Human security

A unified Libya will only come through the ballot box, “not with arms”, according to the Security Council

Libya is at a “delicate and fragile moment on its path to unity and stability”, the UN political affairs chief told the Security Council on Monday, urging the international community to remain united in support of the National elections postponed last month. Welcoming the positive developments on three different tracks of the intra-Libyan dialogue, Rosemary […]

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Kubernetes Incident Response: Developing Your Strategy

Kubernetes is the popular container orchestration platform developed by Google to manage large-scale containerized applications. Kubernetes runs microservices applications on a distributed cluster of nodes. It is highly resilient and supports scaling, rollback, zero downtime, and self-healing containers. The main purpose of Kubernetes is to hide the complexity of monitoring a large fleet of containers. […]

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LNP publishes security/vehicle protocol for nation state address

The Liberian National Police informs the public that on January 24, President George Manneh Weah will deliver a State of the Nation address at the Capitol, where government officials, members of the diplomatic corps and other dignitaries will be in attendance. Due to the event, the following measures are in place to regulate the movement […]

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Iraq tightens security on border with Syria after IS militants escape

Representative picture Baghdad: Iraq has tightened security measures on the border with neighboring Syria after an escape by Islamic State (IS) terrorists from a Kurdish-controlled prison in the latter country’s Hasakah province. On January 20, a group of IS militants broke out of Sina’a prison in the Gweiran neighborhood of Hasakah, followed by violent clashes […]

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Zenoss appoints Blair Duncan as CFO

Zenoss has announced that Blair Duncan will be the company’s new chief financial officer. Duncan is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience leading finance organizations and driving strategy in high growth companies. He has deep expertise in scaling businesses, building passionate teams, fundraising and strategic planning. Duncan will oversee Zenoss’ financial and […]

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Lebanese bank staff want increased security after hostage taking

LONDON: A secret US task force nearly decimated a major area in Syria by bombing a roadblock that the Pentagon had placed on a “no-strike list”, according to a new report. In 2017, the American unit bombed the Tabqa dam on the Euphrates in eastern Syria, upstream from Raqqa, where Daesh fighters occupied the control […]

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World leaders renew their commitment to the “Youth, Peace and Security” agenda

Doha: At the virtual high-level global conference on youth-inclusive peace processes, more than 130 young peacebuilders from 77 countries participated in two-day discussions with a wide range of representatives from governments, civil society, academia and multilateral institutions to explore opportunities and build partnerships for policymakers to support youth-led and youth-inclusive peace efforts. “A holistic approach […]

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Is reCAPTCHA Enterprise worth it for businesses?

For the past 15 years, Google has offered companies its free reCAPTCHA tool to prevent bad bots from attacking their site and trying to determine whether a user is human or not. The original reCAPTCHA asked users to translate scanned text to try to identify that the user was a human and also, as an […]

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The absence of a national security strategy is a concern for all

The Commission on the Future of the Defense Forces appointed by the Minister of Defense is expected to produce its report soon. Early drafts were criticized by both military authorities and the Ministry of Defense. This is not surprising because, in the absence of a national security strategy detailing how defense fits into overall national […]

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Foreign Minister meets UN Secretary General; participates in the first debate of the Security Council

The Ghanaian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration held talks on Tuesday with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the security situation in the Sahel and West Africa. Ms. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey and Mr. Antonio Guterres discussed ways to sustainably raise funds for peace operations in Africa, during the closed-door engagement attended by three […]