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Apple Tells App Developers to Disclose or Remove Screen Recording Code

Apple Tells App Developers to Disclose or Remove Screen Recording Code

Apple is telling app developers to either remove or properly disclose to users their use of code that allows them to record the way a user interacts with their iPhone apps—or face removal from the app store.

Hanwha Enhances Safety and Security for The Villages Retirement Community

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Hanwha Enhances Safety and Security for The Villages Retirement Community

The Villages investigated its options for a higher-quality system in an effort to rectify what was an unnecessarily complex situation and improve the quality and management of the video surveillance systems. After evaluating solutions from a number of manufacturers, Ritch and his team chose cameras from Hanwha Techwin America for deployment throughout the property.

Google Warns Nest Owners to Check their Login Security after Increase in Hacked Cameras

Google Warns Nest Owners to Check their Login Security after Increase in Hacked Cameras

Google clarified in the email that per its numbers, there has not been a breach of the Nest user base. The company wanted to remind users that breaches are possible and that there are “a few easy things you can do to get the most out of Nest’s security features.”

MGM Grand in Las Vegas Implements New Security Policy

MGM Grand in Las Vegas Implements New Security Policy

A leaked MGM Grand memo posted by Vital Vegas states that beginning Feb. 4, "All guest elevators at MGM Grand will be modified only to allow access to the floor to which the guest is registered."

Wisconsin Officials Consider Arming Courthouse Guards

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Wisconsin Officials Consider Arming Courthouse Guards

Brent Sutherland, director of facilities management for Rock Co., said that the idea of arming the guards was proposed by Global Security Services, which supplies guards for the courthouse.

NASA Faced Cybersecurity Threats During Government Shutdown

NASA Faced Cybersecurity Threats During Government Shutdown

According to Renee Wynn, NASA’s Chief Information Officer, NASA’s Security Operations Center (SOC) continued to operate 24/7 during the government shutdown, fighting cybersecurity threats.

City, University Police Urge Citizens to Take Extra Caution after Incidents

City, University Police Urge Richmond Citizens to Take Extra Caution after Incidents

After multiple incidents in Richmond, Kentucky, both Richmond and Eastern Kentucky University police are urging area residents to take extra caution. The warnings follow the death of a missing woman, Amanda Bailey, the ongoing search for another woman, Savannah Spurlock, and a reported sexual assault near EKU’s campus.

How to Recover from a Ransomware Attack

How to Recover from a Ransomware Attack

Having the right cybersecurity solutions in place now will go a long way toward helping you recover from a ransomware attack later.



City of San Antonio Plans to Open First Security Operations Center

City of San Antonio Plans to Open First Security Operations Center

The city expects to share the new center with CPS Energy, San Antonio Water System and VIA Metropolitan Transit, according to the San Antonio Business Journal. For security purposes, the organizations’ data streams would be kept separate.

ADT Announces Chief Legal Officer Retirement and Successor

David Smail Appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer; P. Gray Finney To Retire

Google Rolls Out New Data Protection Tools

Google Rolls Out New Data Protection Tools

In a blog post Tuesday, Google announced two new updates to help users protect their data: Password Checkup and Cross Account Protection.

Florida City Council Considers Convenience Store Security Ordinance

Florida City Council Considers Convenience Store Security Ordinance

The Fort Myers City Council has begun discussion of enforcing a city ordinance requiring security guard presence at convenience stores. The ordinance is in place, but is not being enforced at this time.

Indianapolis City Officials Initiate Study for Body-Worn Cameras

Indianapolis City Officials Initiate Study for Body-Worn Cameras

Indianapolis seeks feedback form the community, officers in newly launched study on body-worn cameras.

Securing the State of the Union Address

Securing the State of the Union Address

Several agencies work together to create a comprehensive security plan to protect the State of the Union.

Airbus Suffers Hack Attack, Discloses Breach

Airbus Suffers Hack Attack, Discloses Breach

Airbus has disclosed the company is the victim of a cyberattack.

San Francisco Looking to Ban Facial Recognition Tech

San Francisco Looking to Ban Facial Recognition Tech

A proposed ban in San Francisco has introduced a series of rules that could dramatically limit enhanced surveillance.

Connecticut City Looks to Use Retired Detectives as Security for Apartments

Connecticut City Looks to Use Retired Detectives as Security for Apartments

Problems at a downtown apartment building leads to discussions on hiring retired officers to keep the peace.

Advancing on Two Fronts

The way that smart cards are issued has changed dramatically in the last several years with the advent of cloud-based systems that enable the entire process to be managed and executed remotely, and with printer/encoder breakthroughs that significantly boost throughput, reliability and energy efficiency.

A Profile in Partnership

A Profile in Partnership

Microwave sensors, also known as Radar, RF or Doppler sensors, detect walking, running or crawling human targets in outdoor environments.

Cabling our Government

Cabling our Government

The government commands a lot of information in data centers, local municipalities, homeland security, health, and every touch that governments have with private citizens and companies. The data can be classified, private and public-facing as in forms.

Unlocking the Benefits

Unlocking the Benefits

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises greater connectivity, which, when properly leveraged, can provide invaluable insight into our organizations and our operational environments. In the security sector, increased connectivity between sensors and systems gives us access to more data than we thought possible even just a few years ago.

High Profile Security

As with any high-profile entertainment complex that draws more than one million visitors every year, the stadium faces complex and constantly evolving security challenges.

Deploying a Cloud Strategy

Deploying a Cloud Strategy

There’s enormous opportunity for all enterprises in the cloud, and those in the middle market are taking note.

The Next Wave

The Next Wave

Originally designed as consumer devices, smartphones have become vital elements of both our personal and professional lives. Unfortunately, as sources and repositories of our most sensitive data, smartphones have quickly become a primary attack surface for hackers, cybercriminals and foreign spies.

Crimes on Campus

Crimes on Campus

College and university campuses aren’t immune from the same types of crime, such as burglary and assault, found in any small city where thousands of people live and work closely together. Yet overall, campuses remain a mostly safe place for young adults to learn and mature.

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Defending Against Attack

When Paramount Studios, the longest operating and only remaining studio in Hollywood, wanted a preventative solution that would protect tourists and talent from car attacks, they contacted Perimeter Security Group, an integrator that has become one of the leading providers of perimeter security systems in the country.

EDITOR'S NOTE

The Long Reach of Government Security

The government has its fingers in everything, and it is necessary when you think about managing the nation’s infrastructure. Think carefully about securing the nation’s transportation system.

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Church Should Be Off Limits

While attending religious services during the holiday season, a local congregant asked me if I had heard about the ISIS threat to local houses of worship in East Texas. I was not aware, but I started digging.

A Slam Dunk

A Slam Dunk

With all this plus four lobbies and multiple entry points, security at American Airlines Center is a 24/7 responsibility. Finding the right camera system for such a diverse environment presented a challenge.

Introducing Kessel Run to DOD

Everyone wants a piece of Kessel Run, the Air Force’s agile software development program, and attempts to replicate its success of are already underway.

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