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Dark Clouds

DoS is one of the most simple types of malware, using a network of hacked computers to flood a site with ping requests with the effects being atrocious.

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Real ID

The Trump administration is moving forward and has set a hard deadline for states to comply with the Real ID Act.

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Blending In

A new U.S. Embassy set to open in London is among the most expensive ever constructed.

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On Alert

More than 107 million Americans will travel by planes, trains, automobiles and other modes of transportation between December 23 and January 1, the largest number on record. Authorities are on alert for unusually suspicious activity.

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Full Spectrum

ASIS International has renamed its annual security conference as the Global Security Exchange, set to “unite the full spectrum of security” during its September 23-27 run in Las Vegas.

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Security Audit

A new report from the Office of the Inspector General found that the GSA should ensure that it receives and uses facility security assessment reports.

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Sharing is Caring

The benefits of data sharing in the healthcare field has offered many patients a plethora of healthcare solutions and accurate diagnosing.

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Big Brother

China’s implementation of artificial intelligence into their street cameras has been a morally debated topic.

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Last Frontier

More end users ​​are entering the digital​ age as they move beyond paper logbooks to what is being referred to as the “last frontier” in visitor management.

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Get the Door

Security Sales & Integration covers the use of security entrances as part of an access control solution that can help integrators offer end users greater return on their investment.

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Trust, But Verify

A physical penetration tester shares how social engineering allowed her to obtain “complete and unaccompanied access” to a manufacturing facility.

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Safe Scape

Landscape architects are now designing for mass shootings, The Verge reports, as they work to reduce the damage an attacker can do.

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Value Chain

One key in a world of physical security surrounded by big data is finding a way to better harness, understand and leverage the information in a meaningful way.

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Customer Choice

SecurityInfoWatch offers up key considerations for cloud-based access control deployments.

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Warning Signs

A recent shooting in the state of Washington has got officials talking about balancing the public nature of schools with safety and security.

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Risk Management 

Eighty-five percent of respondents to the 2017 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Cybersecurity Survey indicated their organization conducts a risk assessment at least once a year.

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Bank On It

America’s banks are looking ahead to the next wave of technologies that could shape the future of the industry while working to deliver services customer want.

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Campus Trifecta

The right utilization of security solutions such as video analytics can help hospitals, schools and universities to improve response times, cost control and reporting capabilities.

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The Time is Now

“Minority Report,” “Skynet” and “I, Robot” are all terms we know through movies, but in reality the technology is already here.

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Hold Up

Vestibules – limiting the ability of visitors to gain immediate access to both an elementary and middle school – will be located at two entrances this fall.

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The Mall

Federal entities on the National Mall are demonstrating that they are taking a risk management approach to meet the demands of a complex security environment, according to a release by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

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Building Automation

The market for global building automation systems is forecast to grow significantly over the next 10 years as its security and surveillance segment reaps the maximum benefits from emerging threats.

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On Alert

Veteran security journalist Joel Griffin reports on the need for improved monitoring and tracking of visitors inside schools following recent workplace violence that claimed the life of teacher and student in San Bernardino, Calif.

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Executive Level

Facility Executive places corporate security, a high-profile issue after 9/11 “exposed America’s vulnerability to terrorist attack,” in the spotlight.

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New Pattern

Harvard Business Review takes a critical look at biometrics, comparing contemporary methods of identification with England’s first “passport.”

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Loss Prevention

The use of card readers and deployment of biometrics in the most sensitive areas provide an audit trail to curb employee theft or malicious activities.

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