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Monitoring Matters

9 tips to stay cyber safe while traveling

October 9, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

As October presents itself in terms of pumpkin-spiced “everything,” cooler temps, colorful leaves, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) (ICYMI - we are 2019 Champions) and the announcement of SecurityNext's program, Fall is a whirlwind of excitement! This time of year also reminds me of the extensive travel that takes place to family and friends' homes for holiday gatherings, industry conferences and other work trips, vacations and the like. And, since the world is so hyper-connected,...

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Also Noted

Bay Area Rapid Transit to upgrade security

January 29, 2013SSN Staff

OAKLAND—Bay Area Rapid Transit will soon begin major upgrades to its police communications center and computer systems, according to a report from a San Francisco CBS affiliate. The BART board of directors approved the expenditure of about $2 million of the $3.1 million coming from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Transit officials said the upgrades will allow central command to respond faster to crimes. During the next two years, BART police units will be equipped with GPS systems,...

Bay Area Rapid Transit, Kenton Rainey, U.S. Department of Homeland Security


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