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Former United Nations Security Leader, Sir David Veness, joins Pilgrims Group

April 16, 2014

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Internationally renowned counter-terrorism expert, Sir David Veness CBE, QPM, has joined global security and risk management specialist Pilgrims Group Limited

Latest Armoured Vehicles from leading suppliers will be on display at CTX

April 8, 2014

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From the protection of individuals – whether VIPs or NGO personnel – to SWAT operations, armoured vehicles have a key role to play in the defence against terrorism.

SSAIB returns to Counter Terror with new manned services scheme manager

April 8, 2014

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SSAIB, the UK’s leading certification body for organisations – which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2014 – will be returning to Counter Terror Expo

Stolen passports – “Too late to close the barn door after the horse has bolted”

March 12, 2014

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Closing the barn door after the horse has bolted – Disappearance of Malaysian airliner leads to Interpol and border service teams trying to determine identities of users of stolen passports.

World leading UGV company makes UK debut at Security & Policing 2014

March 10, 2014

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DOK-ING Unmanned vehicles for fire fighting, EOD, Counter IED, Route Clearance, Humanitarian Demining and Catastrophe Intervention at Policing and Security.

Cyber attacks could bring down national infrastructure, says UK business secretary

February 10, 2014

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The UK business secretary Vince Cable told a cybersecurity summit last week that Britain’s critical national infrastructure is still too vulnerable to attack by criminals and terrorists.

Putin kicks off security operations ahead of Winter Olympics in Sochi next month

January 7, 2014

Sochi: Security lockdown ahead of Winter games

With one month to go until the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russian president Vladimir Putin was in the resort city today to officially launch a huge security operation, possibly one of the biggest in …

Stimson report: cut poaching and other wildlife crimes that fund terrorists

January 7, 2014

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Governments around the world should work with each other, local residents and the private sector to reduce poaching and wildlife crimes that are funnelling an estimated $19 billion annually to terrorists, a report says.

Volgograd train station bombing highlights need for more rail security

January 6, 2014

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The recent train station bombing in Volgograd, Russia has drawn attention to the vulnerabilities of rail infrastructure. A recent report by IHS, purchases of explosives, weapons, and contraband (EWC) detection equipment at rail stations worldwide …

Railway security to get tighter as spending increases, new tech comes online

January 6, 2014

Expect significant growth in railway security budgets

Governments around the world are responding to attacks against the transportation infrastructure by increasing spending on security and developing new technologies to intercept terrorists before they can strike.