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Negotiations about evacuation from Homs wounded journalists are broken

Negotiations between representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross, oppositionists and the authorities of Syria about evacuation of the western reporters from a quarter of Baba Amr in Homs haven’t brought concrete results. The meeting of the parties will proceed on Sunday, representative Red Cross in Geneva has informed Hisham Hassan. «Concrete results […]

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Aviation security expert: TSA wasted $56B on junk security

Ben Brandt, once an aviation security advisor to Delta, has published a scathing indictment of the TSA and its methods, arguing that they’ve spent $56B on “security” that won’t stop terrorists, while ignoring actual threats. But the last several years’ worth of plots on the friendly skies indicate the terrorists have switched their game plans. […]

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Cloud Security and Compliance for Visiting Nurse Service of New York

Leading Home Health Care Organization taps Symplified to Provide Access Management and Single Sign-On to SaaS Apps for 15,000 Users

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Mall robbery murder described

A security guard described on Monday how a director of a security company was shot dead while trying to stop a fleeing robber at Irene Mall, outside Pretoria. Evans Mavhina, a guard at the mall, was testifying in the High Court in Pretoria in the murder trial of Zwakahle Mavundla, 27, of Joubert Park in […]

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Media Security Company Irdeto Buys BayTSP

Irdeto, a global software security and media technology company based in the Netherlands, announced this morning that it has acquired BayTSP, a Santa Clara, California-based company that specializes in anti-piracy services. The addition should be a strong fit for Irdeto’s ActiveCloak for Media end-to-end protection platform. BayTSP has worked with most of the major Hollywood […]

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Mobile Banking Changes Fuzzy Within FFIEC’s New Rules

Some may call it a convergence of three game-changing forces that are rewriting financial institution security at warp speed.  First, there is the U.S. government demand that financial institutions – credit unions included – comply with new security guidelines issued by the interagency Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council to take effect in January 2012. Force […]

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RBI defers operationalisation of CDS guidelines till Nov-end

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has deferred operationalisation of its credit default swap (CDS) guidelines by a month till November-end to give market participants like banks and other financial institutions more time to clarify details on documentation and operational aspects. “Market participants have asked for certain clarifications regarding documentation, operational aspects and the arrangement […]

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Transportation Security Administration Agrees to Re-Assess Policies for Job Applicants with HIV

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agreed this week to review its medical guidelines for applicants with compromised immune systems, including people with. The agreement is part of a settlement between the TSA, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Florida. In August 2009, the ACLU filed an administrative complaint on behalf of an […]

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Majority of Older Americans Get Too Much Salt

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says most Americans still consume too much sodium, despite the fact that we should all know better. The dangers of a high-salt diet have been touted for decades (although not without controversy) – Aarp.org. Reducing sodium intake has been proven to cut high blood […]

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Obama builds on national security record

A single moment that may have defined President Obama as a surprisingly tough commander in chief came in December 2009, when he accepted the Nobel Peace Prize while leading two wars – USA Today. “I face the world as it is and cannot stand idle in the face of threats to the American people,” he […]

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