NEWS & ANALYSIS

Worth a Look: CamCam

A new application called CamCam, offers a good balance of quality, ease of use, and cost for someone who wants a limited home surveillance option.

New Jersey Judge Rules Police Can Keep Surveillance Locations Secret In Drug Case

A New Jersey appellate court ruled on Monday that law enforcement officers can keep their surveillance locations a secret.

North By Northwest

While some critics say U.S. Customs and Border Protection has not given the northern border due attention, the agency maintains that it has crafted a strategy for targeting limited assets that does the job without a massive number of boots on the ground.

Morning Security Brief: October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Canadian Drug Smugglers, Internet Surveillance, and More

October becomes Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Unmanned border crossings allow for easy smuggling. Social media sites are an important tool for law enforcement surveillance. TSA implements new machines to verify authenticity of government-issued IDs. And more.

Jihadists Discuss Strategies to Beat Thermal Cameras

Two days before the 10th anniversary of 9-11, a jihadist forum discussed how to beat thermal imaging cameras, according to a report by the SITE Intelligence Group.

Spain Considering UAVs To Supplement Its Maritime Border Security Lineup

Around the waters of Spain, electro optic coverage can detect vessels approaching by sea as far as 10 nautical miles away. Additional radar coverage extends 25 nautical miles. But with increased need for surveillance because of migration and drug trafficking, the Spanish government is testing unmanned aerial vehicles to supplement their current border surveillance capabilities.

Stratospheric UAV Systems: An Eye (Way Up) in the Sky

A new class of extremely persistent unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems will behave more like satellites than airplanes, offering defense and commercial potential applications.

Police Launch Social Media Initiative to Identify London Rioters

The London Metropolitan Police are posting images captured by CCTV footage to social media Web sites to identify rioters.

ObjectVideo Files Suit With The ITC To Protect Patents

ObjectVideo filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission against three major companies for patent infringement June 30. A favorable judgment from the ITC would stop Samsung, Bosch, and Sony from selling products with the technology in question in the United States.

Digital Video Surveillance and Security

Author Anthony C. Caputo's text provides all you need to know about digital video security and more, furnishing a detailed study of digital video monitoring.
 




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