Tag: Security

PTCL Smart Cloud certified on International Security Standards

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PR: Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) reaches yet another milestone in Digital Services as it attains Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCIDSS) certification v3.2 for its Infrastructure-As-A-Service (IaaS) offering – PTCL Smart Cloud. PCI DSS certification is a landmark achievement for PTCL Smart Cloud services, which assures maximum security compliance as per international standards. Pakistan’s […]…Read More

Significance of Bacillus thuringiensis for Food Security and its Future Standpoint

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article image Food security has become a key problem for increasing human population not only in developing or underdeveloped countries but also in developed countries. It has appeared as a serious threat to the whole world because food security, by definition (i.e. providing ample and healthy food to all human beings without any discrimination of colour, creed, […]…Read More

GIS for National Security and Counterterrorism Strategy

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article image At least for the last three decades, one of the most discussed topics in social sciences is terrorism and national security. However, social sciences lack a logical justification of why terrorism occurs? Why it escalates and de-escalates? Why certain types of victims are selected? And, what determines the choice of weapons? Despite some contributions by […]…Read More

Pakistan at elevated risk of malware attack, says Microsoft Security Report

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Internet has eased up our lives at various levels but along with its bad part like cyber threats looming on the Internet and turns out, Pakistanis may be more prone to these attacks than other people. Pakistan is an immense risk of cyber-attacks, ranked second after Bangladesh on Microsoft’s list that has a high encounter […]…Read More

Control of Food-Borne Parasites for Improved Food Safety and Security

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As livestock is a major source of food production, growth of food animals is hampered by diseases and ultimately livestock sector is disturbed. This is particularly important because livestock sector has many roles like income generation for small handlers, source of food, energy production in the form of biogas and dung, utilization of marginal lands, […]…Read More

Food Security Issues related to meat-borne parasites

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Communities related to global health have recognized that parasites have great influence on human economic activities, health and nutrition but unfortunately the same consideration has not been achieved by the animal parasites with the same outcomes. This is of utmost importance because almost half of the world population, particularly the poor, depend upon livestock systems […]…Read More

Food security policy ready for legislation

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Food Security Policy from the Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) is ready with its first draft for consultation with provincial partners and Cabinet for discussion. Dr. Yusuf Zafar Chairman PARC said during 8th Meeting of Inter Provincial Research Coordination Committee (IPARCC) occurred at PARC Headquarters in Islamabad. Dr. Yusuf Zafar explained the members of meeting […]…Read More

Experts fear termination of food security project will hit research sector

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Termination of $30 million food security project by USAID has drawn criticism from experts and stakeholders and they fear that the abrupt decision will affect the ongoing research and scholar exchange programmes in the country. They claimed the situation will badly hit the higher education sector and it will affect ties between the United States […]…Read More

Pakistan needs to adopt latest technology for food security

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Farming community should be encouraged by government and facilitate them to adopt innovative and latest technology of the time for minimizing post-harvest losses and maximizing production of agriculture, said Abdul Basit President Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. President LCCI stated that there are a number of reasons due to which the agriculture sector is […]…Read More