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South Dakota Lawmakers Decline to Pass Legislation Regulating Police Body Cameras

The state is only one of a few not to have a statewide law regulating how police body camera footage is maintained and released to the public.

William Foos Named Director of Security & Safety Services

Colorado company elevates vice president to director position

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Open-Source Security in 2020: Myths and Facts

Open-source software isn’t a completely chaotic and breached wasteland of vulnerabilities. It’s a global effort to make the development lifecycle faster.

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House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Expresses Opposition To Moratorium on Facial Recognition

At a Thursday hearing, Rep. Bennie Thompson said he is not on a “moratorium route” but supports regulation of the software, which has been found to have accuracy issues for people of color.

Security Industry Association Names Janet Fenner as Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year

Fenner, a SIA Board of Directors Member and Committee Chair, will be honored at ISC West 2020

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Research: Only Three Top International Airports Pass Basic Cybersecurity Checks

A cybersecurity firm conducted basic testing on the top 100 airports’ public websites and mobile apps. No U.S. airports passed it, and only three European airports did.

Nortek Security & Control Names Christopher Larocca CEO and Darren Learmonth CTO

Larocca will lead the company’s 700 employees across its Security, Control, Access and Digital Health business units

McAfee: Lack of Verified Election Websites Could Pose Cybersecurity Issues For 2020 Election

McAfee’s survey of 13 states considered “critical” in the presidential election found that 83 percent lacked .GOV validation, which verifies websites as being run by official local governments.



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Security Testers Charged With Breaking Into Iowa Courthouses Cleared Of All Criminal Charges

The two men, who worked for Coalfire Labs, were caught up in a miscommunication between local law enforcement and the Iowa judicial branch, which hired the security firm to conduct testing.

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TSA Breaks Record For Highest Number of Firearms Detected at Airport Checkpoints

In 2019, TSA officers detected 4,432 firearms in carry-on baggage or on passengers, breaking the record set in 2018.

DICE Corporation Welcomes Executive Vice President Avi Lupo

Lupo comes to DICE Corporation from Kent Technologies in Miami, Florida

Security Industry Association Names Kathleen Carroll as Committee Chair of the Year

The award recognizes individuals for excellence in leading SIA committees and advancing member objectives

Enabling Prevention

For organizations that wish to monitor their premises, video surveillance is most often the first solution they think of.

Protecting the Aviation Ecosystem

Today’s airports are bigger and more inviting than ever before. With so many people moving through them as well as an increasingly wide array of services on offer, they can start to feel like miniature cities.

Powering Access Control

Powering Access Control

The new IEEE802.3bt PoE standard, also often referred to as PPoE or 4-Pair PoE, is a game-changing solution for powering 12VDC and 24VDC access control and related devices.

Where to Begin in 2020

One thing for certain this new year will be the advancement of technology. This is an ongoing phenomenon that brings new developments and solutions, and introduces completely new additions to the security industry.

Going My Way

Going My Way

Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to be a hot topic in the security industry. While true AI (a computer’s ability to think and act like a human) is still decades away, subsets of AI such as deep learning and machine learning have enabled computers to make significant strides.

The Role of Video Security

The Role of Video Security

The security industry is being pressed to do more with less while dealing with the compounded issue of managing new internal and external threats on a daily basis.

Security at 20,000 Feet

Security at 20,000 Feet

For the sake of argument, let’s say you have a massive facility in a remote location that needs security.

A Professional’s Guide

A Professional’s Guide

The interconnectivity and integrations created by the Internet of Things (IoT) deliver many benefits, but because all devices and systems can be vulnerable to breaches, this hypoconnectivity can also have a major downside.

A Measured Approach

A Measured Approach

The threat landscape continues to evolve for every business. But banks and financial services companies face especially urgent demands.

Under Lock and Key

Under Lock and Key

The interactive self-service kiosk has become a valuable, steadily growing commercial and informational tool since the launch of the first banking ATM in the 1980s. It is an essential part of our modern-day digital landscape.

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Moving From Legacy to Innovation

As every security professional knows well, the sector is changing rapidly thanks to emerging developments in artificial intelligence and the migration from traditional systems to integrated cyber and physical security operations.

Leveraging Technology

Leveraging Technology

Access control advancements over the years have been notable: transitioning from keys and locksets, to cards and card readers, to the sophisticated access control management systems of today.

LifeSafety Power Promotes Matt Virga to VP Sales-North America

Physical security and access control provider adds new member to top leadership team

Cam-Dex Security Names Dan Krumme President

Krummer previously served as branch manager in St. Louis

Facebook Agrees to Pay Out $550 Million in Settlement of Facial Recognition Lawsuit

Thanks to an Illinois privacy law, eligible users will soon be able to apply for payments from Facebook for using facial scans without permission.

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Federal Institute Releases Guidelines For How To Respond To Ransomware Attacks

The report, prepared by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, tested a variety of cybersecurity solutions in different IT environments to find out which methods were most effective in fighting ransomware.

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Coalition Pressures Government Agency To Recommend Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition

Over 40 groups sent a letter to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board on Monday asking the agency to recommend that the executive branch put a moratorium on facial recognition.

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Facial Recognition App Used By Law Enforcement To Identify Suspects Faces Blowback

New Jersey police are banned from using Clearview AI’s app, and Twitter has demanded that the small company delete any photos collected from its website.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - March 2020

    March 2020

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    • Transforming the Industry
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    • Common Mistakes
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