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Research: Personal Information Top Target of Cyber Attacks

Customer, student, employee and patient information is most at risk for cyber attacks today, and defending that data is a top concern for IT professionals this year, according to the Data Loss Straw Poll, a national survey published today by CDW LLC.

The Business of Branding

As any fan of Coca-Cola, Nike, Google or Apple knows, a strong brand presence can work wonders for a company. As a home security dealer, the right approach to branding can help you grow your business with both new leads and referrals. All it takes is a commitment to leverage your brand, clearly and consistently, as much as possible.

UK Airport Deploys IndigoVision IP Video Surveillance

IndigoVision’s end-to-end IP Video surveillance system has been installed at East Midlands Airport, providing the business with more detailed analysis and greater storage of video surveillance footage.

Analysis of 15 Failed Terrorist Plots Against Surface Transportation Provides Insight into Tactics, Weapons

The Mineta Transportation Institute has released its newest research report, Carnage Interrupted: An Analysis of Fifteen Terrorist Plots Against Public Surface Transportation, which examines several factors in 13 plots that authorities uncovered and foiled before attacks could be carried out.

Report: Criminal Background Screenings Often Full of Errors

Since September 11, 2001, there's been an explosion in criminal background checks for job applicants by employers, yet many reports are riddled with errors.

Denver Transportation District Expanding Video Security

NICE recently announced that the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD), the public transit system for greater metro Denver, is expanding its implementation of NICE video security solutions to the West Rail Line, Union Station and the Denver Civic Center.

TSA Selects MorphoTrust USA For Universal Enrollment Service

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has selected MorphoTrust USA as the prime contractor for its new Universal Enrollment Service (UES), which will transition multiple programs into a consolidated service with convenient locations for individuals requiring enrollment and registration for programs serviced by TSA.

ASIS Releases New ANSI Standard

ASIS International recently released its Organizational Resilience Maturity Model American National Standard, which provides guidance for the implementation of the ANSI/ASIS SPC.1-2009 organizational resilience (OR) standard in six phases, ranging from an unplanned approach, to managing events, to going beyond the requirements of the OR standard and creating a holistic environment for resilience management. By adopting a phased implementation process, organizations can determine how much risk is acceptable and how to cost-effectively manage the uncertainty in achieving its objectives.



Scrap Metal Facility Deploys Cameras To Curb Theft, Streamline Management

MOBOTIX, a provider of high-resolution, network-based security solutions, recently announced that United Scrap, a metal buying and recycling facility, has deployed a complete MOBOTIX surveillance solution at its 35-acre facility near Chicago.

Automated Computer System Identifies Liars 82.5 Percent of the Time

Inspired by the work of psychologists who study the human face for clues that someone is telling a high-stakes lie, University of Buffalo computer scientists are exploring whether machines can also read the visual cues that give away deceit.

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