Study counts kids who seek help under new sex trafficking law

Numbers offering an initial glimpse of how Minnesota’s new “Safe Harbor” law is working suggest that more than 150 children have sought help in the law’s first year from the Minnesota Health Department’s front line workers, called “regional navigators.” Additionally, there were nearly 200 requests for housing or other assistance….

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Law enforcement gets high-tech help to fight crime

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Increasingly, prosecutors are relying on high-tech gadgets to give them an edge against bad guys who brazenly kill, stab and rob in the dead of night when witnesses are nowhere to be found. Surveillance video, cellphone tracking, cellphone record investigations and…

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WORD TO THE WISE: New credit card technology to help prevent fraud

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans You have probably heard by now about the new technology at the checkout counter. Due to a large increase in counterfeit card fraud and continuing large-scale data breaches, the shift to use EMV, which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa, by…

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Chip-and-PIN credit cards help prevent fraud

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The much anticipated chip-and-PIN credit cards are about to become the norm at retailers nationwide. “October 1st is the deadline when retailers are trying to have chip readers put in place,” says National Retail Federation’s Craig Shearman. About 60 percent of…

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Police seeking help from hackers in Ashley Madison investigation

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Police investigating the data breach that took place at infidelity website Ashley Madison are asking for hackers to assist them in tracking down those involved. The hackers are being offered a reward close to £250,000. The ‘Project Unicorn’ police taskforce, including…

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