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Ebola: Australian-run center in Sierra Leone opens for business

Ebola: Australian-run center in Sierra Leone opens for business

Africa, Ebola, Emergency Medical Services, News, Public Health December 19, 2014 at 07:00

An Australian-run medical center for Ebola patients has opened in Sierra Leone overnight, the foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, has announced. Australia’s Foreign affairs minister announces another $3m for the [...]

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Key information security trends in 2015

Key information security trends in 2015

Cyber Security, News, USA December 18, 2014 at 19:00

Cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and collaborative with every coming year. To combat the threat in 2015, information security professionals must understand these 3 key trends. Steve Durbin, managing director [...]

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China will operate its Own Global Navigation System by 2020

China will operate its Own Global Navigation System by 2020

China’s domestically developed global navigation satellite system Beidou will be fully operational by 2020, Xinhua news agency reported last week, citing the head of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. [...]

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U.S Senate: Sophisticated cyberattack tools available underground to anyone

U.S Senate: Sophisticated cyberattack tools available underground to anyone

Cyber Security, News, USA December 18, 2014 at 13:00

Several federal law enforcement and computer security officials told a Senate panel that increasingly sophisticated malware and other tools designed to infiltrate information systems are available to any individual, organization [...]

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The reality is changing – US Army builds a UAS only airport in Texas

The reality is changing – US Army builds a UAS only airport in Texas

An airport designed for only two kinds of UAS is set to be built in the US State of Texas. At $33 million cost, the project demonstrates America’s unprecedented drive [...]

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Report: More interest in gun ownership than gun control

Report: More interest in gun ownership than gun control

Firearms, Law Enforcement, News, USA December 18, 2014 at 07:00

Public interest in gun control has dropped since if peaked two years ago, right after the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. A new survey from the [...]

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Graphene May be used in bulletproof Vests

Graphene May be used in bulletproof Vests

In the search for a better material for bullet-proof vests, researchers are turning to graphene, which they say works twice as well as the high-tech fabrics currently utilized in body [...]

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Fast draw – Hamas is no terrorist organization

Fast draw – Hamas is no terrorist organization

Counter Terror, Editorial, Israel, News December 17, 2014 at 13:00

Hitler was a righteous person; ice is heat source, and the Earth is square. Such “truths” have just been added another; the EU’s Supreme Court ruling accepting Hamas’s appeal against [...]

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Jordan will manufacture border security systems

Jordan will manufacture border security systems

Border Security, Military, News December 17, 2014 at 10:00

A new Turkish-Jordanian cooperation. Turkish military electronics specialist Aselsan inaugurated a joint venture production plant in Jordan. The products will be marketed to Middle Eastern and North African countries. Aselsan [...]

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The Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Selects ING Robotic Aviation’s Responder UAV

The Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Selects ING Robotic Aviation’s Responder UAV

News, UAV, Unmanned Systems, USA December 17, 2014 at 07:00

The Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI) has purchased ING Robotic Aviation’s Responder rotary wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system. The robotic aircraft will be used for research [...]

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iHLS TV Weekly Report – December 16 2014

iHLS TV Weekly Report – December 16 2014

iHLS TV, News, USA, video, Weekly Report December 16, 2014 at 19:00

Register to iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (16 December 2014): State Department and White House Networks Hacked at the Same Time U.S. spends about $10 billion a [...]

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Israeli firefighters undergo Hazmat training in Sweden

Israeli firefighters undergo Hazmat training in Sweden

Fire Fighting, Israel, News December 16, 2014 at 13:00

Twenty officers and firefighters from Israel’s Fire and Rescue Authority are taking part in a special hazardous materials (Hazmat) course in Sweden. They are also simulating various scenarios comprising controlled [...]

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North American Perimeter Security Market Growing rapidly

North American Perimeter Security Market Growing rapidly

Access Control, News, Screening, Security Services, USA, world news December 16, 2014 at 10:00

The North America perimeter security market is expected to grow from $4.26 billion in 2014 to $5.17 billion in 2019 at CAGR of 3.9% for the period 2014 to 2019. [...]

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Taiwan’s showcased locally developed UAS

Taiwan’s showcased locally developed UAS

Taiwan’s main weapons research and development unit displayed its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), simulator systems and engines during a media tour Tuesday in Taichung. The products showcased at the National [...]

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U.S Navy declares Laser Weapons operational

U.S Navy declares Laser Weapons operational

The U.S Navy’s 30-kilowatt solid-state laser aboard the USS Ponce is now being fired in operational scenarios by sailors in the Persian Gulf, marking the first-ever deployment of a sea-based [...]

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