Acrylic Barriers Installed at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Acrylic Barriers Installed at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

TSA security checkpoints to help protect workforce and passengers from COVID-19

TSA at BWI and Tampa airports gets new Credential Authentication Technology

TSA at BWI and Tampa airports get new Credential Authentication Technology

Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore/Washington International-Thurgood Marshall Airport and Tampa International Airport are now using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification (ID) and confirms their flight information in near real time.

Countless People Banned From Flying Over Face Mask Refusal

Countless People Banned From Flying Over Face Mask Refusal

Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian is reporting that dozens of passengers have been banned from flying with the airline for refusal to comply with the airline industry’s mask policy.

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Turning the Tide Back to Security

I’m not trying to minimize the worries of that pandemic thing, also known as COVID-19, but there are some interesting things happening the security world, including who is exploring use of new solutions, helping others in need and what’s happening to our trade shows. Here’s a look.

Social Distancing will be Prominent When Sporting Complexes Reopen

While hard timelines remain estimations and could change with a new spike in COVID cases, organizations are planning for the time when they can reopen their gates.

Combating Security Risks

Cloud security is an increasing concern as more organizations transition to use public cloud providers in either a hybrid or cloud-native model.

Unauthorized Drone Delays MLB Game

Unauthorized Drone Delays MLB Game

Professional sports in general is having a rough go of it in 2020. For that matter, so are college athletes and when you get right down to it, most Americans and the worldwide population is struggling with COVID-19.

Deployment During the Pandemic

Deployment During the Pandemic

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the rate of cloud adoption was growing steadily. Since March, however, when “shelter-in-place” orders began sweeping the nation, we’ve seen cloud computing usage skyrocket.



CES Goes Virtual, No In-Person Event Scheduled for 2021

CES Goes Virtual, No In-Person Event Scheduled for 2021

Organizers of the Consumer Electronics Show announced the 2021 event will be online-only.

New Temperature Monitoring Systems Fill the Need for Businesses to Stay Afloat While Combating the Spread of COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are seeing an immediate need for thermographic technology.

NRF Calls on Retailers to Set Nationwide Mask Policy

NRF Calls on Retailers to Set Nationwide Mask Policy

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement encouraging all retailers to adopt a nationwide policy that requires customers to wear face coverings or masks to protect the health and well-being of customers, associates and partners during the coronavirus pandemic:

Short Term Prospects for Physical Security Depend Upon Containing COVID19

Short Term Prospects for Physical Security Depend Upon Containing COVID19

We have charted the fortunes of the world’s physical security business over the last 12 years.

IFSEC Cancels 2020 Security Show

IFSEC Cancels 2020 Security Show

The latest victim of the COVID-19 security trade show series in 2020 will be IFSEC in London. Originally scheduled for May of this year, IFSEC officials moved the event to September. Now organizers have canceled the event altogether.

ADT Commercial Donates Meals to Healthcare Workers Across the United States

ADT Commercial Donates Meals to Healthcare Workers Across the United States

ADT Commercial is donating meals to healthcare workers at five major hospitals across the United States to express gratitude for those caregivers who have been on the frontlines in the nation’s fight against the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Priority COVID19 Testing Available for All Georgia First Responders

To help maintain the readiness of first responders, the Georgia Department of Public Health, in partnership with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency began COVID-19 priority testing June 15, for first responders at all specimen points of collection (SPOC) sites throughout Georgia.

DOD looks for extension on Huawei ban

The 2021 must-pass defense policy bill could be a prime vehicle to give the Defense Department and its contractors more time to comply with a governmentwide ban on Huawei and other China-made telecommunications equipment.

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Surviving the COVID Crisis

COVID-19. Where to begin? This pandemic appears to be nowhere near controlled or over, and it certainly has taken its toll worldwide and on all Americans.

What’s On, What’s Not

What’s On, What’s Not

ICE HSI Baltimore seizes over 14,000 unapproved COVID-19 treatment capsules, several unapproved test kits

ICE HSI Baltimore Seizes Over 14,000 Unapproved COVID-19 Treatment Capsules, Several Unapproved Test Kits

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Baltimore special agents and Maryland law enforcement partners have seized over 14,000 unapproved COVID-19 treatment capsules and several unapproved COVID-19 test kits as part of ongoing Operation Stolen Promise investigations.

DHS Measures on the Border to Limit the Further Spread of Coronavirus

DHS Measures on the Border to Limit the Further Spread of Coronavirus

The United States has reached agreements with Canadian and Mexican officials to limit all non-essential cross border traffic in order to deter further spread of coronavirus. The Department of Homeland Security has been part of the North American team to work collaboratively with all government entities to stop the spread of COVID-19

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