Over 200 women of the national security community signed an open letter saying that they have survived sexual harassment and sexual assault or know someone who has experienced it. They want answers on how the government will protect, empower, and defend the women who serve the nation now and in the future.
Category: Emerging Issues in Security
Security is constantly evolving, and it’s important for professionals to stay up to date. We provide the latest news, opinions, trends, case studies, strategies, and legislative and regulatory developments that could have an impact on the field.
Chuck Harold’s career took him from law enforcement to the security industry, and he now works as a security consultant and pioneering podcaster. He hosts his national “Security Guy Radio” podcast every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Pacific time. Harold has recorded over 600 episodes, and his guests have included a wide range of security experts […]
With an increasing amount of devices connected to the Internet, Power over Ethernet (PoE) has the potential to explode as an integral component to network infrastructure and electrical circuitry. Put all the positives together and you have a recipe for PoE technology to develop further, especially with the ratification of the 802.3bt standard, which promises […]
California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed new so-called “Ban the Box” legislation, making it more difficult for employers in that state to conduct full criminal background checks without making a conditional offer of employment.
The days of seeing a panel van with the ladder on the roof rack and a well-known alarm company brand name printed on the side, driving down the highway, enroute to install an expensive home security system, may be coming to a slow end. Consumers are becoming more selective about vendors and want to put […]
The use of printed propaganda from warring nations is not new, but the emergence of groups like Al-Qaeda and ISIS using an extensive array of social media postings and creating printed matter to be distributed is both novel and alarming. Al-Qaeda’s publication of a glossy magazine they call “Inspire,” is used to educate potential recruits, […]
Licensing requirements for security officers varies around the United States from nothing to a lot. The lack of federal or state oversight for the licensing of armed security officers varies similarly, with even more rules for armed, exposed firearms permits versus armed, concealed permits for security officers working corporate or undercover functions.
A mass shooting on November 5, 2017, at a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church left 26 dead and 20 wounded, at the hands of an armed and angry former Air Force member. The shooter, who killed himself near the scene, was given a bad-conduct discharge in 2014, after 2 years of service and after serving 2 […]
The new Amazon Package Delivery service inside the home is not only bringing attention to the growing problem of package delivery theft. The program is also accelerating video surveillance and access control acceptance to a much wider audience.
Michigan is part of a 3-year partnership with Cisco to advance the state’s digital agenda and enhance security.