Community Safety and Security (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Community Safety or Community Security (CS) is, according to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), a concept that seeks to operationalize human security, human development and state-building paradigms at the local level. The contemporary concept of community security, narrowly defined, includes both group and personal security. Continue reading “Community Safety and Security (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Baku Process (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Baku Process was initiated by the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2008 to establish an effective and efficient dialogue between cultures and civilizations. Based on the fact of existence of communities with historically different religious backgrounds, national-ethnic groups and rich cultural diversity in its territory, Azerbaijan has acted as the initiator of such a global movement.[1][2] Continue reading “Baku Process (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Concealing objects in a book (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

There are many real and fictitious occurrences of concealing objects in a book. Items can be concealed in books in a number of ways. Small items such as a photograph or a note can be hidden in between the pages of the book. Thicker items can be hidden by removing the interior portion of some or all of the pages, creating a book safe or hollowed-out book. Book safes are easy for their owners to recognise, but they do not stand out to a thief or other intruder. Continue reading “Concealing objects in a book (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Autocrypt (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Autocrypt is a cryptographic protocol for e-mail clients aiming to simplify key exchange and enabling encryption.[citation needed] Version 1.0 of the Autocrypt specification was released in December 2017 and makes no attempt to protect against MITM attacks.[1].[non-primary source needed] It is implemented on top of OpenPGP replacing its complex key management by fully automated unsecured[how?] exchange of cryptographic keys between peers[citation needed]. Autocrypt is also a product name used by Penta Security for securing auto communications.[2] Continue reading “Autocrypt (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Background check (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

background check is a process a person or company uses to verify that a person is who they claim to be, and provides an opportunity for someone to check a person’s criminal record, education, employment history, and other activities that happened in the past in order to confirm their validity. The frequency, purpose, and legitimacy of background checks varies between countries, industries, and individuals. An employment background check typically takes place when someone applies for a job, but can also happen at any time the employer deems necessary. A variety of methods are used to complete such a check, from comprehensive data base search to personal references. Continue reading “Background check (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”