Sep 06, 2013 -The National Institute for Standards and Technology has come out with an updated version of the standard specification Personal Identification Verification (PIV) Card used by government employees and contractors. It has a stronger authentication credential. It does not require existing cards to be replaced.
Apr 03, 2013 -Retailers have created databases of alleged employee thieves. The U.S. Transportation Security Department is seeking credential authentication technology. Mobile Device security at the U.S. Military Academy and the Army Corps' Engineer Research and Development Center is lax. South Korea is creating a new cybersecurity and attack deterrence department.
Feb 07, 2013 -Security Officers need to be able to spot fake IDs presented at security checkpoints. Read about the most important questions they should ask and what they should look for on a driver's license.
Nov 02, 2012 -ProPublica investigates why hospital back-up generators continue to fail. Employees at a Canadian law firm say a new access control program is being used inappropriately. Shocking videos of inmate who committed suicide show abuse by corrections staff. And more.
Jul 26, 2012 -A man outs an NYPD spy operation after mistaking it for a terrorist cell. Olympic athletes told not to post pictures of their credentials on Twitter. James Holmes sent a package describing his attack plans to his university. And more.
Jan 24, 2012 -TSA says new video analytics system is 100 percent accurate. Videoconference setups are often unsecured, says a security researcher. Multiple security violations are being investigated at Oak Ridge Laboratory. And more.
Jan 12, 2012 -Learn how a new consolidated Department of Defense facility, the Mark Center, is setting the bar for physical security that will likely be adopted for other high-security buildings as well.