Brazilian soccer club hires moms as security to stop fan violence – SI.com
SI.comBrazilian soccer club hires moms as security to stop fan violenceSI.comThe club decided to hire fans' mothers as security guards in an attempt to curb violence at Sunday's game. The women were trained just like normal security guards and given bright orange vests with "Seguranca Mae," Portuguese for "Security Moms" on the …and more »
NBC 7 Investigates Reveals Underground Industry of Unlicensed Guards and … – NBC 7 San Diego
NBC 7 Investigates Reveals Underground Industry of Unlicensed Guards and …NBC 7 San DiegoNBC 7 Investigates is revealing what's being called an “underground industry” of unlicensed, untrained security officers and bouncers in San Diego County. Local security experts say businesses are hiring security officers cheap and turning a blind eye …
The World's Email Encryption Software Relies On One Guy, Who Is Going Broke (Techdirt)
The man who built the free email encryption software used by whistleblower Edward Snowden, as well as hundreds of thousands of journalists, dissidents and security-minded people around the world, is running out of money to keep his project alive.
Werner Koch wrote the software, known as Gnu Privacy Guard, in 1997, and since then has been almost single-handedly keeping it alive with patches and updates from his home in Erkrath, Germany. Now 53, he is running out of money and patience with being underfunded.
"I'm too idealistic," he told me in an interview at a hacker convention in Germany in December. "In early 2013 I was really about to give it all up and take a straight job." But then the Snowden news broke, and "I realized this was not the time to cancel."
Like many people who build security software, Koch believes that offering the underlying software code for free is the best way to demonstrate that there are no hidden backdoors in it giving access to spy agencies or others. However, this means that many important computer security tools are built and maintained by volunteers.
Now, more than a year after Snowden's revelations, Koch is …
After 25 years, officers pulled from Modesto campus patrol
As of last week, school resource officers are no longer patrolling campuses at Modesto schools.