Bernard D. Gollotti, CPP

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Your Security Adviser and Larry Fennelly Talk School Security -

Talking ASIS International, School Security, and Safety With Larry Fennelly<p>I recently had the opportunity to catch up with my friend and colleague …

UN Security Council

Meet Apple's 12 best app winners

SAN FRANCISCO - What are the greatest, state-of-the-art apps for Apple iPhones, iPads, TVs and the Watch?<p>Apple this week handed out awards to 12 app makers who are stretching the boundaries in what the company calls its Design Awards. The nods are given to put a spotlight on the best and brightest …

Smart TV

1,000 show support outside funeral of Orlando victims

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando continued to show its love for the victims and their families of Sunday's mass shooting at Pulse nightclub.<p>Roughly 1,000 people turned out Saturday for the families of two victims who attended a funeral at St. Luke's Cathedral. Their message was clear.<p>"We're supporting our …

Afghanistan

3rd Oakland police chief in eight days quits amid sex, race scandals

Oakland, Calif., has gone through three police chiefs in eight days after scandals from illicit sex to racist texts.<p>Acting chief Paul Figueroa became the latest casualty Friday when he stepped down after two days on the job. While he said the decision was not related to the scandals, it left the …

Crime

Your Security Adviser Talks DragonForce With James Sim -

DragonForce Common Operating Picture Provides Team Collaboration<p>As the Senior Associate Vice President of Public Safety at Drexel University, I was …

Gear & Gadgets

The best home security cameras you can buy

When it comes to home security, the best solution is often the one that is easiest to use. Companies will always find new features to add to hype up …

Here's How Your Smartphone Can Be Hacked Without You Knowing

Not only can your smartphone be hacked, it can be done very easily without your knowledge.<p>"At the end of the day, everything is hackable. What I am surprised about is that people sometimes forget that it's so easy to hack into these devices," said Adi Sharabani, the co-founder of mobile security …

Information Systems

Instant Authority: 5 Strategies for Launching a Personal Brand from Nothing

Building a good reputation and personal brand doesn’t happen overnight. People like Seth Godin, Brian Solis, and Neil Patel didn’t suddenly find …

Marketing

ISIS Inspired Nightclub Shooting Will America Ever be the Same -

ISIS Inspired Nightclub Shooting Will America Ever be the Same -

ISIS Inspired Nightclub Shooting Will America Ever be the Same -

Ruvna A Real-Time Student Locator During Emergencies

Your Security Adviser Talks Ruvna A Real-Time Student Locator During Emergencies With CEO Joey Nutinsky<p>I recently connected with the developers of …

Education

25 Really Important Camp Safety Questions You Should Ask

Before Sending Your Kids Off To Summer Camp Ask These 25 Camp Safety Questions<p>When selecting a summer camp for your kids, you need to ask the …

Summer Camp

Remembering Muhammad Ali For Being True To Who He Was

Muhammad Ali Was Bigger Than Life Before Facebook, Twitter, and ESPN<p>I woke this morning to the news that we lost a sports legend overnight. Muhammad …

Boxing

Guest commentary: The real threat of artificial intelligence

Many people find recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) quite alarming. Indeed, luminaries, ranging from Nobel laureate Stephen Hawking to …

Cameras At The Water Cooler: Inside The Company That’s Always Watching Employees

Could this startup’s “radically transparent” internal communications system with cameras trained on all employees be the future of work?<p>The very first thing Ryan Smith says to me is, “it’s probably the furthest thing from the big brother app that you could ever think about.” He knew where my mind …

ICSA Labs jumps into the IoT security testing pool

Securing the rapidly-expanding universe of connected technology just got a helping hand from a new assurance testing program for Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and devices.<p>According to a press release, ICSA Labs is launching a new security testing program that will focus on assurance testing for …

Cerber Ransomware Offered As-a-service By Internet Criminals

May 30, 2016 · 8:45 am<p><b>Bitcoin ransomware keeps evolving, as developers want to do everything they can to outsmart security researchers. Cerber, one</b> …

Malware

A Look at Breach Notification Laws Around the World

A Look at Breach Notification Laws Around the World As Europe Preps Mandatory Notifications, What's the Norm Elsewhere? Mathew J. Schwartz …

Homeland Security warns thousands of industrial energy systems can be remotely hacked

The decade-old appliances can't be patched, despite being in widespread use.<p>Homeland Security has said that an internet-connected industrial …

Flaw Allows Hackers to Modify Texts on LG Smartphones

<b>LG has released fixes for two serious vulnerabilities affecting the company’s Android smartphones, including a flaw that can be exploited remotely to</b> …

Information Security

Terrorism, Security And Voltaire: The French Twist

The casual observer watching television news might think France today was indeed under siege: increased security – not only three kinds of police in the streets, but machine-gun-toting militia as well; bag checks in pubic buildings, including department stores and supermarkets; airport passport …

France

White House placed on lockdown after woman throws object over fence

Woman seen to be placed in handcuffs as emergency services called White House returns to normal operations after brief lockdown<p>The secret service said on Monday the White House had returned to normal operations after being placed on lockdown early in the afternoon.<p>Spokesman Robert Hoback said …

The White House

Flaw in popular WordPress plug-in Jetpack puts over a million websites at risk

Owners of WordPress-based websites should update the Jetpack plug-in as soon as possible because of a serious flaw that could expose their users to attacks.<p>Jetpack is a popular plug-in that offers free website optimization, management and security features. It was developed by Automattic, the …

Leverage the Undeniable Power of Video Marketing on All Platforms

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Quality content increasingly involves multimedia, which is not surprising: people love to experience things through a variety of senses. Video is the most interactive and engaging type of content to date, appealing to hearing, vision and …

Why relying on your memory could compromise your security

Can you rely on your memory to store all of your passwords?<p>The theory goes – if you want to be truly certain that your passwords are not lost or stolen, make sure they are only stored in your head.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND …

Information Systems

6 Simple Tricks To Make More Money From Your Blog

Are you getting traffic to your blog, but still struggling to make a good income?<p>Blogging is a great career option but only if you do it the right …

Marketing

Why your content strategy isn't working

Almost every company that says they invest in marketing has a blog, social media presence, videos on YouTube, and downloadable content. And while that's all nice to have, let's be completely honest here … it's probably not doing what you hoped it would.<p>You had visions of incoming inquiries, new …

New Capabilities To Drone Technology Reflect Expanding Range Of Commercial Security Applications

<b>Drones can satisfy five commercial needs, today: surveillance, patrolling,<br>incident response, mapping and site assessment</b><p><b>The military uses drones. So</b> …

Telstra: Multi-cloud security is 'critical' for our strategy

A new strategic partnership with a hybrid cloud security company is 'fundamental' to Telstra's overarching cloud plans.<p>Telstra has flagged the …