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Automated Critical Security

Automated Critical Security

Thousands of people pour into and out of high-rise office buildings each day, and each must be kept safe and secure.

Widespread Glitches Lead to the Replacement of 173 Cameras at Montreal Hospital

Widespread Glitches Lead to the Replacement of 173 Cameras at Montreal Hospital

The Montreal General Hospital is taking steps to replace all of its 173 surveillance cameras in the upcoming months due to widespread glitches with the monitoring system that have lasted for years.

Amazons Alexa Could be Tricked into Spying on Users

Amazon's Alexa Could be Tricked into Spying on Users

Researchers at Checkmarx were able to build an Alexa skill which could be used to spy on users within earshot. Amazon has now closed the loophole.

The state, the School Board and the Sheriff

Florida County Looks for More Funds for School Security

The state, the School Board and the Sheriff's department battle over funds for school security.

Two Police Officers, Civilian Shot at Dallas Home Depot

Two Police Officers, Civilian Shot at Dallas Home Depot

A civilian loss prevention officer and two Dallas police officers were shot at a Home Depot in the Texas city.

Van Mounts Curb in Toronto, Injures at least 8 Pedestrians

Van Mounts Curb in Toronto, Kills 10 People and Injures 15

The driver of the van fled after jumping the curb and injuring at least eight people.

Nearly Half of U.K. Factories Admit to Falling Victim of Cyberattack

Nearly Half of U.K. Factories Admit to Falling Victim of Cyberattack

A new survey found that 48 percent of U.K. factories have been hit by a cyberattack.



Cleveland to Boost Security with LED Lights, Surveillance Cameras

Cleveland to Boost Security with LED Lights, Surveillance Cameras

The citywide effort, dubbed Safe Smart CLE Initiative, will enable police to brighten lights in trouble spots and monitor camera-covered areas in real time.

Manhunt Continues for Waffle House Shooter

UPDATE: Waffle House Suspected Shooter Arrested

Police continue to search for a 29-year-old suspect that killed four people and injured three more at a Waffle House near Nashville.

TSA Rolls Out Stronger Carry-on Screening at All U.S. Airports

TSA Rolls Out Stronger Carry-on Screening at All U.S. Airports

In addition to removing electronics from bags, TSA now recommends separating foods, powders and items that clutter bags to ease the screening process.

Facebook Announces Data Security Measures that Comply with EUs GDPR

Facebook Announces Data Security Measures that Comply with EUs GDPR

The social media platform has announced new opt outs that allow users to choose how their data is being used.

Michigan Governor Releases Details on $20 Million School Safety Plan

Michigan Governor Releases Details on $20 Million School Safety Plan

Gov. Rick Snyder is recommending $20 million to help schools upgrade their security.

Hackers Can Find Your Healthcare Data in Under an Hour

Hackers Can Find Your Healthcare Data in Under an Hour

A new survey found that 38 percent of hackers believe they can access any healthcare data they want to in under an hour.

An Amazing ISC West Event

There were a number of great take-a-ways from the 2018 ISC West event last week.

Campus Security Solutions Highlighted at ISC West

Campus Security Solutions Highlighted at ISC West

Several companies at ISC West are dedicated to bringing safety and security to campuses across the country.

Russia Blamed for Coordinated Cyberattacks

Russia Blamed for Coordinated Cyberattacks

The hackers have tried to breach routers, switches and firewalls in an effort to breach organizations across the globe, according to officials.

Major Credit Card Companies No Longer Requiring Signatures

Major Credit Card Companies No Longer Requiring Signatures

The adoption of chip-enabled cards has rendered credit card signatures useless.

Seven Inmates Killed Following Incident at Maximum Security Prison

Seven Inmates Killed Following Incident at Maximum Security Prison

Several hours of fighting at a maximum security prison in South Carolina led to the death of seven inmates.

Consumers’ Trust of Cardless ATMs Will Not Happen Without Strong Mobile Device Security

Consumers’ Trust of Cardless ATMs Will Not Happen Without Strong Mobile Device Security

One key to improving cardless ATM acceptance among consumers is to build trust and comfort by ensuring that best-in-class security measures are in place. Given the right security and layers of defense, the cardless ATM process can be secure.

Back on the Road Again

I’m not sure how many of these tradeshows I’ve attended; it’s been quite a few, but nothing compared to Sandra Jones, who told me the other day she has been to at least 100. Well, that’s back when there were three or four of these events per years.

Views from ISC West Day 2

Another day of ISC West and another 15,000 steps down! The second day of ISC West brought some great conversations, plenty of product demos and a lot of happy hours!

A Remarkable Two Days

I’ve seen and heard some remarkable things the past two days at ISC West 2018. It seems to me that manufacturers are this year offering more new products than the past few years, attendance at this tradeshow has to be a record-setting mark and privacy seems to be a big concern on people’s minds.

Viakoo Introduces Automated System and Data Verification for IoT Devices with New IoT Tracker at ISC West 2018

Viakoo, the leading provider of automated system and data verification solutions for video surveillance and access control, is introducing a new IoT Tracker at ISC West 2018 (booth #33087). Designed to leverage their proven technology, the new IoT tracker helps to deliver verification for other IoT devices on the network.

New Altronix Dual Voltage Access Power Controller Reduces Costs and Saves Valuable Enclosure Space

Altronix, the recognized leader in power and data transmission solutions for the professional security industry, is showcasing a unique access power controller here at ISC West 2018 (booth #11073) which allows you to deploy two locking devices or readers with different power requirements simultaneously

Morse Watchmans Features Flagship KeyWatcher Touch at ISC West

Morse Watchmans, a provider of key control and key management systems, is showcasing their KeyWatcher® Touch complete key management system at ISC West 2018 (booth #12109) in Las Vegas.

OnSSI Drives Continued Growth with New VMS Solutions and Integrations Showcased at ISC West 2018

OnSSI, provider of IP surveillance management solutions, continues its rapid market expansion with enhancements to its industry-leading VMS solutions, additional technology partners, and expansion of the Company’s growing team of experienced professionals.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - April 2018

    April 2018

    Featuring:

    • The Changing Landscape
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    • Get Out of Our Space
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