The director of Homeland Security's cybersecurity agency said on Wednesday that election security officials should prepare for all possibilities.
Local park sees security increase following costly renovations.
The names, usernames, passwords and other sensitive information was leaked in July of 2018.
Two dating apps have come under fire lately for security problems—Ok Cupid for a potential data breach and Jack’d for a vulnerability that left private photos potentially exposed.
According to Sheriff Jeff Cassidy, the suspect—the victim’s husband—entered the dentist office and shot his wife. The suspect was shot by a bystander with a carry permit, who held him down until authorities arrived.
Valentine’s Day is a boon to restaurants, retailers, flower shops, online dating sites – and cyber hackers.
Milestone has quietly dropped Hikvision from their 'Elite Partners', less than three years after adding the Chinese government-owned mega-manufacturer.
The Defense Intelligence Agency has released a new report detailing the security challenges the United States face in outer space.
A new security system uses artificial intelligence to detect guns with up to 99 percent accuracy.
Oklahoma leaders announce new security measures for the Capitol, including guard stations and banning public access to stairwells.
Email fraud has seen a 476 percent increase between Q4 2018 and Q4 2017, according to the Proofpoint Q4 2018 Threat Report.
More than 59,000 data breaches have been reported across Europe since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into full effect, according to law firm DLA Piper.
An investigation by Motherboard has found that an estimated 250 bounty hunters and related businesses had access to customer location data from AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint.
TSA agents found 4,239 total firearms in carry-ons in 2018, an average of 81.6 firearms per week, or 11.6 per day. Of the firearms found, 3,656 (86.15 percent) were loaded—another record—and 1,432 (33.74 percent) of the total had a round chambered.
"Individuals who post the locations of DWI checkpoints may be engaging in criminal conduct since such actions could be intentional attempts to prevent and/or impair the administration of the DWI laws and other relevant criminal and traffic laws,” wrote NYPD acting Deputy Commissioner Ann Prunty in a Feb. 2 letter to Google.
The Villages investigated its options for a higher-quality system in an effort to rectify what was an unnecessarily complex situation and improve the quality and management of the video surveillance systems. After evaluating solutions from a number of manufacturers, Ritch and his team chose cameras from Hanwha Techwin America for deployment throughout the property.
Brent Sutherland, director of facilities management for Rock Co., said that the idea of arming the guards was proposed by Global Security Services, which supplies guards for the courthouse.
A leaked MGM Grand memo posted by Vital Vegas states that beginning Feb. 4, "All guest elevators at MGM Grand will be modified only to allow access to the floor to which the guest is registered."
Google clarified in the email that per its numbers, there has not been a breach of the Nest user base. The company wanted to remind users that breaches are possible and that there are “a few easy things you can do to get the most out of Nest’s security features.”
Having the right cybersecurity solutions in place now will go a long way toward helping you recover from a ransomware attack later.
After multiple incidents in Richmond, Kentucky, both Richmond and Eastern Kentucky University police are urging area residents to take extra caution. The warnings follow the death of a missing woman, Amanda Bailey, the ongoing search for another woman, Savannah Spurlock, and a reported sexual assault near EKU’s campus.
According to Renee Wynn, NASA’s Chief Information Officer, NASA’s Security Operations Center (SOC) continued to operate 24/7 during the government shutdown, fighting cybersecurity threats.
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The city expects to share the new center with CPS Energy, San Antonio Water System and VIA Metropolitan Transit, according to the San Antonio Business Journal. For security purposes, the organizations’ data streams would be kept separate.
The Fort Myers City Council has begun discussion of enforcing a city ordinance requiring security guard presence at convenience stores. The ordinance is in place, but is not being enforced at this time.
In a blog post Tuesday, Google announced two new updates to help users protect their data: Password Checkup and Cross Account Protection.
Indianapolis seeks feedback form the community, officers in newly launched study on body-worn cameras.
Several agencies work together to create a comprehensive security plan to protect the State of the Union.
A proposed ban in San Francisco has introduced a series of rules that could dramatically limit enhanced surveillance.
Airbus has disclosed the company is the victim of a cyberattack.
Problems at a downtown apartment building leads to discussions on hiring retired officers to keep the peace.
Everyone wants a piece of Kessel Run, the Air Force’s agile software development program, and attempts to replicate its success of are already underway.
While attending religious services during the holiday season, a local congregant asked me if I had heard about the ISIS threat to local houses of worship in East Texas. I was not aware, but I started digging.
The government has its fingers in everything, and it is necessary when you think about managing the nation’s infrastructure. Think carefully about securing the nation’s transportation system.
The way that smart cards are issued has changed dramatically in the last several years with the advent of cloud-based systems that enable the entire process to be managed and executed remotely, and with printer/encoder breakthroughs that significantly boost throughput, reliability and energy efficiency.
When Paramount Studios, the longest operating and only remaining studio in Hollywood, wanted a preventative solution that would protect tourists and talent from car attacks, they contacted Perimeter Security Group, an integrator that has become one of the leading providers of perimeter security systems in the country.
