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NSG commandos may be trained to counter lone wolf Islamic State attack on Kumbh Mela

web-post December 1, 2017

The National Security Guard (NSG) is planning to train their commandos exclusively to deal with lone wolf terror attacks using vehicles at public places. The elite security force has taken this decision in the wake of some recent incidents across the world where terrorists used vehicles to mow down people at crowded places. According to… Continue Reading »

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Higher wages for Singapore security officers from 2019

web-post December 1, 2017

Private security officers will be paid up to S$300 more over three years starting 2019, after the government accepted recommendations by the Security Tripartite Cluster. From 2021, their overtime hours will be capped at 72 hours a month — in line with the Employment Act — instead of the current 95 hours under the average… Continue Reading »

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Important to facilitate skill development in private security sector: Minister for Skill Development

web-post December 1, 2017

Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, addressing a Special Session on ‘Critical issues concerning Skilling and Training of Security Workers’ at the fifth edition of ‘FICCI Private Security Industry Conclave 2017, said that the promotion of private security industry had become very crucial for the robust economy. He added that the competence level… Continue Reading »

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Smiths Detection wins US customs & border protection contract

web-post December 1, 2017

Smiths Detection Inc. has won orders totaling $7.1 million for HCVM e35 NA and Scanvan technologies under existing indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Smiths Detection’s Scanvan is a small, easily maneuvered vehicle, fitted with Hi-Scan 100100T technology, a state-of-the-art X-ray system capable of scanning objects such as cargo,… Continue Reading »

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Prisons start to win battle against drug smuggling

web-post November 30, 2017

Some remarkable statistics have been released by Canadian Prison Authorities that signal a hugely positive step forward in the fight against drugs in prisons. Stopping drugs entering prisons is one of the hottest subjects around, the world over. Pick up any paper, “google search” or simply watch the news, and every day, somewhere in the… Continue Reading »

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Delhi Airport may become first in India to get bulletproof vehicles

web-post November 30, 2017

If a proposal of the Central Industrial Security Force gets the nod, the Delhi Airport may soon get a fleet of bulletproof vehicles as part of the Quick Reaction Team (QRT) to minimise the damage in case of an attack. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which provides security to 59 of the 98 operational… Continue Reading »

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Dahua showcases market-leading security products at ISC East 2017

web-post November 30, 2017

Dahua Technology USA will showcase several technology innovations at ISC East, November 15-16, 2017 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. One of several technologies to be showcased at ISC East is the soon to be launched enhanced Power over Ethernet (ePoE) product family, including cameras, network switches and network recorders. Dahua’s… Continue Reading »

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Hikvision upgrades to new generation firmware

web-post November 29, 2017

Hikvision has launched a new generation of firmware for network video recorders, namely the NVR 4.0. The firmware will bring new visual design and new features, providing the ultimate user experience. It will be launched in the Hikvision Super I series and I series NVR devices, replacing the older NVR 3.0 GUI. Older devices will… Continue Reading »

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Govt conducted security audit of 227 non-major seaports

web-post November 29, 2017

The government has conducted security audits of 227 non-major seaports to ensure their foolproof security and foil possible attempts by terrorists to use them as launch pads to carry out 26/11 Mumbai attacks-type escapade, officials said. As India observes the 9th anniversary of the country’s worst terror attacks, a home ministry official said a number… Continue Reading »

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In 3 years, 1,44,496 cyber security attacks in India

web-post November 24, 2017

A high-level, inter-ministerial meeting, chaired by the Home Minister, took stock of the steps being taken to check financial cybercrime emanating from the usage of cards and e- wallets in particular and how to protect interests of the citizens, according to a Home Ministry statement. Big data analysis by IIT-Delhi for identification of perpetrators of… Continue Reading »



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