Daily Report – 1/10/18

Top Stories
Trump, Congress reach deal to negotiate DACA, border security – NBC News
A bipartisan meeting between President Donald Trump and members of Congress on Tuesday appears to have moved negotiations forward, however slightly, on how to address the fate of undocumented immigrants under the DACA program. (read more)
 
Intel CEO says fixes for serious chip security flaws are on the way – Los Angeles Times
Intel Corp. has big plans to steer toward new business in self-driving cars, virtual reality and other cutting-edge technologies. But first it has to pull out of a skid caused by a serious security flaw in its processor chips, which undergird many of the world’s smartphones and personal computers. (read more)
Federal, State and Municipal Security
To Pay for Wall, Trump Would Cut Proven Border Security Measures – The New York Times
The Trump administration would cut or delay funding for border surveillance, radar technology, patrol boats and customs agents in its upcoming spending plan to curb illegal immigration – all proven security measures that officials and experts have said are more effective than building a wall along the Mexican border. (read more)
 
Amid greater safety risks, CES 2018 amps up its security (Las Vegas) – CNet
CES is hectic every year. But the 2018 edition presented more challenges than normal. (read more)
 
Officials apologize for long security lines for National Championship (Atlanta) – WSBTV.com
Some fans who attended the College Football Playoff National Championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Monday night voiced their frustration over the security lines to get into the stadium. (read more)
 
Security at Austin buildings ‘compromised’ after burglary suspect gets master key (Austin, Texas) – KXAN.com
A master key that allows first responders easy and quick access to apartment complexes and commercial buildings was recently found in the possession of a burglary suspect, says a spokesperson with the city of Austin. (read more)
 
Phoenix police’s virtual block watch program helping solve crimes around the Valley (Phoenix) – ABC15.com
With surveillance systems being used more often to help thwart crime, Phoenix police have created a program to assist investigators by pooling camera feeds to one accessible system. (read more)
 
Prince George’s County seeing 50 percent drop in violent crime over past 7 years (Prince George County, Md.) – Fox5DC.com
For the seventh year in a row, Prince George’s County has seen another significant drop in overall violent crime. The downward trend has county leaders praising the police and the community. (read more)
 
Opposition mobilizing against city safety camera network (New Orleans) – NOLA.com
As City Council members prepare to consider new regulations affecting outlets that serve alcoholic beverages, opposition is mobilizing against the ordinance — especially a requirement that businesses mount outdoor cameras and connect them to the city’s surveillance network. (read more)
 
Security bollards to be installed outside of city hall after risk assessment (Ottawa, Canada) – Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa City Hall needs security bollards around the building in case a terrorist tries to use a vehicle to run over people, the city’s security boss says. (read more)
 
 
Campus Security
Campus sued over security cost for white nationalist’s visit (Cincinnati) – ABC News
White nationalist Richard Spencer’s campus tour organizer is suing the University of Cincinnati’s president, saying the school wouldn’t rent space for Spencer to speak on campus unless a nearly $11,000 security fee was paid. (read more)
Godfrey-Lee schools sinking fund tax request includes technology, security (Wyoming, Mich.) – MLive.com
The Godfrey-Lee School Board voted unanimously Monday, Jan. 8, to ask voters in May to authorize a 3-mill sinking fund tax to tackle safety and security, energy and technology needs, according to Superintendent Kevin Polston. (read more)
Parents Sue, Demand More Security After Student Fight Caught on Tape (Brooklyn, N.Y.) – Campus Safety
A fight caught on tape at a Brooklyn, N.Y., high school shows a security guard unable to contain the violence, prompting a call for added security by parents. (read more)
School security expands in Bay District Schools (Bay County, Fla.) – WJHG.com
Surveillance and security are shaping the way students are protected during the school day, and even before and after school in some cases. (read more)
Transportation Security
Transit Security Plan Gains Favor with Dallas City Hall (Dallas) – GovTech.com
For once, Dallas City Council members are pleased with Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s plans. (read more)
Home Security/Automation
This HD smart camera can hook up to your other smart security devices – Mashable
With the increasing amount of people making home security a top priority, it comes as no surprise that there are also many camera systems available today boasting multiple protective features. But then again, they usually come with a hefty price tag, and those that belong to the more affordable range don’t always have much to offer. (read more)
 
What if you could view your neighbors’ smart security cameras? – The Verge
More and more companies are trying to sell you cameras to put outside the house. Now one of them is wondering: why not share their footage with neighbors, so more people can monitor what’s going on? (read more)
 
Interlogix introduces new UltraSync SmartHome system features – SecurityInfoWatch
Interlogix® is pleased to announce new features and components of its UltraSyncTM SmartHome system that will provide homeowners with more convenient, improved home security and automation solutions. Hands-free voice control, second-generation, high-definition cameras, an LTE cellular module and a soon-to-be-released doorbell camera will be on display at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in booth #40344. Interlogix is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). (read more)
Body Worn Cameras
Roader offers an alternative to the traditional body cam for security – SecurityInfoWatch
One of the biggest trends in the video surveillance market in recent years has been the proliferation of body-worn surveillance cameras, which has been primarily driven by efforts to equip law enforcement officers with the technology in the wake of several high-profile police-involved shootings. Many within the private security sector have also expressed interest in deploying body cameras as way of extending their surveillance resources while also providing organizations with greater liability protections in the event of a lawsuit. (read more)

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