Security And Threats Of Security

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Security refers to freedom from, or resilience against, potential harm (or other unwanted coercive change) from external forces. Beneficiaries (technically referents) of security may be persons and social groups, objects and institutions, ecosystems, and any other entity or phenomenon vulnerable to unwanted change by its environment.
As a term, security is most commonly used to refer to protection from hostile forces, but it has a wide range of other senses: for example, as the absence of harm (e.g. freedom from want); as the presence of an essential good (e.g. food security); as resilience against potential damage or harm (e.g. secure foundations); as secrecy (e.g. a secure telephone line); as containment (e.g. a secure room or cell);
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Sources in the Police Department said that private hostels do not take necessary measures before renting out their rooms. The rules and regulations of most hostels of the city are extremely lenient, allowing anyone to rent a room without having to show identification or other documents. Sources said the department does not have any data about these hostels.
Most hostels of the city have not taken any measures to enforce rules and regulations. They are owned and run by businessmen who aim to maximize their profits by cutting down the costs. Consequently, the hostels' security is compromised and many such hostels do not even hire security guards.
In most hostels, there is an acute shortage of administrative and maintenance staff. However, in hostels where administrative officials are hired, the owners only question the staff about the monthly rent. It has been learnt that private employees are running the hostels' affairs and they do not focus on Standard Operation Procedure, as they are not professional administrators. Muhammad Ismail, an administrative official at a private hostel, said the hostel had displayed rules and regulations at the entrance lobby, but it was difficult to implement them when the hostel was housing many more people than it had space
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