CyberSecurity


SIA issues policy on ethical use of facial recognition

SIA issues policy on ethical use of facial recognition

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released its new policy principles guiding the development and deployment of facial recognition technology.



Trump Administration Launches First Cybersecurity Principles for Space Technologies

The Trump Administration announced the first comprehensive cybersecurity policy for systems used in outer space and near space Sept. 4.

Cyberattacks on state, local government up 50%

Many of the cyberattacks on state, local, tribal and territorial governments are not complicated and could be avoided through simple steps such as improved cyber hygiene and two-factor authentication, a new report states.

Using AI Power

Using AI Power

Video surveillance is commonplace today, but many organizations don’t even realize that they aren’t fully leveraging the video data that their cameras capture. Traditionally, law enforcement and physical security teams use video cameras to monitor areas in real-time and to review footage to glean evidence for post-incident investigation.

Encrypt Your Flash Drive

Encrypt Your Flash Drive

USB drives are convenient devices. They are used daily by hundreds of millions of people around the world to store or transport data, much of which would be considered confidential. Chances are there are plenty of USB drives floating around your company or organization right now.

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.

Uniting the Physical and the Digital

Uniting the Physical and the Digital

As the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes mainstream, companies are delving into the ramifications of adoption, including its benefits, challenges, and opportunities--not least, the implications to security and cybersecurity.

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.

The Business Case for Protecting the Keys to the Kingdom

The Business Case for Protecting the Keys to the Kingdom

In the battle for security budget funding, enterprise key management isn’t nearly as sexy as technologies such as threat hunting or blockchain cybersecurity.

Confidential Computing Membership Grows 60 Percent

Today, data is often encrypted at rest in storage and in transit across the network, but not while in use in memory. Additionally, the ability to protect data and code is limited in conventional computing infrastructure.

Genetec Customers Come Up with Innovative use of Mission Control Decision Support System

Security automation engine used to establish standardized and efficient screening procedures for staff and visitors

SAFR Facial Recognition Now Runs On The AXIS Camera Application Platform

SAFR from RealNetworks, Inc. has announced SAFR® Inside, a new app component of its Facial Recognition and Computer Vision Platform that runs on ACAP enabled cameras with edge processing capabilities. SAFR Inside reduces network traffic and server overhead and thus lowers overall deployment costs.

DARPA’s First Bug Bounty Targets Hardware-based Security

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is inviting security researchers to find vulnerabilities in its System Security Integration Through Hardware and Firmware systems.

Remote Working and VPN

Remote Working and VPN

In this pandemic of coronavirus, all organizations have shifted from office work to remote work. By saying that, you must have heard about VPNs, and how they improve security and privacy.

Remote ID Becomes Even More Critical Now

Remote ID Becomes Even More Critical Now

With the global digital transformation, many of the interactions that enterprises have with their customers are shifting online.

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Ten Crucial Privacy Statistics That May Surprise You

Not all internet users are careless about their online security. But many are still victims of cybercriminals and stalkers due to mistakes online.

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Joint Survey From Security Organizations Reveals Pandemic's Impact

Industry associations keeping members informed about how the coronavirus crisis is affecting security businesses.

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Why Data Tokenization Could Be the Answer to Government Security Prayers

With growing number of breaches, there is a huge need for more advanced measures to protect public sector data.

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Endpoint Security: The New Frontier

Endpoints are common targets for ransomware and cryptojacking attackers. Here are the solutions available to address those risks.

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May the Fourth: Security Lessons from The Mandalorian

The Star Wars series provides good examples that we can use as lessons to combat scammers attempting to profit from COVID-19, writes Tyler Reguly.

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  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3

  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

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