Pharmaceutical Crime: First INTERPOL-AFRIPOL Front-Line Operation Sees Arrests & Seizures Across Africa

A pan-African police operation jointly coordinated by INTERPOL and AFRIPOL has identified hundreds of suspects and resulted in seizures of more than 12 million illicit health products. Codenamed ‘Flash-IPPA’ (Illicit Pharmaceutical Products in Africa), the two-month operation, which ended in December, brought together law enforcement and drug regulatory agencies from 20 African countries to dismantle the organized crime networks behind regional pharmaceutical crime. Ahead of the operation, using globally sourced regional data shared via INTERPOL’s secure global police communications network, I-24/7, countries were able to target crime networks producing and…

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How to Manage Multimode Fiber Distance Limits

Multimode fiber optic cable is the backbone of most modern corporate networks. Multimode fiber optic networks are more efficient, easier to install, and significantly cheaper than single mode systems – making them the top choice for everyone from small businesses to large enterprises. There’s just one thing preventing multimode fiber from being the perfect network solution – multimode fiber distance limits. Single mode fiber networks can’t compete with multimode systems on price, but multimode fiber has a much shorter data transmission range. As networks grow and required data transmission speeds…

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What can AI Cloud do for Enterprises

By Mitish Chitnavis, Chief Technology Officer, iValue InfoSolutions Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cloud computing are at the center of most enterprise solutions today. Individually, the two technologies have evolved to support businesses in handling large data volumes, structuring their IT infrastructure, and accelerating processes and operations. The AI cloud is the natural progression of the technologies, wherein AI is deployed within the cloud environment to enhance decision intelligence while reducing costs. What is an AI Cloud The combination of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cloud computing, or the AI cloud, is…

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CEOs of the Future

Harsh Wardhan, Chief Executive Officer, CSC India Evolution promises growth and transformation. This fast-growing contemporary world demands timely conditioning, we need to bring out the best version of ourselves regardless of age or gender. Corporate management is one sector that challenges you, the benefits of which can be reaped if one can overcome a challenge. We need more critical thinkers and problem solvers to mentor corporations to reach the pinnacle of success. Positive reformation in the corporate world requires a shift in the mindset; from profit to purpose, from controlling…

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Eagle Eye Networks Targets Smart Cities, Education, Public Safety to Fuel India Expansion

Eagle Eye Networks, the global company in cloud video surveillance and artificial intelligence, recently announced its 2022 expansion plans in India will focus on the country’s tech-savvy industries, smart cities, education, and public safety. Headquartered in the U.S., with customers around the world, Eagle Eye began its expansion in India in 2021 when it acquired artificial intelligence (AI) leader Uncanny Vision, based here in Bangalore. Since that time, Eagle Eye has doubled the size of its sales staff with the goal of building a sales organization with exceptional technical knowledge,…

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Security Industry World-Wide Preparing & Bracing for the Expected Crime Wave that May Occur Because of the Russian & Ukrainian Affair

Kunwar Vikram Singh, Chairman, Central Association of Private Security Industry (CAPSI) The pandemic resulted in an economic meltdown with various crime related issues. The Russian and Ukrainian saga is a global threat because it impacts globally on the energy security. Oil and natural gas are the foundation to all costs for living. Besides these, Ukraine exports grains to many countries which will add and impact the cost of food such as cooking oil, bread and beer. A second economic meltdown after the pandemic that initially lip-slapped the economy would be…

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IT Security Leaders Lean on External Support for Most Aspects of Threat Intelligence

Threat intelligence has become a must-have for incidents’ prevention and an important area for organizations to invest in. At the same time, this new specialty remains challenging for IT security teams because it requires constant tracking, analyzing and interpreting of large amounts of fragmented data in addition to regular re-evaluation and adjusting of appropriate skills, sources and tools. The new study, evaluating threat intelligence practices among firms with mature cyber security functions, revealed that although 83% of decision-makers recognize the crucial role of threat intelligence in building a resilient cybersecurity…

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Private Security Industry – A Perspective on Occupational Stress

Anil Puri CMD, APS group A first generation serial entrepreneur, thought leader and an action catalyzer rolled into one – Anil Puri is a rare combination of a visionary, an innovator and a strategic thinker. He has used this combination to innovate and implement on-ground many new business ideas. His rich experience in various businesses has enabled him to nurture & mentor innovative ideas and scale them up. Introduction Occupational stress and burnout are emerging as possibly the biggest threats to the security industry. Long hours, coupled with ‘alert overload’…

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Digital India 2022 Major Technology Trends for Indian IT Industry

Vikas Bhonsle, CEO, Crayon Software Experts India Every company is already an IT company today. Corporates or SMEs, every workplace today is accessing digital tools and solutions most organically. We are adapting to futuristic technologies faster than ever, thanks to the disruptive year of 2020. And India is one of the fastest-growing IT markets in this race, after the US and China. The IT industry here has witnessed growth in the last two decades, and soon, it is expected to touch the $100 billion mark. The Government of India has…

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How to Provide Dynamic Engagement in Distance Learning

Digital learning has emerged in a gigantic way in the past few years, and the pandemic situation has further propelled its growth. The education providers who had adopted online learning methods during lockdown are leveraging it in their future plans. In a recent EU report polling educators on this topic, it was identified that as many as more than 96% plan to continue with distance learning technology after the pandemic1 . The cost and flexibility benefits are evident – with teachers being able to take lectures for different classrooms in…

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