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UNCW Researchers Helping to Streamline Law Enforcement Analytics

March 28, 2014

Researchers at the University of North Carolina – Wilmington are helping law enforcement groups find real-world uses for facial recognition technology. One specific example is “MIDO” or “Multiple Image Dataset Organizer,” which researchers believe could have helped law enforcement compile that mass amount of information and images that flooded in after the Boston Marathon bombings.  After the data is compiled, facial recognition technology could takes effect.


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Law: Stores Must Install Surveillance, Give Law Enforcement Access

February 14, 2014

According to a new local law, businesses in White Plains, N.Y., are now required to record quality video of patrons and provide that recording to police on demand. The law was passed last week unanimously by the Common Council, requiring certain merchants to install and maintain digital video camera systems to view and record quality video of everyone who enters.


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Senator Plans Legislation to Narrow Law Enforcement's Cellphone Data Requests

December 10, 2013

Cellphone carriers answered at least 1.1 million requests from law enforcement agencies seeking information on caller locations, text messages and other data for use in investigations last year, according to the carriers’ reports.


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Social Media Monitoring Picks Up Speed

October 7, 2013

Tools for monitoring Americans online are increasingly accessible and affordable to authorities, especially as people continue to post publicly on social media.


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Pennsylvania Adds Drivers' Licenses to Facial Recognition Database

September 4, 2013

The Justice Network's facial recognition system now allows about 500 law enforcement personnel in Pennsylvania to access facial recognition databases from both the criminal justice system and the Department of Transportation.


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Ohio Defends Use of Facial Recognition Program

August 27, 2013

Local and Ohio state law enforcement have used facial recognition software several thousand times since June to match images of possible suspects and victims to pictures on Ohio drivers’ licenses, the state’s attorney general said Monday, The Associated Press reports.


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Americans Voice Support for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

June 19, 2013

More than half of the general U.S. public support any applications for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, such as drones.


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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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2014 July

In the July issue of Security Magazine, read about how the NFL is balancing security with fan experience to make sure sporting events are running smoothly. If you're doing any traveling this summer, be sure to read the 5 hot spots for business travel security, also, employers can track on-the-go employees with new mobile apps. Also, check out the latest news and industry innovations for the security industry.

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