Posts Tagged ‘terrorism’

Critical Infrastracture Protection and Resilience North America – call for abstracts, deadline extended January 11th 2019

Critical Infrastracture Protection and Resilience North America

The Advisory Committee is currently inviting abstracts for consideration for the 2019 conference programme. Increasing levels of international terrorism and changes in the global climate continue to pose a very real and escalating threat to critical national infrastructure around the world. The United States, as the world’s largest economy has some of the most developed…

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France in firing line with Louvre terror attack

Counter terror: France in firing line with Louvre extremist terror attack

The attack on a group of soldiers yards away from the world-famous Louvre Museum in Paris, which hit the headlines at the end of January, is another worrying example of the growing catalogue of terrorist attacks that have rocked France in recent years, says Security News Desk Guest Features Writer, Tim Compston.

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With a threat from terrorists and pirates ever-present, are there choppy waters ahead for cruise ship security?

Are terrorists like ISIS and pirates threatening cruise ship security?

With the threat of terrorist groups like ISIS and pirates and the hundreds of millions of dollars invested in every cruise ship, a pertinent question to ask in this uncertain world is just ‘how safe and secure are these vessels?’ Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk navigates his way around the challenges of cruise ship security.

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Banks need to face the customer in the fight against terrorism

Banks need to face the customer in the fight against terrorism

The financial sector has been a key partner of the security services although the AML and compliance bureaucracy has at times put roadblocks in the way of a crucial relationship. The money trail is critical to tracking criminal finance of all kinds but this sort of data is often opaque, prone to distortion and so massive that leads take a long time to discover.

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Discussing new strategies to tackle terrorism

Discussing new strategies to tackle terrorism

High ranking security and emergency services officials will gather at World Counter Terror Congress to discuss future counter terror strategies. News that Isil is planning to set up training camps across Europe, provides further evidence that the threat from extremist organisations is not abating.

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Could screening deter future train terror attacks?

Could screening deter future train terror attacks?

The ‘lone wolf’ attack on a high speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris in August – which was stopped in its tracks by the brave actions of those on board – underlines just how vulnerable rail passengers are whilst on the move. Worryingly, it appears that the suspect was able to join the service in Brussels without raising any suspicions…

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Digital experts tackle cybercrime and terrorism

Digital experts tackle cybercrime and terrorism

Digital experts tackle cybercrime and terrorism Digital technology expert, bITjAM will use its design and programming skills to disseminate the results of a SUCCEED research project that aims to educate the general public on cybercrime. bITjAM will be creating and distributing infographics on behalf of the project team, which is being led by Staffordshire University,…

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