Researchers explain how tolerance in Turin's Olympic village is helping refugees to help themselves.
Brussels in mourning.
The focus has for a long time been on protecting aircraft. We've just been reminded how vulnerable pre-check-in areas can be.
A man displays a protest message on his iPhone at a rally in support of Apple’s refusal to help the FBI access the iPhone of a shooter involved in San Bernardino mass killing.
Now that Apple has refused to build a backdoor into its own device, should the FBI turn to ethical hackers to gain access to a terror suspect's iPhone?
Apple is refusing to back down in its fight with the FBI.
Apple's refusal to back down in its fight with the FBI is a sharp reversal from just a few years ago when it was the government urging tech companies to do more to protect consumer privacy.
How the borrowed concept of gated communities is dividing rich from poor in the Peruvian capital.
There has been a rapid expansion of the tasks now carried out on a daily basis around Australia by private security personnel.
The legal status of private security staff is, for the most part, decidedly uncertain.
We know what we look like, but how do algorithms see us?
We increasingly depend on algorithms applied to big data, but even algorithms make mistakes that could label us in worrying ways
Turning fingers into keys.
Biometrics in schools may compromise pupils' life-long security for the sake of short term ease of administration.
These participants in a seminar on advocacy and peacebuilding are part of a generation of young people working for global peace and security.
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When nearly half the world's people are under 24 years old, they clearly have a critical role to play in working for peace and security around the world.
Pedestrians walk across the Mexican border.
Like France, the US faces the possibility that ISIS will attack an American city sooner or later.
Recent events show that you can't always stop an attack, even when you prepare for one.
Afghan refugee children returning from Pakistan learn about the dangers of mines and explosives at a UNHCR registration centre in Kabul.
As Western nations increasingly focus elsewhere, the battle for Afghanistan rages on.
Quantum key distribution technology can be implemented with single photons using an optical channel to encrypt any data transmission.
There will be a quantum leap in securing online confidentiality with key distribution technology.
Walking in sync.
A scholars' panel looks at the diplomacy, the science and the pragmatism behind the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action signed between Iran and six world powers.
The end of privacy?
Israel is suspected of spying on Iran's nuclear talks using a virus to hack the devices that are all around us.
When Australians hear about Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s dire warnings and counter-terrorism raids, they could lose historical perspective on the threat posed by Islamic State.
Dire government warnings and counter-terrorism raids in our suburbs paint a picture of the worst threat Western nations have ever faced. A little historical perspective is in order.
Let me see if I’ve got this right…
Dear Prime Minister Cameron, You recently proposed that all internet apps – and their users' communications – be compelled to make themselves accessible to state authorities. I want to explain why this…
A wave of small-scale assaults has shaken public confidence in governments’ capacity to protect citizens from terrorism.
The Charlie Hebdo massacre and the subsequent attack on the Hyper Cache kosher market in France are merely the latest and most bloody jihadist atrocities to have traumatised the West. From Ottawa to Sydney…
Words are more powerful than guns.
International airports are a busy place to be. Nearly 200,000 passengers pass through London Heathrow Airport every day. The internal security of the country depends on effective airport checks. All departing…
The Toronto G20 summit showed what starts out as a peaceful protest can turn into a violent clash.
The Brisbane G20 summit is shaping up to to be Australia’s largest security operation. In recent decades, most large-scale protests in Australia have been relatively peaceful events, but the policing of…