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Submitted on February 17, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The worldwide cellular handset market continues to grow at breakneck speed with Worldwide shipments forecast to be around 650 million shipments by year’s end, up from 500 million at the end of 2003. As the market matures an increasing number...
Submitted on February 16, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The Pledge is TSA’s latest demonstration of the agency’s ongoing commitment to customer service in the fulfillment of its security mandate. “TSA’s mission is to provide world class security with world class customer service,” said Rear Admiral David M. Stone,...
Submitted on February 15, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Sodium sulfide is not the sort of contraband that customs inspectors are traditionally trained to look for, but the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Commodity Identification Training program is working to stop illicit trafficking of materials and equipment needed for...
Submitted on February 14, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
VOIP is an important emerging technology that makes it possible to place telephone calls using a broadband Internet connection rather than traditional, circuit-based telephone lines. While it shows promise for lower cost and greater flexibility, VOIP has a very different...
Submitted on February 9, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
“Equally importantly, the high level of up-front investment made by Bosch in previous years is now beginning to pay off.” The number of staff rose by nearly 11,000 to 242,500. Most of this growth was outside Germany. Even so, there...
Submitted on February 9, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The study, titled Ponemon Institute's Survey on Data Security Breaches, reveals that sixty-nine percent of companies reporting serious data leaks responded that their data security breaches were the result of either malicious employee activities or non-malicious employee error. In fact,...
Submitted on February 9, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Bill 88, introduced on Dec. 15, is expected to be debated and voted on by the national assembly in the coming months. Bill 88 would set up the Private Security Bureau, which would regulate alarm companies and monitoring firms, as...
Submitted on February 6, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
“It Takes a Thief” features a home burglary that is taped as it happens, then offers a lesson in what steps the homeowner needs to take to prevent a crime from taking place again. The show will run weekly on...
Submitted on February 6, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
THERE is debate about whether drug use 'leads' to crime or the reverse. The Australian Institute of Criminology conducted the Drug use careers of offenders (DUCO) study in order to examine the interaction between criminal offending and drug use patterns....
Submitted on February 6, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The study showed that on 30 June 2003, there were 23,555 prisoners in Australian jails (ABS 2004). Of these, seven per cent (1,594) were women, an increase of 109 per cent since 1993. Of the 812 male and female prisoners...
Submitted on February 6, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
He brings more than 30 years of corporate security management to this position. Currently, Consalvo is the manager of corporate security for the State Farm Insurance Companies. In that role, he provides executive leadership and directs the security program for...
Submitted on February 6, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
While further empirical research with bushfire arson data and offenders will be needed, this typology presents a starting point for further work and a basis for understanding why people light bushfires. 1. Bushfires lit to create excitement or relieve boredom...
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