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ISS helps protect 2022 FIFA World Cup venues

November 30, 2022SSN Staff

WOODBRIDGE, N.J.—ISS (Intelligent Security Systems) announced that its SecurOS UVSS (Under Vehicle Surveillance System) solution was deployed to protect stadiums and other venues throughout Qatar that are hosting matches and events as part of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. In partnership with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Qatar-based systems integrator Gulf Networks Security Solutions and a large, on-site technical team, ISS installed 40 UVSS units at vehicle checkpoints for...

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World Cup security conditions plagued with shortcomings, vulnerabilities, and rights violations

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World Cup security conditions plagued with shortcomings, vulnerabilities

November 21, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

DOHA, Qatar – Today marks the opening of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, a first for the small Middle Eastern country, however the security conditions in place for one of the world's largest sporting events are concerning to many. Reuters reported earlier this month that the country had trained as many as 50,000 to provide security during the events. That number is bolstered by a number of experts and staff from visiting countries participating in the World Cup. For the U.S.,...

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