09/02/2014 - Whether working at an island resort or on the strip in Sin City, casino security managers never know what hand they will be dealt, so they must be ready for anything—from card counters to catastrophes.
05/20/2014 - The overarching message of Eavesdropping Surveillance & Espionage is that security professionals must “grasp the serious nature of these threats and understand available counter-measures.”
02/18/2014 - DHS plans to build a national database that stores information from license-plate readers that scan every car that traverses their path; the Wall Street Journal reports that healthcare information could be at risk through a file-sharing site used by hackers, and leaked documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden show an American law firm was under surveillance by the agency.
01/30/2014 - The author of Introduction to Surveillance Studies offers a look at the history of surveillance, its tools and technologies, the reasons for using those tools, and the social issues surrounding the increasing use of cameras.
03/26/2013 - Installations that use the sun as a camera’s power source are growing as technological advances make those solar systems more feasible, but many issues need to be addressed for the solutions to work well.
11/27/2012 - The NYPD has been collecting cell phone call logs. The Supreme Court declines to hear an appeal of a ruling by lower court that found Illinois’s eavesdropping law violates the First Amendment. Authorities release surveillance video of Anders Behring Breivik. And More.