Category: Security

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Certificate in Business Security Management in Manila

Global E2C in partnership with Ace And Associates, Inc. brings to Manila “Certificate in Business Security Management,” a two-day program that dwells into the realms of Security evolving itself as a Business Enhancer today. The training will probe into the how, where and what is the status of Security in the C-Suite. The Certificate in...

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Effective Radio Communications: The Officer’s Lifeline on the Field

In previous articles I have discussed the importance of mobility and the function of weapons in the security field, which were the ‘Shoot and Move’ aspects of the business. Here we talk about communications –the importance of effective radio communications in public safety and security. Communications in public safety and security work is the officer’s...

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Usual Safety Hazards and Security Threats on Papal Visit 2015

Although officials from the Department of National Defense and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said in earlier reports that they have not seen any imminent or direct threat on the incoming visit of Pope Francis on January 15-19, security consultancy expert and SecurityMatters’ editor-in-chief Ace Esmeralda said there are still the usual safety...

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FBI Releases Study on Active Shooter Incidents

FBI Releases Study on Active Shooter Incidents

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released a study on active shooter incidents over a decade. The study, with the title “A Study of Active Shooter Incidents in the United States Between 2000 and 2013”, also found that there has been a steady rise of active shooter incidents per year. The study began...

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Pro Active Policing

We know what the problem is: there is a rise in criminality. We need to deal with it, so we look around and see what the others are doing. Some have had success with ‘pro active policing’ so we pitch that line to the public to give them the sense that we are doing something....

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5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Online Payment Fraud

The convenience of online shopping offers is hard to resist. In fact Filipinos tops the list of online shoppers in a recent survey conducted by Nielsen in 2012. But when closing a deal online, the number says otherwise, pointing security as the main concern. With just a few clicks your shopping is done and you just need to...

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Don’t Be a Tempting Target: Hotel Security Tips

You’ve worked hard all year, looking forward to a few blissful, worry-free days of vacation. Not only have you saved money for your much needed getaway, you resisted the urge to call in sick to work or leave early on Fridays, just so you could squirrel away vacation time for a few “mental health days”...

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Secret “Back Doors” in Huawei Devices?

If you own a Huawei device, read on. German magazine Spiegel said secret “back doors” were installed by the U.S. National Security Agency in telecoms equipment manufactured by Chinese telecom giant Huawei and other companies, according to an Associated Press report. Some researchers also claimed earlier that they discovered vulnerabilities in Huawei routers. Huawei, however,...

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Dasma Village Replaces Security Agency Following Binay Convoy Incident

The Dasmariñas Village Association (DVA) has decided to replace the security agency providing security in the village following the incident involving the convoy of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay. The DVA has issued a circular informing its residents that it will no longer acquire the services of Right Eight Security Agency. The circular mentioned that the...