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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    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

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  • Making Safety and Security Intrinsic to School Design

    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

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    Ensuring guests have both a memorable experience and a safe one is no small feat for your physical security team. Stadiums, ballparks, arenas, and other large event venues are increasingly leveraging new technologies to transform the fan experience and maintain a high level of security. The goal is to preserve the integrity and excitement of the event while enhancing security and remaining “behind the scenes.” Read Now

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  • HD2055 Modular Barricade

    Delta Scientific’s electric HD2055 modular shallow foundation barricade is tested to ASTM M50/P1 with negative penetration from the vehicle upon impact. With a shallow foundation of only 24 inches, the HD2055 can be installed without worrying about buried power lines and other below grade obstructions. The modular make-up of the barrier also allows you to cover wider roadways by adding additional modules to the system. The HD2055 boasts an Emergency Fast Operation of 1.5 seconds giving the guard ample time to deploy under a high threat situation. 3

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3