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Elizabeth Warren Plans to Increase Security for the 2020 Election

3 hours 12 min ago

Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass Senator and U.S. Presidential Candidate, is planning on increasing election security voter fraud protection plan aimed to "secure our elections from all threats, foreign and domestic."

333 Pounds of Cocaine Seized at Port of Baltimore

3 hours 12 min ago

A Border Enforcement Task Force (BEST) team in Baltimore comprised of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 332 pounds of cocaine in the port of Baltimore.

Ransomware Attacks: Strategies to Recover and Prevent Them

3 hours 12 min ago

Chances are you’ve been warned never to download files or click on links from unknown senders. 

An Intelligent Platform for Intelligent Security Solutions

3 hours 12 min ago

In the monitoring and surveillance sector, Artificial Intelligence based solutions such as Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA), are entering the mainstream as they reach levels of refinement, usability and affordability.

Federal Agencies’ Cybersecurity Failures Leaving Americans’ Personal Information at Risk

June 26, 2019 - 5:47pm

U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Tom Carper (D-DE) published a report that documents the failure of eight federal agencies, over the course of two administrations, to address vulnerabilities in their IT infrastructure.

School Safety Program 'SHARE' Launches in NY County

June 26, 2019 - 3:39pm

Suffolk County, New York has launched a school safety initiative called the Sharing to Help Access Remote Entry (SHARE) that will share live security camera footage with police in active shooter situations. 

More California Cities to Ban Facial Recognition

June 26, 2019 - 3:30pm

Last month, San Francisco became the first city to ban facial recognition. Now, other cities in California like Oakland and Berkley are considering bans on the technology, as well. 

Danish Soccer Club Will Use Facial Recognition

June 26, 2019 - 6:00am

The Danish Soccer club Brøndby IF has announced that starting in July 2019, automated facial recognition (AFR) technology will be deployed at Brøndby Stadium.

Smartphone Access Is More Cyber Secure than Card-Based

June 26, 2019 - 6:00am

For the past several years, there has been a focus by users to assure that their card-based access control systems are secure.

Fraud and Data Breaches – Are Consumers Bringing Worries To Work?

June 26, 2019 - 6:00am

We haven’t exactly had a strong past year in the data security and privacy world. 

Becoming Proactive: Smart Mobile Security Solutions

June 25, 2019 - 8:17pm
Smart mobile devices have become almost as necessary as breathing today. A wide range of devices are available – more than ever before, and at ever more affordable price points, fueling their ubiquity. The capabilities of these smart mobile devices are also expanding. They allow us to access more social media platforms than we have friends, provide us quick access to all the information on the web, handle our schedules, and most importantly, they allow us to be proactive with our security.

Enhancing Event and Concert Safety with Mass Notifications

June 25, 2019 - 8:14pm
Concert venues and other events often draw large crowds. This can cause numerous issues when event organizers and building administrators are trying to communicate safety information. Noise and other distractions can make it difficult to grab people’s attention and relay instructions that will keep them out of harm’s way. Whether it’s an active shooter, bomb threat, severe weather, fire, or some other emergency, you need to have plans in place to share information with attendees and manage the situation at hand.

Workplace Violence: How to Identify and Mitigate It in Your Enterprise

June 25, 2019 - 8:09pm
The Capitol Gazette in Annapolis, MD, the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, CA, and just recently, a disgruntled worker in Virginia Beach, VA who took his personal grievances out on his workers at a government office, killing 12 people. All recent examples of workplace violence that are becoming all too frequent. According to a recent study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), approximately 1 out of 7 Americans do not feel safe at work.

South Carolina House Passes Rideshare Safety Bill

June 25, 2019 - 4:36pm

The South Carolina House has passed a bill to require rideshare vehicles to display illuminated signs, after a USC student died after getting into a vehicle she thought was her Uber ride.

 

 

$174 Million Paid Over Background Check Lawsuits

June 25, 2019 - 3:44pm

Employers resolving class-action lawsuits over alleged background check violations paid out a total of $174 million, a news report says. 

Active Shooter Training Held at Local Church in Texas

June 25, 2019 - 3:31pm

More than 40 people joined together at God's Church Sunday in Victoria, Texas to train for an active shooter incident, says a news report. 

5G Technology Helps Paramedics Diagnose Medical Issues

June 25, 2019 - 3:19pm

5G technology could allow paramedics to diagnose medical problems more quickly, experts say, with the help of a "robo-glove" that can carry out remote-controlled ultrasound scans in an ambulance, or at the scene of an accident, according to a news report. 

Quantifying Risk & Security Funding: How Everyone Can Get What They Want

June 25, 2019 - 6:00am

Risk quantification has long been an imperative topic for security leadership, but now more than ever, boards of directors and C-Suite executives are acutely invested in how their organizations are performing from a security risk perspective.

Seven Topics to Consider Before Arming Your School Staff or Faculty

June 24, 2019 - 4:10pm

In May 2019 Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 7030, permitting the arming of teachers and staff in Florida schools beginning October 2019.

Pennsylvania Officials Attend Cybersecurity Training

June 24, 2019 - 3:42pm

Pennsylvannia state and county officials attended a cybersecurity training session hosted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, says a news report

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