Art theft is a growing problem in America’s museums. According to the FBI and Interpol, theft from collections held by cultural institutions is the third-largest illegal trade after drugs and weapons. READ MORE
Libraries are facing new challenges and concerns about preserving patron privacy, protecting networks against security threats, and defending users from scams and identity theft. They must be able to authenticate users while protecting user records, both electronic and on paper, from those who would seek to gain unauthorized access. READ MORE
In the face of a continuing terrorist threat, security measures at airports are constantly being updated and expanded.
The responsibility for protecting airports is shared between the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and specific air-ports. READ MORE
Law enforcement agencies are increasingly using biometric identification technology in their identity-management systems. Biometric fingerprint technology is the most mature and commonly used type for most applications. READ MORE
Potomac Hospital of Woodbridge, Virginia, recently selected SonicWALL, Sunnyvale, California, network security, secure wireless, remote access and data backup solutions to protect patients and its more than 1,000 employees and 250 medical staff mem-bers. READ MORE
After 9/11 and the events taking place in April 2007 at Virginia Tech, many colleges and universities realized that they needed to update and enact security policies and procedures to respond effectively to new threats to the safety of their faculty members, students and staff members. READ MORE
There has been dramatic change in the role that technology plays in ensuring safety on college campuses. “I heard Tom Ridge, former Homeland Security chief, say that our budgets won’t allow us to triple or quadruple the number of people responsible for safety,” said Ted Collins, president and chief operating officer of InterAct Public Safety Systems, a company headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C. READ MORE