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Law Enforcement Data “Blue Leaker”: a Danger or a Public Service?

Law Enforcement Data “Blue Leaker”: a Danger or a Public Service?

The recent release of a massive cache of sensitive Law Enforcement data has been in the news recently. The trove of roughly 270 gigabytes of data posted to the Denial of Secrets website has been referred to as “BlueLeaks.”

TSA Using credential authentication technology to improve identification verification capabilities

TSA Using credential authentication technology to improve identification verification capabilities

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Billings International Airport (BIL) is now using new technology in the security checkpoint that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification and confirms their flight information in near real time.

DHS Announces ICE Enforcement Actions on Criminal Aliens Released Due To California Sanctuary Policies

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the conclusion to a week-long targeted enforcement operation that resulted in the apprehension of more than 125 at-large aliens

ADI Expands; Second Location to Serve Greater Toronto Area

ADI Global Distribution has announced a second location in Scarborough, Ontario. This marks ADI's second location to serve the Greater Toronto Area and tenth location in Canada, and strengthens its commitment to providing the best and most convenient service to dealers.

An Investment in Remote Workforce is an Investment in the Future

An Investment in Remote Workforce is an Investment in the Future

It is no mystery that the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed remote working to the forefront of critical business issues for companies like never before.

ISONAS Pure IP Access Control Solution Deployed at Engel Electric

ISONAS Inc., a part of the Allegion family of brands, has announced that the ISONAS™ Pure IP™ access control solution has been installed at a new 8,000-square-foot facility in Rockford, IL.

High Quality Integration

Whether you are walking through U.S. customs at an airport or the lobby at a critical facility like a data center, a visitor checkpoint to verify your identity is standard.

Smarter Power Consumption

What if the next generation of IoT sensing solutions offered ubiquitous, unobtrusive, and more aesthetically pleasing sensing? And, what would that mean for security and compliance?



Medina County Implements Checkups Version 2 to Further Boost Criminal Justice System Remote Monitoring Efforts

County has worked with San Antonio-based tech company for nearly two years to check in with offenders using an innovative mobile app, now adds more customized features

Meet the Director of Happiness

It is true that a picture is worth a thousand words. A nice, feel-good story is an escape from the mundane world of work.

Driving New Opportunities

Driving New Opportunities

When network video cameras first came on the market, they were chiefly bare bones video streaming devices.

Today’s Essentials

Many of today’s video security systems feature 4K HD video to help human operators monitor and react better, but also to provide the best possible raw video data for the AI and machine learning programs that are used to continuously enhance operations.

Bringing Rapid Identification

As biometric readers play an increasingly prominent role in law enforcement, one of the newest high-value use cases is the ability to identify persons of interest on the street using smaller mobile biometric readers that are easy and safe for officers to both carry and use.

No Touch, Low Touch

No Touch, Low Touch

The global COVID-19 pandemic has made eliminating the spread of germs a critically important life-safety imperative.

Democratizing Access

Democratizing Access

The Dover International Speedway’s high-banked, one-mile concrete oval race track is known as “The Monster Mile”.

Shifting Strategies

The onslaught of COVID-19 has elevated security measures in every border control operation within the Department of Homeland Security.

Going the Distance

Networked devices have made all the difference in giving security and communication systems far more ubiquity, capabilities, and performance than anyone could have dreamed of when the IP was invented in 1974.

An Essential Business

The manufacturing sector is extraordinarily diverse, ranging from the manufacturing of advanced fighter jets to ventilators, and pharmaceutical products to cars, paper products, steel, clothing, high-tech components and beyond.

Resideo’s Professionally-installed and Monitored Security, Life Safety and Smart Home Control System Now Available in North America

Resideo Technologies Inc. has announced the availability of its Honeywell Home ProSeries Security and Smart Home Platform. From an entry-level security system to a fully integrated smart home solution, the ProSeries Platform offers dealers that serve residential and small businesses a complete, end-to-end solution, and expands Resideo's overall portfolio of connected security solutions and services.

Data Security Encryption Approaches Deliver Varying Levels of Multi-Cloud Data Security

Data Security Encryption Approaches Deliver Varying Levels of Multi-Cloud Data Security

The challenges of protecting data and using encryption across public/private cloud, SaaS, and on-premises environments increase complexity, cost and security risk

How Can Organizations Ensure Data Security

How Can Organizations Ensure Data Security

The cybersecurity scene is advancing at a fast-paced rate and concurrently, advances in technologies are progressively becoming better at aiding cybercriminals and hackers to take advantage of data security loopholes.

Alcatraz Sponsors PSA Security Network’s ADAPT 2020 Virtual Event

Alcatraz, developer of autonomous access control products, has been added to the lineup of sponsors for PSA Security Network’s ADAPT 2020 virtual managerial conference for system integrators.

12 Months Remaining Until Full REAL ID Enforcement Deadline

12 Months Remaining Until Full REAL ID Enforcement Deadline

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is reminding Americans that only 12 months remain until the Oct. 1, 2021, REAL ID enforcement goes into effect.

Trump

Trump's COVID-19 Diagnosis Postpones Campaign Events; Biden Tests Negative

President Donald Trump announced early Friday he and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19.

DFW Airport to Install Ultraviolet Technology to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is adding new technology to help purify air and sanitize surfaces. According to DFW Airport, Ultraviolet C lighting will being installed in terminal HVAC systems over the next several months.

Hanwha Chipset Gains Cybersecurity Certification

Hanwha Techwin’s position in video surveillance has been concreted with the announcement that Wisenet7, the company’s next generation proprietary camera chipset, has achieved UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP) certification.

1105 Media, Inc. Will Close on Election Day to Allow Employees to Vote and Volunteer

1105 Media, Inc. Will Close on Election Day to Allow Employees to Vote and Volunteer

1105 Media, Inc. today announced the decision to mark Nov. 3, an official company holiday to allow its employees the time to vote and volunteer as a poll worker on Election Day.

ONVIF Introduces Profile M Release Candidate for Metadata and Analytics for Smart Applications

ONVIF® has introduced the Release Candidate for Profile M. This draft specification standardizes the communication of metadata and event handling of analytics for smart applications. It paves the way for increased interoperability of IP cameras or analytics applications with video management systems, and easier integration with Internet of Things (IoT) systems.

Smiths Detection Introduces Compact X-ray Scanner

Smiths Detection announces its newest X-ray inspection system, HI-SCAN 5030C, that addresses a critical gap in commercial security screening solutions with its optimal size, durability and mobility.

TSA Honors PRTC with “Gold Standard Award” for Transit Safety and Security Efforts

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) presented its prestigious Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Gold Standard Award to the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) for its ongoing efforts to provide a safe transit experience for its riders throughout the system.

  • Chemical Distribution is No Place for a Bad Actor or Terrorist Chemical Distribution is No Place for a Bad Actor or Terrorist

    In this episode, Ralph C. Jensen and Eric Byer talk about Chemical distributors and their task to balance a host of security-related issues: from safely handling and transporting hazardous chemicals to securing facilities against inclement weather.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - April 2021

    April 2021

    Featuring:

    • Transforming Security
    • Driving COVID Adaptations
    • A Capitol Breach
    • Running the Gauntlet
    • On a Cloud of its Own

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