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Thanks to you

November 22, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

That’s it, that’s the title. There’s nothing witty for you this week I’m afraid (though not for lack of trying). I’m taking this week to reflect on what we all have to be thankful for. For me, it’s the opportunity to share this blog space with you every week and discuss important topics in the security sphere and things adjacent. It’s only been a few months, but they’ve been great as I settle in with all my welcoming new co-workers. I’m also...

Community Service Trust, COVID-19, Qatar, Richard Fierro, Security, Thanksgiving, Thomas James, World Cup

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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.,...

Andrew Wroblewski, China, COVID-19, Cybersecurity, Ehteraz, Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Hayya, Iran, private security sector, Qatar, Security

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Also Noted

Intaleq receives OpenBlue Pioneers Award from Johnson Controls

November 1, 2022SSN Staff

CORK, Ireland – Johnson Controls have announced that Qatari based services and solutions provider Intaleq is the recipient of their OpenBlue Pioneers Award. Intaleq is being honored for the creation of their new intelligent digital command center. “Intaleq has demonstrated an understanding of the potential of digital transformation, driving connected technologies and a shared commitment to innovation,” Johnson Controls wrote in a press release. “Johnson Controls worked...

Abdulaziz Al Mahmoud, Intaleq, Johnson Controls (JCI), Microsoft Azure, OpenBlue, Qatar, World Cup

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