Mega Event Security

Mega Event Security

computer vision

Computer vision is a type of artificial intelligence that allows computers to interpret images and videos. Many law enforcement and public safety organizations already...

For security practitioners, it could seem impossible to catch everything that happens in wide, crowded spaces such as airports, stadiums and other large, public...

Natural disasters and wide scale emergencies require the cooperation of various agencies and the integration of developing technologies. A recent operational experiment took place,...
safe city

Machine learning (ML) has reached a stage of technological development serving diverse applications – from highly efficient manufacturing, medicine and massive information analysis to...

Increasing risks of cyber attacks pose a challenge for infrastructure security, such as the supply of electricity power, water and transportation. A joint exercise...
iot security

Internet of Things (IoT) devices have a deserved reputation for being insecure, and Japan wants to do something about it. The country has just...

According to Israel's Home Front Command directions: When the siren is sounded or an explosion is heard, enter the protected space within the amount of...
fortnight gaming

Schools and campuses in the US have been target to a large number of violent attacks. First responders and educators now have a new,...
counter-drone

Given the recent drone attack on the Venezuelan president and the high profile mailbomb terrorist attacks in the United States, a new counter-drone jamming...
drone parachute

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) currently doesn’t allow small (less than 55 pounds) commercial unmanned aircraft flights over people for fear the craft...
terrorism

Asymmetric warfare, meaning conventional militaries combatting guerrilla and terrorist organizations, has long posed a challenge for states. New technology combining mobile platforms with the...

Emotion and behavioral analysis through video content analytics can enhance public security. Scientifically developed tools now offer access to real-time analytics of the environment...
explosives detection

In order to upgrade and improve airport security systems, the U.S. government and airport security experts are working to develop vendor-neutral software for explosives...

A new non-lethal technology could be also used for lethal applications. The U.S. Marine Corps is developing a laser crowd control device which can...
Robot

The British Army is about to obtain an impressive, advanced new explosive ordnance disposal robot with the ability to climb stairs, negotiate slopes of...
security cameras

The overall number of mass shootings in the U.S. in 2017 reached 346 events. Mass shootings are defined as an event in which four...
malicious drone illustration

As drones become more prominently used, so does the misuse of these emerging technologies. New drone detection solution could protect military bases, venues, cities...

Medical emergencies for fans during sports events can quickly turn into life-or-death situations. Purdue University researchers have developed a technology to help police monitor...

Saudi Arabia has been coping with complex public safety challenges. The Saudi Government is hosting the Hajj, the largest worship procession, gathering three million...

For the first time, facial recognition technology will ever be used at the Olympic Games. A large-scale facial recognition system will be used to...

The Russian Ministry of Interior uses counter-drone guns to protect from UAVs during the FIFA 2018 World Cup. Moscow police received two such guns...
soft target

The lethal mass shooting in Las Vegas in 2017 showcased once again the vulnerability of certain soft target events. In this case, a shooter...

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