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Long Distance Breakins Can Take Over Ships

Often Used Auto ID Systems Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

Impacts Biggest Commercial and Passenger Ships

Researchers analyzing the Automatic Identification System used to track vessels have found that they are vulnerable to cyberattacks. Currently, the system is installed on around 400,000 ships.


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NASA and Homeland Security Test Radar for Locating Disaster Victims

Portable Radar Device Finds Bodies Quickly

Comes from Space Applications

NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are collaborating on a portable radar device to detect the heartbeats and breathing patterns of victims trapped during a disaster.


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New Movie, Closed Circuit, Paints Creepy Picture of Security Video

Surveillance, Including Cameras, Under Recent Fire

DHS Closer to Controversial National Facial Recognition

Recent investigative reports, revelations of government collection of email and telephone data as well as the release tomorrow, August 28, of a movie that does not position public security video in a good light all seem to be aiming at resurrecting Big Brother.


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Enterprises, Government Agencies Face Counterfeiting Threats

DNA and Nanosecurity are Crimefighting Partners

Creating a Forensic Chain of Evidence

An increasingly sought after botanical DNA-based security and authentication solution protects products, brands and intellectual property from counterfeiting and diversion in the United States and Europe.


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Change in Police Strategy

Law Enforcement Shifts to Buyers In Metal Thefts

$4.1 M Fine Plus New Scrap Yard Mandates

Sims Metal Management, with locations throughout much of the U.S., will pay $4.1 million to settle a lawsuit after San Francisco and Contra Costa County accused the company of purchasing stolen metal.


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

Podcasts

Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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In this April 2015 issue of Security, find out how to keep your enterprise resilient after a disaster in 2015. Also discover how to strike a balance between design basis threats and active shooter threats and see what's in store for the 2015 RSA Conference.

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Body Cameras on Security Officers

Body cameras are being used increasingly by police in cities across the U.S. Will you arm your security officers with a body camera?
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