Oct 24, 2014 -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.
Oct 23, 2014 -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.
Oct 23, 2014 -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.
Oct 22, 2014 -Canadian authorities did not issue an all clear at a press conference this afternoon updating the public on the situation in Ottawa following shootings at Parliament Hill and Canada's War Memorial.
Oct 22, 2014 -Multiple shots were fired within Canada's Parliament Wednesday morning, causing all federal buildings to be locked down and launching a police effort to secure the facility and track down the gunman.
Oct 22, 2014 -Canada has increased its domestic terrorism threat level from low to medium. The U.S. Government Accountability Office says U.S. strategy to counter Iran in the Western Hemisphere is incomplete. A New York financial regulator sent a letter to banks expressing concerns about the sufficiency of cybersecurity controls of third-party service providers. And more.
Oct 21, 2014 -The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced new travel restrictions that require travelers with flights originating in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea to fly through one of five U.S. airports for enhanced screening for Ebola.
Oct 21, 2014 -The CDC has issued more aggressive guidelines for how healthcare workers should protect themselves when treating an Ebola patient. The GAO looks at how the USDA addresses salmonella in poultry products. The FBI has warned about increased hacking in the financial sector, and more.