13 December 2018
Holiday ID Fraud Report Shows 2018 Fraud Reaches 5 Year High
New data from Jumio reveals that online ID fraud attempts on government-issued IDs increased 22 percent worldwide during the 2018 Black Friday to Cyber Monday period compared to the non-holiday full-year average.
Hertz to Use Biometric Scans for Rental Car Pickups
Hertz and CLEAR announced the launch of Hertz Fast Lane powered by CLEAR – a new service that uses biometrics to drastically speed up the car rental process.
2FA or Not 2FA
Despite gradual industry acceptance of two-factor authentication (2FA), many consumer websites still don’t provide a full set of 2FA options—including easily accessible and clear-cut information for users—according to a recent study.
How to Protect Your Access Control System Against Cybercrime
Criminal cyber activity evolves at an incredible pace. Today’s cybercriminals are constantly on the lookout for security gaps that will give them access to your facilities or a wide range of important, private and sensitive information. In our increasingly interconnected world, the potential avenues of exploitation seem greater than ever.
How to Protect Sub-Perimeters with Advanced IP Technology
By definition, a perimeter is the outer boundary, and securing that perimeter means protecting that area. Everything has a perimeter, from a large university campus to your own personal space on that campus. Law enforcement and security personnel have predefined outer perimeters that keep people either in or out in the case of an event. But you should also look within the perimeter to criticalities that could present problems.
ONVIF: A Vital Tool for Retrofit Projects
Security directors are no stranger to the necessity of blending legacy physical security devices and software with newer products and services. Whether you are a retail business in search of higher resolution camera technology for more accurate images, or you’re the head of a multi-location organization that wants to leverage new access control card reader technology with existing hardware without installing completely new door controllers, card readers and wiring, retrofits are a large percentage of installations, encompassing many of our industry’s technologies.
FBI Releases 2017 Crime Data
Data from 2017 included information on around 5.4 million incidents with 6,290,042 criminal offense, of which 61 percent were crimes against property, 23 percent were crimes against persons, and 16 percent were crimes against society (such as animal cruelty).