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Public Safety Updates

  • IN: Fishers nuisance ordinance would fine businesses for repeat …
    5.23.23 – Current Publishing, LLC – On May 15, the Fishers City Council approved a first reading of an ordinance allowing the city to fine businesses that make repeated calls for police response, unless those businesses are actively working with law enforcement officials on a plan to reduce those calls.
  • ON: New policy: Cops will only respond to verified intrusion alarms
    5.23.23 – North Bay – Effective June 1, officers will only respond to verified intrusion alarms, meaning the property owner or business must first verify that the alarm requires a police response.

Featured Articles

  • Sensing a Disruption in the Home
    5.26.23 – SSI – The influx of tech and applications into smart home and security environments using AI is picking up steam. Here’s how presence detection will move the needle.
  • ASID Releases Official Resource Guide for Senior Living Environments
    5.26.23 – CEPro – New resource for building professionals structures itself along 8 guiding principles, of which include increasing senior autonomy, integrating wellness and elevating building systems.
  • Achieving Clear Communications
    5.22.23 – Security Today – Technology within the security industry has adapted to numerous changes through the years, from the early days of analog devices to today’s IP-based solutions, networked cameras, and access control solutions, in addition to analytics, cloud-based products, virtual security guards, and more

Business Tips

  • Should businesses prepare for potential shootings?
    5.23.23 – The Kansas City Star- Kansas City police are offering training and resources to help willing businesses to prepare for such incidents, and have been for more than a decade.
  • Enhancing Situational Awareness
    5.25.23 – Security Today – Providing critical infrastructure protection with AI video surveillance. In an era marked by technological advancements and increasing security concerns, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into video surveillance systems has revolutionized situational awareness and critical infrastructure protection. 
  • Survey: Insider Threats Surge Across U.S. Critical Infrastructure
    5.23.23 – Security Today – Over three-quarters (77%) of organizations across US critical national infrastructure (CNI) have seen a rise in insider-driven cyber threats in the last three years, according to new research by leading cyber security services firm Bridewell.
  • FTC Warns About Misuses of Biometric Information and Harm to Consumers
    5.22.23 – Security Today – The Federal Trade Commission recently issued a warning that the increasing use of consumers’ biometric information and related technologies, including those powered by machine learning, raises significant consumer privacy and data security concerns and the potential for bias and discrimination.

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