Summer festival season is underway, and with it come discussions of keeping the grounds secure and the artists and fans safe. The 2017 mass attack at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas has stimulated new discussions among concert promoters, event producers, and the venues that wish to bring in popular and cutting-edge […]
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The idea that the world is getting more dangerous and the corporate world is getting more complex suggests new security trends and protection challenges for internal and external security practitioners and professionals in the new year.
In what sounds like a chilling repeat of reports from years past, recent Department of Homeland Security (DHS) inspection audits of its Transportation Security Administration (TSA) interdiction functions at our nation’s airports suggest TSA agents at the X-ray stations are still not discovering all of the test guns and bomb parts being sent through.
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 […]
Recent reports suggest forensic pathologists will do a more intensive study of the brain of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock. This may yield new results or fail to tell us more than we already know now about his motives, which isn’t much. More of the public and security professionals are asking for answers to questions […]
Despite their differences, law enforcement agencies and security personnel within organizations are realizing the importance of interacting with each other on investigations and emergency response. They also recognize more needs to be done to prevent and deter crime.
Much has been said, written, and guessed about the motives and methods of the gunman who killed 58 and wounded over 500 in Las Vegas in the late hours on Sunday, October 1. The event has placed much scrutiny on the police response and what the hotel knew before, if anything, or during the attack.
The Security Industry Association’s (SIA) New Product Showcase (NPS) recognizes innovative products, services, and solutions in electronic physical security. Technologies highlighted in the New Product Showcase are used in the protection of life and property in residential, commercial, and institutional settings.
By Thor Olavsrud There are many different types of hackers out there. Whether they are cybersecurity professionals or cybercriminals (or somewhere in between), they are all in agreement on solid security practices. At a recent gathering of hackers, they were surveyed on which practices are most effective at keeping them out of networks.