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  1. Will Garrett, who for years has led efforts accelerating the growth of the region’s vast cybersecurity sector, is the newest member of Port San Antonio’s leadership team.

  2. Companies globally could incur $5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over the next five years due to cyberattacks, as dependency on complex internet-enabled business models outpaces the ability to introduce adequate safeguards that protect critical assets.

  3. Most Americans (58 percent) are willing to allow third parties to collect at least some sensitive personal data, according to a new survey from the Center for Data Innovation.

  4. Michele Gay, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Safe and Sound Schools, will speak at this year's 2019 School Safety Conference. 

  5. The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals that trust has changed profoundly in the past year with “my employer” emerging as the most trusted institution.

  6. With school bomb threats, terrorist attacks, and other violent acts reported worldwide, government officials are making improvements to the security of their facilities. In fact, fragment retention and blast mitigation strategies are high on the priority list.
  7. Colleges and Universities take matters of campus security very seriously. Every campus has a significant number of blue light/emergency phones located around the school property. Some of these phone locations also include security cameras that allow the caller to be seen by someone at the response center. As new technology becomes available and security gets more scrutiny, many schools are updating their systems. This can include the installation of VoIP security phones as well as IP cameras.
  8. George Mason University needed to address today’s increasing security challenges, but also recognized that with any new technology deployment on campus, they had an opportunity to lay a foundation that would help the university meet the needs and the expectations of a very technology-savvy generation of students.
  9. Communities that act now to protect themselves from future hazards like earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and wildfires can save themselves as much as $11 for every $1 that they initially invest, according to new research.

  10. In the wake of mega data breaches and privacy scandals, major IT outages and the introduction of tighter data protection rules in the European Union and other countries, cyber risk is now a core concern for businesses in 2019 and beyond.

  11. Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) face unique challenges when choosing a security solution. While large businesses enjoy entire departments devoted to addressing the many facets of security – video surveillance cameras, video management, access control, network infrastructure – SMBs have limited resources to help them select and maintain a security solution.
  12. As many school districts face limited funding, it can be difficult to see past budget restraints when trying to address security issues. By identifying areas of improvement, school officials can develop a security plan and act on it in order to better protect their environment without breaking the bank.
  13. There are approximately three million data centers scattered across the United States. These facilities house organizations’ networked computer servers that collect, store, process and provide access to large amounts of data for millions of users each day. Today, these server farms have become critical to the essential functioning of government entities, financial institutions, large enterprises, social network organizations and smart cities.
  14. A new report by Radware shows that the average cost of a cyberattack now exceeds $1 million.


  15. For the first time in U.S. history, a person is more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than from a motor vehicle crash, according to National Safety Council analysis.

  16. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP): Managing Threats and Protecting Patients” publication to provide voluntary cybersecurity practices to healthcare organizations.

  17. With a remote security staff, collecting and reviewing time worked and tasks accomplished can be a challenge.

  18. For crisis response management, Allied Universal partner Groupdolists is a cloud-based, 24/7 response team coordination tool that enables real-time response and situational awareness across security teams.

  19. This mobile and web-friendly guard tour system from TrackTik Software uses automation to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of security management operations.

  20. The RISK360 Incident and Case Management system from AMAG Technology investigates and analyzes incidents to help organizations operate more efficiently, save money, enforce compliance and mitigate risk.

  21. For high-security installations such as at government facilities, border stations or military bases, these Delta Scientific bullet-resistant guard booths are tested and certified to conform to Underwriters Laboratories standard UL 752.

  22. This 9’x13’8” custom-designed bullet-resistant security booth was built by Par-Kut for television station Fox 2 in Detroit, Michigan.

  23. From bullet-resistant booths to guard tour technology, how are you equipping your security officers to bring more value to the enterprise?

  24. A push for public safety in New Orleans led to the creation of its Real-Time Crime Center, which is improving relations between citizens, business owners and police, and saving law enforcement thousands of man-hours every year.

  25. Of 26 countries surveyed by Pew Research, Americans are among the most likely to say cyberattacks will happen.