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These camera doorbells from Amazon, Walmart aren’t safe

These camera doorbells from Amazon, Walmart aren’t safe

Video doorbells are supposed to help keep your home safe from strangers. Thanks to poor software security, however, they could be letting strangers in.
AT&T outage raises question of landline value for 9-1-1

AT&T outage raises question of landline value for 9-1-1

AT&T's cellular service outage last week and utilities' requests to states to no longer offer landlines have raised questions about how eliminating landlines might affect communication during an emergency.
Hackers Can Spy on Your Security Cameras Through Walls, According to New Research

Hackers Can Spy on Your Security Cameras Through Walls, According to New Research

Northeastern University professor who specializes in cybersecurity has figured out a way to eavesdrop on most modern security cameras.
3-4-24 NESA National Monitor

3-4-24 NESA National Monitor

Featured Articles Popular off-brand doorbell cameras aren’t safe, report finds2.29.24 – Washington Post - ...

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National Crime Victimization Survey: School Crime Supplement

National Crime Victimization Survey: School Crime Supplement

he SCS asks questions related to students' experiences with, and perceptions of crime and safety at school, including preventive measures employed by schools; students' participation in after school activities; students' perception of school rules and enforcement of these rules; the presence of weapons, drugs, alcohol, and gangs in school; student bullying; hate-related incidents; and attitudinal questions relating to the fear of victimization at school.

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MACo Secures Amendments to Avoid Unintended Consequences on School Safety Bill

While some jurisdictions have invested in panic button systems, they have coordinated with county emergency managers and local first responders to support local response processes. However, this bill establishes a one-size-fits-all state procurement approach that will not integrate with local public safety agencies.

Oklahoma bill would link school security cameras to law enforcement

House Bill 3860, The School Safety Interoperability Fund, is taking a different approach, emphasizing the information aspect. The act would work as sort of a middleman. It would provide money to link schools' walkie-talkies and surveillance videos directly to law enforcement.

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