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Bulgarian president sacks head of national security agency

Acting on the recommendation of the caretaker government he appointed, Bulgarian President Roumen Radev sacked Dimitar Georgiev as head of the State Agency for National Security (SANS), according to a statement posted on the website of the presidency on the evening of 26 May. Radev appointed Plamen Tonchev, a senior SANS official, to head the […]

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Poor data protection in Indonesia threatens citizens’ personal safety

Following the leak of a dataset containing the personal information of 279 million Indonesians, including deceased people, the government’s responsibility to protect the data of its citizens is now a crucial topic of discussion among Internet users in the country. The latest breach, which included what a hacker claimed to be the ID numbers, salary […]

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Data61 abandons seL4 world-class security team

The world leader The Australian research team that developed the extremely hard-to-hack seL4 microkernel has been disbanded by CSIRO, with staff to be moved to AI projects or laid off in a Data61 restructuring. Work will continue on the project through an independent seL4 foundation established last year, but those involved say it will be […]

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The importance of proactive security system maintenance

Maintaining your offerings requires a well-managed approach. Here’s how to make sure you have one. Effective and proactive maintenance of security systems is essential in this age of hyper-scalable technology that is increasingly complex and expensive to repair and replace. This is especially true for bespoke integrated security systems, whether the installations are for asset […]

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Amazon Ring security system puts law enforcement partnership on ice, but big privacy questions remain

May 19, 2021 11:02 a.m. EDT Amazon’s home security system puts law enforcement partnership on ice, but big privacy questions remain Failing to understand what they have signed up for, home security camera users are susceptible to all kinds of surveillance. By Anisha Hoppe Seattle, Washington- Home security systems are present in millions of American […]

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If you have the EufyCam security system, turn it off immediately

Smart home technology has made it possible to do everything from turn on your lights to vacuum the floors with a simple voice command. It has also revolutionized the way we protect ourselves and our loved ones, with the advent of easy-to-install and easy-to-use products that can alert you to danger. But a brand is […]

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Developer Magisk leaves Apple to join Google on Android security team

Few developers on the XDA forums are as well-known as John Wu, the creator of Magisk. Under his alias topjohnwu, the developer has spent years developing the open-source root injection tool, superuser management app, and systemless modding framework. In mid-2019, he joined Apple as an intern to work on the company’s Siri Core Platform team […]

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Meet the security team that helps make Times Square safe

There’s a lot going on in Times Square at any one time, so visitors may not immediately notice Sgt. Baudouin Davis. “I like working with people, helping people, talking to people. It’s a place where you get to know people from all over the world,” Davis said. Davis’ uniform includes a hat, similar to those […]

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Health inspectors step up personal safety amid anger

Breadcrumb Links Local News Earlier this week, CIPHI removed the names of its active members from its national website to protect their safety in the face of growing hostility and threats, Allen said. Publication date : May 13, 2021 • May 14, 2021 • 3 minute read • 6 comments The Alberta Health Services building […]

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Israel’s excesses expose its corrupt security system

Modern democratic systems work very hard to separate the political echelons from those who execute their policies. One area that poses extreme danger to democratic systems is when politicians use their own executive power to craft whatever political ideas they have. Such action often produces short-term results, but it erodes the fundamental principles of democratic […]

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Freshfields hires Brock Dahl from the United States National Security Agency

WASHINGTON & MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP today announced that it has engaged technology, data and cybersecurity attorney Brock Dahl as legal counsel in Washington, DC and Silicon Valley. Mr. Dahl brings leading technology, cyber and data expertise to the company after spending the past six years with the National Security Agency (NSA). […]

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The Multnomah County Republican Party signed a deal with the Proud Boy-affiliated security team at a meeting in Portland

The Multnomah County Republican Party has signed a deal with a security service led by Proud Boy associate Daniel Tooze Sr. to patrol a May 6 meeting at a church in northeast Portland, according to documents shared with WW by a party leader. The agreement, signed on May 6 by Party Secretary Sean Yates, Vice […]