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Dealership alarm fiasco: Midtown residents say Porsche Tucson’s alarm is too noisy

Dealership alarm fiasco: Midtown residents say Porsche Tucson’s alarm is too noisy

People in Midtown are sounding the alarm after they say a car dealership's security system is a constant nuisance.
Law Enforcement Roundtable: Police Advise on How Security Professionals Can Step Up

Law Enforcement Roundtable: Police Advise on How Security Professionals Can Step Up

Active and former law enforcement officials discuss challenges, crime trends and private sector solutions.
Burglary gangs are literally planting cameras in Southern California yards to spy on residents, police say

Burglary gangs are literally planting cameras in Southern California yards to spy on residents, police say

Burglary gangs are literally planting cameras in Southern California yards to spy on residents, police say. The burglars allegedly monitor movements of residents before deciding when to break in. Several puzzled residents have discovered the devices.
5.27.24 NESA National Monitor

5.27.24 NESA National Monitor

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Politics, Lobbyists and Predatory Sales Tactics Are Biggest Threats to School Safety

Politics, Lobbyists and Predatory Sales Tactics Are Biggest Threats to School Safety

Politicians want to keep kids safe, but without the input of school security professionals, their laws are bound to fail. The school safety and security sector, valued between $2 billion and $3 billion, remains largely unregulated despite increased funding since 2018. (Funding for school security often increases after a major tragedy.)
Big Idea: Turning the Questions on Myself

Big Idea: Turning the Questions on Myself

I asked myself my signature question: If you had just one really great idea that could influence these readers, what would it be?
Cybersecurity Firm Identifies Vulnerabilities in Popular IoT Cameras

Cybersecurity Firm Identifies Vulnerabilities in Popular IoT Cameras

Three popular IoT cameras are implicated in a security vulnerability that could allow a hacker to take over a device.
Security Products Have Some of the Highest Penetration in Smart Homes, According to Study

Security Products Have Some of the Highest Penetration in Smart Homes, According to Study

Back in the early days, before the flood of IoT products onto the market, the closest thing most people had to an intelligent home was a security system. Even now, though, as smart home products have found their way into just about every American home in some form, security products still hold a particular sway over consumer interest.
Thermal-Powered Early Fire Detection

Thermal-Powered Early Fire Detection

Using non-contact methods of measuring temperatures, thermal cameras are designed to detect hot spots and temperature irregularities to prevent fires long before they break out.
RapidSOS banks on AI to boost emergency response

RapidSOS banks on AI to boost emergency response

A $250 million, decade-long collaboration effort with public safety officials has resulted in RapidSOS Unite, a new platform unveiled by the New York City-based company that combines critical emergency data, multimedia feeds and tools like language translation and messaging into a unified platform.

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Texas Business Court Could Make Litigation Faster, More Efficient

Texas' new business court, which the state hopes will make complex litigation more efficient, opens in less than four months. And while there's still uncertainty about how the court will operate, its structure and the Texas legislature's mandate can help answer key questions.