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British Columbia Women Seek to Change the Face of Personal Security

Breadcrumb Links Television Music Movies Celebrity A very small percentage of protection agencies are owned and managed by women. Author of the article: Dana gee Debbie Walker, pictured, and her partner, Susan Lyster, started the Soteria Protection Agency. The couple are embarking on a male-dominated executive protection business with plans to increase the number of […]

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U.S. Capitol riot prompts lawmakers to spend more on personal security

Representatives for each of those lawmakers declined to answer questions about their spending on security. It is therefore impossible to know if the expenses come from expenses incurred during the campaign or during their trips to their constituencies as elected officials. “We do not comment on security issues due to the many threats Congresswoman Greene […]

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Police analyze ‘hits’ recorded on security system in Chula Vista missing mother’s case

CHULA VISTA — More than three months after the disappearance of a mother of three from Chula Vista, police announced the formation of a formal partnership with other investigative agencies and acknowledged that they were trying to determine if the system of Security at a neighbor’s home picked up the sound of gunfire the night […]

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India’s cybersecurity agency advises Facebook users to improve privacy after global data leak

New Delhi: The country’s cybersecurity agency, CERT-In, has advised Facebook users to tighten their account privacy settings after a recent global ‘data scraping’ incident at the social media platform that affected around 61 lakh Indians. “As the Facebook platform evolves and grows, parts of your account may be public. Data could also be collected and […]

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HowTo: Improve Your Security Team’s Remediation Effectiveness

The impact of the pandemic has left security teams and CISOs with a host of security challenges to overcome. Chief among these responsibilities is to close security gaps within the critical infrastructure and fix vulnerabilities if necessary. With the number of security vulnerabilities hitting an all-time high for the fourth consecutive year in 2020, security […]

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Why Michael Ellis’ resignation from the National Security Agency matters

In taking office three months ago, President Joe Biden and his team not only faced historic challenges related to a pandemic and the economy. They also faced a real staffing challenge. Like every new administration, Biden and his aides have had to grapple with finding qualified officials to fill key positions across the executive branch, […]

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National Guard security team targeted in drive-by shooting early Sunday – Twin Cities

A neighborhood safety team made up of members of the Minnesota National Guard and Minneapolis Police Department officers was the target of a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning in north Minneapolis. At approximately 4:19 a.m. near Penn Avenue and Broadway Avenue, occupants of a light-colored SUV fired at the security team, according to a news […]

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Big expenses for personal security ignite after January. 6 debate on deputies’ budgets

These expenses – all revealed in recent campaign finance disclosures – highlight a challenge many lawmakers are eager to tackle this month: how to update the strict rules that govern personal security fees for members of the Congress. “This is a very dangerous time,” said Representative Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), A high-ranking Democrat who has long […]

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US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency gets meager budget boost from Biden

PResident Joe Biden’s administration has proposed a $110 million increase to the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s budget. With the passage of the nearly $2 trillion US bailout and a $2.4 trillion priced infrastructure bill (and a coming jobs plan that will cost $2 trillion), that’s a figure critics say is too meager, given […]

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The Best DIY Security System Options for Homeowners

Photo: depotphotos.com The safety of your home and its occupants should not be taken lightly. A security system is often the first line of defense against potential invaders looking to steal valuables or cause harm. By alerting you and the police to the presence of intruders, a home security system reduces the risks and dangers […]

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Meet the Valley Plaza Professional Sniffer: K9 Axel Joins the Security Team

‘Axel’ is specially trained to detect firearms by: Perla Shaheen Job : April 14, 2021 / 6:29 p.m. PDT / Update: April 14, 2021 / 6:48 p.m. PDT BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Valley Plaza Mall recently hired a furry new employee named Axel. He’s a K9 that can sniff guns. There is a recent history […]

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This personal safety wearable uses voice recognition and pressure sensors to protect you in an emergency!

Mathilde Blondel, a student at the University of Technology of Compiègne in France, created EVE, a personal security and anti-aggression bracelet, after suffering an attack on the streets of France. Together with friend and colleague Romaric Delahaie, the duo followed EVE for a period of ten months to design the wearable personal security bracelet which […]

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Biden’s national security team lists top threats, led by China: NPR

Avril Haines, director of national intelligence, oversaw the Major Threats Against the United States report, which cites four countries – China, Russia, Iran and North Korea. Haines is due to testify on the report to Congress on Wednesday and Thursday. Claire Harbage / NPR hide caption toggle legend Claire Harbage / NPR Avril Haines, director […]

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Arizona’s CISO to lead state’s Homeland Security Agency

Written by Benjamin Freed April 7, 2021 | STATECOOP Tim Roemer, Arizona’s chief information security officer since August 2019, will lead the state’s Department of Homeland Security, Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday. Roemer, whose appointment is effective immediately, will continue as CISO as part of a broader realignment of cybersecurity governance in Arizona. Ducey said […]

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YWCA wants to install a new security system with CDBG funding from the city | News

YWCA Enid is asking the city for nearly $60,000 to install a new security system in response to a reported influx of crimes on the property as cases spiked last year. Executive Director Courtney Strzinek said the center should replace what experts told her was an outdated security system. The Women’s Y, which celebrated its […]

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Vega Cloud and Stickley on Security Partner to Provide Secure Remote Work Solution

LIBERTY LAKE, Washington., April 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Vega Cloud, a Liberty LakeA tech-based tech startup that creates innovative technology solutions for businesses, today announced that it has signed a partnership with Stickley on Security to contribute to a more secure and compliant remote working experience. The FBI recently released its annual Internet Crime Report […]

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Salient Federal Awarded Option Year with Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency

Defense contracts worth $7 million and more ARMY Kokolakis Contracting, Tarpon Springs, Florida, has been awarded a firm price contract of $112,376,727 to construct an e-learning facility. Bids were solicited via the Internet and seven were received. The work will be executed at Fort Gordon, Georgia, with an estimated completion date of March 24, 2024. […]

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Work begins for the UK Health Security Agency to protect the nation

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), led by Dr Jenny Harries, is launching today Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock and UKHSA Chief Executive Dr Jenny Harries will visit Colindale Laboratories to mark the occasion UK provides £4m to World Health Organization Emergency Reserve Fund Dr Harries and Health and Social Care Secretary Matt […]

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Dr Jenny Harries marks the official launch of the UK Health Security Agency

Dr Jenny Harries marked her first day as chief executive of Britain’s new health security agency (UKHSA) with a visit to Colindale Laboratories in North London, accompanied by Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock. The visit, planned to mark the official establishment of the UKHSAfocused on the work done to help the UK understand […]