security http://wamc.org en Dr. Megan Papesh, Louisiana State University - Flaws of Facial Recognition Tech http://wamc.org/post/dr-megan-papesh-louisiana-state-university-flaws-facial-recognition-tech <p>Facial recognition technology is still in its infancy.</p><p>Dr. Megan Papesh, assistant professor of psychology at Louisiana State University, is demonstrating weakness in a system many people may assume is completely secure.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 90306 at http://wamc.org Dr. Megan Papesh, Louisiana State University - Flaws of Facial Recognition Tech Security Measures Reviewed For Large Events http://wamc.org/post/security-measures-reviewed-large-events <p>Police departments everywhere are reviewing security measures for large public events in light of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.&nbsp; A large outdoor event that typically draws more than 10,000 people is taking place on Saturday in Springfield Massachusetts.</p><p></p><p></p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 20:22:55 +0000 Paul Tuthill 63997 at http://wamc.org Security Measures Reviewed For Large Events Cyber Attacks Can Happen Anywhere http://wamc.org/post/cyber-attacks-can-happen-anywhere <p></p><p></p><p>America's "War on Terror" goes beyond the streets. Battles are being fought on a regular basis over the internet, from Chinese or Korean cyber attacks to hacks from groups and individuals within the United States.</p><p>As technology evolves and we become more reliant on the internet, the web presents a frontier of opportunity for mischief-makers, criminals and terrorists.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 18:29:45 +0000 Dave Lucas 62663 at http://wamc.org Cyber Attacks Can Happen Anywhere Regional Event Organizers Reevaluate Security http://wamc.org/post/regional-event-organizers-reevaluate-security <p>As investigators scrutinize evidence in Monday’s bombing in Boston, organizers of large events across the region are assessing their safety plans.</p><p></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 62395 at http://wamc.org Regional Event Organizers Reevaluate Security Rick Mathews - Director of the National Center for Security and Preparedness http://wamc.org/post/rick-mathews-director-national-center-security-and-preparedness <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Rick Mathews is the <a href="http://www.albany.edu/ncsp/">Director of the National Center for Security &amp; Preparedness</a> and Program Director of the <a href="http://www.dhses.ny.gov/training/">NY State Preparedness Training Center</a>.</p><p>He joins us to talk about yesterday's events in Boston, MA.</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 62374 at http://wamc.org Rick Mathews - Director of the National Center for Security and Preparedness Westchester Increases Security After Boston Explosions http://wamc.org/post/westchester-increases-security-after-boston-explosions <p>At least one county executive in New York’s Hudson Valley says security was stepped up Monday as a result of the bombings at the Boston Marathon. And security will remain heightened through at least today.</p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:38:48 +0000 Allison Dunne 62342 at http://wamc.org 3/13/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/31313-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are Dr. Alan Chartock, WAMC news team members David Guistina and Ian Pickus. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Our topics are: Harvard E-Mail Scandal; Boy Scouts send out gay survey to parents and members, US Security threat report, Pope watch, and UA Danes to NCAA Championships.</p><p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59739 at http://wamc.org Clinton: Nobody more committed to security http://wamc.org/post/clinton-nobody-more-committed-security <p></p><p>WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton insisted on Wednesday that the department is moving swiftly and aggressively to strengthen security at U.S. installations missions worldwide after the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the consulate in Libya.</p><p>In probably her last appearance on Capitol Hill as America's top diplomat, Clinton once again took full responsibility for the department's missteps leading up to assault at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 15:17:31 +0000 Associated Press 56314 at http://wamc.org Clinton: Nobody more committed to security Putnam County Officials Discuss Security Issues http://wamc.org/post/putnam-county-officials-discuss-security-issues <p>In the aftermath of the school shootings in Connecticut last week, Putnam County officials from law enforcement, school districts, and other governmental agencies held their first meeting&nbsp;Tuesday to address security issues at schools and other public facilities.</p><p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 02:58:52 +0000 Allison Dunne 54247 at http://wamc.org