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Facebook Vulnerability Allows Hacker to Alter Conversations

Facebook Vulnerability Allows Hacker to Alter Conversations

A security flaw in Facebook’s Messenger platform allowed hackers to edit conversation and implant malicious links.

Solid ROI Metrics Support Case for PIAM

Solid ROI Metrics Support Case for PIAM

By definition, PIAM is an end-to-end solution that manages identities, compliance and events across disparate physical security systems.

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Always Something New

As technology in every industry grows by leaps and bounds, there will always be something new to talk about. However, the Internet of Things seems to cross all boundaries, and within an industry IoT becomes the building automation tool to make it all work.

Revolving Security

Revolving Security

After revolving doors emerged on the architectural scene in the late 19th century, they were very much in vogue and favored as a way to provide building access stylishly.

Face Recognition Start-up Says It Can Identify Terrorists

Face Recognition Start-up Says It Can Identify Terrorists

An Israeli start-up suggests that their facial recognition software can determine which people may be terrorists.

Chicago Police use Big Data to Predict Gun Violence

Chicago Police use Big Data to Predict Gun Violence

Chicago’s police department is implementing new ways to keep the city free of gun violence.

Iris Readers Enhance Security of Access Control Systems

Iris Readers Enhance Security of Access Control Systems

A new generation of iris reader technology and products is about to change the landscape for access control.

Surveillance System Allows Police to View Any Camera

Surveillance System Allows Police to View Any Camera

A new surveillance system could give police departments access to any camera that isn’t password protected.



Financial Data of an Entire NBA Team Compromised

Financial Data of an Entire NBA Team Compromised

The Milwaukee Bucks’ financial data has been compromised in what the NBA is calling a “serious security incident.”

Android Security Hole Grows

Android Security Hole Grows

Security researchers at Skycure have found that 95.4 percent of Android devices are vulnerable to an attack

The Scary Wi-Fi Name that Delayed a Flight

The Scary Wi-Fi Name that Delayed a Flight

An Australian-based airline was forced to delay a flight after someone decided to take Wi-Fi naming to a threatening level.

Facebook Pays 10-Year Boy $10,000 for Exposing Instagram Flaw

Facebook Pays 10-Year Boy $10,000 for Exposing Instagram Flaw

A 10-year old boy was paid $10,000 by Facebook for exposing their vulnerability in Instagram.

Homeland Security to Begin Massive Study on Subway Airflow

Homeland Security to Begin Massive Study on Subway Airflow

Security professionals are researching the air patterns throughout New York’s subway system as a proactive measure against terrorist attacks on mass transit units.

Security is Driving Factor for Smart Home Adoption

Security is Driving Factor for Smart Home Adoption

A survey has found that the number one driving force for smart home products is security.

Passwords Extinct as Authentication Goes Mobile

Passwords Extinct as Authentication Goes Mobile

AT&T hopes to inform the public on authentication processes using World Password Day.

Millions of Stolen Email Credentials Shared Online

Millions of Stolen Email Credentials Shared Online

A Russian hacker has exposed email credentials from several email services including Gmail, Yahoo and Microsoft Outlook.

Researchers Uncover Connected Home Security Flaws

Researchers Uncover Connected Home Security Flaws

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Samsung SmartThings, which could give attackers the virtual key to your home.

Emerging Technologies

Emerging Technologies

If you’re like most security professionals, your daily inbox is crammed with updates from industry associations, publications and online communities summarizing the hot topics of the day.

Smarter Listening

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Smarter Listening

Recent data shows that crime continues to evolve. In some areas, overall crime is down, yet there has been an alarming increase in mass shootings and terrorism.

Thinking Outside The Cloud

A series of Microsoft commercials beginning in 2010 brought the concept of “the cloud” into our cultural lexicon. The ensuing five-plus years have grown awareness and adoption of the concept behind that term, especially in the consumer arena.

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