Facial recognition software quickly compares one face with a lot of other faces to see if there is a potential match. That’s it. Cops do the same thing every day in a manual way, by knocking on doors with a photo, or having crime victims look through hundreds of mugshot photos; facial recognition just automates the process.

The Truth about Law Enforcement’s Use of Facial Recognition Technology

By Roger Rodriguez, Director of Business Development at Vigilant Solutions, a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner We all know that technology and automation make us more efficient in our lives and our jobs –...
John Chigos, CEO of PlateSmart Technologies is reaching out to ALPR industry players in a call-to-action, stressing the importance of industry experts coming together to discuss ALPR Best Practices.

A Call to Action for the Automatic License Plate Recognition Industry

By John Chigos, Founder, Chairman & CEO at PlateSmartTechnologies, Inc. I founded PlateSmart about 15 years ago to advance automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) as a crime-fighting tool. We were the first LPR...

Despite New Body Armor, NYSP Still Vulnerable to their Biggest Threat

Written by Scott Sulzbach, Director of Global Sales and Marketing at Buffalo Armory It doesn’t take more than a passing glance at the headlines to understand that cops the world over face...
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The Foreign Fighter Phenomenon (FFP), (Learn More, Multi-Video)

James Welch Ph.D. (c) Leiden University The foreign fighter phenomenon (FFP), has been the center of attention for many national security and intelligence agencies. It has been a prime area of focus for...
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5 Common Accidental Sources of Data Leaks

In cybersecurity and infosec, it’s common to assume that criminals are behind all data breaches and major security events. Bad actors are easy to blame for information leaks or account takeovers,...

Gen. Mattis Will Return Winning to Military Lexicon, FRC Boykin

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, former U.S. Army Delta Force commander and current Family Research Council executive vice president, made the following comments on tomorrow's expected confirmation of retired Marine Gen....

The Triangular Theory Model of Cybercrime

Guest Editorial By Saron Messembe Obia, IACSP South East Asia Region Introduction The internet is a global tool for the transfer of information by individuals, organizations, and governments. The globalization (with focus on the digital...
Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan (at right) talks with the media about Operation Secure Line, with General Terrence O'Shaughnessy of U.S. Northern Command (at left.)

Migrant Caravan Update, CBP, Northcom & Border Patrol (Videos)

Statement by Kevin McAleenan, Commissioner at U.S. Customs and Border Protection Good afternoon and welcome. I also want to welcome Commanding General O’Shaughnessy of U.S. Northern Command. I would like to update you...