John Grimm, Senior Director, Thales e-Security From smartphones to connected cars to smart cities, The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the ways that we live and work. ZK Research reports that the IoT will have 50 billion endpoints by 2020. Billions of connected devices like sensors, meters, actuators and other types of devices that can be attached to any object or person will be capable of connecting to the network, sharing information and taking instructions.
New York, NY, December 21 - Mr. Terry Gainer, Chief of Police, said, "The trend that is having the greatest impact is the emergence of new surveillance devices. Technologies such as drones, body cameras, license plate trackers, audio/video reconnaissance, and facial recognition are causing a large influx in data. This, in turn, is creating a number of challenges for public safety organizations with regard to data management and integration, evidence retrieval, and analytics.
Washington, DC, December 18 - American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard thanked House members who voted to end the 40 year old crude oil export ban. "Today was a big win for the American people that made history with a strong bipartisan vote. House lawmakers showed leadership by strengthening our nation's energy future," said Gerard. "We now look to the Senate to follow suit. Lifting the crude export ban will lead to job creation, economic growth, improved balance of trade, and help keep downward pressure on gasoline prices for consumers.
Houston, TX, December 16 - Terrorist attacks in such places as offices, concert venues and stadiums in the U.S. and internationally have made it clear that no one's personal safety is guaranteed. While we cannot live in fear, it is wise to live with caution and prudence, says Robert H. Sholly, a retired army colonel who is experienced in both counter-terrorism and performing security assessments for companies internationally.
Colorado Springs, December 3 - "I'm deeply saddened by today's active shooting event in San Bernardino, right on the heels of two similar events in Colorado Springs, CO and of course Paris. These events hit home for me having managed through similar events in Aurora and Littleton, CO during my tenure at Denver Health Paramedic Division." What you need to know: