Archives: December, 2018

Doug Bedell — December 12, 2018, 1:26 pm

The Status of Security Robots

SecurityInfoWatch updates the status of security robots – like drones, they’re coming along. “ recently reached out to senior leaders at three security robotics firms, including Dr. Travis Deyle, CEO and Co-Founder of Cobalt Robotics, Stacy Dean Stephens, EVP and Chief Client Officer at Knightscope, and Steve Reinharz, the Founder and CEO of Robotic Assistance […]

Doug Bedell — December 10, 2018, 3:51 pm

Marijuana Creating a New Security Market

There’s a new security frontier – the evolving cannabis retail market. You’d realize that if you’d attended the MJBizCon National Marijuana Business Conference & Expo 2018 in Las Vegas last month, Security Infowatch advises. “Billed as the largest business event in the cannabis industry, it rivaled the ISC West show in the number of booths and […]

Doug Bedell — December 7, 2018, 12:42 pm

U.S. Heads Into Space as the Next Security Sector

The next security frontier will be space operations, advises President Donald Trump’s proposal to create a Space Force will likely cost billions, but Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer pledged his support Thursday for an organization dedicated to space operations. “We will have to wait and see how the Congress actually vets it out. … But on a fundamental […]

Doug Bedell — December 5, 2018, 4:32 pm

Senate Asserts American Opposition to Yemen War, a War Powers Milestone

Congress has taken a “critical step toward reasserting its war-powers control,” In Homeland Security reports.  Last week, by a vote of 63 to 37, ” the Senate advanced a resolution introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) that would end U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s devastation of Yemen.” “The fighting in Yemen, ostensibly a proxy war between Saudi […]

Doug Bedell — December 4, 2018, 10:39 pm

U.S. Faces ‘Immense’ Global Security Challenges

“Never in recent memory,” writes John Ubaldi on In Homeland Security,  “has the United States faced so many immense global challenges. But are we prepared for what confronts us today? Furthermore, is America’s preeminent global military advantage declining and opening an opportunity for others to overtake us?” These are truly sobering words. But Ubaldi argues […]