military


“Major weaknesses” found in fire safety at army barracks

Our round-up reveals budgetary cuts have led to an “unacceptable degradation” of army barracks, fire safety checks across England have plummeted and warnings that political gridlock in Stormont could mean Northern Ireland fails to benefit from Dame Hackitt’s recommendations. Read More

The rebranding of terror, Putin’s machiavellian genius and the science of ESRM

‘Security decision-making in the age of Russian revanchism and terrorism’ was the weighty topic of discussion for the headline act – Dr Samir Puri of Kings College London – at ASIS UK’s Spring Seminar 2017. Read More

Covert versus overt body armour: pros and cons

When purchasing body armour it is important to consider a variety of factors based on the threats you are expecting to face. Read More

Pokémon Go Security Risks Flagged by CIA, Gulf States and Data Security Experts

Even by the standards of online viral trends, Pokemon Go’s trajectory is quite astonishing. Within a week of launch the […] Read More

“Bring the Story Back Alive” – Kate Adie’s Guide to Risk and Conflict

A packed keynote theatre welcomed Kate Adie OBE to IFSEC and Protection & Management this morning. Read More

Drone Zone to Launch at IFSEC 2016

Sponsored by Dedrone, the Drone Zone will feature live (airborne) demonstrations from drone developers Dedrone, Drone Defence, Sony, Tamron, Hitachi and Yuneec. Read More

IFSEC Keynote: Colonel Tim Collins’ Inspirational Iraq speech [VIDEO]

If the former SAS man's IFSEC presentation is even half as inspirational as his rousing speech to troops on the eve of battle in 2003, visitors to the ExCeL exhibition centre in London won't be disappointed. Read More

Body Armour and Security Operatives: a Guide

Covering ballistic protection and stab-proof vests, both overt an covert protection, here's a guide to the body armour security operatives need in various situations. Read More

Kate Adie: “I Never Desired to Go into War Zones. It Just Sort of Happened as Part of the Job”

Some revealing quotes from inspirational war correspondent Kate Adie OBE DL, who has been confirmed as a keynote for IFSEC International 2016. Read More

Indian Surveillance Pilot Project on India-China Border Fails to Live Up to Expectations

A pilot project to spot incursions by Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has been less effective than the Indian government hoped. Read More

Anti-Surveillance Campaign Urges NSA Employees to Quit their Posts

Activist group Peng is placing billboards protesting against intrusive state surveillance as close as possible to the intelligence agency's buildings around the globe. Read More

Watch Brigadier Alan Hill’s IFSEC Presentation on Organisation and Cyber Security in the Military

The head of Operate and Defend, Information Systems and Services for the UK Ministry of Defence spoke at Interop 2015 – co-located with IFSEC as part of the Protection & Management Series – in June. Read More

Indian Army to erect High-tech Fence on LoC on Kashmir Border

The Indian Army will erect a new fence Line of Control in Kashmir to withstand the challenge posed by heavy snowfall. Read More

Singapore Strait Attacks Prompt Calls for Stronger Maritime Security in World’s Worst Region for Piracy

Some 84 out of the 106 global maritime security breaches that have taken place in the first half of 2015 occurred in Southeast Asian waters, according to the International Maritime Bureau. Read More

Japan Delivers another Naval Ship to Vietnam to Enhance Maritime Security

Japan has delivered another ship to Vietnam under its non-refundable aid policy for enhancing the country’s maritime security. Read More

Thailand to Force Fishery Trawlers to Install GPS Surveillance Systems to Combat Traffickers

Thai fishery department to mandate installation of GPS surveillance system to counter human trafficking in fisheries. Read More



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