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Fast Draw – IDF Chief Lt. General Benny Gantz, Israel and Hamas

News August 24, 2014 at 13:00

Cowardly anonymous criticizers, one is hard-pressed to find a suitable way to refer to those Israeli ministers, cabinet members included, who have attacked IDF Chief of General Staff Lt. General [...]

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Israeli police to deploy firefighting helicopters

Israeli police to deploy firefighting helicopters

Fire Fighting, Israel, Law Enforcement, New Products, News August 24, 2014 at 10:00

Israeli Police helicopters are to undergo refurbishment that will enhance their abilities, enabling them to conduct firefighting, search and rescue operations from the air, cooperation between the police and the [...]

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U.S. details plans for car-to-car safety communications

U.S. details plans for car-to-car safety communications

New Products, News August 24, 2014 at 07:00

After more than a decade of research into car-to-car communications, U.S. auto safety regulators took a step forward today by unveiling their plan for requiring cars to have wireless gear [...]

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Photo-ID security checks flawed: Study

Photo-ID security checks flawed: Study

Passport issuing officers are no better at identifying whether someone is holding a fake passport photo than the average person, new research has revealed. A pioneering study of Australian passport office [...]

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iHLS TV Special Edition: Data Visualization, SIGINT, counter-espionage and counter-terror surveillance

iHLS TV Special Edition: Data Visualization, SIGINT, counter-espionage and counter-terror surveillance

A review of counter-espionage and counter-terror intelligence agencies use to intercept suspects’ cellular, data and internet activities

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The Navy Is Tracking Some Strange Sounds Coming from the Ocean

The Navy Is Tracking Some Strange Sounds Coming from the Ocean

News, USA August 23, 2014 at 11:00

In a retired shore station for transpacific communications cables on the western coast of Vancouver Island sits a military computer in a padlocked cage. This cage is protecting classified signals intelligence gathered [...]

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Legislature mulls curbs on use of aerial drones by paparazzi

Legislature mulls curbs on use of aerial drones by paparazzi

When singer Miley Cyrus recently spotted a mysterious drone hovering over her Los Angeles home, she posted video of the aerial intruder on Instagram, complaining that it appeared to be [...]

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Australia’s airports ‘seriously’ lack security

Australia’s airports ‘seriously’ lack security

The Australian Senate will consider calls for an inquiry into security at Australia’s airports after a 7News investigation uncovered some ‘serious’ flaws. A key worry is the lack of strong [...]

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Flying cameras following earthquake

Flying cameras following earthquake

Flying cameras help teams assess damage, search for survivors and clear roads following earthquake in Ludian, Yunnan, China. Disaster response team incorporates aerial technology into their relief efforts for the first [...]

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NSA’s ‘MonsterMind’ could automate cyber war

NSA’s ‘MonsterMind’ could automate cyber war

Cyber Security, News, NSA, USA August 22, 2014 at 11:00

The National Security Agency is developing a cybersecurity machine that could detect and automatically counter attacks against U.S. computers by blocking access to American networks, according to reports from former agency contractor [...]

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Wargame to examine the fall of a ‘megacity’

Wargame to examine the fall of a ‘megacity’

It’s 2035, and a city of more than 10 million people is in a state of crisis plagued by insurgency, internal corruption and struck by a natural disaster in the [...]

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Non-Lethal Weapons: Market research

Non-Lethal Weapons: Market research

Law Enforcement, News, Non Lethal, Prisons August 21, 2014 at 19:00

Outcry From Social Networks and New Media Forces Governments to Invest Billions in Less Lethal Weapons  Over the next ten years, the Non-Lethal Weapons (NLW) market is forecasted to emerge [...]

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Cybersecurity remains a gray area for NATO

Cybersecurity remains a gray area for NATO

Cyber Security, Europe, News, USA August 21, 2014 at 16:00

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is expected to update its charter in September to address cybersecurity while leaving open the question of whether hacks count as an attack on its [...]

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Unmanned aircraft used to survey Hawaii wildlife

Unmanned aircraft used to survey Hawaii wildlife

The first of two scheduled deployments of unmanned aircraft systems over the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands showed they can be used to conduct research without harming the region’s fragile ecosystem, federal [...]

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UN Urges Exit Screening for Ebola at Some Airports

UN Urges Exit Screening for Ebola at Some Airports

Africa, News, Public Health August 21, 2014 at 10:00

Ebola-affected countries should immediately begin exit screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings, the U.N. health agency said. The agency didn’t spell out which countries [...]

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