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How These Web Application Security Vulnerabilities Could Be Affecting Your Business

When companies don’t follow basic security practices, they leave themselves vulnerable.

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Berkeley Becomes Fourth U.S. City to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition

Two other California cities have already adopted similar policies, and the state has also passed a ban on facial recognition in police body cameras.

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Border Patrol May Give Body Cameras To Agents at Certain Checkpoints

Customs and Border Protection is asking vendors to describe their ability to provide body cameras, video management, facial recognition technology and more.

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Baltimore Considers Deploying Aerial Surveillance Planes to Fight Crime

While the program has substantial public support and funding promised by philanthropists, the police commissioner has expressed doubts about its effectiveness.

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Shipping Giant Pitney Bowes’ Services Stalled by Ransomware Attack

The company, which serves over 1.5 million clients, has been able to get some services back online but is still working to address the damage.

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Incident Response in the Age of Intelligent Bots

How security teams can improve their defense strategy by integrating bots

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TSA Facing Rise in Firearms Confiscations In States With More Permissive Gun Laws

The increase in gun confiscations has caused delays in security check lines and increases in local police calls to airports.



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Popularity of Key-Copying Machines Spark Concerns About Potential Criminal Use

Security consultants say that they are advising clients against proximity cards for access control due to the ease of copying some electronic access cards.

Pelco Announces Kurt Takahashi as Chief Executive Officer

Pelco, Inc. announced the appointment of Kurt Takahashi as Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2019.

AES Announces New Vice President of Operations

AES Corporation announced the appointment of Corey J. Carter to the position of vice president of operations.

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ADT Launches Mobile Security Partnership with Lyft

With ADT’s mobile safety platform, Lyft seeks to give riders and drivers more peace of mind

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ONVIF Suspends Dahua and Hikvision

Hikvision and Dahua Technology has been “suspended,” and effectively expelled, from ONVIF.

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Facial Recognition Database Facing Potential Legal Action For Using Photos, Many of Children, Without Permission

The massive MegaFace dataset may have violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a 2008 law that protects residents from using facial scans without their permission.

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Medical Data of 1 Million New Zealanders Potentially Exposed in Health System Breach

The health organization realized during an investigation of an August breach that its systems had been breached several times prior to the known attack.

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Study: 66 Percent of Small Businesses Worldwide Have Faced Cyberattacks in The Past Year

For the third year in a row, SMBs are reporting big increases in the frequency of cybersecurity attacks.

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Shooter Was Unable to Enter German Synagogue, Saving Lives of Worshipers Inside

A man who targeted a synagogue during the Yom Kippur holiday killed two people outside but could not break through the door with gunfire or an explosive.

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California Becomes Third State to Ban Facial Recognition Software in Police Body Cameras

The measure, which will last until at least 2023, does not ban police from using facial recognition in other types of cameras.

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Valley Alarm Opens New Headquarters in San Fernando

Grand opening ceremony attended by local officials and industry icons

CentralSquare Partners with Genetec Inc. to Enable First Responders to Connect with Cameras

Partnership will enable law, police and EMS to quickly connect with the nearest public camera and respond smartly based on the specific situation, potentially preventing more than 2,000 homicides.

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One Year After Pledge, More Than 5,000 Hotel Properties Have Deployed Safety Devices For Employees

Large hotel chains adopted new measures to combat sexual harassment and increase safety for workers in the wake of the #MeToo movement.

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Hikvision, Dahua Technology Among Chinese Companies Added to U.S. Government Blacklist

The Trump administration has added 28 more Chinese organizations to its entity list, which forbids American companies from selling their products to foreign companies without government permission.

Attorney General Pressures Facebook To Delay End-To-End Encryption, Citing Child Abuse Concerns

Law enforcement are increasingly worried about the possibility of end-to-end encryption, which does not provide police with a way to access communications between potential suspects.

Umbo Computer Vision Raises $8M Post-A Round to Accelerate Company Growth and Global Expansion

Umbo will use the investment to help accelerate its global sales expansion and improve its portfolio of AI-powered security products.

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Justice Apologizes For Iowa Court System Authorizing Security Vulnerability Testing That Led To Break-Ins

At a legislative hearing Friday, court administrators answered questions about their decision to hire “penetration testers” who were arrested for burglary last month.

Razberi Technologies Raises $5.8 Million in Funding

Razberi will apply the funds to building out its market coverage and continuing to deliver products.

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Microsoft: Iranian Hackers Targeted Email Accounts of Presidential Campaign, U.S. Officials

Over 200 accounts were targeted by the group of hackers, but only four were compromised, according to Microsoft.

Steve Van Till to Receive the Security Industry Association's 2019 Lippert Award

The Security Industry Association selected Steve Van Till as the 2019 recipient of the George R. Lippert Memorial Award.

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FBI Warns Businesses and Organizations of Rising “High-Impact” Ransomware Threat

Even if an organization decides to pay a ransom against the FBI’s advice, they should report the crime to law enforcement, according to the FBI alert.

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