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Researchers Study Costs of "Dirty Bomb" Attack in Los Angeles

A dirty bomb attack centered on downtown Los Angeles’ financial district could severely impact the region’s economy to the tune of nearly $16 billion, fueled primarily by psychological effects that could persist for a decade.

Australia Department Store Group Uses Surveillance System to ID Shoplifters

With new security technology operating in its 68 stores, Myer, Australia’s largest department store group, has shown shoplifters that their game is up.

NIST Report Evaluates Performance Of Iris Recognition Software

Identifying people by acquiring pictures of their eyes is becoming easier, according to a new report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Kentucky School District Sees Results With Upgraded Security Technology

The Whitley County School District in southeastern Kentucky recently installed some of the latest surveillance technology on all its buildings.

ASIS International Receives ANSI Approval for Private Security Service Provider Standard

Developed by a Technical Committee comprised of more than 200 members from 24 countries, this standard establishes a mechanism for Private Security Companies and their clients to provide demonstrable commitment, conformance, and accountability to the principles outlined in the International Code of Conduct (ICoC) for Private Security Service Providers.

Boston Red Sox Spring Training Home Uses Community Loudspeakers

For sunbirds and residents of Arizona, Florida and other warm-weather environs, baseball's spring training is a special treat. It's a time to catch an intimate pre-season game and view a team's favorite and newest players, in a casual, up-close and personal environment.

Linsanity, Whitney's Death, New Android Threats Dominate Cybercrime in First Quarter

This quarter saw a significant shift in the way the security industry approaches targeted attacks and advanced persistent threats, which are now viewed more as a long-term, ongoing campaign versus the typical "smash-and-grab incidents" favored by cybercriminals in the past, according to the Trend Micro Q1 2012 Security Roundup Report.

Hooters Restaurants Deploy Fingerprint Biometrics To Strengthen Authentication

DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of multi-factor authentication and access management solutions, recently announced Hooters of America, LLC (Hooters) has deployed DigitalPersona's U.are.U Fingerprint Readers to strengthen its loss prevention efforts. The DigitalPersona fingerprint readers and ITWercs Point-of-Sale (POS) software enable nearly 4,000 employees to use fingerprint readers at Hooters restaurants to authenticate transactions, as well as clock in and out for their shifts. With DigitalPersona fingerprint biometrics, Hooters has reduced both transaction and payroll fraud.



RFID to be Worth More Than $70 Billion Across Next Five Years, According to Research

The market for RFID transponders, readers, software, and services will generate $70.5 billion from 2012 to the end of 2017.

HID Global Receives Additional Order For U.S. Green Cards

HID Global recently announced that the company has received a follow-on order for the manufacture and supply of U.S. government Permanent Resident Cards, also known as “Green Cards,” issued to all legal foreign residents of the United States under the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) border security program.

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