• Security issues that caught our eye | 2nd week of October

    Here’s an article describing the early impact of Pennsylvania law enforcement’s upgraded and integrated facial recognition capabilities. The system is able to interact with images of persons of interest taken from, e.g. social media accounts, ATM cameras, and other privately owned surveillance systems by running them against the state-wide database

  • Security issues that caught our eye | 4th week of September

    This week, NPR published a worthwhile think piece on how police officers use force. Kaste, the author, examines the issue through contrasting styles — one which teaches strategies of de-escalation, and others which call for “swift and sure” actions to bring situations under control.  This article connects to larger discussions