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US starts asking foreign travelers for their social media info

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

US starts asking foreign travelers for their social media info

Foreigners visiting the US under the visa waiver program will find a new question asking for their social media info in the travel authorization they have to fill out. It reads “Please enter information associated with your online presence,” along

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‘Unprecedented access to info’ New facial recognition system starts up

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‘Unprecedented access to info’ New facial recognition system starts up

What if your Facebook and Insta pics ended up in a facial recognition system intended to stop terrorism? And what if those pics could be shared between government agencies as a way of verifying that you are who you say

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Suspected child abuse reports rise when school starts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Child Protection Center performs more forensic interviews than usual in August and September after kids head back to school.

“Teachers are an invaluable asset in the fight against child abuse,” said CPC Board President Dan Nelson. “Teachers are trained to look for instances of a child who might be exhibiting unusual behavior. Perhaps they’re sullen. Perhaps they’re withdrawn. Perhaps they’re quiet, they’re just acting abnormally. The teacher will know to go to that child and say, ‘Did something happen over the break? Is everything OK?’”

Nelson said anyone can report suspected child abuse by calling this number:

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Police Expecting Increase in Juvenile Crime Once Summer Starts

7889569_GPERMIAN BASIN – School is almost out for the summer and police are expecting a spike in juvenile crime. To help prevent these juvenile crimes, police are encouraging parents to get their kids involved to keep them on the right track.

Cpl. Steve LeSueur, with the Odessa Police Department, said, “Every year during those summer months when school’s out, we do see an increase in drug activity and criminal activity among juveniles.”

One way local law enforcement tries to deter juvenile crime is by implementing a curfew.

“Curfew is one of the most important things and it’s important that parents are mindful of that.

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Stopping Online Harassment Before It Starts

Yik Yak, created in 2013, is a relatively young social network. But it already has a problem with harassment.

As Jonathan Mahler of The Times has written, students at a variety of colleges and high schools have used the app to post anonymous racist, sexist or threatening messages. One professor at Eastern Michigan University found that students had been posting insulting comments about her and other faculty members during their lecture.

Yik Yak’s older counterparts have been dealing with (or failing to deal with) similar abuses for some time.

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After USPS hack, Carper pushes for cyber bills in lame duck – U.S. will be ‘very candid’ with China – After the lame duck, cyber starts from square oneNational Cyber Security

nationalcybersecurity.com – AFTER USPS HACK, CARPER PUSHES FOR CYBER BILLS IN LAME DUCK — The U.S. Postal Service breach, announced yesterday, should be a catalyst for lawmakers to pass bills improving the government’s cyber …

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After USPS hack, Carper pushes for cyber bills in lame duck – U.S. will be ‘very candid’ with China – After the lame duck, cyber starts from square one

AFTER USPS HACK, CARPER PUSHES FOR CYBER BILLS IN LAME DUCK — The U.S. Postal Service breach, announced yesterday, should be a catalyst for lawmakers to pass bills improving the government’s cyber protections before the close of this congress, Senate […]

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Security upgrade: Fort Bragg starts testing automated entry system

  Fort Bragg has begun testing its new automated entry system, which is part of a postwide security overhaul meant to cut down on wait times at entry gates while boosting security. Under the entry system, soldiers, airmen and others who have access cards or other Department of Defense-issued identification will swipe their cards at one of Fort Bragg’s […] View full post on Gregory d. evans