NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Ferguson Protests Continue, Ebola Quarantine, Stadium Security, and Fake Security Screener

After a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri, Attorney General Holder is slated to arrive. A quarantine has been imposed on a Liberian slum, some of whose residents may be infected with Ebola. Metal detectors are being installed at Yankee Stadium. A man posed as an airport security screener to pat down women.

Morning Security Brief: Patient Data of 4.5 Million Compromised, EU Privacy Safeguards, Latin American Security, and More

The healthcare information of approximately 4.5 million patients was compromised at a network of healthcare facilities based in Tennessee. The U.S. Center for Digital Democracy has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that a framework designed to safeguard the privacy of EU citizens is failing, and more.

DHS Seeks Input on CFATS Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to gain stakeholder feedback on its Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program.

Morning Security Brief: Ferguson Unrest, Train Crash, Google Sharks, and Deadly Floods

Governor deploying National Guard in Ferguson, two killed in Arkansas train crash, Google protecting pipeline from sharks, and floods in Nepal and India kill at least 160.

DHS Seeks to Streamline CFATS Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security takes the first step in requesting public comment on the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program to streamline the compliance process.

Morning Security Brief: Ferguson to Release Name of Shooter, IOC Bans West African Athletes, and More

Ferguson authorities plan to release name of the police officer who killed an unarmed teen last weekend, the International Olympic Committee has banned athletes from West Africa, and an Australian teen discovers a security flaw in PayPal's Web site.

FinCEN Releases 'Culture of Compliance' Guidance for Financial Institution Leaders

The U.S. Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network released an advisory Monday aimed at senior management, leadership, and owners of financial institutions on building a culture of compliance under the Bank Secrecy Act.

Morning Security Brief: Ferguson Protests Go Digital, Biometrics Questioned, and Chilean Airport Robbed

Protests following the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, have spurred protests on the street and the Web; the U.K. Parliament is raising concerns about the security of biometrics, and robbers stole $10 million from a Chilean airport.

Morning Security Brief: France Aids the Kurds, Crime and Violence in Mexico, Critical Security Fixes Released, and More

France will supply arms to Iraq's Kurds. Crime and violence is taking a toll on civilians and businesses in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Adobe and Microsoft have released critical security fixes. An Atlantic City casino's security officers are accused of using unnecessary force.

Morning Security Brief: Crimes Against Humanity Allegations, Russian Aid Denied, Firmware Vulnerabilities, and More

A report alleging that the Egyptian government committed crimes against humanity during the mass killings of unarmed protesters last summer was released today; Ukrainian officials are not allowing Russian aid envoy trucks to pass through its border because they are not Red Cross-certified; a new study shows that firmware contains poor encryption and backdoors that could allow hackers to infiltrate the "Internet of things," and more.
 




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