Report Finds Cybercriminals Winning In Losing Economy 

Amid the global downturn in the economy, cybercrminals appear to be winning in the war against law enforcement according to a recently released McAfee report....

Information Technology Coming To Health Care Industry 

The resolution of privacy and security concerns might prompt more physicians nationwide to adopt electronic medical records, electronic prescribing and other forms of health care information technology, HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt said in an address to the Nationwide Health Information Network Forum, CQ HealthBeat reports....

U.S. 'Losing' Battle to Boost Online Security, Report Finds 

President-Elect Barack Obama had been talking about the importance of cybersecurity and fighting dangerous computer viruses even before foreign hackers broke into his campaign computer network to steal information....

Denver Airport Center Adopts National Incident Management System 

To make tourism and business travel as safe as possible, hotels at Denver Airport Center will be the first in the nation to provide hotel safety using crisis response measures developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)....

Missouri Teachers Responsible For Bomb Detection 

Columbia Public Schools teachers become an unofficial bomb squad if someone threatens to blow up a school. If a bomb threat is made, the district's emergency response plan calls for teachers to sweep their classrooms for potential explosives and listen for "ticking" noises, according to internal instructions given anonymously to the Columbia Daily Tribune....

Research Shows More Consumers Trust Biometrics 

A majority of Americans are comfortable using common biometric technologies for authentication according to a recent survey conducted by Unisys....

2009 Brings Security Trends And Threats 

Cybercrime and outsourcing were named top security concerns according to a new study commissioned by Lumension Security and conducted independently by The Ponemon Institute. ...

Survey Unveils Gap In Ways Some Manage Cyber Risks 

A recent Carnegie Mellon University CyLab survey of corporate board directors reveals a gap in board and senior executive oversight in managing cyber risks....

Survey Finds SMBs Lack Sufficient Data Loss Prevention Practices 

SMBs are particularly susceptible to data loss, and many are not adequately prepared to protect important information, a survey finds....

Food System Emergency Preparedness Training Being Offered 

Two courses designed to help Pennsylvania's agricultural industry, emergency responders and public health officials plan for, detect and protect against agroterrorism threats are now open for enrollment, said Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff....

G4S Wackenhut Launches Online Training With New Web site 

Wackenhut Training Institute (WTI), G4S Wackenhut's training and research center, recently launched its state-of-the-art online training Web site....

New York Police Versus U.S. In Fight Against Surveillance 

An effort by the New York Police Department to get broader latitude to eavesdrop on terrorism suspects has run into sharp resistance from the Justice Department in a bitter struggle that has left the police commissioner and the attorney general accusing each other of putting the public at risk....

Cargo Theft A Big Issue With Big Dollars 

Cargo theft is a multi-billion dollar problem for shippers and transportation carriers alike -- and it’s on the rise this year....

Study Finds Preparedness Among Retailers As Holidays Approach 

Nearly one-third of retailers polled in a survey cited that they experience a 76 to 100 percent turnover of store employees annually. This turnover, along with increasing external threats and evolving data security regulation, has led many retailers to increase their focus on cyber risk management....

Security In Tow For Possibly Biggest Inauguration Day Ever 

Law enforcement officials bracing for the largest crowds in inaugural history are preparing far-reaching security -- thousands of video cameras, sharpshooters, air patrols -- to safeguard President-elect Barack Obama's swearing-in....

Security Cameras Could Be Useful For Taxis 

At the dispatch center for TheCAB taxi company, company watchmen know where their employees are at all times with the trigger of a button. Through a GPS system, watchman George Guibalt, chief dispatcher, can pinpoint an emergency within a block if the driver’s GPS is on. ...

Canadians May Receive Enhanced License That Boosts Security Risks 

This week, the Ontario legislature will resume debate on Bill 85, proposed legislation that could lead to the creation of an "enhanced driver's license" (EDL) in the province....

Security Survey Requests Help Of USDA Farmers 

Farmers from Lancaster, Pa., and surrounding areas will have the unique opportunity of influencing the USDA's latest food security initiative....

Students, Teachers Lack Basic Cyber Security Education Says Study 

Less than 25 percent of educators feel comfortable teaching students how to protect themselves from online cyber predators, cyber bullies and identity theft, according to a recent study by The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Educational Technology, Policy Research and Outreach (ETPRO)....

Cyber Security Study Reveals Sobering Results 

A study that surveyed 199 international security experts and other "industry insiders" from utilities, oil and gas, financial services, government, telecommunications, transportation and other critical infrastructure industries found that more than half of these experts believe that most critical infrastructure continues to be vulnerable to cyber attack....

Presidential Campaign Trail Tracked By Wireless Surveillance 

Amid last week’s political conventions and massive campaign rallies, wireless video surveillance has emerged as an indispensable tool for law enforcement and public safety agencies throughout the country....

Businesses See Security Threats Grow As Economy Weakens 

Security experts and providers are seeing increasing demand from a number of organizations and individuals who may not have needed security services in the past. Roger Ameriks from Crown Security Group in New Zealand is one such witness....

Will Obama's Election Reduce Demand For Security Products? 

IP Video Market Info, a provider of and expert in IP video surveillance, has released a special report examining how the election of Sen. Barack Obama impacts the security industry....

Securing Mobile Devices Still A Question For Businesses Worldwide 

Managing the new generation of mobile devices, from connected laptops to smart phones, is the new challenge faced by IT departments....

Firm Says Access Control Goes 'Beyond Biometrics' 

An airport security program under way at BWI Thurgood Marshall International Airport "has put a new emphasis on the need for greater use in airports of stronger identity verification technology," according to Paul Onorato, president of the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations [CAPA]....

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