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International sports competition in Brazil Continued from page 19 rity applications include real-time credential validation; integration with multiple handheld peripherals; tracking of all access activity; and instantly provisioning and managing secure access to each identity per their access profile. SAFE Sports and Events Access Manager offers an ideal solution for temporary or limited engagement events where security is a high priority. About Quantum Secure, Inc. Quantum Secure’s SAFE software suite provides a single, fully interoperable and integrated physical security policy platform to manage and streamline security identities, compliance, and operations across multiple sites and systems. Quantum Secure’s customers include both commercial and government organizations. Quantum Secure is part of HID Global, an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www. The 2015 ISIS Attacks on Paris: Assessment and Lessons Learned Continued from page 23 Counter Terrorism Action Capabilities or an equivalent course should be offered to all first responders. • Enhance efforts regarding Tactical Emergency Medical Service to include Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams cross-training with Fire Department personnel. References 1. Geert Vanden Wijngaert, AP, “Lessons Learned from the Paris and Brussels Terrorist Attacks”, March 23, 2016, 2. “An ISIS Militant from Belgium Whose Own Family Wants Him Dead,” New York Times, November 17, 2015. 3. “France under first state of emergency since 1961”, The Guardian, November 15, 2016. 4. “The Lessons of Mumbai”, The RAND Corporation, January 9, 2009. 5. Paul Tassi, “How ISIS Terrorists May Have Used PlayStation 4 to Discuss And Plan Attacks”, Forbes, November 14, 2015; www. 6. “Five Facts about the Muslim Population in Europe”, Pew Research Center, November 17, 2015. 7. “Forgotten in the Banlieus”, The Economist, February 23, 2013. 8. “France: Efforts to Counter Islamist Terrorism and the Islamic State”, Congressional Research Service, November 18, 2015 9. “Islamic, Yet Integrated,” The Economist, September 6, 2014. 10. “Paris Attacks”, New York Times, November 18, 2015. 11. “Behind Francois Hollande’s Snap Decision”, Wall Street Journal, November 15, 2015. 12. David, Edward F. III, Alejandro A. Alves and David Alan Sklansky, “Social Media and Police Leadership: Lessons from Boston”, New Perspectives in Policing Bulletin, Washington, DC, U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, 2014 Handheld Narcotics Analyzer Continued from page 24 designed to reduce sample backlogs and ensure valuable resources are put to use on high-profile cases and analysis of unconfirmed samples; and • Free library updates that add newly discovered substances to the analyzer’s “fingerprint” library. For more information on the Thermo Scientific TruNarc handheld narcotics analyzer, please visit About Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and more than 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands. Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit 48

Cambridge Pixel enhances radar tracking software Continued from page 26 and Tellumat. Cambridge Pixel will be showcasing its new SPx radar tracking software on stand G27 in Hall 2b (UK Pavilion) at Euronaval in Paris from 17-21 October 2016. For more information about Cambridge Pixel’s radar tracker and range of software modules, please visit or call: +44 (0) 1763 852749 or email: About Cambridge Pixel Founded in 2007, Cambridge Pixel is an award-winning developer of sensor processing and display solutions including primary and secondary radar interfacing, processing and display components for military and commercial radar applications. It is a world-leading supplier of software-based radar tracking and scan conversion solutions through its modular SPx software, and HPx hardware product range. Based near Cambridge in the UK, the company operates worldwide through a network of agents and distributors. In 2015, Cambridge Pixel received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade for ‘outstanding overseas sales growth over the last three years. Government’s advisory committee want to end family detention Continued from page 28 cent reports on family detention, including: • The S. Commission on International Religious Freedom’s Report on the extremely troubling practice of expedited removal that funnels children and families into detention • The American Immigration Lawyers’ Association Report on Central Americans Seeking Asylum and Legal Protection in the U.S. • The American Immigration Council report on family separation in family detention and on families deported back to danger in Central America. • Human Rights First reports including Lifeline on Lockdown and Family Detention: Still Happening, Still Damaging. The Committee’s report will be worth reading in full and makes concrete, specific, practical recommendations throughout to comprehensively address the myriad of problems posed by detaining families, but the bottom line is clear – the U.S. government should end family detention. Lindsay Harris is Assistant Professor of Law at the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law. Arrest of ex-NSA contractor shows federal cybersecurity still faces a serious inside threat Continued from page 36 man said. “The main line of defense must be around your data,” he said. “These are the only assets you can control. It may not be a physical location— it could be in the cloud. There are endless possibilities for the ways a hacker or bad actor can get in, so you can’t try to control it all. The right approach to managing the insider threat problem starts with protecting against inappropriate access to all of your data repositories–databases, file servers and cloud applications.” Martin faces up to 10 years in federal prison for theft of government property and a year for the unauthorized retention of classified materials. He appeared in federal court in Maryland on Aug. 29 and remains in custody, according to the Department of Justice. 49

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