IT Security


Santiago, Chile, Metro System Ensures Passenger Safety with Security Monitoring System

Passengers on the Santiago Metro system can travel more safely to their destinations due to a new security monitoring system from IndigoVision. More than two million passengers a day travel on the Santiago metro, the backbone of the Chilean capital’s public transport system.

Unisys Releases 2012 Enterprise Technology Predictions Based on Real World Client Work

In a series of blog posts, Unisys Corporation announced offering its enterprise technology predictions for 2012. Based on its work with clients around the world, Unisys expects that disruptive technologies –cloud computing, mobility, social computing, big data and smart analytics, IT appliances, and cybersecurity –will become more tightly woven into mission-critical systems and processes as organizations look for ways to innovate and operate more cost efficiently

Sandia Cyber Project Looks to Help IT Professionals with DNS Vulnerabilities

Sandia National Laboratories computer scientist Casey Deccio has developed a visualization tool known as DNSViz to help network administrators within the federal government and global IT community better understand Domain Name System Security (DNSSEC) and to help them troubleshoot problems.

The Logistics of Security

The Logistics of Security

Navarre Corp., a distribution and retail support operation in Minneapolis, previously relied on an analog-based surveillance system as a way to increase security and aid in investigations, but the company found the system unreliable for capturing high-quality video when incidents occurred.

Authentication Beyond Passwords

Instead of current authentication systems that force humans to adapt to computers, consider computers that adapt to the humans that built them in the first place.

Software Helps FBI Crack International Cybercrime Case

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers helped the Federal Bureau of Investigation and NASA Office of Inspector General identify seven foreign nationals arrested for a massive, sophisticated Internet fraud that infected more than 400 million computers in 100-plus countries and scammed $14 million.

Securing Corporate Documents

For many businesses, maintaining a competitive edge requires a collaborative line of communication, but sharing highly sensitive documents without the proper security can be dangerous if the information falls into the wrong hands

IP based Physical Access Control

Organizations of all sizes are migrating from analog to IP-based physical access control solutions, drawn by increased security, increased operational efficiency and better availability.



Verification Versus Priority Dispatch

Over the last decade, the alarm industry has spent millions of dollars and thousands of hours addressing the issue of preventing unnecessary police dispatches from alarm systems.

All Clear at the Port

All Clear at the Port

To help comply with industry regulations, boost security and improve operational efficiencies, Associated British Ports (ABP) needed a flexible HD surveillance system that could easily integrate with the port operator’s existing analog system.

Tale from the Dark Side

Tale from the Dark Side

In this autumnal month of witchery, trickery, and general tom-ghoulery, there comes a Halloween-worthy tale disturbing enough to haunt the mind of any business owner or information technology professional.

Strategies to Safeguard Data

Strategies To Safeguard Data

Industrial security has always been a challenge, with often vast areas needing coverage that is effective—and efficient. As with many other technologies, advances in electronic security and surveillance, both physical and cyber, have created new challenges as they have addressed and conquered earlier problems.

Researchers Find Weakness in World's Toughest Encryption Standard

A group of Microsoft researchers announced recently that they had cracked a version of the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), the world’s toughest encryption mechanism.

Smart EV Charging Will Require Utilities to Invest in Cybersecurity Systems

A report forecasts that the EV cybersecurity market will increase from just $26 million in 2011 to $144 million by 2015, with a cumulative investment of $432 million during that period.

Security Products 2011 New Product of the Year Award Winners Announced

The Security Products New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security.

Survey Finds Federal Consolidation Efforts are Increasing Data Center Complexity

Juniper Networks recently released a report on the impact of data center consolidation on the Federal government.

Lieberman Survey Underscores Internal Security Threats

While the world is distracted with the continuing reports of phone hacking practices and other corporate data breaches,a new survey reveals that hundreds of organizations are now vulnerable to internal threats.

Clerity Introduces Healthcare IT Services Division

Clerity Solutions, a full-service provider of migration, modernization and optimization solutions, recently introduced Clerity Healthcare, a business unit of the company that provides turnkey hardware and software solutions, as well as specialized consulting services, for the healthcare market.

Alloin Chooses Milestone for Security with Ultra-High Resolution Management

For the past three years, Alloin, a member of the Kuehne + Nagel Group, has been using an array of ultra-high resolution cameras to provide anti-intruder protection for 33 courier depots as well as monitoring the smooth flow of pallets and packages.

Diebold to Provide Situational Awareness Platform System for World Trade Center Site

Exercising its large-scale security integration capabilities, Diebold, Inc. is managing the installation, integration and maintenance of a complex security software system for the new World Trade Center (WTC) site in New York City.

  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2021

    November / December 2021

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    • Security Breach at 38,000 Feet

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