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# security - Monday 29 January, 2018

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law
# Privacy
# Privacy

Facebook is making privacy settings easier to find ahead of strict new EU law

Jan 29th 2018, 10:34 AM 10,622 Views 14 Comments

The social media giant has published its privacy principles for the first time.

# security - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Begging clampdown urged ahead of royal wedding
# Windsor Castle
# Windsor Castle

Begging clampdown urged ahead of royal wedding

Jan 3rd 2018, 7:55 PM 28,847 Views 30 Comments

Simon Dudley, the leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, wrote to the local police chief.

# security - Monday 1 January, 2018

Security man who missed a break-in because he was looking at his mobile phone loses job
# PHONE ADDICTION
# PHONE ADDICTION

Security man who missed a break-in because he was looking at his mobile phone loses job

Jan 1st 2018, 2:20 PM 40,822 Views 34 Comments

At the WRC hearing, the man said ‘his mobile phone was like an extension of his arm’.

# security - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Warning to Irish parents as investigation finds some toys can allow children to talk to strangers
# Connected Toys
# Connected Toys

Warning to Irish parents as investigation finds some toys can allow children to talk to strangers

Nov 14th 2017, 2:26 PM 14,310 Views 11 Comments

The warning comes after UK watchdog Which? investigated a number of toys on the market.

# security - Sunday 12 November, 2017

The world's biggest security firm is refusing to improve redundancy payouts for Irish staff
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

The world's biggest security firm is refusing to improve redundancy payouts for Irish staff

Nov 12th 2017, 6:05 AM 17,482 Views 17 Comments

G4S cut workers after moving some operations from Dublin to Belfast.

# security - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'It's getting more complex': Interpol chief warns World Cup and Olympics face 'spectrum of threats'
# Security
From The42
# Security

'It's getting more complex': Interpol chief warns World Cup and Olympics face 'spectrum of threats'

Nov 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 3,600 Views 2 Comments

Jurgen Stock was speaking at a security conference in Doha.

# security - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Heathrow launches probe after USB stick with security info found on London street
# Confidential Details
# Confidential Details

Heathrow launches probe after USB stick with security info found on London street

Oct 29th 2017, 12:48 PM 10,934 Views 7 Comments

The unencrypted device has 174 documents on it.

# security - Saturday 16 September, 2017

166 vacant buildings held by HSE as government plans to penalise those who own empty homes
# Housing
# Housing

166 vacant buildings held by HSE as government plans to penalise those who own empty homes

Sep 16th 2017, 12:05 AM 20,498 Views 45 Comments

The Department of Housing says it doesn’t hold information on properties owned by other government bodies.

# security - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Fine Gael MEP says Ireland needs to re-examine its neutrality ahead of Brexit
# Security
# Security

Fine Gael MEP says Ireland needs to re-examine its neutrality ahead of Brexit

Sep 13th 2017, 5:52 PM 17,700 Views 181 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker has called for the EU to implement plans for a common defence strategy

# security - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'Of course we've changed our plan': There will be heightened security at Electric Picnic this weekend
# Potential Scenarios
# Potential Scenarios

'Of course we've changed our plan': There will be heightened security at Electric Picnic this weekend

Aug 30th 2017, 10:28 AM 17,696 Views 48 Comments

Gardaí said they have a “comprehensive” security plan in place.

# security - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Man who tried to take pipe bomb onto Ryanair flight jailed for 18 years
# Manchester Airport
# Manchester Airport

Man who tried to take pipe bomb onto Ryanair flight jailed for 18 years

Aug 23rd 2017, 8:15 PM 24,555 Views 33 Comments

Prosecutors said he planned to detonate it during a Ryanair flight to Italy.

# security - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

Most people at risk of fraud or hacking through messaging apps, researchers say

Aug 13th 2017, 1:00 PM 17,765 Views 2 Comments

Only 14% of people studied were securing their messaging apps properly.

# security - Friday 14 July, 2017

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting
# Security
# Security

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting

Jul 14th 2017, 2:44 PM 7,470 Views 89 Comments

The three attackers, Arab Israelis aged between 19 and 29, were shot dead by police.

