1. […] Tweet Tweet !function(d,s,id) {var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if (!d.getElementById(id)) {js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");DW Security Update: June 3, 2016 Top Stories Smart Devices Undone by Dumb Security – The New York Times A Washington couple was baffled after their 3-year-old son complained of scary voices in his room at night. Then his mother heard them, too. “Wake up, little boy, daddy’s looking for you,” said a strange voice. Her blood ran cold. The couple soon discovered that a stranger had hacked their baby monitor. Late at night, he would take over commands-and even the night-vision lens-to whisper disturbing messages to their toddler. (read more)   Accused Somali war criminal found working as DC airport security guard (Washington, D.C.) – Fox News A Somali man accused of leading mass executions and torturing people during the country’s bloody civil war in the 1980s has been quietly working as a security guard at a Washington, D.C., airport for the past six years – all while passing FBI and TSA checks. (read more) What Cybersecurity Can Teach Us About Campus Physical Security – Forbes As a UCLA faculty member who works on critical infrastructure cybersecurity, I spend a lot of time thinking about how to secure the complex networks and systems that deliver our energy, water, food, and data. Given the tragic June 1 murder-suicide at UCLA, it’s particularly timely to consider some important security analogies between those systems and physical spaces such as university campuses. (read more) Federal, State and Municipal Security New security feature at local pools aims to keep kids safe (Memphis, Tenn.) – WREG.com Memphis is working to make sure your children stay safe at city pools this summer. (read more) Seattle wants to track gun violence with surveillance system (Seattle) – MYNorthwest.com The City of Seattle wants to set up a new high-tech response to gun violence. (read more)   Chicopee cracks down on downtown crime (Chicopee, Mass.) – WesternMassNews.com The city of Chicopee is cracking down on downtown crime. (read more)     Campus Security Infographic: 3 measures for security at universities and large organizations – FierceITSecurity Colleges, universities and other large organizations should take three steps to secure their organization: deploy appropriate security technologies, conduct proactive risk assessments, and train employees, faculty and students on enterprisewide best practices. (read more)   After day of fear, UCLA students grapple with resuming classes, feeling “normal” again (Los Angeles) –SecurityInfoWatch UCLA quickly announced plans to hold most classes as scheduled on Thursday, the day after a murder-suicide in which two people died. But as thousands of rattled UCLA students gathered their belongings — and bearings — after a terrifying morning of hiding in restrooms, texting loved ones and attempting to barricade classroom doors from a gunman, the thought of resuming business as usual seemed impossible. (read more)   Study: Safety Unsatisfactory at 4 of 10 Atlanta Schools (Atlanta) – Campus Safety School safety and security is at unsatisfactory levels at almost 4 of 10 Atlanta schools according to school climate data released by the Georgia Education Department June 1. (read more) SISD plans upgrades to security cameras (Sherman, Texas) – HeraldDemocrat.com The Sherman Independent School District will soon be modernizing its surveillance and security system. (read more) Ramapo Indian Hills orders 60 security cameras (Oakland, N.J.) – NorthJersey.com The Ramapo Indian Hills District Board of Education approved technology and security upgrades at its May 23 meeting. (read more) Guards armed at Reno hospital after deadly 2013 shooting (Reno, Nev.) – ParadisePost.com Renown Regional Medical Center has taken a number of steps to enhance security since a deadly shooting on the Reno medical campus in 2013, including arming private security guards, hospital officials said Thursday.(read more)     Transportation Security   In Atlanta, Delta Designs a New Security Line (Atlanta) – The New York Times Delta Air Lines is making a push to help speed up increasingly long airport security lines. (read more) Knox Co. Schools staff approved to train for bus safety checks (Knox County, Tenn.) – WBIR.com The Knox County School Board of Education approved a contract with Yellow Bus Transport Advisory, LLC, Wednesday, to begin training additional school security officers for bus ride safety checks. (read more) Anchorage police complete preliminary investigation of vandalized Merrill Field planes (Anchorage, Alaska) –KTUU.com Anchorage police have released new details on the vandalism that struck Merrill Field in the early hours of Thursday morning. (read more) DDOT looks to beef up security staff (Detroit) – ClickOnDetroit.com The city announced Wednesday a boom in officers who’ve joined Detroit Transit Police Department and that it is still hiring more. (read more) Cyber Security   Industrial Internet of Things: Security concerns hamper adoption – NetImperative.com Four-fifths (82%) of business executives believe that successful adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is critical to their company’s future success. Despite this, only 25% of surveyed companies have a clear strategy, according to new research. (read more) […]

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