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DHS assesses current terror threat and reissues the NTAS Bulletin

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan, has reissued the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin pertaining to the terror threat to the US homeland. This marks the eighth iteration of the Bulletin on the homegrown terrorism threat since the first was released in December 2015.

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UK threat level system updated to include all forms of terrorism

Changes to the UK’s terrorism threat level system came into effect on Tuesday 23rd July. The changes follow an extensive review into the country’s approach to counter-terrorism following the attacks in 2017, and mean that the system will now reflect the threat posed by all forms of terrorism, irrespective of ideology.

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Critical alarm management: is an ARC the best way to manage alarms?

External alarm receiving centres (ARC) are employed by many organizations to monitor their alarms around the clock, or after hours when few or no staff are physically on site. But are they always the best way for businesses to effectively manage their alarms and keep employees safe? Klaus Allion gives his view...

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DRC Ebola situation at a ‘critical juncture’ says United Nations

On July 15th, the United Nations hosted a high-level meeting in Geneva to take stock of the coordinated response to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The meeting came the day after the first case of Ebola was confirmed in Goma, a city of about 1 million people south of the outbreak’s epicenter.

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