# security - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons
# Safety
# Safety

Backpacks banned from Dublin Pride events for security reasons

Jun 20th 2017, 2:14 PM 16,122 Views 130 Comments

Organisers of the LGBT festival said they are working with gardaí to ensure “the safety and enjoyment of all attending”.

# security - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Terror attacks dent visitor numbers at London sights
# Security
# Security

Terror attacks dent visitor numbers at London sights

Jun 17th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,240 Views 7 Comments

The company which runs the London Eye and Madame Tussauds and a string of theme parks said it believes London will bounce back.

# security - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Why has the terrorism threat level not been raised here?
# Weakest Link
# Weakest Link

Why has the terrorism threat level not been raised here?

Jun 15th 2017, 9:30 PM 3,247 Views 92 Comments

There are moves afoot that show increased security here and Taoiseach Varadkar needs to further strengthen our hand.

# security - Monday 29 May, 2017

3Arena bans handbags and backpacks from tomorrow's Shawn Mendes concert
# Security
# Security

3Arena bans handbags and backpacks from tomorrow's Shawn Mendes concert

May 29th 2017, 8:06 PM 34,051 Views 12 Comments

Only small bags measuring 4.5in x 6.5in will be permitted.

# security - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Gardaí step up security for Guns N' Roses Slane gig
# GNR
# GNR

Gardaí step up security for Guns N' Roses Slane gig

May 27th 2017, 6:01 AM 19,653 Views 54 Comments

Guns N’ Roses make their return to Slane after 25 years.

# security - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Poll: Are you less likely to go to a concert/sporting event following the Manchester attack?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you less likely to go to a concert/sporting event following the Manchester attack?

May 24th 2017, 9:02 AM 25,431 Views 43 Comments

Up to 5,000 soldiers will be deployed on British streets following the attack.

# security - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Threat of football hooligans at next year's World Cup 'fake' and 'overblown'
# Safety Issues
From The42
# Safety Issues

Threat of football hooligans at next year's World Cup 'fake' and 'overblown'

May 18th 2017, 9:42 AM 4,304 Views 6 Comments

One of the Russian organisers for the 2018 finals believes negative media coverage has been unwarranted.

# security - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Laptop ban on Europe-US flights? It could be happening
# Electronic Devices
# Electronic Devices

Laptop ban on Europe-US flights? It could be happening

May 17th 2017, 10:05 PM 14,364 Views 21 Comments

EU and US officials were debating the measure today.

# security - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Security systems installed in homes of Mountjoy prison officers following death threats
# Protection
# Protection

Security systems installed in homes of Mountjoy prison officers following death threats

Apr 29th 2017, 5:30 AM 13,257 Views 13 Comments

Gardai are taking the threats seriously.

# security - Friday 14 April, 2017

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings
# Belfast
# Belfast

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings

Apr 14th 2017, 2:37 PM 13,965 Views 192 Comments

The veteran’s protest is against what it alleges is a “legal witch hunt” against former soldiers who served during the Troubles.

# security - Sunday 26 March, 2017

UK government demand access to WhatsApp messages after London attack
# Security V Privacy
# Security V Privacy

UK government demand access to WhatsApp messages after London attack

Mar 26th 2017, 5:15 PM 20,226 Views 60 Comments

It’s been reported that the 52-year-old Briton who killed four people in Westminster used WhatsApp moments before the assault.

# security - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar
# London Attack
# London Attack

Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar

Mar 23rd 2017, 5:53 PM 11,253 Views 36 Comments

The social protection minister said there is a possibility that somebody could carry out an act of violence in the Irish parliament.

# security - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare'
# Secret Service
# Secret Service

Man arrested after White House 'bomb scare'

Mar 19th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,381 Views 2 Comments

President Donald Trump was away in Florida at the time of the incident last night.

# security - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Pentagon considers renting a floor in Trump Tower to store nuclear launch codes
# New York
# New York

Pentagon considers renting a floor in Trump Tower to store nuclear launch codes

Feb 9th 2017, 7:59 AM 25,681 Views 81 Comments

First Lady Melania Trump and their son Barron are still living in Trump Tower, with Trump planning to make regular visits.

