World News Roundup: July 15, 2019

Afghanistan talks agree 'roadmap to peace' https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-48919335 A landmark peace conference between the Taliban and influential Afghans, including government officials, has agreed a "roadmap for peace" that could hasten the end of the 18-year war. A statement called for an end to civilian casualties and the protection of women's rights within an "Islamic framework". The [...]

By | 2019-07-15T09:35:29-04:00 July 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Morsi’s Death, Secretary of Defense Esper, and Iranian Sanctions

https://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-egypt-morsi-muslim-brotherhood-20190624-story.html In the week following his death, Mohamed Morsi has proven to be as divisive a figure as he ever was in life. His death, after a collapse in a courtroom on Monday, was from an apparent heart attack. But, at the time of his death, Morsi was also suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure, [...]

By | 2019-06-24T17:07:07-04:00 June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

May Resigns, Russia’s New Icebreaker, and an IT National Emergency

Theresa May Resigns Acknowledging Failure To Deliver Brexit https://www.npr.org/2019/05/24/726784463/british-prime-minister-theresa-may-acknowledges-defeat-announces-resignation On Friday, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged defeat Friday and announced her resignation as leader of Britain's Conservative Party. The announcement came after years of debate over how the United Kingdom will proceed with Brexit. With her departure, the future of brexit remains uncertain. May [...]

By | 2019-05-27T12:18:59-04:00 May 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chinese Trade War, War with Iran, and Ukranian Snap Elections

US-China Trade War Will Hurt American Families https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/20/perspectives/us-china-trade-war-economic-costs/index.html As President Trump and the Chinese elevate their ongoing trade dispute, lead economists are suggesting that American families will be the ones to pay. Earlier this month, Trump significantly increased tariffs on Chinese trade goods. The immediate consequence could be a 25% tax hike on everything imported [...]

By | 2019-05-20T22:05:01-04:00 May 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CTC Unveils RiskSurv Risk Assessment Survey Tool

WEST PALM BEACH, 2 February 2018 - CTC International Group, Inc., a leading provider of business intelligence and security solutions, today released RiskSurv, the only comprehensive, consistent risk assessment metric and report generation tool on the market. RiskSurv is a global, consistent and cost effective methodology specifically designed to determine an organization’s compliance with its [...]

By | 2019-02-08T14:15:13-05:00 February 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Canadian “Big Maple Leaf” Heist: Are Your Assumptions Hurting Security?

The case of the Canadian "Big Maple Leaf" coin provides a lesson in security and the danger of assumptions. Four individuals are currently on trial in Berlin for the 2017 robbery of the Canadian "Big Maple Leaf", a solid gold coin worth at least $4 million. The coin, which weighed 220 pounds and was a [...]

By | 2019-01-25T16:53:08-05:00 January 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments