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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

A number of Dallas-Fort Worth schools have been skipping security drills that experts argue make schools better prepared for emergencies and improve school safety. SSI Staff · November 10, 2015

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. SSI Staff · November 09, 2015

The Public Safety and Security Market size is estimated to grow from $220.82 billion to $370.64 billion by 2020 at an estimated CAGR of 10.9%, according to a new market research report. SSI Staff · November 06, 2015

Companies might think they aren't big enough to be a target of a cyberattack. This is an urban legend. Hackers identify specific IP networks, not companies, that are weak, making strong cybersecurity a must for companies. By Michelle Mocalis · November 06, 2015




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