Daily Report 11/21/16

Top Stories
New Challenge for Secret Service: Gang Activity and SUV Traffic Jams By Barron Trump’s School (New York) –Heat Street
With the news that Barron Trump will not be relocating to Washington after his father’s inauguration, the U.S. Secret Service faces twin unexpected challenges: serious traffic issues outside Barron’s New York City prep school, and a dangerous criminal gang that has been wreaking havoc on the school’s very block. (read more)

Global Security

Concerned for Security, Poland Offers Women Defense Training (Poland) – ABC News
Poland’s defense minister officially launched self-defense courses for women on Saturday, saying that training by military instructors will increase individual and national security. (read more)
Federal, State and Municipal Security
IoT security camera infected within 98 seconds of plugging it in – Network World
One and a half minutes is all it took after plugging in an internet-connected security camera for the camera be infected with malware. (read more)
 
Uber, Lyft fight fingerprinting requirement for drivers in Maryland (Maryland) – SecurityInfoWatch
Popular ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft will plead their case Thursday before the Maryland Public Service Commission that they should not be required to fingerprint drivers. (read more)
 
Security cameras to begin operating at Ala Moana Regional Park comfort stations (Honolulu) – KHON2.com
The city wants to make sure you’re safe when visiting Ala Moana Regional Park. One step being taken later today are security cameras being turned out later today. It’s another step in increasing security and safety at Oahu’s most heavily used park.
Cameras will provide surveillance at two comfort stations at Ala Moana Regional Park starting Monday. (read more)
 
Smile! You may be on camera when visiting Kentucky Capitol (Frankfort, Ky.) – Lexington Herald Leader
Big Brother may be watching the next time you visit Kentucky’s Capitol. (read more)
 
 
Campus Security
New security measures at Forsyth Medical Center limit access to women’s center (Winston-Salem, N.C.) –Winston-Salem Journal
If you’re visiting a patient at the women’s center at Forsyth Medical Center, don’t be surprised to be required to face the camera for a visitor photo ID. (read more)
 
Transportation Security
 
Fla. airport to serve as test site for bird, drone radar (Panama City, Fla.) – SecurityInfoWatch
The Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport will become a testing site for a Panama City company, the Airport Authority decided Wednesday. (read more)
Inside the Airport of the Future – Conde Nast Traveler
What if an airport wasn’t just the means to an end, but another destination? (read more)


 
Cyber Security
 
What Hotels Teach Us About Data And Prioritizing User Experience Over Security – Forbes
As cyberattacks and data breaches become an ever-more common side effect of life in the digital era, the role of social engineering and the historical prioritization of user experience over security in facilitating those attacks has become a huge focal area of the cybersecurity industry. Yet, it is not just the digital world that is vulnerable to social engineering – almost every process we undertake in our daily lives is being impacted by technological evolution that far too often places ease-of-use over security. (read more)
 
Worship Security
 
‘You have to take care of yourself’: More places of worship are taking precautions, including adding armed guards, to keep people safe (Omaha, Neb.) – Omaha World-Herald
Step into Omaha’s King of Kings Lutheran Church on a Sunday morning and you’ll spot an armed security guard in the back of the worship hall. (read more)


 

Body Worn Cameras

 
Police Body Cam Rollout Progressing in Lexington (Lexington, Ky.) – WEKU.fm
Lexington’s Public Safety Commissioner says the rollout of police body cameras continues in the city.  Ronnie Bastin also says citizens should expect new initiatives to address concerns about youth violence. (read more)
Oakdale police become fourth agency in county to use body cameras (Oakdale, Calif.) – The Modesto Bee
The Oakdale Police Department has joined the growing list of law enforcement agencies in California and the nation to outfit its officers with body-worn cameras. (read more)


 
 
Security Industry
 
IDIS Donates Video Surveillance Solution to Coppell (Texas) City Library – Security Sales & Integration
IDIS has donated and installed a comprehensive video surveillance solution for the City of Coppell, Texas, where the company’s regional headquarters are located. (read more)

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