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Connecticut Park Increases Security with Gates Surveillance Cameras

Connecticut Park Increases Security with Gates Surveillance Cameras

Local park sees security increase following costly renovations.

Nearly 15 Million 500px Users Made Vulnerable by Breach

Nearly 15 Million 500px Users Made Vulnerable by Breach

The names, usernames, passwords and other sensitive information was leaked in July of 2018.

Two Dating Apps Under Fire for Security Issues

Two Dating Apps Under Fire for Security Issues

Two dating apps have come under fire lately for security problems—Ok Cupid for a potential data breach and Jack’d for a vulnerability that left private photos potentially exposed.

The 3 Greatest Valentine

The 3 Greatest Valentine's Day Cyber Threats

Valentine’s Day is a boon to restaurants, retailers, flower shops, online dating sites – and cyber hackers.

Woman Dead after Shooting at Tennessee Dentist Office

Woman Dead after Shooting at Tennessee Dentist Office

According to Sheriff Jeff Cassidy, the suspect—the victim’s husband—entered the dentist office and shot his wife. The suspect was shot by a bystander with a carry permit, who held him down until authorities arrived.

Milestone Drops Hikvision as Elite Partner

Milestone has quietly dropped Hikvision from their 'Elite Partners', less than three years after adding the Chinese government-owned mega-manufacturer.

New Technology Aims to Stop a Shooting Before it Begins

New Technology Aims to Stop a Shooting Before it Begins

A new security system uses artificial intelligence to detect guns with up to 99 percent accuracy.

Defense Intelligence Agency Report Aims to Educate on Space Security

Defense Intelligence Agency Report Aims to Educate on Space Security

The Defense Intelligence Agency has released a new report detailing the security challenges the United States face in outer space.



Oklahoma Ramps Up Security in Capitol Building

Oklahoma Ramps Up Security in Capitol Building

Oklahoma leaders announce new security measures for the Capitol, including guard stations and banning public access to stairwells.

Almost 60,000 Data Breaches Reported Since GDPR Implementation

Almost 60,000 Data Breaches Reported Since GDPR Implementation

More than 59,000 data breaches have been reported across Europe since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into full effect, according to law firm DLA Piper.

Investigation Finds Telecom Companies Sold Sensitive Customer GPS Data

Investigation Finds Telecom Companies Sold Sensitive Customer GPS Data

An investigation by Motherboard has found that an estimated 250 bounty hunters and related businesses had access to customer location data from AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint.

Business-Targeted Email Fraud Sees Huge Increase

Business-Targeted Email Fraud Sees Huge Increase

Email fraud has seen a 476 percent increase between Q4 2018 and Q4 2017, according to the Proofpoint Q4 2018 Threat Report.

NYPD Demands Waze Stop Letting Users Log Police Checkpoints

NYPD Demands Waze Stop Letting Users Log Police Checkpoints

"Individuals who post the locations of DWI checkpoints may be engaging in criminal conduct since such actions could be intentional attempts to prevent and/or impair the administration of the DWI laws and other relevant criminal and traffic laws,” wrote NYPD acting Deputy Commissioner Ann Prunty in a Feb. 2 letter to Google.

TSA Found Record-Setting Number of Guns at Airports in 2018

TSA Found Record-Setting Number of Guns at Airports in 2018

TSA agents found 4,239 total firearms in carry-ons in 2018, an average of 81.6 firearms per week, or 11.6 per day. Of the firearms found, 3,656 (86.15 percent) were loaded—another record—and 1,432 (33.74 percent) of the total had a round chambered.

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.

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