Armed Security

Sailors assigned to the harbor security team at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, patrol the waters of the base

Armed security guard mistaken as threat at OU Southern – Huntington Herald Dispatch

Huntington Herald DispatchArmed security guard mistaken as threat at OU SouthernHuntington Herald DispatchIRONTON – An armed Brinks guard carrying a black bag prompted a student to call authorities, which led to a lockdown of the Ohio University Southern campus for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon. "We received a call of a person with a gun on …and more »

Hard Drive Destruction Via Drilling!

Another fun day at the office.

After running DBAN (http://dban.org) to securely erase the data on your hard drive follow these steps:

First the drive cover plate was removed to expose the platters. Drill right next to the drive arm to help wedge the platters so they don't spin on you. Make sure you secure the drive as they will tend to start flying around if not.

We are using a craftsman 1/2" 19.2v cordless drill and a cobalt 1/2" drill bit to ensure data destruction. We are drilling clear through the aluminum platters in the drive.These drive will be then sent to an e-waste company for environmentally safe disposal and recycling.

The purpose of physical drive destruction after wiping is to ensure the drive data will be irrecoverable. For extra precaution it is recommended to drill through the platters in at least 3 places.

Soldier Security

No Armed Security At Polling Units – INEC – Daily Trust

No Armed Security At Polling Units – INECDaily TrustJos — The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said armed security agents are not expected to be at polling units during the February 14th general elections. INEC resident electoral commissioner in Plateau State, Godwin Kwanga, …and more »

As Wars Multiply, U.N. Takes a Hard Look at Peace Operations (Inter Press service)

Finding ways to better integrate the two arms of U.N. Peace Operations – Special Political Missions and Peacekeeping Operations – will be one of the priorities for a new review panel headed by Nobel Peace Laureate and former president of Timor-Leste José Ramos-Horta. The review panel will look at how combined U.N. Peace Operations can […]

Armed men try to break SBI ATM as robbery bid fails

Two armed men tried to rob an ATM kiosk near Bhadrappa Junction under Kodigehalli police limits in the wee hours of Tuesday. This was the second ATM burglary attempt in the last 48 hours. The police say that the kiosk did not have the mandatory burglar alarm. Around 1 am, two persons entered the State Bank of India ATM kiosk and pretended to withdraw money. The security guard at the kiosk …

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