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Opinion: Concealed protection is the future of public security

Governments must move beyond over-fortification and embrace a new way to protect their citizens By Martin Cronin, CEO of PatriotOne Technologies If you’re a follower of security theatre, you know that the American stage in 2018 has had a compelling season so far. Police in several American cities wore riot gear while white supremacists and

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As new drone law passes, drone hunting technology takes flight

Here are a few companies who have made wrangling low-tech drones their business By Jared Shelly When Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro addressed a crowd in Caracas this summer, ground cover was ample. Soldiers in tight formations surrounded the leader, along with a coterie of bodyguards. But as he spoke, Maduro’s eyes lifted to see a

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President Trump is texting you. Keep your read receipts on.

By Amanda Field If you’re a cell-phone-toting American—and most of us are—you likely received this “Presidential Alert” text on Wednesday: “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed.” Publicized as a direct message from President Trump to your cell phone, the text was in fact sent by FEMA

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Is body screening the future of transit security?

By Jared Shelly Imagine walking through a busy train station. You work your way through the crowds, buy a coffee, and finally get to the platform. You didn’t arrive an hour early, remove your shoes, or have your bag scanned — but that didn’t stop a team of security professionals from screening you for weapons

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