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.
With new security technology operating in its 68 stores, Myer, Australia’s largest department store group, has shown shoplifters that their game is up.
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).
The Whitley County School District in southeastern Kentucky recently installed some of the latest surveillance technology on all its buildings.
- By Clint Henderson
- Apr 23, 2012
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.
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.
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.
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.
The market for RFID transponders, readers, software, and services will generate $70.5 billion from 2012 to the end of 2017.
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.