ISC)² announced the availability of a range of new courses to its Professional Development Institute (PDI) portfolio.
Global business travel spending reached $1.33 trillion in 2017 and is forecast to advance another 7.1 percent in 2018.
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.
A new report says there is no evidence that hardening of schools is keeping students safe.
The Chicago Metra has launched a new smartphone app to allow riders to report safety concerns to the transit agency’s police force.
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.
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.
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.
Ride sharing company Lyft announced two new initiatives aimed at increasing the safety and security of its platform.
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.
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.
Singapore’s Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has started to test a new system that uses iris and facial recognition scanning to identify people.
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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, 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.
U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Brian Schatz, members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation, introduced the Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act of 2019.
TÜV Rheinland released its Cybersecurity Trends 2019, a report that contains eight important developments in cybersecurity.
According to the Assessment of Business Cyber Risk (ABC) report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and FICO, the level of cyber risk to the U.S. business community is holding steady for the first quarter of 2019, with a national risk score of 687.
A vast majority of organizations are still unprepared to properly respond to cybersecurity incidents, with 77 percent of survey respondents indicating they do not have a cybersecurity incident response plan applied consistently across the enterprise.
House Bill 2452 authorizes the creation of a Cybersecurity Office within the Office of Technology in West Virginia.
Teach NYS lauded the New York State Legislature’s announcement of an additional $25 million to protect nonpublic schools, daycares and cultural museums at risk of hate crimes.
DHS Secretary Nielsen has temporarily re-assigned Manuel “Manny” Padilla to coordinate DHS and interagency support for the US border response effort.
The New York State Assembly has passed a measure to install safety cameras on school buses to monitor overtaking and passing violations.
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Two out of three hotel websites inadvertently leak guests' booking details and personal data to third-party sites, including advertisers and analytics companies, according to research by Symantec Corp.
The C Spire Business 2019 Bytes & Bites Technology Solution Summit on Thursday, April 18 will feature Theresa Payton, the first female to serve as White House CIO under former President George W. Bush, as the event’s featured speaker along with panel discussions.
The Tech to Protect Challenge announced the launch of its national contest to advance public safety communications.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam selected two Virginia high schools to take part in aTeen Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) pilot program.
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Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Securadyne Systems, a security systems integration company based in Dallas, Texas.
In January of 2019, the Clemson Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide competed at one of the largest sporting events in the country: The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) fifth National Championship game of the College Football Playoffs. There were 75,000 fans in attendance.
Virginia Governor Northam has vetoed House Bill 2142, which would allow for the creation of school protection officers, a new type of officer with undefined duties and indeterminate training.
New data from the National Insurance Crime Bureau reveals that metal theft claims are down more than 78 percent since 2014.
A bill introduced in the Wisconsin State Legislature would give students advance notice of when they’ll participate in a fire drill or practice safety techniques for an active shooter drill.
The Defense Industrial Base Sector Coordinating Council (DIB SCC) announced the chartering of the Supply Chain Cybersecurity Industry Task Force to identify, prioritize, oversee and drive adoption of implementable solutions to protect controlled unclassified information throughout the supply chain.
Mission 500, a charitable non-profit organization engaging security professionals to raise money for children in need across the USA, has announced the winners of its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Humanitarian awards.
U.S Senator Tim Kaine joined Senator Dick Durbin to introduce legislation to address the growing threat of white supremacists and other violent right-wing extremists.
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For much of the past decade, Ravi Satkalmi has helped lead the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Intelligence Analysis Unit, a team within the NYPD’s Intelligence Bureau that provides critical support on counterterrorism investigations, analyzes foreign and domestic terrorist threats to the city, offers input on policies pertaining to counterterrorism, and liaises with law enforcement and private sector partners.
Hackers can access a patient’s 3-D medical scans to add or remove malignant lung cancer, and overwhelmingly deceive both radiologists and artificial intelligence algorithms used to aid diagnosis, according to a new study.
The 2019 Ethics & Compliance Hotline Benchmark Report by NAVEX Global® shows an overall 18 percent increase in harassment reports during 2017 and 2018 with 41 percent of reports substantiated.
(ISC)² released its 2019 Women in Cybersecurity report, which reveals that women now represent 24 percent of the cybersecurity workforce.
April is workplace violence awareness month and statistics show women are nearly three times more likely to be murdered on the job, compared to men, according to a report from the National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS).
The New Jersey Electronic Security Association (NJESA) and Mission 500 recently teamed up during the NJESA Annual Symposium, held March 6-8 at Harrah’s Atlantic City for a School Backpack Building Event.
Gary Merrill has been named group publisher of Security and SDM, part of the Security Media Group at BNP Media.
The International Foundation for Protection Offices has appointed Mike Hurst, CPP, to serve as its IFPO Representative in the UK.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) launched a new Human Trafficking Awareness and Public Safety Initiative. The initiative includes two Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFOs) totaling $4 million to prevent human trafficking and other crimes.
David Samuelson has been named CEO of ISACA, a global association with members working in IT audit, governance, risk and security.
Colorado U.S. Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet joined a bipartisan group of colleagues in introducing legislation to provide state and local law enforcement with high-tech devices to detect and identify dangerous drugs like fentanyl.
Enterprise Security Risk Management, or ESRM, seems to be the new buzzword across the corporate security ecosystem.
The security industry has been migrating away from analog to digital technology rather quickly for a while now.
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Rene Descartes, philosopher and mathematician, wrote: “Mathematics is a more powerful instrument of knowledge than any other that has been bequeathed to us by human agency.”
The Broward County Commission approved the appointment of Glenn Wiltshire as Acting Chief Executive and Port Director of Port Everglades following the recent death of Steven Cernak.
According to the 2018 Norton LifeLock Cyber Safety Insights Report, nearly three out of four Americans (72 percent) are more alarmed than ever about their privacy.
Earthquakes. Active shooters. Tornadoes. Wildfires. Trespassers. Fires. These are all prime examples of incidents that every school needs to be and should be well-prepared for.
SANS Institute has launched a national cybersecurity program designed specifically for high school girls to encourage more females into the industry and to reduce the national cyber skills gap.
Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced the Security Breach Protection Amendment Act of 2019, which would modernize the District’s data breach law and strengthen protections for residents’ personal information.
Growing drone use in populated areas poses significant risks that, without additional safeguards, could result in attacks by malicious entities and exploited for use in cyberattacks, terrorism, crime and invasion of privacy, according to a report by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Fujitsu System Integration Laboratories Ltd. researchers.
Enterprises will face nine major threats, including vulnerabilities in software and other applications, state-backed espionage with emerging technology and malware feats and manipulated machine learning, says Threat Horizon 2021 from the Information Security Forum (ISF).
Employment scams were the riskiest scams in 2018, according to the latest report from the Better Business Bureau.
On every single day from January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2018, an average of 209 vehicles were stolen across the U.S. because drivers left their keys or fobs in their vehicles making them attractive targets for thieves.
SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI) released the findings of the SolarWinds® IT Trends Report 2019: Skills for Tech Pros of Tomorrow.
Spokane, Wash. is considering giving for downtown businesses that make security improvements.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected the SIA Women in Security Forum as the recipient of the 2018 Chairman’s Award, which recognizes SIA members’ diligent efforts in furthering the SIA mission and overall commitment to the association’s future.
SIA announced Axis Communications as the recipient of the inaugural Member of the Year Award.
The Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) announced a call for speakers for its Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit.
Rolex, The LEGO Group and The Walt Disney Company topped the 2019 Global RepTrak® 100, an annual ranking of public perception toward the world’s top companies.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires.