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Stanford Scholars Set Forth 2020 Election Security Recommendations

A group of 14 Stanford scholars put together a report of recommendations for increased election security, addressing problems of cybersecurity, ballot security, and election transparency.

Morse Watchmans Promotes Tim Purpura to VP of Sales and Marketing

Seasoned Pro Instrumental in Bringing Company to Next Level

Heathrow Airport optimizes security check with new 3D scanners

Heathrow Airport Optimizes Security Check with New 3D Scanners

London’s Heathrow Airport is implementing new 3D scanners that eliminate the need for passengers to remove liquids from their bag as they go through security.

Hanwha is Dropping Huawei Hisilicon from All Their Products

Hanwha is Dropping Huawei Hisilicon from All Their Products

Huawei is subject to the U.S. NDAA government ban and has been 'red flagged' on the United States “entity” list. In addition to cybersecurity concerns, Huawei now faces supply chain barriers that could impact their ability to produce many products such as Hisilicon chips.

Chicago Authorities Install 20 Cameras Along So-Called ‘Heroin Highway’

Chicago Authorities Install 20 Cameras Along So-Called ‘Heroin Highway’

In an attempt to crack down on drug traffic on the Eisenhower Expressway, authorities installed 20 new high-surveillance cameras.

Feenics Adds New Field Personnel to Address Heightened Growth of Keep by Feenics™

Company adds two key U.S. positions to handle regional uptick and assist with sales and business development of the company’s VAR network.

Exclusive Report Expects Rapid Growth for the Vehicle Access Control Market

Exclusive Report Expects Rapid Growth for the Vehicle Access Control Market

MarketsandMarkets says the worth of the vehicle access control market could reach $22.6 billion by 2027.

Florida begins issuing new, more-secure drivers licenses

Florida Issues New, More-Secure Drivers License, Identification Cards

Florida officials use tactile security feature to increase security on drivers licenses and identification cards.



Community Appoints Todd Stevens as Regional Sales Manager

Todd Stevens will be joining the North America sales team at Community Professional Loudspeakers as the regional sales manager.

Entrust Datacard completes purchase of market-leading general-purpose hardware security business, nCipher Security, from Thales

More than 300 nCipher employees are now part of the Entrust Datacard team.

Data Analyst Shares Which States Rank Highest, Lowest in Burglary Arrests

Data Analyst Shares Which States Rank Highest and Lowest in Burglary Arrests

The 2017 FBI crime report shows that the worst state to be a burglar in is Delaware. The best? Nebraska.

LAX Thursday Morning Rescreening Causes Cancellations, Delays

LAX Thursday Morning Rescreening Causes Cancellations, Delays

After a power outage the previous evening, the Los Angeles International Airport cleared Terminal 1 Thursday morning for security concerns.

SmartTrucks offer video surveillance to commercial, governmental, and educational facilities

SmartTrucks Offer Video Surveillance to Facilities

Video surveillance is no longer stagnant. With new SmartTruck technology, IoT gives officials real-time, archivable coverage of facilities.

Cisco Announces Plan to Acquire Sentryo

Cisco Announces Plan to Acquire Sentryo

Cisco recently announced that it plans to acquire Sentryo in order to optimize visibility, segmentation, and operations for Cisco customers.

Primeview to Bring FusionMAX LED Developments to the Show Floor at InfoComm 2019

Global display solutions company will be unveiling its new video wall solutions at a private innovation suite by invitation only at booth #2688 at InfoComm 2019.

How Organizations Can Leverage Microsegmentation to Create a Zero Trust Environment

How Organizations Can Leverage Microsegmentation to Create a Zero Trust Environment

No matter how good an organization’s perimeter defenses and threat detection systems are, it really is just a matter of when it will get breached.

Apple enforces user data security with new updates

Apple Enforces User Data Security with New Updates

Apple has “you control your data" for a while now, but with these new updates, the data is almost completely the consumers’.

LabCorp Announces AMCA Breach May Have Affected Their Patients

LabCorp reported that about 7.7 million patients’ personal information may have been compromised in the AMCA data breach.

AMCA Makes Statement on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

AMCA Makes Statement on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

The AMCA said they hired a third-party external forensics firm to investigate the Quest Diagnostics data breach

Cequence Security Expands Its Security Platform with CQ appFirewall

New security module leverages the platform’s CQAI analytics engine to bring much-needed innovation unavailable in legacy web application firewalls

Kentucky Public Library to Hire Security Resource Officers

Kentucky Public Library to Hire Security Resource Officers

The Warren County Public Library is hiring resource officers to boost safety and security.

Australia Reels from Worst Mass Shooting in Over 20 Years

Australia Reels from Worst Mass Shooting in Over 20 Years

At least four people were in killed in the first mass shooting Australia has seen since 1996.

Georgia City Council Weighs New Security Measures Following Mass Shooting

Georgia City Council Weighs New Security Measures Following Mass Shooting

The decision to add metal detectors to a municipal building in Marrietta, Ga. is getting moved forward following the Virginia Beach mass shooting.

General John F. Kelly to Present Keynote Address at GSX 2019 on Military & Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

The presentation, titled Geopolitics and Security, will take place on Wednesday, 11 September from 8:30 – 10:00 AM and will be open to all All-Access Pass holders.

Security Experts Weigh in on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

Security Experts Weigh in on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

Quest Diagnostics has warned its 12 million customers that their personal, financial and medical data may have been exposed.

ADT Awarded $4 Million, including Punitive Damages, in Lawsuit Against Alder

Company diligently fighting deceptive sales practices in the security industry

Panasonic Sells Off Security Side of Business

Polaris Private Equity Fund IV, L.P., etc., managed by Polaris Capital Group Inc. have recently agreed to a strategic capital alliance with Panasonic Corp. to acquire 80 percent of the outstanding shares of the company to be newly established by Panasonic to succeed the Security Systems Business.

12 People Dead in Virginia Beach Municipal Building Shooting

12 People Dead in Virginia Beach Municipal Building Shooting

The shooting, which took place in a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday, is now the deadliest mass shooting this year.

Leveraging the System

Leveraging the System

For decades, public alerting systems have served as a critical notification tool for sending alerts to citizens’ smartphones, landlines and through broadcast channels.

Reducing Violence

Reducing Violence

In recent years, however, King City has become known for a different reason; in both 2013 and 2015, the city’s homicide per capita rate for victims between 18 and 22 years of age was the highest in the state of California. The main reason for this is that the city had become a point of contention in a turf war between rival Latino gangs to the north and south of King City.

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