Daily Report – 6/30/17

Top Stories
Europe’s airports expect big costs from new U.S. security measures – Reuters
Airports, airlines and passengers are likely to bear significant costs from new security measures on flights to the United States, European airports association ACI Europe said on Thursday. (read more)
 
Federal, State and Municipal Security
WATCH: Token ring stores passwords, makes payments, opens house doors – Inquirer.net
Laptops, smartphones, email and social media accounts all require passwords just as doors and cars require keys to open. But in this information-run tech age, most people have a difficult time of keeping track of passwords. This is where the Token ring comes in. (read more)
 
Grants aimed at improving courthouse security in Minnesota (Minnesota) – TwinCities.com
The Minnesota Supreme Court is providing $1 million to improve security at 57 county courthouses across the state. (read more)
 
Cubs fire back at city, seeking more help with Wrigley Field security (Chicago) – Chicago Tribune
The Cubs fired back at the city in an ongoing fight over security around Wrigley Field with a letter calling for more public help to prevent terrorist attacks at the famous stadium. (read more)
MPD Using Surveillance Cameras To Stop Criminals In The Act (Minneapolis) – CBS Minnesota
A bird’s-eye view is helping police track down suspects and make quick arrests. (read more)
Campus Security
Security Cameras Being Added To High Incident Schools In Guilford Co. (Greensboro, N.C.) – WFMYNews2.com
Guilford County Schools with high incident reports will soon be getting security upgrades. (read more)
10 Questions Every Parent, Student Should Ask About Campus Safety – U.S. News
Researching campus safety can make the cumbersome process of finding the right school even more difficult. (read more)
Transportation Security
BART Replaces Fake Security Cameras on Train Cars With Real Ones (San Francisco) – Security Sales & Integration
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has swapped out all decoy video surveillance cameras with real ones on its train cars, after an investigation by the San Francisco Chronicle last year exposed that around two thirds of the transit agency’s cameras were either dummies or weren’t working. (read more)
DHS officials announce enhanced security measures for all flights to U.S. but won’t expand laptop ban – The Washington Post
U.S. officials on Wednesday announced enhanced security and screening measures for all commercial flights to the United States but backed away from a proposal to expand a ban on laptops and other electronic devices – unless airlines and airports refuse to comply with the new rules. (read more)
Body Worn Cameras
All Pittsburgh Officers to Wear Body Cameras (Pittsburgh) – Officer.com
By next year, all Pittsburgh police officers should be equipped with and wearing body cameras while on patrol, city officials said Tuesday. (read more)
Security Industry
Lenel and Interlogix honor top dealers, VARs at 2017 Elevate Partner Summit – SecurityInfoWatch
Lenel and Interlogix announced awards for top-performing TierVantage dealers and value added resellers (VARs) at the 2017 Elevate Partner Summit held recently in Amelia Island, Florida. Lenel and Interlogix are part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX). (read more)
Canon’s new company to harness the cloud – Security Systems News
Canon announced on June 27 a new business based in California called ARCUS Global Inc. Owned by Canon Europe and built on the intellectual property, technology and expertise of Canon Group company Milestone Systems, ARCUS Global Inc. will address the significant unmet global market demand from large enterprises for ‘Video Cloud IoT as a Service’ for security and business optimization. (read more)
IFSEC 2017: Big Data And Artificial Intelligence More Than Buzzwords – SourceSecurity.com
A growing emphasis on the impact of data – storing it, analyzing it, and getting more value from it – was a common theme at this year’s IFSEC. Throughout the three days of the show at London’s ExCeL exhibition center last week, there were many conversations about the growing benefits of the data generated by today’s physical security systems. (read more)

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