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securitymagazine.comCongressman Roger Williams introduced The School Violence Prevention and Mitigation Act of 2019, which would establish federal grant programs for public schools to identify security risks and fix them and would appropriate $200 million  for each of fiscal years 2020 through 2030....

securitymagazine.comSmall businesses are collectively subject to almost 10,000 cyber attacks a day, according to new findings from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)....

securitymagazine.comState Farm, the insurance provider in the US, has been compromised in a credential stuffing attack, according to a news report. ...

securitymagazine.comGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation (S.231/A.951) establishing a speed camera program in school zones in the City of Buffalo. The program allows the City of Buffalo to enforce speed limits in school zones using cameras that record speeding violations in real time without the need for a police officer at the scene. The City can then use this evidence to impose liability on the owner of the vehicle for the speeding violation....

securitymagazine.comTexas Governor Greg Abbott, in a meeting with statewide officials and members of the El Paso state delegation following the shooting in El Paso on Saturday, August 3, announced that the state of Texas will be providing more than $5.5 million in immediate financial assistance through the Criminal Justice Division (CJD) of the Governor's Public Safety Office for law enforcement agencies and the community of El Paso....

securitymagazine.comA hacker claimed he or she had stolen the personal information of about 2,500 LAPD officers, trainees and recruits, along with approximately 17,500 police officer applicants, according to a news report. ...

securitymagazine.comCalifornia passed a new law that went into effect on July 1 that requires schools to print suicide prevention information on every student ID grades 7th-12th....

securitymagazine.comA Nationwide survey shows only half of U.S. small business owners take cybersecurity precautions with remote employees....

securitymagazine.comThe Springfield Police Department says it responded to a call of an active shooter at the Walmart Neighborhood Market in Missouri. ...

securitymagazine.comInvestigations are underway after a man was caught on surveillance video breaking into an airplane at the Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport in Oklahoma. ...

securitymagazine.comAmnesty International issued a travel warning calling for possible travelers and visitors to the US to exercise extreme caution when traveling throughout the country due to "rampant gun violence."...

securitymagazine.comAnalytics, playback, integration, video sharing, facial recognition and AI… What VMS features must you have when looking for a new one?...

securitymagazine.comGov. John Carney (DE) signed legislation at Vaughn Correctional Center that increases the penalties for individuals trying to use a drone to drop contraband into any of the state’s prisons....

securitymagazine.comSecurity professionals must understand drones, conduct security, assess limitations and implement a drone response plan to mitigate its threats and attacks....

securitymagazine.comThink of all the ways mobile applications make your life easier and more productive. You can monitor your bank account, book transportation, listen to music, track your physical activity - all via mobile applications....

securitymagazine.comIllinois Governor JB Pritzker signed comprehensive legislation to help prevent sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace and protect victims as they come forward....

securitymagazine.comSmartMetric, Inc. reports the top benefits associated with using biometric authentication for payments in the mind of consumers are that it eliminates the need to remember multiple passwords/PINs (50%) and perceptions that it is more secure than passwords/PINs (46%)....

securitymagazine.comThe National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4), in conjunction with DHS, FEMA, and Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service’s National Emergency Response and Recovery Training Center, have developed a new online training course focused on interscholastic athletic programs and after-school activities....

securitymagazine.comThe American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has appointed cyber expert Ian Bramson as its Global Head of Cyber Security....

securitymagazine.comThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in its mid-season outlook that conditions have changed to allow for "above-normal" hurricane activity this year....

securitymagazine.comPenn State has named Jennifer Santiago as its new assistant vice president of risk management and University risk officer. ...

securitymagazine.comMass violence, primarily shootings, is growing and can only continue to do so, and we have a professional obligation to analyze where the failures are and to take corrective action. ...