NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Australian Security Laws, Drone Dangers, Mobile Payment Hack, and BYOD Nightmares

The Australian Senate has voted through a raft of changes to the nation's security laws. The NYPD is worried about drones being used in terrorist attacks on the city. CurrentC, a mobile payment system, has been hacked. And a survey says BYOD is deeply troubling to IT professionals.

Session Coverage From The 60th Annual ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits

A wrap-up of the educational sessions that took place in Atlanta last month.

Morning Security Brief: White House Hacked, Fed Building Security Ramped Up, and Optimal Network Security

The White House's unclassified servers have been hacked. Security has been increased at federal buildings around the United States. A new McAfee report says that enterprises are finding it difficult to balance optimal network performance and security.

Morning Security Brief: Confusion on Ebola Policies and Procedures, EU Data Policy, Wearable Panic Buttons for Schools, and More

Policies and procedures surrounding individuals who may have been exposed to Ebola are muddled, and the CDC is attempting to offer guidance. A Swedish Internet service provider has been ordered by a court to retain metadata for police that indicates a customer or subscriber's location information. A Bergen County, New Jersey school is implementing wearable panic buttons for its staff of nearly 100. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Quarantined U.S. Nurse Plans to Sue, Second Victim in Washington Shooting Dies, and More

Nurse quarantined by New Jersey Ebola policy plans to sue the state, New York announces changes to its Ebola quarantine policy, a second victim in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting dies, and more.

Update: Two Killed in Washington High School Shooting

The shooter and another individual are dead following a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington.

Washington High School Under Lockdown After Shots Fired Near Cafeteria

Police and emergency personnel respond to a school shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington State.

Morning Security Brief: NYC Confirms First Ebola Case, Associations Educate Franchises on Cyber Risks, and More

New York City officials confirm the first case of Ebola in the city, two associations join forces to educate franchise businesses about cybersecurity, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security considers additional measures to enhance security at the White House.

Federal Jury Finds Blackwater Guards Guilty in 2007 Iraq Killings

A federal jury convicted and immediately jailed four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards yesterday for their roles in a 2007 shooting that injured 17 Iraqis and killed 14 in Baghdad.

Morning Security Brief: Ottawa Shooting Update, White House Fence Jumper, and the Future of Homeland Security

Officials try to learn more about the lone shooter who killed a Canadian soldier. A man jumped the White House fence and was subdued before he reached the building. And the research arm of the DHS announces new goals for developing technology to address the latest security concerns.
 




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