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- A Pennsylvania couple has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Lower Merion School District on behalf of their teenage son and all other district high school students. According to the complaint, the school district spied on their son and other students using a two-way Webcam that was incorporated into school-issued laptops.

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- Executives fear voice interception of employees.

A New Point of View for Police

- Many police departments have squad-car cameras, now a few cities are testing a wearable video system for use away from the vehicle.

DHS Wants to Turn Cell Phones Into Chemical Sensors

- The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) research and development arm wants to turn the smartphone in your pocket into the high-tech equivalent of a canary in a coalmine—all for about a dollar a phone.

How One Cold War Incident Changed the Spy Game

- A former member of the Diplomatic Security Service recounts one of the murky moments in Cold War history when espionage went hi-tech.

A Trojan Seal

- As technology allows for ever greater surveillance and espionage powers, Security Management explores how one incident from the Cold War created a paradigm shift in how groups spy on each other. (Online Exclusive)

Holes in Hotel Security

- Experts are calling for a renewed emphasis on training for personnel working in the hospitality industry in light of a high-profile stalking case.

Webcamgate: Student Accuses Suburban Philly High School of Using Webcam to Spy on Him

- A 15-year-old student and his parents have sued a suburban Philadelphia school district after discovering administrators covertly snapped pictures of him while at home on his school-owned laptop computer.

Tracking

- Two programs are using technology to track people who are prone to wander. Project Lifesaver International and the Alzheimer’s Association offer personal locators that help those responsible for patients and family members to keep tabs on them.

Intelligent Network Video: Understanding Modern Surveillance Systems

- Get an exceptional understanding of modern video surveillance from Intelligent Network Video.

New Bugging Threats

- Surreptitious surveillance devices are cheap, plentiful, and easy to use, putting companies with valuable intellectual property at risk.

Security Cameras Not Recording During Breach at Newark Airport

- The Transportation Security Administration has revealed that security cameras positioned at a terminal's exit were not recording on Sunday when a man breached security at Newark Liberty International Airport, according to CNN.com.

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