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  1. More spy cameras on the way to curb crime

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong The government is pressing ahead with installing cameras in parks to prevent crime, despite being forced to drop a similar plan in Lan Kwai Fong in 2002 after a public outcry. It has mounted cameras in 13 parks, including Victoria Park, and plans to install six more in coming months. Officials say the cameras have curbed crime, including gambling. The first ...

  2. Mainland turns to hi-tech snooping

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... eyes in the sky. The aim is to curb crime and better manage the huge migrant population, but critics say the cameras are an invasion of privacy and have done little to prevent crime ... enables police to solve criminal cases quickly as well as prevent crimes by deterring potential offenders,' he said. Li Yunfeng, deputy police bureau chief from Kunming in Yunnan province, ...

  3. Private guards stand watch at police complex

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo To cut costs, Tai Po regional HQ tenders out its security work Private security guards have been recruited to replace officers guarding police regional headquarters in Tai Po, it was disclosed yesterday. The move was introduced last month as p ...

  4. Cameras in dirty streets trigger privacy debate

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... Team Clean's proposal to install closed-circuit television cameras in hygiene black spots has sparked privacy fears. Liberal Party legislator Tommy Cheung Yu-yan said the government should learn from last year's police plan to install closed-cir ...

  5. Biggest risk to a firm's security is from inside

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... Stuart Biggs Companies often forget basic principles, such as doing staff background checks Given the speed at which they can disable a corporate network, it is not surprising that viruses, worms and hackers continue to receive a large share of media atte ...

  6. Surveillance cameras raise privacy concerns

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Shanghai will install more than 200,000 video surveillance cameras by 2010 to help fight crime, but some citizens have raised privacy concerns. The city would ... and help people in distress. In one case, officials rushed to the aid of an old man who fell down. Many cities around the world have installed surveillance cameras to fight crime. Some estimates ...

  7. Poor job pickings after a lifetime of fighting crime

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Some retired police chiefs go on to highly lucrative jobs as security honchos with developers. Many of their underlings are not so lucky, judging by this internal recruitment advert for those planning to leave the force after a lifetime devoted to protecting the city from crime. Most, it seems, are jobs for drivers. Commercial drivers pay only about HK$9,500, while ...

  8. Companies must strengthen defences against insiders

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or behaviour to insider breaches or crime. For example, indicators of risk for insider data breach could include an employee's reaction to stress, financial and personal predisposition ...

  9. Guardians of society

    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... The demand for professional services is rising as many companies are outsourcing their safety requirements, writes Rosheen Rodwell Security TEN YEARS AFTER the introduction of licensing of security personnel in Hong Kong, the industry is still struggling ...

  10. Second guard arrested over shot fired inside mall

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A second security guard involved in a shooting incident at a busy Causeway Bay shopping mall on Sunday night was arrested yesterday morning. The 40-year-old was one of a five-strong Guardforce cash escort team carrying out duties at the Style ...




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