Disaster in Beirut and political negligence

The Beirut explosion, caused by the mishandling and storage of a highly reactive chemical, has sparked outrage across the world against port security and political governance The explosion, on August 4, at around 6pm local time, appears to have been fuelled by 2,750 tons of the highly reactive chemical ammonium nitrate. The chemical had been the cargo on a ship, the MV Rhosus, which entered the port at Beirut in

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Dr Hugo Rosemont: Security and government, the perfect merger

Security Buyer talks to Dr Hugo Rosemont, ADS’s Director for the Security and Resilience sector, on security strategy, COVID-19, counter terrorism and international missions Dr Hugo Rosemont, ADS Director of Security and Resilience, discusses in depth the growing relationship between ADS members and the UK Government on security issues. He also discusses how, increasingly, the security and resilience sector is beginning to work more closely with the defence sector. Delving

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Key Findings of A10 Networks’ Q4 2019 DDoS Weapons Report

A DDoS attack can bring down almost any website or online service. The premise is simple: using an infected botnet to target and overwhelm vulnerable servers with massive traffic. Twenty years after its introduction, DDoS remains as effective as ever—and continues to grow in frequency, intensity, and sophistication. That makes DDoS defense a top cybersecurity priority for every organisation. The first step: understanding the threat you face.  To help organisations


Integrated Biometrics partners Aertight Systems and DAL-Global choose “Kojak” for New “Identity-ATM”

Integrated Biometrics (IB), the world leader in mobile FBI-certified biometric fingerprint scanners, have announced that IB’s “Kojak” provides the biometric fingerprint capability for DAL-Global and Aertight Systems’ new Identity-ATM kiosk. The system combines a public-facing biometric identification system developed by Aertight Systems, Inc. with cutting-edge Identity-as-a-Service software from DAL-Global, Ltd. Synthetic identities and “deep fakes” become more prevalent every day, making the need for powerful identity management increasingly critical. The Identity-ATM uses IB’s Kojak to


United Nations recognise peace process developments in the country

United Nations recognise peace process developments in the country he members of the Security Council welcomed encouraging developments in South Sudan’s peace process, including the beginning of the formation of a Revitalised Transitional Government of National Unity (R-TGNU), and recognised that this represents a significant step towards sustainable peace by the parties to the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan. The members


Centrify streamlines administrative authentication and privileged access with new passwordless authentication powered by biometrics

FIDO2 standard support replaces passwords with Windows Hello and Apple’s Touch ID and Face ID for greater productivity and stronger security  Centrify, a leading provider of Identity-Centric Privileged Access Management solutions, today announced that it is leveraging the FIDO2 Web Authentication API to enable passwordless authentication for administrators. With the new capabilities, Centrify customers can replace passwords with stronger factors of authentication such as fingerprint or facial recognition, ensuring a

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