Tag: Security

Frankfurt Airport terminal evacuated after ‘unauthorised person and child get past security and disappear’

Due to a police action, the German Federal Police is currently evacuating Piers A and Z at Frankfurt Airport’s T1. As a result of this measure, flight disruptions can be expected.

Not all security systems fail!

Not all security systems are created equals. We often hear about the ones that fail, but rarely the ones that worked!

An uneventful G7 – from a security standpoint

Compare that with the 2010 G8/G20 disaster in Toronto where police cars were burned, bank windows were smashed and hundreds were arrested. The question raises itself: what was different this time in Canada?

Preparing festivals and community events for emergencies

Communities are well aware of the importance of festivals as places to socialize, unwind and spend time with friends and family. Yet they often represent large gatherings of people where safety and security must be a priority.

Score one for the good guys!

As a society we have to decide what powers and what tools to give our protectors. Are we ok with the use of devious tactics to deal with devious actors?

First UK airport trial of a drone surveillance system takes place at London Southend (and it can even find the location of the user)

London airport successfully tested a ground-breaking surveillance system that allows to track and stop 'rogue' drones being flown close to the final approach.

Google Bans Crypto-Mining Extensions

Google is taking a stand on illegal crypto-mining by banning Chrome browser extensions that support crypto-jacking.

Edinburgh Community Resilience Week 2018 – Registration now open

Edinburgh Community Resilience Week 2018 will be held on 24 – 26 April. Find out more about this event.

One easy way to reduce ransomware risk

Risk managers who teach employees what suspicious email looks like can drastically reduce the risk of being hit with ransomware.

Winter Olympics site taken out for 12 hours

Visitors to the official website of the Winter Olympics were left high and dry over the weekend after a cyber-attack made it unavailable for around 12 hours.

War with an ‘ism’ is a bad idea

Have "terrorism" and "war" become buzzwords that are too often misused? An analysis on the war on Islamism by Phil Gurski.

The ABI’s buildings blueprint: Reducing flood and fire risk

Ten priorities for reducing the risks posed by flooding and fire.

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