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Securitas continues quiet transformation during Q2 earnings call


Securitas continues quiet transformation during Q2 earnings call

July 31, 2023SSN Staff

STOCKHOLM – After a relatively silent year Securitas AB held its second fiscal quarter 2023 earnings call on July 28, posting positive results and growth as the company undergoes changes to its digital capabilities. That silence has ended with a quarterly earning call which shows the company well on track with organic sales growth of 11 percent, operating margin of 6.6 percent, Earnings per share before and after dilution of SEK 2.05, and earnings per share before and after dilution,...

2023, Airport Security, Earnings Call, global security technology, Magnus Ahlqvist, Second Quarter (Q2), Securitas AB, Stanley Security

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Pro-Russian hackers Killnet aim attack at US airport websites


Pro-Russian hackers Killnet aim attack at US airport websites

October 10, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Websites and other public facing infrastructure for at least 13 U.S. airports came under attack from Russian hackers on Oct. 10, 2022. Responsibility for the airport security attacks was claimed by the Pro-Russian group Killnet, as retaliation for the United States ongoing support for Ukraine in Russia’s current war of aggression against its smaller neighbor. Killnet similarly attacked the websites for several U.S. state last week however no lasting damage was done...

Airport Security, Chicago O’Hare International airport, COVID-19, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Killmilk, Killnet, Los Angeles International Airport, Russia, Ukraine

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General News

Touchless airports a reality

July 15, 2020

YARMOUTH, Maine—It’s no secret that COVID-19 essentially halted air travel: the sky quiet from grounded planes; airport terminals eerily silent and empty; travel industry furloughs and job loss. From Jan. to present date, 7.5 million flights have been cancelled; demand for air travel has decreased 54 percent and total losses for the air travel industry estimated for this year are predicted at $84.3 billion, according to the International Air Transportation Association (IATA). While this...

Airport Security, biometrics, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, Cybersecurity, facial biometrics

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Monitoring Matters

Why seeing a star on your driver's license is a good thing

August 23, 2019Ginger Hill

I remember in elementary school those little gold, silver, red, green and blue foil star stickers the teacher would put at the top of my paper, each color reflecting my grade: gold for the perfect score of 100; silver for 90s; blue for 80s; and green for 70s. If I saw a red star, just forget it, because that meant redoing the whole assignment, usually DURING recess, or when I got home from school DURING my favorite TV shows — Woody Wood Pecker, Tom & Jerry and Heathcliff. Let's see if...

Airport Security, Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), DMV, passport, Real ID, TSA

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