Daily Report – 11/13/17

Top Stories
Homeland Security team remotely hacked a Boeing 757 – WJLA.com
During a keynote on Nov. 8 at the 2017 CyberSat Summit, a DHS official admitted that he and his team of experts remotely hacked into a Boeing 757. (read more)
Federal, State and Municipal Security
Can you make your workers wear surveillance cameras? (Canada) – HRD
The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia found that a chicken catching company was not justified in requiring its employees to wear surveillance cameras while at work. (read more)
 
Wisconsin bill could increase gun shop security after hours (Wisconsin) – Fox6Now.com
A proposed Wisconsin bill would require gun retailers to lock up their guns when their businesses are unattended. (read more)
 
Nebraska State Fair aims to improve concert security and technology (Grand Island, Neb.) – Nebraska.tv
The deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history now affects Nebraska’s most popular event, as the State Fair balances security with visitor-friendly policies. (read more)
 
‘Interrupted theft’ led to stabbings at Macy’s in Mall of America (Minneapolis) – Star Tribune
Two men were stabbed in the Macy’s store at the Mall of America on Sunday night in what Bloomington police described as “an interrupted theft.” (read more)
Campus Security
2 students shot in classroom at Atlanta high school (Atlanta) – SecurityInfoWatch
A Fulton County school is banning backpacks after a girl was shot in the leg and another student was grazed by the same bullet in a classroom, according to Channel 2 Action News. (read more)
University of Winnipeg upping security in wake of 2 stabbings on campus (Winnipeg, Canada) – National Post
Changes to security are coming to the University of Winnipeg after two people were stabbed on campus during an attempted robbery. (read more)
Transportation Security
Schumer calls for overhaul of TSA procedures after ‘highly concerning’ security lapses – NY Daily News
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says regular airport security lapses are “unacceptable,” and is calling on Transportation Security Administration leaders to improve agents’ training and upgrade screening technology. (read more)
QLine, bus transit systems’ cameras instill safety with riders (Detroit) – The Detroit News
In the few years since Detroit and suburban public transit systems installed thousands of surveillance cameras, riders say they feel safer and transit officials have reduced their liability. (read more)
Cyber Security
Washington, D.C., New York, and Chicago Have Most Cybersecurity Job Openings – Security Magazine
The demand for cybersecurity professionals remains strong across the United States, according to new data from CyberSeek. (read more)
Biometrics
Hackers Say They’ve Broken Face ID a Week After iPhone X Release – Wired
When Apple released the iPhone X on November 3, it touched off an immediate race among hackers around the world to be the first to fool the company’s futuristic new form of authentication. A week later, hackers on the actual other side of the world claim to have successfully duplicated someone’s face to unlock his iPhone X-with what looks like a simpler technique than some security researchers believed possible. (read more)
Worship Security
Security becomes a top priority for churches after Texas massacre – ABC15.com
While active-shooter training is not new to houses of worship, the massacre this month at a Texas church has renewed attention to their vulnerability and the fine line religious leaders walk as they try to create a welcoming atmosphere that doesn’t tempt a would-be shooter. (read more)
Body Worn Cameras
With New Fed Grant, TPD Working On Rolling Out Body Cameras To Officers (Tallahassee, Fla.) – WFSU.com
Now that Tallahassee Police have received a federal grant for body cameras, the local law agency is working on getting them rolled out to the department. (read more)

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