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Manhunt Continues for Waffle House Shooter

UPDATE: Waffle House Suspected Shooter Arrested

Police continue to search for a 29-year-old suspect that killed four people and injured three more at a Waffle House near Nashville.

Hackers Can Find Your Healthcare Data in Under an Hour

Hackers Can Find Your Healthcare Data in Under an Hour

A new survey found that 38 percent of hackers believe they can access any healthcare data they want to in under an hour.

Campus Security Solutions Highlighted at ISC West

Campus Security Solutions Highlighted at ISC West

Several companies at ISC West are dedicated to bringing safety and security to campuses across the country.

Seven Inmates Killed Following Incident at Maximum Security Prison

Seven Inmates Killed Following Incident at Maximum Security Prison

Several hours of fighting at a maximum security prison in South Carolina led to the death of seven inmates.

Active Shooter Incident at YouTube HQ Leaves Four Injured

Active Shooter Incident at YouTube HQ Leaves Four Injured

Three people were shot at the YouTube HQ in San Bruno, Calif.

The New Reality

Technology marches ever forward, lockstep with ‘Moore’s Law.’ However, the influx of technological change affects different industries in different ways.

Review Finds Fire Service Delayed Two Hours Responding to Manchester Bombing

Review Finds Fire Service Delayed Two Hours Responding to Manchester Bombing

The Fire Service was effectively "outside the loop."

Cybersecurity Tops List of Technologies Employed by Healthcare Facilities

Cybersecurity Tops List of Technologies Employed by Healthcare Facilities

Cybersecurity was found to be the top technology used by healthcare facilities.



Security on a High Note

Security on a High Note

The safety and security of visitors and staff and the protection of the Musical Instrument Museum's extensive collection is an essential aspect of fulfilling its mission. With an active facility during both day and evening hours, the museum sought to upgrade its outdoor security surveillance system to improve the quality of the images around the clock.

The New Age

The New Age

Perimeter protection has been part of the human psyche since the dawn of mankind. Over the millennia we’ve evolved from crude barriers of sticks and rocks to fortified walls of concrete and stone to electrified fences and high-resolution surveillance cameras.

Lost in the Lumens

Most of us can recall our elders offering the sage counsel of “moderation in all things.” It seems that dated phrase has become quite apropos once again especially as it applies to the discussion of the lumens needed in flashlights for law enforcement and security staff.

Cinemark Looks to Tighten Security with Bag Ban

Cinemark Looks to Tighten Security with Bag Ban

Cinemark has banned all large bags from their auditoriums.

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."

Multi-casualty Incident at Florida High School

Multiple Dead; Shooter in Custody Following Incident at Florida High School

The 19-year-old shooter is now in custody.

At Least One Injured Following Shooting at NSA HQ

An NSA spokesman said the incident is under control.

Getting a Kick out of Security

Getting a Kick out of Security

You’ll get a real kick out of this security story. It is all about a secure perimeter and access control that is stored in the cloud and a man devoted to those around him.

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.

Luxury in Your Apartment

Luxury in Your Apartment

Commerce Tower on Main, in Kansas City, Mo., is redefining downtown apartment living by creating an energy-efficient, vertical neighborhood with luxury apartments, exclusive amenities and a connected lifestyle.

Fitness App Becomes Security Risk After Military Movement Discovered

Fitness App Becomes Security Risk After Military Movement Discovered

Strava fitness app included a heat map of movement in their newest application upgrade which could be used against military bases.

Housekeepers to Ask Las Vegas Hotels for Panic Buttons

Housekeepers to Ask Las Vegas Hotels for Panic Buttons

Negotiations begin next month, and union leaders will also bring a request for panic buttons on behalf of the more than 14,000 housekeepers working on the Strip and in Vegas' downtown area. The goal of the wireless devices, which alert managers if workers are attacked, is to prevent sexual assault.

  • Becoming a Guide on the Customer Journey Becoming a Guide on the Customer Journey

    In this episode, Security Today editor-in-chief Ralph Jensen chats with Chris Hugman of System Surveyor about the customer journey. As the company’s chief executive officer, Hugman continues to work toward his vision of seamless systems management from concept to system end-of-life. He also addresses what it takes to be a guide in the security industry and why it is different from the traditional sales process. Originally a systems integrator, Hugman reveals his thoughts on technology and the prospects of the customer journey over the next few years, as well as the direction of technology.

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