Municipal Security


FBI Arrests Man Who Plotted to Detonate Bomb on Election Day

FBI Arrests Man Who Plotted to Detonate Bomb on Election Day

"Had he been successful, Rosenfeld’s alleged plot could have claimed the lives of innocent bystanders and caused untold destruction," FBI Assistant Director in Charge William Sweeney said.

Arkansas State Fair Sees Security Increased

Arkansas State Fair Sees Security Increased

The fair is expected to see nearly 30,000 attendees daily, and the Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) will be patrolling on and around the fairgrounds.

Going High Tech

With the added video capabilities, Manteno authorities can alert agencies north or south of town to be on the lookout for specific vehicles with good description details.

NYC Announces Security Plans for UN General Assembly

NYC Announces Security Plans for UN General Assembly

NYPD and federal, state and local law enforcement agencies will partner to provide thousands of highly trained officers to ensure safety throughout the city during the event. The police presence will include both uniformed and plainclothes officers.

Three Dead, Three Wounded in Maryland Workplace Shooting

Three Dead, Three Wounded in Maryland Workplace Shooting

Deputies were dispatched at 9:09 a.m. and arrived on the scene in five minutes, Gahler said. No shots were fired by law enforcement, and the woman died at a hospital nearby after shooting herself, he said.

Five Injured in Syracuse Shooting

Five people were shot Thursday night at a residence in Syracuse, New York, authorities said. As of late Thursday, authorities hadn’t identified a suspect nor a motive, according to Police Chief Frank Fowler.

City of Birmingham Implements Video Surveillance System

City of Birmingham Implements Video Surveillance System

At least 50 of the cameras will have license plate recognition capabilities, according to WBRC. The station also reported that the cameras should be able to work with Birmingham’s gunfire detection ShotSpotter system.

Four Shot, Suspect Dead in Middleton Workplace Shooting

A gunman shot four people, none fatally, at his workplace in Middleton, Wisconsin, on Wednesday morning. The suspect was killed in an exchange of fire with police, according to Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke.



Patrol Wants Increased Security to Remain in North Dakota Capitol

Patrol Wants Increased Security to Remain in North Dakota Capitol

The North Dakota Highway Patrol wants to keep security measures the same following protests of the Dakota Access pipeline.

How Security Cameras Helped King City Police Reduce Violence and Improve Safety

How Security Cameras Helped King City Police Reduce Violence and Improve Safety

As King City looks to transform itself from a point of contention in a violent gang war to a safe place to live and work, Hanwha cameras have played a key role in the city’s positive results so far.

Four Dead, Two Injured in Cincinnati Shooting

Four Dead, Two Injured in Cincinnati Shooting

Three victims are dead and at least two more have been injured in an active shooter situation that took place in downtown Cincinnati this morning.

Tackling Parking Officer Abuse with Unified Evidence

Tackling Parking Officer Abuse with Unified Evidence

About two million people are affected by workplace violence every year in the United States. Some of these people are parking enforcement officers.

Bigger is Getting Better

Bigger is Getting Better

Security at the SMG/Moscone Center is handled similar to the security at a Tier 1 airport; however, clients who use the facility are required to provide their own inside security.

Does your office security system have the power of foresight?

Does Your Office Security System Have the Power of Foresight?

If you’re responsible for a medium or large-sized office, it’s more important than ever that you have access to a means of ensuring people’s safety, managing risks and fraud, and protecting property.

Gaming Events Reviewing Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

Gaming Events Reviewing Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

The fall out from the Jacksonville shooting includes lawsuits, event cancellations and increased security for future gaming conventions.

Esports Players Call for Increased Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

Esports Players Call for Increased Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

The esports industry calls for increased security following the death of two esports players at a tournament.

Two Killed in Shooting at Jacksonville Landing Video Game Tournament

Two Killed in Shooting at Jacksonville Landing Video Game Tournament

Two people were killed and several others were injured by a gunman at a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville, Fla.

Cincinnati Looking to Protect Bus Drivers and Stop Assaults

Cincinnati Looking to Protect Bus Drivers and Stop Assaults

The city is looking into adding plexiglass dividers between drivers and riders to cut down on assaults.

L.A. Metro to Add Body Scanners

L.A. Metro to Add Body Scanners

The Los Angeles Metro will be the first public transit system in the United States to purchase millimeter wave scanners to screen riders for suspicious objects such as weapons and explosives, officials announced Tuesday.

Lollapalooza Music Festival Increases Security

Lollapalooza Music Festival Increases Security

Lollapalooza will be one of the country’s largest urban festivals to take place since the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino shooting, which left 58 people dead and is the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Featured

  • Survey: Less Than Half of IT Leaders are Confident in their IoT Security Plans

    Viakoo recently released findings from its 2024 IoT Security Crisis: By the Numbers. The survey uncovers insights from IT and security executives, exposes a dramatic surge in enterprise IoT security risks, and highlights a critical missing piece in the IoT security technology stack. The clarion call is clear: IT leaders urgently need to secure their IoT infrastructure one application at a time in an automated and expeditious fashion. Read Now

  • ASIS International and SIA Release “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”

    ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading security associations for the security industry – have released ”Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”, a new research report that provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. Read Now

  • President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

    On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more Read Now

  • Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

    VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious. Read Now

Whitepapers

New Products

  • Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems, an industry-leading manufacturer of pedestrian and vehicle secure entrance control access systems, is pleased to announce the release of its groundbreaking V07 software. The V07 software update is designed specifically to address cybersecurity concerns and will ensure the integrity and confidentiality of Automatic Systems applications. With the new V07 software, updates will be delivered by means of an encrypted file. 3

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • FEP GameChanger

    FEP GameChanger

    Paige Datacom Solutions Introduces Important and Innovative Cabling Products GameChanger Cable, a proven and patented solution that significantly exceeds the reach of traditional category cable will now have a FEP/FEP construction. 3