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Security Situation Investigated on Flight to Charlotte

Security Situation Investigated on Flight to Charlotte

Passengers were stranded for more than an hour after their plane landed.

Apple CEO Discusses Privacy Talks with Chinese Government

Apple CEO Discusses Privacy Talks with Chinese Government

Tim Cook said the talks were ‘very open’

Gunman Shot Down inside Canada’s Parliament Building

Gunman Shot Down inside Canada’s Parliament Building

It is unclear as to whether there are others in the area.

Obama Says Ebola is a National Security Threat

Obama Says Ebola is a National Security Threat

The President says the issue has a low margin for error in his statement regarding the disease.

Russian Hackers are Using Microsoft Windows to Spy

Russian Hackers are Using Microsoft Windows to Spy

The hackers are targeting the Ukrainian government, a European government agency, two European companies and a United States scholar.

Japan Court Orders Google to Remove Search Results

Japan Court Orders Google to Remove Search Results

The court ordered Google to remove results of a man’s unflattering past.

Twitter Files Suit over National Security Data

Twitter Files Suit over National Security Data

Social media giant feels First Amendment right has been violated.

Man Posing as Member of Congress Gets Access to Secure Area at Obama Event

Man Posing as Member of Congress Gets Access to Secure Area at Obama Event

An unidentified man was able to get access to a secure area backstage at an appearance by the president



Interim Secret Service Director Admits They Have Work to Do

Interim Secret Service Director Admits They Have Work to Do

Joseph Clancy has admitted that they “know they’ve got to clean up their act”

Secret Service Allowed Armed Man with Criminal Record on Elevator with President

Secret Service Allowed Armed Man with Criminal Record on Elevator with President

The man was a security contractor with three prior convictions for assault and battery.

Leveraging IT for Access Control

Trying to navigate through the numerous security regulations that are in place for government agencies and facilities can be a daunting challenge, even to the most seasoned security professionals.

Historic Southern City Upgrades to High-Tech Traffic Management

Savannah, Georgia is a study in contrast. As the state’s oldest city, it was founded long before the American Revolution. Yet, beneath its cobblestoned streets lies 38 miles of fiber optic cable, evidence of a metro-region firmly rooted in modernity.

A Capitol Idea

California’s historic State Capitol building, completed in Sacramento in 1874, has seen its share of serious security episodes during its colorful existence. In 1927, a lobbyist shot and murdered a secretary on the fourth floor.

The Cloud Can Change Everything for Law Enforcement

Many people envision law enforcement agencies around the country as resembling mythical portrayals on TV and in movies, with leading-edge technology that can track every suspect’s move across the grid.

USSS Director Writes Testimony Regarding White House Perimeter Breach

USSS Director Writes Testimony Regarding White House Perimeter Breach

Director Pierson brings up some new concerns about the Secret Service.

Secret Service Reviews White House Security after Intruder Enters Mansion

Secret Service Reviews White House Security after Intruder Enters Mansion

A military vet who served three tours in Iraq jumped the White House fence and entered the front door

Security Industry Grows in Kenya after Westgate Attack

Security Industry Grows in Kenya after Westgate Attack

The attack on the Westgate shopping mall has led to boosted business in the private security industry.

FBI Facial Recognition System Completed

FBI Facial Recognition System Completed

After three years of development, system allows agents to search photographs to identify criminals.

Police Department Debuts Body Cameras on Officers

Police Department Debuts Body Cameras on Officers

This in response to police department's "Stop and Frisk" policies being challenged by civil rights groups in court.

Enough to Go Around

Some of the most satisfying applications of sophisticated security technologies have little to do with security. Today, biometric identity management plays a critical role in delivering necessary vaccines to children in the developing world.

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