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Protective Security: Multi-million dollar diamond heist highlights airport security failure

Robbery prompts calls for renewed focus on perimeter protection By CHRIS YATES for COUNTER TERROR EXPO Airport perimeter security is under scrutiny again, following a reported $67 million diamond robbery at Brussels Zaventem. The heist occurred within the supposedly secure

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Out of border: Staff cuts are putting airport security at risk, says whistleblower

A whistleblower at crisis-hit Heathrow airport has warned immigration job cuts are putting national security at risk. The experienced officer claims specially trained staff who used to carry out spot checks to find forged passports and visas – often used

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>INSTINCT at HOSDB 2011

> This week myself and Paul attended the Home Office Sceintific Development Branch (HOSDB) exhibition in Farnborough, Hampshire. HOSDB in conjunction with UK Trade & Investment Defence & Security Organisations is the UK’s platform for showcasing to the world the

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>News – The Threat Within

> This is an excellent example of the threat an insider can pose to an organisation (and in this case potentially the public). Rajib KARIM deliberately sought a job in the UK that he could exploit for terrorist purposes. KARIM

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