In an increasingly connected world, the success rate of crime fighting is growing. This is due to a shifting paradigm from secrecy to collaboration. Collaborative crime fighting aims to organize and safeguard surveillance and crime information then make it immediately accessible to those who need it most. Many businesses understand the value of collaboration when it comes to making business decisions. They use tools like Facebook, Twitter, Chatter, YouTube, etc. to share information about their companies quickly to make decisions. Crime-fighting networks like 3VR's CrimeDex allow businesses to send alerts across a wide range of crime fighting networks like NCORCA and others. quickly and easily. If an organization have 3VR's Video Intelligence Platform it is even easier to share case alerts by including location, video clips, and photographs of suspects.
Skimming is a growing problem. In a recent Verizon Data Breach Report, skimming was identified as one of the fastest growing threat vectors in data breaches. As Malware still leads the pack physical attacks led by skimming are the second fastest growing category. According to the report, "ATM and gas pump skimming is conducted largely by organized criminal groups and one “spree” can target 50 to 100 different business locations."
Podcasts are a great way to learn more about trends in security and the latest news, but the right podcast can be hard to find. We hope you'll find at least one in this list that fits your needs. Please tell us what you think and which are your favorites!
The topics listed here span the various areas of security. Enjoy!
1. Security Now TWIT This is a great starter podcast, especially for security industry newcomers, and won the people's choice award for best Technology/Science podcast in 2007 and 2009. Steve Gibson does a great job of covering the latest security news and threats but also going into the background education on DNS and encryption.
Although the retail industry was one of the hardest hit by the economic crisis, retailers have rebounded with impressive leaps in sales and advances in technology that have successfully increased the bottom line of retail organizations. Bouncing back from the lowest dip (09/08) in the S&P 500 Retail Composite forced retailers to search for innovative technology to manage inventory and reduce loss.
Organized crime rings and skimming rings use sophisticated methods within distributed networks to exploit the defenses of retail and banking organizations. Crime-fighters need tools that make it easy to quickly find evidence within terabytes of data, use social networks to extend their reach, and visualization tools to help recognize patterns other tools miss.
3VR is a video technology and data company that solves the challenges associated with video searchability, allowing customers to rapidly gather real-time intelligence from the unstructured video data that is produced by a single camera or a global network of cameras. 3VR uses analytics as the cornerstone of video search, and it enables both security and business intelligence applications from a single video management system (VMS). 3VR is the standard for hundreds of global customers in Financial Services, Retail, Government, Infrastructure and Hospitality. Learn more.