Larry Snow with the Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Monday, July 16th, 2018
In Vehicle News
From the Telegraph
The UK introduces new road signs to detect and warn drivers using mobile phones at the wheel
The UK’s first road signs which will electronically detect and warn drivers who are using mobile phones have been introduced. These signs can detect when signals are being transmitted by a mobile telephone inside a car, and then flashes a symbol of a mobile phone with a line through it to remind drivers not to use their handsets while behind the wheel.
In Cybersecurity News
From Security Intelligence
Anubis Strikes Again: Mobile Malware Continues to Plague Users in Official App Stores
IBM X-Force mobile malware researchers have observed several developers actively uploading Android malware downloaders to the Google Play Store.
In Security News
From Security Today
Secret Service Issues Guide to Identify Threats for Schools
In an effort to cut down on the amount of on-campus violence schools have seen in the past few years, the U.S. Secret Service has released a new “actionable” guide to prevent U.S. school attacks.
The Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center has researched school attacks for nearly 20 years. Lina Alathari who led the team that created the guide told CBS This Morning that the guide takes schools through a step-by-step guide that allows them to set up a threat assessment program that can help administration intervene before school shootings happen.
And Largest Hospital System in New York Arms Guards to Prevent Mass Casualty Attacks
Qualified security guards at North Shore University Hospitals will now be armed amid shooting incidents in New York.
Security guards who quality will now be carrying guns within the largest hospital system in New York. The big change in security protocol comes amid concerns over recent mass shootings.
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