Counter Terror

Counter Terror

electronic devices

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The US has been increasing the security arrangements regarding incoming flights - mainly from Muslim Middle Eastern states. Passengers arriving on direct flights from...
small drones

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  The US armed forces keep looking for new technologies to counter small drones, as they have become a threat from both law enforcement and...
airport security

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The proposed wall along the US-Mexico border has been causing budget cuts in other crucial areas. Three airport security programs put in place after...
imaging technology

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The Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, US, debuted its first full-body advanced imaging technology scanning machine recently. The new technology, using an automated target recognition...
bullet-proof

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Terrorist and criminal threats have urged industry companies to develop new technologies in order to enhance the security of people in crowded places. A...
surveillance

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The new privacy policy announced by Facebook and Instagram bans developers from using their data for surveillance. Following revelations last year that police departments...
cyber

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In the near future, the cyber industry will have to cope with a wider array of cyber threats and challenges resulting from the vulnerabilities...
firearms

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  A proposed new European Union directive of firearms sets out the conditions under which people can lawfully acquire and possess guns or transfer them...
homeland security

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Australia has been planning large-scale shifts in the homeland security field. Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull is considering a proposal for a major restructuring of...
Cybersecurity

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Following the recent New York Times report about what may be the largest leak of C.I.A documents in history on WikiLeaks, Michael Hill, a...
Islamic State

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Technologically-advanced Islamist terror groups gain momentum in India. India’s intelligence agencies and state police forces coordinated to bust a hitherto unknown jihadist cell, apparently...
uranium

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A technique for detecting enriched uranium with lasers could help regulators sniff out illicit nuclear activities from afar. Researchers from the University of Michigan...

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A radiation threat detection system was successfully tested recently by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). DARPA’s SIGMA program—whose goal is to prevent...
attack UAS

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China's home-developed Wing-Loong II, the new reconnaissance and strike multi-role endurance Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), successfully completed its maiden flight. According to xinhuanet.com, it...
drones to collect information

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  Yemeni army forces have revealed four domestically designed and manufactured drones to collect information on the positions and movements of militiamen loyal to resigned...
airport security

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A new airport security technology developed. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is to be the first to use new ultraviolet scanners, eliminating the need for passengers...
terrorist attacks

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A new terror alert smartphone app will be released worldwide later this month, providing users one place where they can obtain relevant real-time information...
bulletproof

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The Eiffel Tower, Paris’ eternal symbol, will soon be flanked by two 8-ft. walls of bulletproof glass, Parisian officials have announced. As a potential...
terrorist

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France’s Air Force has found an original method to cope with the risk of drones designed for surveillance or terrorist attack. A group of...
threat calls

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Federal investigators believe the latest wave of threat calls against Jewish centers and schools around the country was a coordinated attack perpetrated using sophisticated...

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