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Orion Entrance Control to Showcase New Turnstiles, Technology at ISC West

ISC West attendees are invited to visit Orion Entrance Control Booth 12135 at ISC West to demo exciting new products.

Top 10 Worst Sports Passwords

Top 10 Worst Sports Passwords

Despite the fact that bad passwords are becoming a dying breed because of the immense security measures one must comply with in order to create a password to login to an account, sports fans have found a way to use their favorite games as terrible credentials.

Tests Uncover Major Security Risk to Keyless Cars

Tests Uncover Major Security Risk to Keyless Cars

New tests by German vehicle experts show that 24 cars from 19 different manufacturers are vulnerable to an “easily built” electronic device.

Get Ahead of the Game by Combating Cyber Criminals

Get Ahead of the Game by Combating Cyber Criminals

Hackers have adopted a number of attack methods, which include combinations of social engineering attacks, malicious mobile applications, phishing scams, and ransomware, to name a few.

John Oliver Cracks the Encryption Argument

John Oliver Cracks the Encryption Argument

TV show host, John Oliver, used his platform on Last Week Tonight to help others understand the Apple vs. FBI debate.

Arkansas Jail Implements Video Visits

Arkansas Jail Implements Video Visits

In order to cut down on the security risks and officer manpower involved during visitation hours, Faulkner County Jail will allow inmates to visit with friends and relatives by video.

Reality Show Helps Fight Corruption in County Jail

Reality Show Helps Fight Corruption in County Jail

Seven innocent participants will enter Clark County Jail undercover in order to help jail administration understand what really goes on in the facility.

Ford Upgrades Police Cars to Include Bulletproof Doors

Ford Upgrades Police Cars to Include Bulletproof Doors

Ford gives police cars a much needed upgrade, creating doors that cannot be penetrated by bullets.



Drones to be Banned at U.S. Open

Drones to be Banned at U.S. Open

Homeland Security officials want to prohibit the use of drones at the U.S. Open in an effort to prevent possible terrorist attacks.

TSA Prepares for Millions of Spring Break Travelers

TSA Prepares for Millions of Spring Break Travelers

The number of travelers is going up and the number of TSA screeners is going down, resulting in long lines at security check points.

Surveillance Drones Easily Hacked

Surveillance Drones Easily Hacked

Researchers say that police drones used for surveillance can be hacked with a rather inexpensive kit.

A Look into the World of Body Armor

A Look into the World of Body Armor

Ensuring your own safety is the most important aspect of working in Security. Body armor and other forms of protective clothing are vital pieces of equipment, and all Security Operatives (SOs) should be aware of their benefits.

Next Generation Video Codecs in Action

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Next Generation Video Codecs in Action

4K and Ultra High Definition (UHD) video content has approximately four times the resolution (4 times the number of actual pixels) of 1080p full HD. 1080p content has more than twice than 720p resolution. Add audio, metadata, potential multiple camera streams and you’ll soon be asking how you can deliver such high resolution over limited bandwidth connections or simply how to reduce storage costs.

Blue Angels See Increase in Security Measures

Blue Angels See Increase in Security Measures

The Navy’s popular Blue Angels’ military base has remained unusually opened to the public – until now.

High-Tech Security Installed for Tokyo Marathon

High-Tech Security Installed for Tokyo Marathon

New security methods were deployed for Tokyo’s marathon, including facial recognition and drones.

Keep It Simple

Keep It Simple

Over the past decade, high-tech devices, megapixels, Power over Ethernet, and many other new offerings and improvements have revolutionized the physical security landscape.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit to Increase Security with Cameras

Dallas Area Rapid Transit to Increase Security with Cameras

Dallas train systems are beefing up their security by installing cameras with facial-recognition software.

Apple’s Security Features have Locked the FBI Out

Apple's Security Features have Locked the FBI Out

The FBI is asking for Apple’s help to crack the code on an iPhone owned by one of the San Bernardino shooters.

New Video Surveillance Center Helps Crime-Fighting Efforts in Washington

New Video Surveillance Center Helps Crime-Fighting Efforts in Washington

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has recently seen a $3.6 million boost in security.

Report Shows the Limits of Police Body Cameras

Report Shows the Limits of Police Body Cameras

Body cameras used by the police is definitely happening, but there are some important issues to be concerned about, such as privacy, public access, storage and disciplinary actions for the tampering of footage.

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