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ONVIF Suspends Huawei

ONVIF Suspends Huawei

Huawei has been “suspended,” and effectively expelled, from ONVIF so long as U.S. sanctions remain on the mega Chinese manufacturer, according to a report released by IPVM.

Senate Committee Allocates $250 Million To Bolster State Election Security

Senate Committee Allocates $250 Million To Bolster State Election Security

The fight over increased funding for election security is far from over, though: The House and Senate still need to agree on a number for the final version of the bill.

Board Approves Detroit Police

Board Approves Detroit Police's Limited Use of Facial Recognition Software

Detroit police will continue to use the software to identify violent crime suspects but are prohibited from using it on live or recorded video.

House Passes Bill Creating Grant Program to Install Carbon Monoxide Alarms in Homes

House Passes Bill Creating Grant Program to Install Carbon Monoxide Alarms in Homes

The bill’s passage, which would give grants to elderly and low-income residents, came after the House of Representatives approved a bill that requires carbon monoxide detectors in public housing.

London Police Partner With Facebook to Prevent Live Streaming of Terrorist and Firearm Attacks

London Police Partner With Facebook to Prevent Live Streaming of Terrorist and Firearm Attacks

The issue gained renewed attention after a mass shooter used Facebook to live stream his murder of over 50 people at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Men Arrested For Breaking Into Iowa Courthouse Were Hired to Conduct Security Testing

Men Arrested For Breaking Into Iowa Courthouse Were Hired to Conduct Security Testing

While the two “penetration testers” were given permission to attempt to break into courthouses, local law enforcement were not informed of the tests. Now, the men are facing charges.

Following Rise in Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes, New York City Plans For Increased Security During High Holy Days

Following Rise in Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes, New York City Plans For Increased Security During High Holy Days

In recent weeks, three Orthodox Jewish men were attacked in New York in potentially bias-related incidents that led to major injuries.



Colorado Becomes First State to Stop Using QR Codes, Barcodes to Count Ballots

Colorado Becomes First State to Stop Using QR Codes, Barcodes to Count Ballots

The state said it would redevelop its vote tallying system so that voting machines no longer print receipts with QR codes, which Secretary of State Jena Griswold says could be hacked.

Millions of Americans’ Medical Images Were Left Unprotected on The Web, Report Finds

Millions of Americans’ Medical Images Were Left Unprotected on The Web, Report Finds

A new investigation discovered that the medical images and health data of more than 5 million patients in the U.S. was readily accessible on the web without a password or login.

Report: Managed Service Providers Are New Frontier of Ransomware Attacks

Report: Managed Service Providers Are New Frontier of Ransomware Attacks

Hackers are targeting IT service providers as a means of attacking dozens of organizations at once and potentially reaping bigger financial rewards.

Treasury Department Implements Sanctions on North Korean Cyber Groups

Treasury Department Implements Sanctions on North Korean Cyber Groups

The department announced the sanctions Friday after it said that North Korean intelligence groups targeted American critical infrastructure, particularly the financial system.

5 Ways to Protect Yourself from IP Address Hacking

5 Ways to Protect Yourself from IP Address Hacking

Your IP address is an extension of your online identity, so you must be diligent in protecting it through unique passwords, VPNs or adding extra protective layers.

California Legislature Votes to Ban Facial Recognition in Police Body Cameras

California Legislature Votes to Ban Facial Recognition in Police Body Cameras

While the bill would ban facial recognition software from body cameras, law enforcement are not banned from using it in other cameras.

Can’t Get From Here to Home

By and large, the GSX experience was good. There were a few hick-ups here and there, but overall GSX seems to be a nice regional tradeshow.

Multitude of Ransomware Attacks Cause Lawmakers to Take Notice

Multitude of Ransomware Attacks Cause Lawmakers to Take Notice

Lawmakers are working to find a solution that will help counter ransomware attacks, which are affecting school districts and municipal governments.

ADT Commercial Booth GSX 2019

Live From GSX 2019: Day 3

As exhibitors wrapped up the last day of the conference, STANLEY Security, Salient Systems and ADT Commercial continued to showcase their services.

Aspen Police Department to Equip Officers with Body Cameras

Aspen Police Department to Equip Officers with Body Cameras

The police department will fund the body cameras through its savings account.

Where’s the Beef?

Day two of 2019 GSX is in the books from the tradeshow floor. I certainly didn't have to dodge anyone to get from one side of the house to the other. Where are the attendees?

Getting a Security Education at GSX

Getting a Security Education at GSX

Seeing the technology and offerings first-hand was eye-opening at my first conference.

Police Departments Across Nation Ask Citizens to Register Security Cameras

Police Departments Across Nation Ask Citizens to Register Security Cameras

Officers will still have to get permission to view the footage, which they say can not only help to fight crime but assist them with tracking down missing people.

ADT Commercial Booth GSX 2019

2019 GSX is a Nice Surprise

I found the opening day of the Global Security Exchange to be a welcome surprise. Not sure what to expect after a couple of tough years of decline, there was nice activity on the show floor for opening day. I felt like the traffic was good and exhibitors pleased.

salient booth

Live From GSX 2019: Day 2

STANLEY Security, ADT Commercial and Salient Systems showed off their latest products and celebrated awards on the second day of GSX.

A New Age in Incident Response on Display at GSX

A New Age in Incident Response on Display at GSX

How companies can change their approaches to social media platforms, to the benefit of customers.

Nortek Appoints Nathan Richardson CI Regional Sales Manager for Southern California

Richardson replaces Scott Osborne, who has taken over the Florida territory.

A New Age in Incident Response on Display at GSX

A New Age in Incident Response on Display at GSX

How companies can change their approaches to social media platforms, to the benefit of customers.

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