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Piracy far from eradicated.

Piracy far from eradicated.

The Indian Ocean can return to piracy by Somalis. This, combined with a recent spate of attacks in South East Asia, the Gulf of Guinea and increased people trafficking out…

Fortifying cyber defences of commercially available cars.

Fortifying cyber defences of commercially available cars.

Chris Valasek revealed last year that he hacked into and controlled a 2010 Toyota Prius and 2010 Ford Escape by plugging into a port used by mechanics. Meticulously overwhelming its…

To fight crime, more U.S. law enforcement agencies are using undercover agents.

To fight crime, more U.S. law enforcement agencies are using undercover agents.

The U.S. federal government has expanded the use of undercover operations in recent years, with officers from at least 40 federal agencies posing as  welfare recipients, business people, doctors, political…

“Nixle Tip Watch” Anonymous Tips System effective against Crime.

“Nixle Tip Watch” Anonymous Tips System effective against Crime.

In more and more cases, anonymous tips are leading to big breaks in criminal investigations in the United States.  Alert citizens chose to use Nixle Tip Watch as the first…

Brazil: lower spending on public safety.

Brazil: lower spending on public safety.

Recent surveys reflect public safety has not been the priority of the current Brazilian government. The surveys are talkinf about little investment public safety, high rates of crime and homicide,…

Anti Piracy solution for risky waters: every ship should have an armed security team aboard, says U.S. State Dept.

Anti Piracy solution for risky waters: every ship should have an armed security team aboard, says U.S. State Dept.

Specially in Somalia´s waters, pirates are increasingly turning to kidnapping and hostage-taking to generate funding to purchase weapons and continue operations. As a comment to a recent statement of the…

Good news: Giulani´s advice “Zero Tolerance” policies in Peru if Keiko Fujimori wins runoff elections.

Good news: Giulani´s advice “Zero Tolerance” policies in Peru if Keiko Fujimori wins runoff elections.

Bad news for criminals: “Zero tolerance” expert Rudolph Giuliani is now advicer of Keiko Fujimori in Peru. Peru’s presidential front-runner Keiko Fujimori has hired former New York City Mayor Rudy…

Security in Europe: Europol says illegal use of Internet facilitates organized crime.

Security in Europe: Europol says illegal use of Internet facilitates organized crime.

The Internet has become one of the main tools of European organized crime and human trafficking, drugs and money laundering in addition to being a vehicle of cybercrime. According to…

Mexico will have its own special Border Police.

Mexico will have its own special Border Police.

Mexico will have a Border Police with tasks such as to prevent illegal entry of weapons, explosives and other substances into the national territory of Mexico by the border areas,…

About the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a full cabinet department of the U.S. federaal government  (a sort of a Ministery of Interior) , created in response to…

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