Emerging Technologies


Amazon Alexa Now Offers New Security Features

Amazon Alexa Now Offers New Security Features

Amazon Alexa users that enable Alexa Guard on their smart speakers can now take advantage of a few security features.

San Francisco May be the First to Ban Facial Recognition

San Francisco May be the First to Ban Facial Recognition

The use of facial recognition by police might cease to exist in San Francisco if adopts a ban on the technology.

Photo Storage App Reportedly Used Customers

Photo Storage App Reportedly Used Customers' Images to Train a Facial Recognition System

Ever, a photo storage and backup app, reportedly trained a commercial facial recognition system using millions of images uploaded to the service without notifying users.

Biometric Technology Market to Grow to $59.31 Billion by 2025

Biometric Technology Market to Grow to $59.31 Billion by 2025

Due to the growing use of biometrics to counter security threats, the biometric technology market is expected to bloom over the next few years.

Lyft Adds New Security Measures for Riders

Lyft Adds New Security Measures for Riders

Lyft has announced two new features to enhance the security and safety of the riders using the Lyft platform.

The Next Level

The Next Level

Convenience stores and mini marts have traditionally installed surveillance cameras to deter crime and encourage safety, but too often these have provided images that lacked detail, particularly in low light conditions.

INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL

Clearing Up Confusion

The confusion I hear in the industry starts with the definitions of these terms: artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (deep and shallow), and analytics. Some believe these things are all the same and use them interchangeably.

Crime-busting Technology

Like many metropolitan cities, Hartford, CT has its share of crimes. And solving those crimes usually involves sifting through an overwhelming amount of data.



Increasing Sophistication

Increasing Sophistication

Video surveillance management is becoming increasingly sophisticated in terms of operational capabilities, including the type and scope of analytics available.

Congress Introduces Bill to Improve IoT Security

Congress Introduces Bill to Improve IoT Security

The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act aims to establish a bare minimum of security standards for IoT devices used by the federal government

Leveraging Thermal Against Threats

Leveraging Thermal Against Threats

Artificial intelligence continues to redefine the capabilities of physical security systems and shape customer demands.

Six Trends, Predictions and Emerging Technologies Ahead of ISC West 2019

Six Trends, Predictions and Emerging Technologies Ahead of ISC West 2019

The following predictions for ISC West 2019 dive deeper into how these innovations, among others, will help move the security industry forward.

Automating Critical Environments

Automating Critical Environments

As key stakeholders look to implement AI into their workflow, many find that security and safety is a commonsense place to begin.

Looking Beyond the Hype

Looking Beyond the Hype

The past few years have seen significant advancements in computing power. With this, machines seem to have a greater ability to learn about us and participate in our lives.

The Flaws and Dangers of Facial Recognition

The Flaws and Dangers of Facial Recognition

When dealing with airport and border security, we need databases, we need to share information and we need law enforcement.

New Samsung Galaxy Fingerprint System the First to Achieve FIDO Biometric Certification

New Samsung Galaxy Fingerprint System the First to Achieve FIDO Biometric Certification

Samsung’s new “in-display” Ultrasonic Fingerprint system certified by FIDO Alliance as meeting globally recognized standards for biometric recognition performance and Presentation Attack Detection (PAD)

New Technology Aims to Stop a Shooting Before it Begins

New Technology Aims to Stop a Shooting Before it Begins

A new security system uses artificial intelligence to detect guns with up to 99 percent accuracy.

Defense Intelligence Agency Report Aims to Educate on Space Security

Defense Intelligence Agency Report Aims to Educate on Space Security

The Defense Intelligence Agency has released a new report detailing the security challenges the United States face in outer space.

San Francisco Looking to Ban Facial Recognition Tech

San Francisco Looking to Ban Facial Recognition Tech

A proposed ban in San Francisco has introduced a series of rules that could dramatically limit enhanced surveillance.

Deploying a Cloud Strategy

Deploying a Cloud Strategy

There’s enormous opportunity for all enterprises in the cloud, and those in the middle market are taking note.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - September 2019

    September 2019

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