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ACLU Calls for More Transparency, Legislation on License Plate Readers

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The retention of license plate reader data for years or indefinitely is one of the ACLU's main concerns on the data's collection, especially for people who have broken no laws. 


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LA Police Sued Over License Plate-Reading Camera Data

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LA's Automatic License Plate Readers can record as many as 1,800 license plates per minute, but critics of the program say it gives authorities a huge database on the actions of ordinary citizens.


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Increasing Security without Impeding Customer Service

By Sue Marquette Poremba
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Sometimes it can be difficult to measure how well a security system is working. “You can’t measure crimes that aren’t committed,” says Steve Reed, security director at Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento, Calif.
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Following the Supply Chain to Warehouse Security

By Sue Poremba
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In a retail environment, much of the security focuses on protecting the merchandise. Yet, the risks begin long before the merchandise makes it to the store. Security has to begin with the supply chain and in warehouses and distribution centers.
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Retains Maximum Image Sharpness

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While a megapixel camera can provide long-distance, precise detail in surveillance applications, does that detail expand to the edges of the monitor display, or is the license plate on the edge of the screen out of focus?
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Camera for High-Speed Traffic Surveillance

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CMOS-based cameras are very good for some surveillance applications, but the inherent ‘rolling shutter’ technology limits their effectiveness when capturing license plate details on moving vehicles.
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Love Fest or Fist Fight?

By Bill Zalud
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My first meeting with security executives in Chicago in the early 1980s included some of those attendees getting into a fist fight, due in great part to the “two-fer” beverage policy at the now and should-have-been-then-closed policy of the Chicago Millionaire’s Club. No doubt, it’s good to see passion. But, overall, security has been in an obvious struggle within their organizations for many years, more often over budgets.


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License Plate Scanners Lead to 89 Arrests

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Since taking effect Aug. 11, 2010, the Columbia, S.C. Police Department's license plate scanners have resulted in 50 arrests.


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Best practices for creating a safe campus environment using Integrated Surveillance Technology

8/19/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand Sprawling, campus-like properties pose unique security challenges. This webinar will address why a layered approach is best when addressing the needs of campus security, as it relates to a wide range of verticals, including corporate, municipal, healthcare, hospitality and education.

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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.

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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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Security Magazine

August 2014

2014 August

In the August issue of Security Magazine, read about the public-private partnerships and the future of DHS with Frank Taylor, sneak a peek at the ASIS 2014 security products, and read a special report on cyber risk and security. Also in this issue find out why America is in desperate need of a CSO and the most common mistakes in Cyber incident response. The security game has dramatically changed since September 11th, read about what enterprises are doing to keep Americans safe and sound.

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