Daily Report – 6/6/16

Top Stories
France braces for intense security around Euro 2016 championship (France) – CNN
Gun attacks, remotely-detonated bombs, and even drones carrying explosives and chemical weapons: these are just a few of the terrorist threats French authorities are preparing for at the Euro 2016 football championships, which get underway on Friday. (read more)
 
Global Security
Euro 2016: 82 security staff revealed to be on terror watch list – French intelligence (France) – RT
A new shocking twist in the Euro 2016 saga has emerged just days after stark warnings ISIS would make the event a target. It turns out 82 of the people hired for security posts on the football cup are on French terror watch lists. (read more)
Federal, State and Municipal Security
Springfield museum looks at security after Warhol thefts (Springfield, Mo.) – The Washington Times
A Missouri art museum has been working to upgrade security since several iconic Andy Warhol prints were stolen in April. (read more)
DHS Components Lacked Coordination In Aftermath Of San Bernardino Terrorist Attacks (San Bernardino, Calif.) – HomelandSecurityToday.us
The day after the deadly San Bernardino attacks in December 2015, Department of Homeland Security components, specifically Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), engaged in dispute over ICE’s authority to detain a suspected terrorist. The incident could have led to “disastrous consequences,” according to a recent DHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) report. (read more)
 
NW OKC Neighborhood Use Cameras To Deter ‘Tailgating’ (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – News9.com
You see it all the time, residents pulling into gated communities and someone, who may or may not belong there, follows them through the gate. One neighborhood in northwest Oklahoma City was hit by a thief and that’s exactly how he got in. (read more)
 
Recent shootings concern community activists (Buffalo, N.Y.) – WGRZ.com
In the last 24 hours, there have been two separate shooting incidents in Buffalo, killing one man and injuring three others. (read more)
 
NW OKC Neighborhood Use Cameras To Deter ‘Tailgating’ (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – News9.com
You see it all the time, residents pulling into gated communities and someone, who may or may not belong there, follows them through the gate. One neighborhood in northwest Oklahoma City was hit by a thief and that’s exactly how he got in. (read more)
 
 
 
Campus Security
D.C. school used as polling place is vandalized hours after ballots are cast (Washington, D.C.) – The Washington Post
A group of youths broke into a Southeast Washington school Saturday night and vandalized the parking lot, hours after early voters cast primary ballots at the site, authorities said Sunday. (read more)
 
 
 
Transportation Security
 
Robot Assists Travelers with Luggage (Geneva, Switzerland) – Security Magazine
Leo, a baggage robot developed by air transport IT provider SITA, is being trialed at the Geneva airport. (read more)
Airport Executives from 40 Countries to Visit Israel for Security Lessons (Israel) – The Tower
With concern rising after a string of terror attacks, airport representatives from 40 countries will visit Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport next month to learn about Ben-Gurion’s innovative security procedures. (read more)
Security officer stops assault via platform loudspeaker (New York) – New York Post
A woman was saved from a predawn sex assault on the Christopher Street PATH platform Sunday when a security officer saw it unfold on a surveillance camera – and demanded over a loudspeaker that the attacker stop. (read more)
TSA is Tired of the Wait Too, Wants New Technology – SecurityInfoWatch
Faced with long airport lines and frustrated travelers, the Transportation Security Administration is hoping new technology can help speed up airport screenings. (read more)
 
 
Cyber Security
 
Visa Introduces NFC-Enabled Payment Ring – Security Magazine
Visa Inc. introduced the first payment wearable ring backed by a Visa account for use at the Rio 2016 Olympic games. (read more)
Text scams: The messages that allow criminals to break into your iPhone, and how to spot them –Independent
The next text message you receive could ruin your life. Increasingly, SMS messages are being used as a way of duping people into giving up their online accounts, and out of their identities and their money. (read more)
 
 
Biometrics
 
Connecticut mulling face recognition bill (Connecticut) – Planet Biometrics
Connecticut General Assembly is considering a bill that will prevent the use of facial recognition technology for commercial applications. (read more)
Ultra-Thin Dongles Make It Easy To Add Biometric Security To Your Old Laptop – Gizmodo
Using your fingerprint to verify your identity is not only more secure than a password, there’s also no complex string of characters for you to forget or repeatedly mistype. But if you’re also determined to use your ancient laptop until the day it dies, Synaptics’ will soon have an easy and unobtrusive way to upgrade it with another layer of security. (read more)
Cargo Security
 
Protecting Cargo Never Ends for Arkansas Truckers (Arkansas) – Arkansas Business
No amount of vigilance will ever eliminate theft from the trucking industry. (read more)
Security Industry
Saudis Team With US University on Security Degree Program – ABC News
A university in Connecticut will help shape the instruction of some security officers in Saudi Arabia under an agreement announced Friday that the school describes as bringing American-style police training to the kingdom. (read more)
 

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