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Israeli Bank Selects NICE Technology

NICE announced recently that Israeli bank, Bank Mizrahi Tefahot, selected the new NiceVision banking solution to secure its branches and ATM systems located throughout Israel. The new NiceVision banking solution captures video recordings inside branches and from ATMs for fraud detection and claim settlement, and allows for easy access and retrieval of video evidence -- supporting compliance with law enforcement requirements.

Report: Mobile Use of Social Networking Becoming Preferred Way to Infect Mobile Devices

AVG Technologies recently released its Q1 2012 Community Powered Threat Report. The report highlights the growing use of mobile devices to connect with social networks and how this is fast becoming a preferred method for cyber criminals to spread malware, particularly on those devices running Android.

Major U.S. International Airport Expands Use of Smarter Security Technology

Smarter Security Inc. recently announced that one of the country’s Top 25 largest airports recently expanded its use of the company’s Door Detective CL to better secure employee-only doors and elevators in the airport terminal.

Book Examines Research on Eyewitness Identification to Improve Criminal Justice Practice

Eyewitness evidence plays a critical role in at least 77,000 criminal cases each year in the United States, but it has become commonplace to call that evidence inaccurate. In a new book by a University of Arkansas psychologist and his colleagues, the issue of accuracy is presented as more complicated and mutable.

HID Access Control Solutions Increase Security at Power Plant in China

HID Global announced today that the company’s network access control solutions and contactless readers have been deployed at the Fuxi power plant in China’s Sichuan province. The new system provides increased security that ensures the operational safety of production and facility areas, offers real-time monitoring at the central station and enables security administrators to remotely close facility doors for improved safety management.

Des Moines Area Community College Deploys Avigilon Technology

Avigilon recently announced that Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in Iowa has deployed the Avigilon high-definition surveillance system to prevent unlawful activity, and boost student and staff safety.

Research: Airport Security Spending to More Than Double in Next Six Years

Airport security remains a priority for individual countries and the international community. An increase in global air travel over the last decade has driven growth in the security industry. The persistent threat of terrorist and criminal attack as well as new regional security directives have all contributed to this trend.

Military Explores Expansion of Open Source Technology

Open source technology can help military and other government entities modify software quickly without sacrificing data security. That flexibility, coupled with lower overall cost, is helping fuel a rapid increase in government adoption of open source software, advocates say.



Security 5/2K Mission 500 Charity Run Raises More Than $95,000

The third Security 5/2K Mission 500 Charity Run in Las Vegas at ISC West raised more than $95,000 to benefit Mission 500, a charitable organization engaging security professionals to sponsor children in need through the World Vision organization.

Western Kentucky University Deploys Milestone VMS

Milestone Systems IP VMS ís proving the advantages of the open platform approach for Western Kentucky University’s diverse surveillance needs with the ability to expand and customize the system for growing requirements over the years.

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