08. September 2016 · Comments Off on Unisys: Biometric professionals surveyed agree using technology in wearables can help capture terrorists · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

New research from Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) reveals that law enforcement is expected to lead the incorporation of biometrics into wearable technology. However privacy concerns around the security of biometric data stored in the cloud need to be addressed as adoption becomes more mainstream.The survey of 54 biometrics professionals was conducted by Unisys at the Biometrics Institute Asia Pacific Conference held in Sydney, May 24-26, 2016.

Source: Unisys: Biometric professionals surveyed agree using technology in wearables can help capture terrorists | Government Security News

17. September 2013 · Comments Off on Energy security: a major factor in international security · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Energy has several security-related aspects. Supply lines and increasingly interconnected critical infrastructure are frequently targeted by terrorists, computer hackers and pirates. Deployed forces need to become more energy-efficient in order to save money and reduce the environmental impact. And the growing global demand for energy and other scarce resources could lead to disputes. Last week, highlighting the increasing importance of energy security for the Alliance, NATO’s Secretary General formally inaugurated the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence in Vilnius, Lithuania.

via NATO – Feature: Energy security: a major factor in international security , 09-Sep.-2013.

21. September 2010 · Comments Off on Impact Of Government Policies And Regulations On Smart Grid Market · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

Smart Grids represent a complete rethinking of the electricity grid technology and deployment for the needs of the 21st Century. They promise enhanced energy efficiency at a time when everyone expects energy prices to increase and they promise enhanced grid security at a time when the world remains concerned about terrorist attacks. Smart Grids also imply a modernization of the traditional grid to accommodate the unique energy generation patterns associated with alternative energy sources.

via Impact Of Government Policies And Regulations On Smart Grid Market.