NEWS & ANALYSIS

New Cameras at Chicago's Navy Pier Lead to Arrests, Saved Lives

Chicago's multi-million dollar investment to install security cameras around the city's famous Navy Pier has started to pay off, according to The Chicago Tribune.

China Eyes Cheaters

Big Brother's about to look over the shoulder of millions of Chinese students taking their college entrance exams next week, according to the BBC.

Boston Suburb Says No To Surveillance Cameras

The Massachusetts town of Brookline, which borders Boston, looks likely to axe surveillance cameras it installed at major intersections two months ago due to civil liberty concerns, reports The Boston Globe.

Thermal Screening for Flu Symptoms

In an effort to contain the spread of the new swine flu, the U.S. is doing "passive" surveillance at airports and other entry points.

Should the NSA Take the Lead for U.S. Cybersecurity?

As President Barack Obama's 60-day review of U.S. cybersecurity nears its end, the debate over whether the National Security Agency (NSA) should be the lead agency protecting government networks gets attention from The New York Times today.

Software Helps CCTV Operators Catch What They Missed

But will CCTV operators like the intrusion of being watched anymore than anyone else?

DHS to Deploy More Cameras at Northern Border

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will expand the use of security cameras on the northern border with Canada to reduce the chances terrorists, illegal aliens, or contraband will slip over the northern border into the United States undetected, USA Today reports.

Muslim-American Organizations Debate Maintaining Ties to FBI

Charges that the FBI has infiltrated mosques and mistreated a popular Muslim civil rights organization are jeopardizing the cooperation established between the Muslim-American community and the FBI after the events of 9-11, The Washington Post reports.

Fusion Centers Under Fire in Texas and New Mexico

Civil libertatians are pushing for legal limits on personal data law enforcement organizations can collect after a Texas fusion center's bulletin singled out two Muslim-American civic groups for direct scrutiny.

EU Could Investigate VoIP Eavesdropping

Following a request from Italian legal authorities, a European Union (E.U.) crime fighting body is considering ways to investigate eavesdropping on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services such as Skype.
 




Beyond Print

SM Online

See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.