# security - Friday 13 January, 2017

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist
# BTYSTE
# BTYSTE

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist

Jan 13th 2017, 10:20 PM 22,391 Views 32 Comments

Over 1,100 students from 375 schools across the island of Ireland competed for the title.

# security - Monday 2 January, 2017

60 killed in Brazil prison riot with many beheaded and guards held hostage while inmates escaped
# Crime Gangs
# Crime Gangs

60 killed in Brazil prison riot with many beheaded and guards held hostage while inmates escaped

Jan 2nd 2017, 4:45 PM 25,164 Views 20 Comments

Officials say it’s the biggest prison massacre ever to take place in the area.

# security - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'
# President-elect
# President-elect

Trump: 'No computer is safe - if you have something important, write it out'

Jan 1st 2017, 1:37 PM 20,516 Views 87 Comments

Trump rarely uses email or computers despite his frequent tweeting.

# security - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks
# Security
# Security

Taoiseach says 'you can't rule anything out' but gardaí vigilant against terror attacks

Dec 24th 2016, 6:20 AM 10,597 Views 72 Comments

The Taoiseach also addressed calls for mosques and Islamic education to be regulated by the government.

# security - Friday 9 December, 2016

As Ireland's smart cities develop, a government report warns of data security needs
# My Privacy
# My Privacy

As Ireland's smart cities develop, a government report warns of data security needs

Dec 9th 2016, 6:05 AM 5,872 Views 7 Comments

How much of our data are we willing to compromise for an easier life and a more efficient city?

# security - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing
# Dronejacking
# Dronejacking

Hackers to start hijacking drones used for deliveries and policing

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:20 AM 8,525 Views 9 Comments

Security experts warn this is the next step for cybercriminals.

# security - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Row breaks out over delay in garda pay for Joe Biden visit
# Policing
# Policing

Row breaks out over delay in garda pay for Joe Biden visit

Nov 29th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,180 Views 24 Comments

Garda sources say payments were dealt with “on an ad-hoc basis in different regions”.

# security - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Opinion: What can we expect from President Trump's defence policy? Working with Putin, for a start
# Peace Through Strength
# Peace Through Strength

Opinion: What can we expect from President Trump's defence policy? Working with Putin, for a start

Nov 10th 2016, 9:25 PM 44 Views 42 Comments

President Trump will be confronted by a wide range of long-standing security and terror threats, writes Tom Clonan.

# security - Monday 24 October, 2016

Poll: What's your biggest fear about growing older?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What's your biggest fear about growing older?

Oct 24th 2016, 10:22 AM 29,060 Views 119 Comments

A campaign is encouraging people to reach out to their neighbours.

# security - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Opinion: 'Do you have a Yahoo email account? If so, you should close it'
# Security
# Security

Opinion: 'Do you have a Yahoo email account? If so, you should close it'

Oct 9th 2016, 8:30 PM 3,474 Views 50 Comments

Julien Mercille argues that you should, by now, have enough concerns about your Yahoo account to shut it down.

# security - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Oktoberfest kicks off with heightened security over terrorism fears
# Germany
# Germany

Oktoberfest kicks off with heightened security over terrorism fears

Sep 17th 2016, 1:09 PM 18,414 Views 40 Comments

The festival kicked off earlier today with hundreds of thousands expected to attend.

# security - Monday 12 September, 2016

Shannon passengers flying to US no longer have to queue twice for security checks
# Pre-clearance
# Pre-clearance

Shannon passengers flying to US no longer have to queue twice for security checks

Sep 12th 2016, 7:20 PM 16,719 Views 16 Comments

A new screening system is being trialled to combine European and US pre-clearance systems.

# security - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Rose of Tralee stage invader was a ticket holder
# Trouble In The Dome
# Trouble In The Dome

Rose of Tralee stage invader was a ticket holder

Aug 23rd 2016, 9:00 AM 35,464 Views 63 Comments

The event’s organisers say they believe security at the Rose of Tralee is adequate.