Corporate Security


FTC’s $5 Billion Fine On Facebook Should Serve As ‘Warning’ For Companies Concerned About Data Security

FTC’s $5 Billion Fine On Facebook Should Serve As ‘Warning’ For Companies Concerned About Data Security

While the penalty will have little effect on Facebook’s bottom line, the massive fine could be indicative of the commission’s willingness to punish companies for data security issues.

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Senators Introduce Bill to Help Small Businesses Improve Cybersecurity Protections

The legislation would require the Department of Homeland Security to develop educational resources for business owners and train counselors on higher-level cybersecurity information.

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British Airways Hit With Record $229 Million Fine After 2018 Hack

The airline, along with Mariott International, is facing harsher penalties for not properly protecting customers’ personal data prior to cyberattacks.

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Flaw in Video Conferencing App Could Have Given Hackers Immediate Access to Webcam Feeds

The company, Zoom, is now taking action to update its software after a security researcher discovered several serious security vulnerabilities in the popular video chat app.

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Save the Date for Mission 500's Annual Softball Game

Mission 500 has announced that its fifth annual security industry softball game fundraiser will take place on Sunday, September 15.

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Southwest Microwave Announces New Manufacturer's Representative for Northwest U.S., Alaska and Hawaii

This addition to the Southwest Microwave resource team will provide clients with security experts that are accustomed to the unique physical environment and perimeter protection needs of the region.

IDIS America Partners With The Salvation Army of North Texas For Enhanced Safety and Security

IDIS’s donation, in conjunction with KOTRA Dallas, will help to ensure security and peace of mind for staff, volunteers, and visitors.

Google, University of Chicago Medical Center Accused of Sharing Patients’ Data

Google University of Chicago Medical Center Accused of Sharing Patients Data

Google and the University of Chicago Medical Center are being sued for allegedly sharing unauthorized data from their patients.



EatStreet Data Breach Risks Customers, Restaurants, Deliverers’ Information

EatStreet Data Breach Risks Customers' Information

In May, EatStreet experienced a data breach that compromised certain customers', restaurants', and deliverers' information. The service just recently disclosed the security breach.

Security researcher discovers bug within SymCrypt

Google vulnerability researcher discovers bug within SymCrypt

Tavis Ormandy, one of Google’s “Project Zero” team’s security researchers discovered a vulnerability that could effectively perform a denial-of-service attack on Windows servers. There is a 90-day disclosure deadline associated with Project Zero, and since it was day 91, Ormandy released the information.

Hanwha is Dropping Huawei Hisilicon from All Their Products

Hanwha is Dropping Huawei Hisilicon from All Their Products

Huawei is subject to the U.S. NDAA government ban and has been 'red flagged' on the United States “entity” list. In addition to cybersecurity concerns, Huawei now faces supply chain barriers that could impact their ability to produce many products such as Hisilicon chips.

Cisco Announces Plan to Acquire Sentryo

Cisco Announces Plan to Acquire Sentryo

Cisco recently announced that it plans to acquire Sentryo in order to optimize visibility, segmentation, and operations for Cisco customers.

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.

Pelco Has New Ownership

Swann Outsmarts Crime With the Release of Wi-Fi Floodlight Security System

The new system can spot and prevent crime and protects what matters most with 2500-lumen motion lighting, video, siren, two-way talk and timely mobile alerts.

Genetec Makes New Strategic Appointments in Europe

Company taps Francesco Serra as European VP of Sales, Georges Tannous takes on new position as Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa Marketing, and Jakub Kozsak joins as Regional Sales Manager for East Central Europe

Milestone Systems appoints new Vice President for Research & Development

Milestone Systems announces Tom Bjerre as its new Vice President for Research & Development.

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