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Surviving a Bank Robbery

28/12/2015 0 Comments
Surviving a Bank Robbery

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 6th Dec 2015   You’re in a bank when it gets robbed. Are you supposed to drop to the floor? Challenge the robber? Try to escape? Raise the alarm? Or try and capture a picture of the robber? Every situation is different and your reaction at […]

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Emergencies at Home are you Prepared?

07/09/2015 0 Comments
Emergencies at Home are you Prepared?

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 9th August 2015   Q: My young child is home during the day with the maid and an elderly relative. What can I can teach the child in case of an emergency at home? Children who are capable of understanding the severity of an emergency and […]

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Community Policing

18/05/2015 0 Comments
Community Policing

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 19th April 2015   Neighbourhood watch or community policing are commonly heard of terms. Authorities across the country are encouraging citizens to join hands with them to keep their community safe, especially in areas of high crime and limited resources. In the absence of clear guidelines […]

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Home Invasion – Gunmen – What do you do?

16/04/2015 0 Comments
Home Invasion – Gunmen – What do you do?

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 5th April 2015   Your home may be your castle, but that doesn’t mean that invaders can’t breach it. “They came at night by scaling the wall when we were fast asleep, tied us up and robbed us of all our belongings.” “I was driving the […]

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What to do when terrorists strike?

08/04/2015 0 Comments
What to do when terrorists strike?

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 22nd March 2015 There is no predicting when and where terrorists will strike, but if you happen to be unfortunate enough to be caught in such a situation, there are some basic rules and guidelines that could make all the difference. What to do if an […]

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Panic Rooms

05/03/2015 0 Comments
Panic Rooms

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 8th Feb 2015 Mention the word “Panic Room” and you might recall Jodie Foster’s Hollywood movie from 2002 of the same name. The movie glorified the concept with gadgets and other supplies, though in reality such rooms are generally less exciting and easier to maintain and […]

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School Security

03/02/2015 0 Comments
School Security

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 4th Jan 2015     Securing our schools In the wake of the Peshawar tragedy a number of voices have been raised to question the authorities on what is being done to secure schools from another such incident. The initial response was to bring forward the […]

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Staying Safe – Q&A

13/10/2014 0 Comments
Staying Safe – Q&A

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 28th Sept 2014   As a security professional it would be impossible to give a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer or ‘do this’ or ‘that’ without probing further to find out the reason for your predicament. Therefore while answering your questions the aim is to provide […]

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Protect your mobile phone from misuse

04/08/2014 1 Comment
Protect your mobile phone from misuse

This Article was first published in the DAWN Magazine on 20th July 2014 If you were to ask people what were their top two worries when they lost a mobile phone, most would say the loss of their contacts and the cost of replacing the set. Probe a little more and you’ll hear them say […]

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Shopping Securely during Festive Season

21/07/2014 0 Comments
Shopping Securely during Festive Season

This was first printed in Dawn Magazine on 6th July 2014 It’s the festive season; the malls and markets are crowded and you jostle through the masses while juggling your countless bags and keeping an eye on your children. Parking is miles away and you snake your way through the traffic snarl ups. You’ve made […]

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