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Identity Theft Can Be Fun

- The Federal Trade Commission now offers an amusing online quiz about the basics of identity theft, spyware, phishing, and other scams. It also teaches users how to obtain a free credit report, use sufficient passwords, report identity theft, and otherwise protect themselves from identity thieves. @ The site, onguard online, also provides links for sending information on scams and attacks to government authorities. get there via SM Online

Money Laundering

- A government report on money laundering notes the rise in popularity of online currency services as a conduit for illicit funds.

Into, Through,Out of Africa

- Trends in tightening fraud controls and preventing identity theft. Plus, security intelligence aids an African journey, and more.


- 4 The percent drop that occurred in the level of property crime in the U.S. Northeast from the first six months of 2004 to the first six months of 2005, according to the FBI.

Security Trend Lines

- Card-Based Access Control Demand in million of dollars

Challenges Confront Federal Smart Card

- Federal agencies are gearing up to roll out new ID cards for employees and contractors as required by President Bush in 2004 under Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12).

Union, BOMA Spar Over Security

- A move to unionize security guards is underway nationwide. One major battle on that front is Los Angeles.

Crime Fighters Collaborate

- A district attorney’s efforts to enlist banks in the fight against white-collar criminals has yielded results and helped to spark similar efforts in jurisdictions nationwide.



Jargon Watch

- Demystifying terms used in the security industry.

Security Trend Lines

- U.S. Biometric Access Control Market in millions of dollars.

Will Every Rat Have Its Day?

- Can wasps, moths, pigs, and rats be as useful as dogs in detecting dangerous chemicals? Researchers say yes.

Today Preemptive, Tomorrow Predictive

- Collecting data is all well and good, but the real question is how multiple data points can be intelligently reviewed to help security personnel make better decisions in real time. That's where security analytics comes in. @ The business of connecting the dots: the $1 billion intelligence and security informatics/analytics market is available on SM Online.

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