The busiest airport in Florida, Orlando International Airport, is slated to be the first U.S. airport to use biometrics at both the entry and exit for travelers crossing borders. The commitment was announced Thursday, June 21, by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.
Work is being done on the final phase of a $4 million security project at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, including the installation of concrete bollards placed in front of tunnels to the airport, at the curb in front of the building and around the parkade to mitigate vehicle-borne attacks.
The Princeton Identity IOM Access solution allows staff and residents with normal mental acuity to unlock exterior doors to exit the building by gazing into wall-mounted iris readers positioned near each exit, while restricting residents with dementia from opening the doors and leaving the building unsupervised.
NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill joined local politicians and school officials earlier this month to demand that state legislators push through a bill to add hundreds of additional surveillance cameras on streets in school zones.
“One of the key components to ensuring comprehensive school safety is an effective school resource officer,” says Atif Qarni, Secretary of Education. “This funding will greatly help schools partner with officers to promote safety of our students and schools.”
Privately owned surveillance cameras are increasingly providing leads to law enforcement during investigations, and police departments, such as the Williamson County, Texas, sheriff’s office, are encouraging the public to register their video surveillance cameras.
72% of cannabis operators fail to comply with security and surveillance requirements.
June 13, 2018
With so many new businesses and operations in the emerging cannabis market in the U.S., the field is beginning to adopt many risk management best practices, even above and beyond the myriad compliance requirements that cannabis product growers, producers and vendors must abide by.
Our special feature this month highlights the Department of Homeland Security's newest agency: the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Also, this month we highlight the Leander Independent School District's data practices that protect student privacy. Security experts discuss video monitoring, cybersecurity for public-private partnerships, privacy and more.