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How Organizations Can Leverage Microsegmentation to Create a Zero Trust Environment

How Organizations Can Leverage Microsegmentation to Create a Zero Trust Environment

No matter how good an organization’s perimeter defenses and threat detection systems are, it really is just a matter of when it will get breached.

AMCA Makes Statement on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

AMCA Makes Statement on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

The AMCA said they hired a third-party external forensics firm to investigate the Quest Diagnostics data breach

Cequence Security Expands Its Security Platform with CQ appFirewall

New security module leverages the platform’s CQAI analytics engine to bring much-needed innovation unavailable in legacy web application firewalls

Kentucky Public Library to Hire Security Resource Officers

Kentucky Public Library to Hire Security Resource Officers

The Warren County Public Library is hiring resource officers to boost safety and security.

Australia Reels from Worst Mass Shooting in Over 20 Years

Australia Reels from Worst Mass Shooting in Over 20 Years

At least four people were in killed in the first mass shooting Australia has seen since 1996.

Georgia City Council Weighs New Security Measures Following Mass Shooting

Georgia City Council Weighs New Security Measures Following Mass Shooting

The decision to add metal detectors to a municipal building in Marrietta, Ga. is getting moved forward following the Virginia Beach mass shooting.

General John F. Kelly to Present Keynote Address at GSX 2019 on Military & Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

The presentation, titled Geopolitics and Security, will take place on Wednesday, 11 September from 8:30 – 10:00 AM and will be open to all All-Access Pass holders.

Security Experts Weigh in on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

Security Experts Weigh in on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

Quest Diagnostics has warned its 12 million customers that their personal, financial and medical data may have been exposed.



ADT Awarded $4 Million, including Punitive Damages, in Lawsuit Against Alder

Company diligently fighting deceptive sales practices in the security industry

Panasonic Sells Off Security Side of Business

Polaris Private Equity Fund IV, L.P., etc., managed by Polaris Capital Group Inc. have recently agreed to a strategic capital alliance with Panasonic Corp. to acquire 80 percent of the outstanding shares of the company to be newly established by Panasonic to succeed the Security Systems Business.

12 People Dead in Virginia Beach Municipal Building Shooting

12 People Dead in Virginia Beach Municipal Building Shooting

The shooting, which took place in a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday, is now the deadliest mass shooting this year.

Leveraging the System

Leveraging the System

For decades, public alerting systems have served as a critical notification tool for sending alerts to citizens’ smartphones, landlines and through broadcast channels.

Reducing Violence

Reducing Violence

In recent years, however, King City has become known for a different reason; in both 2013 and 2015, the city’s homicide per capita rate for victims between 18 and 22 years of age was the highest in the state of California. The main reason for this is that the city had become a point of contention in a turf war between rival Latino gangs to the north and south of King City.

Elevating Data Center Security

Elevating Data Center Security

The endlessly growing mountains of personal, private data collected as part of routine transactions in our digital world continue to be a target for cybercriminals, who are moving beyond digital theft to the real world by targeting the servers that contain this data.

Security Beyond the Field

Security Beyond the Field

As you walk into a venue to cheer on your favorite team, or see a favorite singer or show, it’s likely that one of the last things on your mind is the potential for a cyber attack.

EDITOR'S NOTE

Taking a Shot at Violence

I suppose when the topic of government security comes up, we often think big, as in the federal government. Let’s back it down a little bit and think of King City, Calif.

Securing the Building

Securing the Building

Multi-tenant buildings come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from a few to dozens of stories tall. Tenants may include residents, professional service providers, commercial businesses, government agencies or retail shops.

A Sustainable Future

Just a few months ago, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its special report on the impact of climate change.

INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL

Working Together

Although IP-based network cameras are the prevailing standard for new installations, it wasn’t that long ago that analog cameras, and the complex infrastructures required to support large numbers of them, were the only way to accomplish the job.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

How Deep is Deep Learning?

At the start of every new year, I get a sampling of what new technologies are going to be introduced. Most of the time, I’m in way over my head. Sometimes I understand and relate to the solution, the technology and what it all means.

Secure Your Engines

Secure Your Engines

When this upgrade project began in early 2017, there was a mix of standard-resolution legacy video cameras scattered throughout the facilities.

One Step Ahead

One Step Ahead

According to Aite Group, a research and advisory firm, losses incurred by account takeovers at contact centers are expected to reach $775 million in 2020, nearly double the amount from just five years ago.

Strategic Decisions

Strategic Decisions

An SDSC is a crime-fighting nerve center that facilitates decision making through increased intelligence and better understanding. Built using dedicated hardware and software solutions, they are housed in local police departments of big and small cities.

The Game Changer

The Game Changer

Most access control systems are focused on improving security and protecting the business, ensuring that only the right people have the right access to the right areas. It keeps the bad guys out and the good guys in.

Everything in Between

Today, artificial intelligence and machine learning are backing a wide range of technologies and applications, powering diverse solutions to a broad set of challenges.

A Healthcare Revolution

A Healthcare Revolution

In 2017, the state of California passed Senate Bill 1299, ushering into law a set of regulations requiring California healthcare providers to take specific steps to prevent workplace violence and ensure a safe environment for both patients and caregivers.

Taking the Sting out of Surprise

Taking the Sting out of Surprise

It is a story as old as time. Burglars and thieves break into a business, cause major damage to the property, and get away with valuables that can be costly to replace— not to mention potentially company proprietary information.

Detroit Metro Airport Enhances Security with K9s

Detroit Metro Airport Enhances Security with K9s

K9s will be used at the Detroit airport to add an additional layer of security in the airport's busiest season.

Biggest-Ever Security Plan for "High Risk" Champions League Final

Biggest-Ever Security Plan for "High Risk" Champions League Final

Spain will deploy an unprecedented amount of security for Saturday's "high risk" Champions League final.

Tampa Transit System Steps Up Security Following Bus Driver Fatality

Tampa Transit System Steps Up Security Following Bus Driver Fatality

A transit system near Tampa, Fla. is boosting security measures after a bus driver was stabbed to death by a passenger.

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  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2019

    November/December 2019

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    • Security Foresights of the New Year
    • Integrated Technology Drives Security

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