Archive for August, 2012

10 Aug 2012

Voter IDs are a Bad Idea

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As the presidential election approaches, legislation in several states has made the nightmare of required voter identification cards a reality. In an alleged effort to cut down on voter fraud, the controversial initiatives are being passed and enforced even as they are being challenged as violations of civil liberties in court. Not only are the […]

10 Aug 2012

IRS discouraged fraud detection in ID program

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Current standards for preventing tax identification fraud are being found to not be effective enough. Claims are being made that the IRS is actually helping illegal immigrants to defraud the federal government. The current policies do not encourage IRS employees to search for fraudulent activity. Because of this, tax refunds may be going to people […]

10 Aug 2012

DNC security plan leaves key streets open for protest

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The DNC plans to let protestors have a voice by extending their limits to be not as much as what would be the normal limits. This would pose some problems for some pedestrians who want to travel by foot but the ACLU feels that some of the provisions are letting the police have too much […]

10 Aug 2012

HID Global Outlines Key Trends Shaping Future of Government and National ID …

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HID has outlined what is happening with national IDs and what is happening. Electronic IDs are being made and issued at a rate that is faster than regular ID cards. People are doing business online and that includes documents being place online and that would mean ID cards. There is even a trend to try […]

10 Aug 2012

EYES ON LONDON: Military pulling back, British athlete hopes gold will bring …

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The article is showing a lot of what happened in the Olympics. From the military being moved and private security replacing it, to Misty and Kerri not being a team anymore, the Olympics has been eventful. There are new records being set. There are surprise gold medalists and some surprise upsets as well. Read the […]

10 Aug 2012

BYOD increases costs for most organizations

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This article is about the need for corporate organizations to effectively manage security needs when they adopt a policy wherein employees are allowed to bring in their own electronic devices into the workplace. The article goes in certain instances of where security may be compromised and also gives a little history of the evolution of […]

09 Aug 2012

Jeffersonville High School gets student tracking program

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Jeffersonville High School is getting tough on tardiness with a new tracking system purchased on Tuesday. School officials are hoping this will put an end to the 25,000 tardies each year. This is tracked by the student id card which is scanned into the system and tracked via computer and generated into reports. It is […]

09 Aug 2012

27 Emergency Notification Best Practices

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The management of campus safety in the event of an emergency can be a difficult task. You can employ many modes of communication but none of them are going to reach everybody in the event of an emergency. Here is a list of 27 steps to take to make sure that you are better prepared […]