Emerging Technologies


LAX to Test Facial Recognition in Place of Boarding Passes

LAX to Test Facial Recognition in Place of Boarding Passes

New technology at LAX hopes to get passengers through airport security quickly.

President Trump Directs Justice Department to Ban Bump Stocks

President Trump Directs Justice Department to Ban Bump Stocks

"Just a few moments ago I signed a memorandum directing the attorney general to propose regulations to ban all devices that turn legal weapons into machine guns."

The iKeyp Pro Review

REVIEW

The iKeyp Pro Review

Relatively new on the market, the iKeyp is a smart safe for everyday use. It is simple to install and easy to connect with via the app on your smartphone.

BYU Introduces SafeWalk App

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BYU Introduces SafeWalk Feature to App

The new university app feature, called Safewalk, expands on an already existent BYU program to enable police to track students’ locations through their smartphones and virtually “walk” with students through campus and the student housing areas.

Biometrics Market to Hit $50 Billion by 2024

Biometrics Market to Hit $50 Billion by 2024

High acceptance among various verticals including mobile banking and financial services owing to rising security concerns has enhanced biometrics market size.

Winter Olympic Security Includes Drones that Catch Drones

Winter Olympic Security Includes Drones that Catch Drones

Security personnel will be on the lookout for suspicious drones during the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

A Balancing Act

A Balancing Act

Energy security, access to the electrical grid and police and fire safety are just a handful of the networked services that we take for granted and rely upon on a daily basis.

Hawaii

Hawaii's False Alarm Leads to Changes in Emergency Communication Systems

On Saturday, people in Hawaii received an emergency notification warning of an imminent nuclear missile attack.



TSA Testing New Explosive Screening Technology

TSA Testing New Explosive Screening Technology

The Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday that it has been testing a new screening technology that can detect suicide vests in heavily populated “soft target” areas that lack official security screenings, such as subway stations.

Las Vegas Resort Testing Discreet Weapons Screening Device

Las Vegas Resort Testing Discreet Weapons Screening Device

In the wake of October’s Mandalay Bay shooting that left 59 dead, a hotel in Las Vegas has begun testing a discreet weapon-sensing security device.

City Asks Hawaii Hospital to Include Security Measures in Renovation

City Asks Hawaii Hospital to Include Security Measures in Renovation

The request comes after the escape of a psychiatric patient from the facility in November.

Four Video Doorbells to Protect From Package Theft

Four Video Doorbells to Protect From Package Theft

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for a porch pirate.

At-Home DNA Test Kits Raise Security Questions

At-Home DNA Test Kits Raise Security Questions

Despite the answers a bit of saliva can provide, some are critical of the at-home test services, questioning the level of security they provide for your most sensitive information.

The Future of Connected Cars and Keyless Entry in 2018

The Future of Connected Cars and Keyless Entry in 2018

The year 2017 undoubtedly saw the connected automotive business grow dramatically, and by 2020 over 250 million connected cars are set to hit the roads.

The Direction of VMS Technology

Some of the industry trends which have affected technology and deployment design include a dramatic cost reduction in entry level NVRs and cameras.

What’s Trending for 2018

What’s Trending for 2018

Technology is perpetual motion personified. It is always marching forward, striving to become smarter, faster, more resilient, and more efficient than its predecessor.

Vulnerability in Amazon Key

Vulnerability in Amazon Key's Camera Allows Couriers Back in Your House

Amazon has addressed the hack and will be rolling out an update next week.

Hackers Trick Face ID with 3-D Printed Mask

Hackers Trick Face ID with 3-D Printed Mask

Days after the iPhone X’s official release, hackers in Vietnam have successfully tricked Face ID and unlocked the smartphone with a 3-D-printed mask.

REVIEW: Abode Starter Kit is Perfect for DIY Security Beginners

REVIEW

Abode Starter Kit is Perfect for DIY Security Beginners

Abode’s starter kit comes with two door or window sensors, a motion sensor camera and hub.

Amazon Releases Cloud Cam

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Amazon Releases Cloud Cam

The Cloud Cam is part of the online retailer’s new Amazon Key in-home delivery service, which was announced in late October.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2019

    May/June 2019

    Featuring:

    • A Healthcare Revolution
    • Security Beyond the Field
    • Secure Your Engines
    • One Step Ahead
    • Elevating Data Security

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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • School Planning & Managmenet
  • College Planning & Management
  • Campus Security & Life Safety