The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) presented its prestigious Baseline Assessment for Security Enhancement (BASE) Gold Standard Award to the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) for its ongoing efforts to provide a safe transit experience for its riders throughout the system.
For the third consecutive year, the estimated number of violent crimes in the nation decreased when compared with the previous year’s statistics, according to FBI figures released today. In 2019, violent crime was down 0.5% from the 2018 number. Property crimes also dropped 4.1%, marking the 17th consecutive year the collective estimates for these offenses declined.
Amazon's smart home security division Ring has unveiled a flying camera that launches if sensors detect a potential home break-in. It is designed to activate only when residents are out, works indoors, and is limited to one floor of a building.
As September is National Insider Threat Awareness Month, there is no better time than the present to seriously reconsider how we educate America’s next generation of business leaders about these critical intelligence issues. As we wait on MBA programs to catch up to America’s new geopolitical reality, these are the three most important issues business schools, early stage entrepreneurs, and even seasoned pros should consider as they protect their life’s work.
In a 360-degree virtual tour of Long View Gallery in Washington D.C., ASIS announced its Awards of Excellence Friday afternoon to conclude the 2020 GSX+ virtual conference. The Outstanding Performance Security Awards (OSPAs) were also announced at this time.
Now more than ever, government policy makers need to focus resources; allowing law enforcement to focus on the core duties and responsibilities of law enforcement officers. And industries like ours, need to be creative in developing solutions to support them in this effort. The physical security industry supports law enforcement and when private security works in partnership with law enforcement, police officers have more time to focus on preventing and solving crimes.
Lance Dubsky was named chief security officer at Quintillion. Dubsky is charged with ensuring the company's current corporate, physical, and cybersecurity, as well as positioning Quintillion to support a secure U.S. Arctic.
We spoke to John Scimone, Dell’s Chief Security Officer, who runs a converged organization, combining physical and cybersecurity, about how he has personally navigated a culture of convergence and digital transformation at Dell.