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Browsers Drop Support for Old Security Standards

Browsers Drop Support for Old Security Standards

All major browsers are dropping support for old TLS standards simultaneously.

TSA Announces Plan for Facial Recognition at Security Checkpoints

TSA Announces Plan for Facial Recognition at Security Checkpoints

The TSA Biometrics Roadmap focuses on four main goals: 1. Partnering with U.S. Customs and Border Protection on biometrics for international travelers, 2. Using biometrics provided by TSA PreCheck members to enhance the travel experience, 3. Expanding biometrics to additional domestic travelers and 4. Developing the infrastructure for biometric technology.

Hacker Sentenced After Using Fake Ads to Spread Malware

Hacker Sentenced After Using Fake Ads to Spread Malware

FBI Cyber arrests hacker using fake advertisements.

Global Payment Companies Test Data Security Readiness

Global Payment Companies Test Data Security Readiness

Eighteen payment processors from the U.S. and U.K. tested their systems for cyber attacks.

Hackers Looking to Shut Down PS4s Remotely

Hackers Looking to Shut Down PS4s Remotely

Numerous PlayStation 4 users reported that a PlayStation Network message exploit is crashing their consoles, requiring a factory reset in order to function again.

The Cold Boot Attack is Back – How can Your Organization Protect Itself?

The Cold Boot Attack is Back – How can Your Organization Protect Itself?

What can organizations do to protect against a cold boot attack?



Security Breach at Wisconsin National Guard Unit

Security Breach at Wisconsin National Guard Unit

A security breach at a Wisconsin National Guard Unit prompted a lockdown and three arrests.

FBI Director: Drone Attacks Unlikely in the United States

FBI Director: Drone Attacks Likely in the United States

FBI Director Christopher Wray is convinced that terror groups will deploy drones to carry out attacks on American soil, and told a Senate committee that the threat of drones and other unmanned aircrafts is “steadily escalating.”

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As many of you will have experienced, the planning, configuration, installation and reporting of a video security project involves multiple tools and extensive man hours to complete and document the process. Managing several projects efficiently through each phase can be a difficult task for system integrators.

Las Vegas Casinos Continue to Increase Security After Mass Shooting

Las Vegas Casinos Continue to Increase Security After Mass Shooting

Hotels and casinos on the Las Vegas Strip are increasing security with K-9 units and advanced technology.

FDA Approves Cybersecurity Fix for Cardiac Devices

FDA Approves Cybersecurity Fix for Cardiac Devices

In a voluntary recall, Medtronic has issued a software update to plug cybersecurity holes in programmers — which are kinds of software that physicians use to measure a connected device's performance, batter life and settings — for the company's implantable cardiac devices, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

WhatsApp Bug Allowed Hackers to Hijack Accounts

WhatsApp Bug Allowed Hackers to Hijack Accounts

Facebook's WhatsApp says it has fixed a video call security bug that let hackers hijack accounts.

FBI Arrests Man Who Plotted to Detonate Bomb on Election Day

FBI Arrests Man Who Plotted to Detonate Bomb on Election Day

"Had he been successful, Rosenfeld’s alleged plot could have claimed the lives of innocent bystanders and caused untold destruction," FBI Assistant Director in Charge William Sweeney said.

DOD Weapon Systems Vulnerable to Cyber Threats, GAO Reports

DOD Weapon Systems Vulnerable to Cyber Threats, GAO Reports

Although GAO and others have warned of cyber risks for decades, the Defense Department did not prioritize weapon systems cybersecurity until recently, the new report says.

Homeland Security Moves to Boost Security at Border

Homeland Security Moves to Boost Security at Border

The Department of Homeland Security gave notice it plans to waive environmental laws to install gates along a stretch of border fence.

Dahua Showcases New Technology, Innovative Solutions

Dahua Technology continues to focus on their commitment to introduce innovative and comprehensive solutions to the security industry.

TSA Applauds Congress

TSA Applauds Congress' Passage of H.R. 302

H.R. 302 includes the TSA Modernization Act, the first ever reauthorization of TSA since the agency’s founding in 2001.

SDC Announces Hiring of Neal Drell as New Western Regional Sales Manager

Because the security industry is finding increasing responsibility for the door, Neal will spearhead the integration of SDC’s product solutions, name and brand on the West coast.

Heathrow Airport Fined Over USB Data Breach

Heathrow Airport Fined Over USB Data Breach

Last October, a Heathrow employee lost a USB stick containing 76 folders and more than 1,000 confidential files, including the names, dates of birth, passport numbers and other personal information related to aviation security staff.

Despite Threatening Conditions, Smugglers Continue to Risk Migrant Lives for Profit

Despite Threatening Conditions, Smugglers Continue to Risk Migrant Lives for Profit

Sector Border Patrol agents arrested six Mexican nationals and five U.S. citizens after three separate smuggling attempts this week.

Are Smart Locks Really Leading Us into a Keyless Future?

Are Smart Locks Really Leading Us into a Keyless Future?

Mobile access to homes and offices is not a new concept, but in 2018, why do we still have to carry around bulky keys when we have our phone with us?

Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Intercepts Two Alien Smuggling Attempts

Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Intercepts Two Alien Smuggling Attempts

U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted a few smuggling attempts.

Securing the Supreme Court

Securing the Supreme Court

Who protects the Court and its inhabitants?

Google Revamping Gmail and Android Security

Google Revamping Gmail and Android Security

Currently, Google Account users grant an app a lot of permissions to access their Google Account data in one fell swoop. After the changes are implemented, consumers will be able to grant or deny each permission individually.

The Terabit Era: Get Ready for Bigger DDoS Attacks

The Terabit Era: Get Ready for Bigger DDoS Attacks

Researchers have recently observed an alarming trend: attacks are multiplying in size, often far exceeding what many service providers consider a safe defensive capacity.

Google Shuts Down Google+ After Users

Google Shuts Down Google+ After Users' Data Exposed

Google has made the decision to shut down much of its social network following the disclosure of vulnerable data.

California Bans Weak Passwords in Connected Devices

California Bans Weak Passwords in Connected Devices

California has passed a law that sets higher standards for passwords.

AI in Security Industry Expected to Exceed $35 Billion by 2024

AI in Security Industry Expected to Exceed $35 Billion by 2024

Artificial Intelligence is finding a home in the security industry.

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