NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Citigroup Hacked, New Facebook Feature Under Fire, Security Woefully Lacking in South African Hospitals

Citigroup has suffered a compromise of sensitive customer information. Facebook's facial recognition tagging plan criticized. And group charges that private security is ill-trained and ill-equipped in South African public hospitals.

Morning Security Brief: DHS Unit Hamstrung, Organized Retail Crime, Bogus DHS Letter, FISMA

The DHS unit on domestic terrorism unrelated to Islam has been effectively silenced. Metro New York City and North New Jersey are hotbeds for organized retail theft. Scam letters are falsely threatening people with arrest. The DHS has released new reporting metrics for FISMA.

Standards Body Tells Companies to Take Initiative in the Fight Against Global Counterfeiting

Businesses reliant on the global supply chain have to take on more responsibility in the fight against counterfeit merchandise, rather than relying on law enforcement, the American National Standards Institute says.

Crime Scene Photography, Second Edition

Crime Scene Photography addresses a technically sensitive practice with great accuracy.

Lack of Text Message Storage May Hinder Law Enforcement

Text messages can sometimes be helpful in criminal investigations, but the messages are stored so briefly by telephone companies that it can often be challenging for law enforcement to obtain them.

Study Reveals The Patterns of Cargo Theft

A five-year study reveals the trends and patterns behind the booming cargo-theft racket.

Alarm Industry Pushes 911 Call Centers to Give Priority to Video Alarms

Alarm companies are teaming up with police and sheriff’s departments to drive a policy change and give priority response to video alarms over traditional alarms at 911 call centers. (Coverage from ISC West)

Super Bowl a Hotbed of Human Trafficking

The Super Bowl is an annual magnet for traffickers of underage girls for prostitution.

Morning Security Brief: Tragedy in Arizona, California's Prison Woes, and Better Credit Card Fraud Detection

The nation's prayers (and ours) go to Congresswoman Gabriella Giffords and the other survivors of the shooting rampage in Arizona Saturday, which left six dead. The suspect is in custody, and the investigation is ongoing.

A Model of Security: How Andrews Air Force Base Remains Safe and Secure

Security Management was given an exclusive tour of how the Air Force's 11th Security Forces Group protects Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility Washington, the home of Air Force One.
 




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