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Council Representing Public Colleges in Florida Requests $74M to Enhance Campus Security

The Council of Presidents for public colleges in Florida has asked for $74 million from the state to improve campus security.

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In response to several incidents regarding fan safety, Major League Baseball has announced its owners will meet in November to discuss possible changes, if any, that could be put in place to better protect fans at the ballpark. SSI Staff · October 27, 2015

The Utah Jazz's arena has a new name: 'Vivint Smart Home Arena.' That'll be the name for the next 10 years, boosting visibility to professionally installed security and home automation. Julie Jacobson · October 26, 2015

A local security dealer installed megapixel cameras after golf club management was given a demonstration of Arecont megapixel models. SSI Staff · October 23, 2015

In an effort to improve cybersecurity, the U.S. Senate has opened up the debate on a bill that would allow corporations and the government to exchange information that would help one another defend against cyberattacks. The bill is being met with criticism by major technology companies and some senators. SSI Staff · October 22, 2015

Walla Walla Regional Airport in Washington has received an upgrade. Boon Edam installed a revolving door to upgrade airport security and ensure tighter TSA compliance. SSI Staff · October 20, 2015

CIA Director John Brennan and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson reportedly had their personal E-mail accounts hacked on Monday. Brennan's account has not been used for government business since taking over the position, while Johnson's E-mail had small amounts of information compromised, none of which appearing to be serious. SSI Staff · October 20, 2015

In an effort to clear recreational drones from U.S. skies near airports, federal regulators said on Monday that recreational drone users will have to register their drones with the government. The basic details of the registration system are still being ironed out, according to U.S. officials, but they concluded swift action needed to be taken to counter the surge in sales of the drones that are interfering with air traffic. SSI Staff · October 19, 2015

Just over three weeks after President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of China jointly announced a cyber agreement, cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike says the Chinese cyberattacks have not stopped. SSI Staff · October 19, 2015

ASIS San Diego is doing its part to protect local police officers. It has donated $1,000 to the Chula Vista Police Department's body camera program, which will allow police officers to record incidents and crime scenes while on duty with video surveillance cameras. SSI Staff · October 16, 2015

The Los Angeles Police Department is increasing security outside of Dodger Stadium for Thursday night's deciding Game 5 of the National League Divisional Series against the New York Mets after a fan was assaulted on Friday night after the Mets' Game 1 win. SSI Staff · October 15, 2015


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