security Staff Are Adopting Biometrics But Can Do More to Eliminate the Password

Security Staff Are Adopting Biometrics But Can Do More to Eliminate the Password

A survey found that security professionals are making the move to biometrics, but that they could be doing more to protect data.

California PD Implements Surveillance Camera Registry Mapping System

California PD Implements Surveillance Camera Registry Mapping System

In an effort to deter crime and expedite investigations, the Santa Maria Police Department invites residents to register their home surveillance cameras, and maps the location of every registered camera in the city

Security Plans Underway for 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee

Security Plans Underway for 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee

Security plans have already begun for the 2020 Democratic National Convention, which will take place in Milwaukee, Wis., on July 13-16, 2020.



Kansas City Takes Precautions for Big 12 Tournament

Kansas City Takes Precautions for Big 12 Tournament

Kansas City, Mo., is stepping up security for this week’s Big 12 Conference men’s basketball tournament

IPVideo Corporation to Unveil New IoT Technology at ISC West 2019; Improves School Safety with Its One-Of-A-Kind Detection Products

Leading manufacturer of IP-based video surveillance will launch two new products at ISC West in Vegas & will be showcasing its latest vape and concealed weapons detection technologies in booth #20001.

Denver Adds Concrete Barriers in Front of City and County Building

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Denver Adds Concrete Barriers in Front of City and County Building

New security barriers have been placed in front of Denver’s City and County building in response to recent security scares

Congress Introduces Bill to Improve IoT Security

Congress Introduces Bill to Improve IoT Security

The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act aims to establish a bare minimum of security standards for IoT devices used by the federal government

New York Safety Officials Collaborate to Secure Large-Scale Events

New York Safety Officials Collaborate to Secure Large-Scale Events

Safety officials from the Oswego area are collaborating to increase security for large-scale events

More than 600,000 Affected by Michigan Health Care Data Breach

More than 600,000 Affected by Michigan Health Care Data Breach

More than 600,000 Michiganders may have had their information compromised by a data breach of several major health care systems.

Australian Casino to Deploy Facial Recognition

Australian Casino to Deploy Facial Recognition

The Star Casino in Sydney, Australia, will deploy facial recognition tech as part of an ongoing A$10 million security upgrade

Tokyo to Install 22,000 Security Cameras on Metro in Advance of 2020 Olympics

Tokyo to Install 22,000 Security Cameras on Metro in Advance of 2020 Olympics

East Japan Railway Co., or JR East, plans to install about 22,000 security cameras as part of efforts to increase public safety and security before the 2020 Olympics

Three Million Vehicles Vulnerable After Security Flaw Found in Car Alarms

Three Million Vehicles Vulnerable After Security Flaw Found in Car Alarms

Vulnerabilities found in two different car alarms left three million vehicles susceptible to hijack globally.

New System Uses Machine Learning to Scan Tweets for Security Flaws

New System Uses Machine Learning to Scan Tweets for Security Flaws

Machine learning and Twitter could be the future of catching security flaws and vulnerabilities early.

The National Zoo to Install Security Fencing, Consolidate Entrances

The National Zoo to Install Security Fencing, Consolidate Entrances

The National Zoo is looking to improve security with new measures such as security fencing.

Facebook Announces Plans to Pivot toward Privacy

Facebook Announces Plans to Pivot toward Privacy

“I believe the future of communication will increasingly shift to private, encrypted services where people can be confident what they say to each other stays secure and their messages and content won't stick around forever. This is the future I hope we will help bring about,” Zuckerberg wrote.

California City Hires Private Security Guards to Patrol Parks

California City Hires Private Security Guards to Patrol Parks

According to officials, the need for more patrols at local parks was putting too much stress on the Fresno Police Department. The city chose to hire private security to decrease the demand on Fresno PD.

Google Chrome Vulnerability: Here

Google Chrome Vulnerability: Here's How to Fix It

Google has discovered a Zero-Day Vulnerability [CVE-2019-5786] that is being exploited by bad actors. If you are a Chrome user, you are at risk. Make sure your browser has been updated to the latest patched version [72.0.3626.121], which fixes the vulnerability.

Chinese Hackers Reportedly Targeted 27 Universities

Chinese Hackers Reportedly Targeted 27 Universities

The cyberattacks focused on universities that either studied underwater technology or had faculty with relevant backgrounds, according to reports.

NY Boosts Security After Explosives Found at London Transportation Hubs

NY Boosts Security After Explosives Found at London Transportation Hubs

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced increased security measures at "critical New York infrastructure points" after explosive devices were found in London.

Verizon Report Explores the World of Insider Threats

Verizon Report Explores the World of Insider Threats

Verizon takes its Data Breach Investigations Report and refocuses on Insider Threat reports.

Security Tight Following Shooting at VA Medical Center

Security Tight Following Shooting at VA Medical Center

A VA Medical Center in Florida is tightening access to its facility following a shooting that injured two staff members.

Facebook Accused of Misusing the Phone Numbers

Facebook Accused of Misusing Phone Numbers

Facebook users have found that a phone number they added to their account for the sole purpose of two-factor authentication can be used to look up their account by advertisers and strangers.

Phillies to Install Security Bollards at Citizens Park Bank

Phillies to Install Security Bollards at Citizens Park Bank

Phillies security director Sal DeAngelis said that two years ago, the team took notice of the way terrorists were using vehicles in their attacks. They realized that they needed to update the park’s security in response.

IBM Finds Security Flaws in Visitor Check-In Systems

IBM Finds Security Flaws in Visitor Check-In Systems

“We found that you could break out of the kiosk and interact with the underlying Windows operating systems, and from there do things like drop malware or open up the database,” said Daniel Crowder, research director at the IBM X-Force Red security unit.

Tips for Conducting a Personal Online Security Audit to Protect Yourself from Threats This Year

Tips for Conducting a Personal Online Security Audit to Protect Yourself from Threats This Year

What can you do to protect your personal data in 2019?

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