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DHS to Implement Facial Recognition Technology to Identify Travelers

April 19, 2019 - 5:16pm

According to the Department of Homeland Security's 2018 Fiscal Year Report, they will be implementing facial recognition technology to identify approximately 97 percent of airport passengers departing the country. 

London and New York Top Business Travel Destinations for U.S. Business Travelers

April 19, 2019 - 6:00am

Despite the United Kingdom’s Brexit plans, London remained the leading international destination last year for U.S. business travelers, according to global travel management company BCD Travel.

Texas Bill Would Allow Attorneys to Skip Security Lines

April 19, 2019 - 6:00am
House Bill 1359 by Rep. Gene Wu, D-Houston, would create a way for attorneys to apply with the State Bar of Texas for identification cards for use in any of Texas’ 254 counties.

And Now for Something Completely Different…

April 19, 2019 - 6:00am

There are so many innovative and powerful surveillance, security and communications technologies coming to market these days, it’s hard to keep track of them all.

(ISC)² Adds Four New Courses to its Professional Development Institute

April 18, 2019 - 6:00am

ISC)² announced the availability of a range of new courses to its Professional Development Institute (PDI) portfolio.

How Travel Buyers and IT Managers Collaborate to Secure Sensitive Company Data

April 18, 2019 - 6:00am

Global business travel spending reached $1.33 trillion in 2017 and is forecast to advance another 7.1 percent in 2018.

Drivers Strongly Support New Traffic Safety Policies

April 17, 2019 - 6:00am

American drivers strongly support proposed safety measures to reduce automobile crashes and fatalities, and are themselves taking steps to make the roads safer, according to new polling from NORC at the University of Chicago.

AP-NORC Poll: Most Believe Schools Have Become Less Safe

April 17, 2019 - 6:00am

Twenty years after the Columbine High School shooting made practicing for armed intruders as routine as fire drills, many parents have only tepid confidence in the ability of schools to stop a gunman, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Study: No Evidence that 'Hardened' Schools are Safe from Gun Violence

April 16, 2019 - 2:11pm

A new report says there is no evidence that hardening of schools is keeping students safe.

 

 

Lyft Will Begin Enhanced and Continuous Driver Background Checks

April 16, 2019 - 6:00am

Ride sharing company Lyft announced two new initiatives aimed at increasing the safety and security of its platform.

Optimize Your Security Program with an Intelligence Collection Plan (ICP)

April 16, 2019 - 6:00am

With the U.S. economy firing on all cylinders at 3.5 percent growth in the third quarter, corporate profits over the past year have zoomed at a 10.3 percent pace — the fastest increase in six years.

Government Best, Healthcare Worst in Protecting Consumer Data

April 16, 2019 - 6:00am

An online audit of websites has found that consumer-facing U.S. government websites rank highest in security and privacy while healthcare comes in last.

 

 

Violent Crime Expert to Open National School Safety Conference

April 16, 2019 - 6:00am

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Dave Grossman will keynote the 2019 National Association of School Resource Officers’ (NASRO) national school safety conference in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Chicago Metra Launches ‘COPS’ Crime-Reporting App

April 16, 2019 - 6:00am

The Chicago Metra has launched a new smartphone app to allow riders to report safety concerns to the transit agency’s police force.

Nominate the Next Most Influential People in Security

April 15, 2019 - 6:00am

Help us recognize the unsung heroes of the security industry – nominate a security leader to be named one of Security magazine’s 2019 Most Influential People in Security.

Singapore Testing Facial and Iris Scanning at Immigration Gates

April 15, 2019 - 6:00am

Singapore’s Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has started to test a new system that uses iris and facial recognition scanning to identify people.

TSA Launches Awareness Campaign for New ID Requirements

April 15, 2019 - 6:00am

The Transportation Security Administration is reminding travelers that beginning October 1, 2020, every traveler must present a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, or another acceptable form of identification, to fly within the United States.

The Importance of Securing Sensitive Data in a 5G World

April 15, 2019 - 6:00am

The pace of change within communications networks is happening at speeds not seen since the shift from circuit-switched networks to IP began a couple of decades ago.

U.S. Reps Clark and Pressley Introduce 'Be HEARD' Act to Protect Workers from Workplace Sexual Harassment

April 13, 2019 - 6:00am

U.S. Representatives Katherine Clark and Ayanna Pressley, both of Massachusetts, introduced an anti-sexual harassment bill in the House that aims to reduce workplace inequalities, mistreatment, and violence for all workers.

MasterCard, Microsoft Team with Federal Agencies and Nonprofit to Launch Cyber Talent Initiative

April 13, 2019 - 6:00am

Mastercard, in collaboration with Microsoft, Workday and the nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service, launched the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative – a public-private partnership to recruit the nation’s best minds to defend against global cyberattacks.

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