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Showing posts with label Steve Lasky. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Proposed Biden infrastructure bill could be a boon for the security industry


Proposed Biden infrastructure bill could be a boon for the security industry | #TpromoCom #SteveLasky #JoeBiden #Security | With more than $2 trillion in possible funding across myriad sectors, physical security upgrades figure to be a priority (securityinfowatch) https://bit.ly/32uUsnZ

After four years of the previous administration promising to roll out its version of an “Infrastructure Week” that never materialized, the Biden administration this week unveiled its infrastructure and jobs package less than 100 days after taking office. 

No doubt the roughly $2 trillion that would be destined to states and municipalities across the nation for roads, bridges, crumbling water and public works systems, broadband expansion and other critical infrastructure needs is expensive and aggressive, but as President Biden himself stated, it was just a starting point. 

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Thursday, March 11, 2021

Global hackers raid Verkada’s clients’ video surveillance data


Global hackers raid Verkada’s clients’ video surveillance data | #TpromoCom | More than 150K #security #cameras are breached in a bold cyber-attack on the cloud-based platform (Steve Lasky) https://bit.ly/3rHr1tC

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In yet another jolting reminder of the potential vulnerability of end-point security devices in general and video surveillance cameras in particular, 
Verkada, a cloud-managed and edge-based software platform that integrates video security cameras, access control solutions and other sensor-rich technology, found itself the victim yesterday of a massive breach of its video network as more than 150,000 surveillance cameras were hacked.

A group of hackers accessed and published live video feeds from the likes of Tesla and Cloudflare, along with videos and images apparently taken from a variety of other Verkada clients, such as offices, warehouses, factories jails, psychiatric wards, banks, and schools. Bloomberg News, which first reported the breach, said footage viewed by a reporter showed staffers at Florida hospital Halifax Health tackling a man and pinning him to a bed. (read more)




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