VIENNA, Va.—It should come as no surprise to anyone in the industry who owns a smartphone or tablet: That mother lode of technology you constantly find glued to your hand is the hottest trend in security.
The movie theater in Aurora, Colo., that was the site of the mass shooting earlier this month did not have a uniformed security officer on duty, despite the fact its owner had security officers in place at other theaters offering the midnight screening of the new Batman m
LAS VEGAS—Hacking a biometric system makes for great headlines, but should this latest research on hacking iris-recognition systems make security professionals worried about using the technology as part of an identity authentication or access control solution? Security Director News spoke with one subject-matter expert to find out.
NEW YORK—Global spending on security by small and medium businesses is expected to experience a compounded annual growth rate of more than 10 percent between 2011 and 2016, ultimately reaching more than $32 billion, according to preliminary numbers from a soon-to-be-relea
EDMONTON, Alberta—Three G4S security officers are dead and another is wounded after an early-morning robbery of an armored car at the University of Alberta. Edmonton police have launched a massive manhunt for a fifth G4S employee described as "a person of interest."
BELMONT, N.Y.—Organizers of this weekend's Belmont Stakes are taking security very seriously given the potential for a Triple Crown winner and the recent negative attention horse racing has received related to doping.
Occupational fraud, whether employee theft or padding expense reports, could cost companies worldwide as much as $3.5 trillion each year, according to new estimates from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
WASHINGTON—A tip from an infiltrated terror cell in Yemen has helped U.S. intelligence agencies seize a second underwear bomb, deemed more sophisticated than the one used in an unsuccessful airplane bombing on Christmas Day in 2009.
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico—El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez are two very different cities. Though only separated by a border crossing, El Paso is among the safest cities in the United States, while Juarez is often ranked as one of the most dangerous in the world.
ISLAMABAD—As the anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden approaches, the U.S. Embassy here is warning U.S. citizens in Pakistan to take precautions during the next week, and has restricted the travel of embassy staff during that time period.
Martha Entwistle, editor of Security Systems News, talks to Simon Harris about IHS's acquisition of IMS Research and what the deal means for the research company's coverage of the physical security market.