Missouri House Senate could amend the state's House Bill 324 to include a ban on using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) near stadiums, such as the venues for the St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, and the University of Missouri's football stadium.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) launched a new Human Trafficking Awareness and Public Safety Initiative. The initiative includes two Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFOs) totaling $4 million to prevent human trafficking and other crimes.
If there is anything the security industry has learned over the past few years, it’s that this industry is not static. There are constant changes in technology and threats which can range from worrying about a possible break-in to employee theft or protecting a facility, its assets and employees. Security professionals are having to stay up to date with the latest and greatest security system technologies and adapt existing solutions quickly in order to keep their assets and information safe.
The New Year brings the possibility of a fresh start, new ideas and goals, and hope for a better tomorrow. And never before has a year started out with such a large focus on how the future can be improved through the promise of technology.
A new national survey from the Center for Data Innovation finds that just one in four Americans (26 percent) want government to strictly limit the technology, and that support drops to fewer than one in five (18 percent) if it would come at the cost of public safety.
Smart city leaders are rightfully concerned about cybersecurity. Securing smart digital cities with millions of IOT devices from rogue actors with easy access to Internet connections anywhere in the world requires constant vigilant effort. Unfortunately, away from all the headlines of cybersecurity lies a new, but equally concerning threat: rogue actors with easy access to inexpensive drones that can violate individual privacy, menace citizenry in public spaces, and deliver contraband or even lethal payloads.
Our June issue cover article features “Security Leadership: Women in the Spotlight”.
Also in June, video is becoming a fundamental component of a quality security plan. How can CPTED strategies lead to better physical enterprise security? And discover How David Espie, Director of Security, secures Mayland's Seaports.