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What integrators large and small need to know about APTs

An IP camera at a convenience store could be a gateway to a larger target
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01/31/2014

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—An outdoor IP camera may not be the easiest or most obvious entry point for a global cyber gang trying to hack into a corporation, but it could certainly could be—and systems integrators, security directors and manufacturers all have a role to play in ensuring that physical security systems are not vulnerable to hacks, according to experts who spoke at TechSec Solutions on Jan. 29.

Holder: Police can’t wait for SWAT

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10/24/2013

PHILADELPHIA—The number of mass shootings in America is on the rise—tripling in four years. Law enforcement must reorganize, develop new strategies and aggressive protocols to confront shooters, Attorney General Eric Holder says.

TSA to airports: You take care of the exits

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10/24/2013

WASHINGTON—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is ramping up its prescreening process while at the same time bowing out of exit-door security,  a move that many in the industry see as controversial.

Battelle, Sellex checking bottles at Heathrow

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10/18/2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Heathrow Airport Limited has purchased the LS10 Liquid Scanner to screen liquids, aerosols and gels for threats, scanner makers Battelle and Sellex recently announced.

Battelle, Sellex checking bottles at Heathrow

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10/17/2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Heathrow Airport Limited has purchased the LS10 Liquid Scanner to screen liquids, aerosols and gels for threats, scanner makers Battelle and Sellex recently announced.

TWIC update: Can MorphoTrust make it more convenient and secure?

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10/15/2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn—With hardware and software upgrades, staff training and more call-center support, identity solutions provider MorphoTrust USA says the Transportation Security Administration [TSA] maritime worker identification is more secure and convenient.

Mass. transit buses to get latest in wireless, IP video surveillance

MBTA deploying system to provide live video feed to command center and nearby police
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10/10/2013

ANDOVER, Mass.—Within a year, hundreds of Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) buses will be equipped with what Minuteman CEO Joseph Lynch calls “one of the most advanced multiband wireless IP video systems ever installed in mass transit.”

Brown vetoes California metal-theft bill

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10/09/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Gov. Jerry Brown rejected a metal theft bill California lawmakers sent to his desk, calling instead for “robust enforcement” of current laws.

NYC marathon security ‘post-Boston new normal’

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10/08/2013

NEW YORK—Organizers call it a post-Boston new normal. Extra security, bag checks and more police officers are a few of the security measures runners, family members and spectators can expect at next month’s New York City Marathon.

LPR aids Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro in speeding prosecution

It is one component of a new streamlined VM
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10/07/2013

MINNEAPOLIS—Catalytic converters, valuable for their metal, were disappearing  from vehicles in the Park and Ride lots of Minneapolis/St.

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