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Understanding the Drone Threat

Understanding the Drone Threat

For security professionals, the scope of the threat is huge and evolving.

From Risk to Reward: How Service Assurance Presents New Opportunities for Integrators

From Risk to Reward: How Service Assurance Presents New Opportunities for Integrators

Integrators need to find new ways to innovate to differentiate themselves from their competition and improve relationships with their customers both before and after installation.

TSA Warns 2018 Thanksgiving Travel will be Unprecedented

TSA Warns 2018 Thanksgiving Travel Will Be Unprecedented

2018 holiday travel period expected to be the busiest travel season on record

City of Richmond Implements Security Measures at Department of Social Services

City of Richmond Implements Security Measures at Department of Social Services

Last month, a youth intern at the Department of Social Services who was supposed to be washing and detailing city vehicles took off with three cars.

NY Hospital Security Breach Shows Vulnerabilities in Healthcare Cybersecurity

NY Hospital Security Breach Shows Vulnerabilities in Healthcare Cybersecurity

SUNY Upstate Hospital announced a former employee inappropriately accessed more than 1,200 patient records.

Regulation of Police Technology Creates Frustration

Regulation of Police Technology Creates Frustration

The city council is weighing a measure that would give the panel final say over all surveillance efforts in Hartford.

Nordstrom Data Breach Exposes Employee Information

Nordstrom Data Breach Exposes Employee Information

According to a Nordstrom spokesperson, no customer data was involved in the breach. In a statement, the company said it was “investigating an incident where a contract worker improperly handled some Nordstrom employee data.”

Heavy Security Surrounds "El Chapo" Trial

Heavy Security Surrounds "El Chapo" Trial

Guzman has been kept in solitary confinement in Manhattan and taken to court in Brooklyn in a heavily guarded motorcade. The security around him is so intense that U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan, presiding over the case, denied last week a motion by Guzman asking to hug his wife before the trial.



Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Security Costs Increasing

Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Security Costs Increasing

The city of Pasadena is prepared to spend up to $1.5 million—a 37 percent increase— for the Jan. 1 event as part of a new Pasadena Police Department plan to increase security in response to unspecified “global threats.”

Brooklyn Borough Calls for Increased Security for Holiday Shoppers

Brooklyn Borough Calls for Increased Security for Holiday Shoppers

Brooklyn is looking for more security following violent incidents in shopping centers.

Mississippi Police Install Surveillance Cameras to Deter Crime

Mississippi Police Install Surveillance Cameras to Deter Crime

Officials hope to install 50 security cameras in Vicksburg before the year’s end, with Mayor George Flaggs aiming to get 10 installed before the holiday season fully kicks off.

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U.S. Doesn't Sign Macron's Cybersecurity Pact

A new cyberspace pact was signed by 51 other countries, 224 companies and 92 non-profits and advocacy groups.

Aiphone Wins Second Deming Prize

Company also accredited for ISO 9001:2015; both international achievements recognize quality management programs

25 Worst Passwords of All Time

25 Worst Passwords of All Time

To help you rule out the worst password ideas, FrontNet has put together a list of the 25 words passwords on the internet for 2018.

The Need for More Thermal Cameras for Airport Security

The Need for Thermal Cameras for Airport Security

Thermal cameras are becoming increasingly popular for airport protection

NCR Buys StopLift to Bolster Self-Checkout Security

NCR Buys StopLift to Bolster Self-Checkout Security

NCR plans to integrate StopLift’s artificial intelligence tech, which detects unusual and possibly fraudulent behavior in self-checkout systems, into its point-of-sale portfolio.

Arecont Vision Costar Adds Brian White to Great Lakes Sales Region

Senior sales leader to support customers and partners in key territory

Pivot3 Unveils A&E Program to Streamline Design and Deployment of IoT and Security Solutions

New initiative to provide services and support for architecture and engineering firms

Olympic Security Budget for 2026 Calgary Games Cut

Olympic Security Budget for 2026 Calgary Games Cut

The security plan for the 2026 Olympic Games is making critics wonder how much comprehensive security really costs.

Ontario Cannabis Store Data Breach Affects 4,500 Customers

Ontario Cannabis Store Data Breach Affects 4,500 Customers

In a privacy update on its site, the Ontario Cannabis Store said the breach affected about 2 percent of its customer orders, or 4,500 customers. Canada Post said customers’ information was accessed by someone using its delivery tracking tool.

New Surveillance Tool: Gait Recognition

New Surveillance Tool: Gait Recognition

New technology by a Chinese artificial intelligence company is analyzing the way a person walks as a means of identification.

Cincinnati Police Report Increase in Home Security Systems

Cincinnati Police Report Increase in Home Security Systems

Sgt. Franz said that the increase in home security systems is changing the way detectives investigate crimes. For example, sometimes there’s clear footage of an intruder of thief where once there wouldn’t be any leads on suspects.

Jewish Institutions Hope to Raise $1 Million for Security

Jewish Institutions Hope to Raise $1 Million for Security

The focus on security for Jewish institutions has increased in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting in October, which left 11 people dead and seven injured.

Cybersecurity, AI Skills to Dominate IT Staff Hires in 2019

Cybersecurity, AI Skills to Dominate IT Staff Hires in 2019

The company said Wednesday that large, enterprise firms were most likely to focus on cybersecurity and AI. Small and midsize firms are more likely to prioritize DevOps skills, experience with end-user hardware and IT infrastructure proficiency.

HSBC Bank Discloses Security Incident

HSBC Bank Discloses Security Incident

"HSBC became aware of online accounts being accessed by unauthorized users between October 4, 2018 and October 14, 2018," the bank wrote in a data breach notification letter submitted to Californian authorities.

12 People Dead, Including Sheriff

12 People Dead, Including Sheriff's Sergeant, in Thousand Oaks Shooting

Twelve people were killed and dozens more were injured in a shooting at a bar hosting college night.

Consumer Video Surveillance Market to Top $1 Billion in 2018, IHS Markit Says

Acceptance of video surveillance for the home has grown, in part because people now have more control over their surveillance systems

Microsoft Wants to Work with Trump Administration on Cybersecurity

Microsoft Wants to Work with Trump Administration on Cybersecurity

At the 2018 Web Summit this week in Lisbon, Portugal, Microsoft president Brad Smith said the company wanted to work on a solution to protect civilians against cyber threats. According to Smith, concerns include the role of AI in the future of work and cyber threats to democracy.

Airports Implementing Lie Detector Tests as Screening Measure

Airports Implementing Lie Detector Tests as Screening Measure

Airports on the border of non-EU nations will be including lie detector tests in their security screenings.

Researchers Find Security Flaws in Popular Data Storage Devices

Researchers Find Security Flaws in Popular Data Storage Devices

Researchers found a malicious expert can bypass existing protection mechanisms and access the data without knowing the user-chosen password.

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