- What's the Cost of Your Digital Identity?
A study from Kaspersky Lab investigated dark web markets to determine how much money cybercriminals can make by selling consumers’ personal data online.
- Cyber Hacks Could Cost Auto Industry $24 Billion
Cyber hacks might cost the auto industry $24 billion within five years, according a study by Upstream Security.
- Illinois Security Professionals Association (ISPA) Recognizes Outstanding First Responders, Professionals and Administrators
ISPA recently recognized 41 security professionals who exceeded the standard of excellence in their careers and professional positions during 2018.
- The Worst Passwords of 2018
Bad habits die hard, according to SplashData’s eighth annual list of Worst Passwords of the Year.
- Fentanyl is the Deadliest Drug in the U.S.
Fentanyl is the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
- Senators Introduce Legislation to Protect Electric Grid from Cyber Attack
U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) introduced two pieces of legislation to protect the country’s energy grid from cyber-attacks.
- One in Four Americans Have Experienced Cybercrime
A Gallup poll says that Americans are more likely to say a household member has had their personal, credit card or financial information stolen by computer hackers, than report being victimized by any …
- US Gun Deaths Reach Record Number
Nearly 40,000 people in the United States died by guns last year, marking the highest number of gun deaths in 38 years, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s WO …
- Suicide Increasing Among American Workers
The suicide rate among the US working age population increased 34 percent during 2000-2016, according to the CDC.
- An Introduction to Security Mantraps
Security mantraps come in many forms and with many names, including vestibules, airlocks, security cabins and more. But what do they really entail?
- Study Shows How Burglars Could Hack Smart Sprinkler to Disable Alarm
A new study by computer scientists at William & Mary shows how burglars could potentially break into houses through smart home devices.
- California Wants to Tax Cellphone Texts
California regulators want to tax text messages to increase funds for social programs.
- Parkland Shooting Commission Recommends Arming Teachers
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission recommended that teachers who volunteer and undergo extensive background checks and training be allowed to carry concealed guns on cam …
- Holiday ID Fraud Report Shows 2018 Fraud Reaches 5 Year High
New data from Jumio reveals that online ID fraud attempts on government-issued IDs increased 22 percent worldwide during the 2018 Black Friday to Cyber Monday period compared to the non-holiday full-y …
- Hertz to Use Biometric Scans for Rental Car Pickups
Hertz and CLEAR announced the launch of Hertz Fast Lane powered by CLEAR – a new service that uses biometrics to drastically speed up the car rental process.
- 2FA or Not 2FA
Despite gradual industry acceptance of two-factor authentication (2FA), many consumer websites still don’t provide a full set of 2FA options—including easily accessible and clear-cut infor …
- How to Protect Your Access Control System Against Cybercrime
Criminal cyber activity evolves at an incredible pace. Today’s cybercriminals are constantly on the lookout for security gaps that will give them access to your facilities or a wide range of important …
- How to Protect Sub-Perimeters with Advanced IP Technology
By definition, a perimeter is the outer boundary, and securing that perimeter means protecting that area. Everything has a perimeter, from a large university campus to your own personal space on that …
- ONVIF: A Vital Tool for Retrofit Projects
Security directors are no stranger to the necessity of blending legacy physical security devices and software with newer products and services. Whether you are a retail business in search of higher re …
- FBI Releases 2017 Crime Data
Data from 2017 included information on around 5.4 million incidents with 6,290,042 criminal offense, of which 61 percent were crimes against property, 23 percent were crimes against persons, and 16 pe …