It is Time To Get Serious About Security At Events

By The Grouch, Itsgoingdown.org -

Along with many people that surely read this website, I watched the recent documentary on Atomwaffen Divison several days ago. The documentary didn’t tell us anything we didn’t already know, [...]

Amazon’s Facial “Rekognition” Mismatches 28 Lawmakers With Criminals

By Aaron Kesel, Activistpost.com -

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California tested Amazon’s facial Rekognition software and the program erroneously and hilariously identified 28 members of Congress as people who [...]

Why National Security Has Nothing To Do With Security

By Noam Chomsky, Tomdispatch.com -

If some extraterrestrial species were compiling a history of Homo sapiens, they might well break their calendar into two eras: BNW (before nuclear weapons) and NWE (the nuclear weapons era). The [...]

Signal Foundation

By Brian Acton, Signal.org -

Long before we knew that it would be called Signal, we knew what we wanted it to be. Instead of teaching the rest of the world cryptography, we wanted to see if we could develop cryptography that [...]

Corporate Red Carpet & Largest Security Op For Super Bowl LII

By Staff, Unicornriot.ninja -

Protests are planned by community members, organizations, unions, and other activists spanning the week leading up to SB52 and on game day itself. A coalition of organizers and community members [...]

Snowden’s New App Turns Phones Into Home Security Systems

By Andy Greenberg, Wired.com -

YOUR DIGITAL SECURITY, any sufficiently paranoid person will remind you, is only as good as your physical security. The world's most sensitive users of technology, like dissidents, activists, or [...]

Charo Mina-Rojas Speaks At UN On Women, Peace & Security

By Staff, www.womenpeacesecurity.org -

By Working Group on Women, Peace and Security. New York, NY - This statement was made by Ms. Charo Mina-Rojas, a member of the human rights team of the Black Communities’ Process, the [...]

University of New Haven & Saudi Police Make Strange Bedfellows

By Samayia Taylor, PopularResistance.org -

By Samayia Taylor for Popular Resistance. In the US, college students are just arriving on their campuses- some for the first time- ready to start the new academic year. They have a wide range of [...]

Security Firm’s Adviser Led Military Intelligence Efforts For LA Riots

By Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman, www.desmogblog.com -

By Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman for Desmog - Retired Major General James “Spider” Marks chairs the advisory board for TigerSwan, a private security firm hired by Energy Transfer Partners to help [...]

U.S. Airport Pat-Downs Are About To Get More Invasive

By Justin Bachman, www.spokesman.com -

By Justin Bachman for The Spokeman-Review - While few have noticed, U.S. airport security workers long had the option of using five different types of physical pat-downs at the screening line. [...]

Politicians Making Plans In Case Public Turns Against Them Violently

By James Holbrooks, www.activistpost.com -

By James Holbrooks for Activist Post - Some of the suggestions, the news outlet reports, include “having a physical exit strategy at town halls, or a backdoor at congressional offices to slip out [...]

Private Security Licensing Board Investigates Use Of Dogs

By Caroline Grueskin, www.bismarcktribune.com -

By Caroline Grueskin for Bismarck Tribune - The state licensing board for private security has opened investigations into whether the security officers who clashed with pipeline protesters [...]

Security Firm Guarding Dakota Access Pipeline Used Psychological Warfare Tactics

By Steve Horn, www.desmogblog.com -

By Steve Horn for Desmog - G4S, a company hiring security staff to guard the hotly contested Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL), also works to guard oil and gas industry assets in war-torn Iraq, and [...]

Shady History Of Private Security Firm Omar Mateen Worked For

By Aviva Shen, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Aviva Shen for Think Progress - Omar Mateen’s employer, private security behemoth G4S, is taking a nosedive in the stock market after the 29-year-old suspect went on the deadliest shooting [...]

The TSA “Academy”

www.yesmagazine.org -

By Chris Bray for TSA News - All analysis about the TSA eventually becomes the very same analysis, because the core of what the agency does never changes. Nor does the news media’s relentlessly [...]

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