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Man Attempting to Sell Home Security Services Shoots, Kills San Antonio Homeowner

A man trying to solicit home security services at a San Antonio house shot and killed the homeowner on Saturday, according to San Antonio police.

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Last week’s terrorist attacks on Paris and other attacks by the Islamic State have reopened the debate on how much government surveillance is necessary to help prevent further terrorist attacks. SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

Video surveillance footage showed a pair of California sheriff's deputies striking a man repeatedly. The man was suspected of stealing a car and ran from police before giving up and falling to the ground, when the officers started striking him with their batons. SSI Staff · November 17, 2015

Dunbar formally unveiled its Dunbar Security Solutions division, a 360° managed security service for cyber and physical threats, marked by the opening of Dunbar’s state-of-the-art Security Operations Center (SOC) in Hunt Valley, Md. SSI Staff · November 16, 2015

New York cops will be given smartphones that enable them to receive access to 911 calls and video surveillance footage from crime scenes at the push of a button to better fight crime. SSI Staff · November 16, 2015

The city of Abilene, Texas, has implemented a new ordinance aimed at reducing false alarms that consists of a series of escalating fines and required registration for security alarm systems. SSI Staff · November 13, 2015

Biometrics have made a positive impact on financial security with ATM and transaction applications. As the technology becomes more incorporated in access control, biometrics now combines increased security with greater convenience. By Phil Scarfo · November 13, 2015

Concerns over airline security were revisited on Tuesday when a TSA mishap at Miami International Airport allowed a suspicious bag to go through security unchecked. Fifty flights were delayed, but FBI said the passenger was "cooperative" and was not charged. SSI Staff · November 11, 2015

Georgetown University is ramping up campus security by installing card readers at lobby level elevators and stairwell doors in dorms, increasing access control. Now, students will have to swipe their cards up to three times to gain complete access to the building. SSI Staff · November 11, 2015


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