At JFK Airport, immigration officers process hundreds of international passengers per flight. With the continual influx of people combined with limited staffing, law enforcement personnel are increasingly looking for technologies to enhance their efforts to deter illegal entry or trafficking and aid in crime investigation.
With all this plus four lobbies and multiple entry points, security at American Airlines Center is a 24/7 responsibility. Finding the right camera system for such a diverse environment presented a challenge.
College and university campuses aren’t immune from the same types of crime, such as burglary and assault, found in any small city where thousands of people live and work closely together. Yet overall, campuses remain a mostly safe place for young adults to learn and mature.
The technology behind today’s optical sensors and lenses has come a long way in trying to mimic some of the hallmark characteristics of the human visual system.
Microwave sensors, also known as Radar, RF or Doppler sensors, detect walking, running or crawling human targets in outdoor environments.
The government commands a lot of information in data centers, local municipalities, homeland security, health, and every touch that governments have with private citizens and companies. The data can be classified, private and public-facing as in forms.
Philadelphia City Hall installed an X-ray machine and metal detector at its entrance during the holidays, according to KYW Newsradio 1060.
Trustees’ spokesperson Tracy Davis said that at least one officer will be on duty during all times the library is open to the public. Davis said that the security schedules are coordinated to provide officer coverage for all 59 ½ hours of the library’s weekly schedule.
As part of the preparations for next year’s summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology will check about 200 million internet-connected devices for potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
The Supreme Court of Illinois ruled Six Flags Great America collected a boy's thumbprint without proper consent.
A glitch in Apple's FaceTime app let users hear—and see—the other person even if the recipient never accepted the call.
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West Virginia city looks to install security cameras in places where power is limited.
A Joint Operations Center has been created for more efficient communication and security as fans defend on Atlanta for the annual Super Bowl game.
Rural Ohio County works to increase security at courthouse.
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Within days of the attacks, QKC added video surveillance cameras to the food court and south wing restroom hallways. The center has also hired additional security staff to patrol those areas.
The problem is more about compromised and reused passwords than Nest's security, specifically.
The “9 PM” Routine reminds people to lock their cars and homes and to secure their valuables. These easy steps can help citizens protect their belongings.
Many furloughed employees still have access to government IT networks and systems, which makes them prime targets for criminals and nation states who are constantly seeking to steal credentials for accessing government IT systems and data.
New York police departments install cameras along popular routes to record license plates.
CEOs listed their biggest worries in a recent survey, most listing cybersecurity as their largest fear.
Security hardware manufacturer Pacific Lock Company (PACLOCK) has announced that it will begin offering powder coated finishing as an option with all of its aluminum bodied padlocks.
Newly formed organization preserves competition and ensures continued innovation in general purpose HSM market
Sebring police and Highlands County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene, where the suspect had barricaded himself in the SunTrust bank.
Venture capital investments in cybersecurity firms hit a record high last year amid a surge in cyber crime over the last few years.
Companies are displaying their newest technology designed to help increase efficiency at airport security.
"The current lapse in government funding will have no effect on our commitment to assuring a safe and secure event," DHS press secretary Tyler Q. Houlton said.
SALTO Systems has appointed Steve Burk as the Director of Marketing for the United States.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Scott to the Nortek Security & Control sales team, “ NSC Vice President of Sales Jeff Costello said.
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In today’s connected world, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) play vital roles managing our Nation’s critical infrastructure including roadways, interstates, intersections, ports, mass transit lines, city traffic, and urban mobility.
Security researcher Troy Hunt reported last week a massive data breach, a collection of 772,9-4,991 unique emails and 21,222,975 unique passwords.
Panduit Corp. announced today it has acquired global AV manufacturer Atlona.
Leading Colorado-based access control manufacturer appoints new technical sales trainer to drive deeper IP technology knowledge and support integrator partners.
Paxton has appointed Natasha Shell as U.S. Support Manager.
Greenville police have increased their security cameras by 54 percent.
A significant increase in crime surrounding Chicago's rail system leads to upgraded surveillance cameras.
Law enforcement in the UK are brushing up on their cybersecurity skills to better help the public.
Millions of sensitive files were discovered on an unprotected server belonging to a state level agency.
A hospital in Washington is deploying a K-9 unit to deter violence.
Japan's National Police Agency is looking into artificial intelligence and how it can be used to combat terrorism.
It should come as no surprise that cybercrime is one of the biggest threats organizations of all shapes and sizes face today.
What do British Airways, Ticketmaster, the USPS and TaskRabbit all have in common?
Epic Games, the company behind the wildly popular video game, Fortnite, acknowledged that a vulnerability had risked users' account information.
Altronix is showcasing the latest power and data transmission solutions designed for professional security applications at Intersec 2019. Featured products include an enhanced line of NetWay™ Midspan/Injectors, NetWay™ Spectrum Hardened Switches and its expanded Trove™ Access and Power Integration products available in wall mount, rackmount and outdoor configurations.
Victims in a Utah mall shooting arrived at the hospital with tourniquets, a life-saving measure frequently taught in Stop the Bleed courses.
As the government shutdown inches into its fourth week, more TSA agents than ever are calling in sick to work with no sign of a future paycheck.