Tag: Las Vegas

TSA Still Not Finding Guns and Bomb Parts in Training

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.

Security Podcaster Blazes the Trail for Information, Awareness

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 […]

New Hotel Security Ideas in the Aftermath of Las Vegas

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.

Will Concert Venues Want More Police or More Armed Security?

The mass attack in Las Vegas should stimulate new discussions among concert promoters, event producers, and the venues that wish to bring in popular and cutting-edge talent for shows. Performing artists who may have previously assumed that security at the places where they will play is fully handled by the site and the related security […]

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The 2017 Winners for Innovation in Security

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.

Make a Hacker’s Life Harder

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.