NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Google's "Project Zero" Internet Security Team, IT Defense Budget, and Nuclear Power Plant Security

Google has put together a team of security researchers aimed at reducing threats online. The Senate Appropriations Committee has released a draft of its bill proposing cuts to the defense IT budget. And a Japanese nuclear power plant receives preliminary approval for two of its reactors from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

EEOC Updates Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission releases updated enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination and related issues in an effort to address the "significant number" of cases of alleged pregnancy discrimination involving employers.

Morning Security Brief: More Chinese Espionage Charges, Hamas Rejects Cease-Fire, Deadly Russia Metro Accident, and More

The U.S. Justice Department has charged a Chinese businessman with stealing secrets from U.S. companies including Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Islamic Militant group Hamas has rejected a cease-fire proposed by the Israeli government as the fighting continues. At least 19 people are dead in one of the worst metro accidents in Russia's history. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Shooting Report, CDC Closings, Gaza Drone, and Hacking Response

Report details response issues at Navy Yard shooting, CDC temporarily closes two labs, drone shot down in Israel as Gaza deaths rise, and digital first aid kit released.

Morning Security Brief: Researchers Unveil Secure Password Experiment, Gaza Death Toll Rises, And More

Researchers unveil experiment that teaches individuals how to remember randomly created passwords, the death toll in Gaza rises, and DHS Secretary Johnson asks Congress to move on emergency funding for border security.

Morning Security Brief: Federal Worker Database Breached, ATF Review, Cybersecurity, and More

Chinese hackers accessed a database of federal workers' information in March, a GAO report on changes in the ATF, cybersecurity concerns for industrial control systems, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Forgotten Smallpox Samples Found, Electronic Device Screening, Light Bulb Hack, and More

Forgotten vials of the smallpox virus have been found in a laboratory near Washington, D.C. New electronic device screening for international flights is an inconvenience, but worthwhile, experts say. Network-enabled light bulbs have been hacked. Thinktank computers have been compromised by the Deep Panda hackers.

Morning Security Brief: Typhoon in Japan, Anti-Malware Initiatives, and National Security Hacking

Okinawa is bracing for Typhoon Neoguri and its impact on the infrastructure. IIEE has released two anti-malware initiatives to protect software engineers. And Chinese hackers are gathering information on U.S. policy in the Middle East.

Morning Security Brief: Airport Security, Border Hearing, NSA Surveillance, and Saudi Troops

TSA releases new airport security details, Senate holding border crisis hearing, nontargeted citizens caught in NSA surveillance web, and Saudi troops reportedly amass at Iraq border

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Beefs Up Airport Security Abroad, Civilian Casualties from IEDs Increase, And More

Airports increase security as the United States voices concerns about new bomb threats, the number of civilian casualties from IEDs grew 70 percent over the past three years, and security researchers uncover a "significant cybercrime operation" targeting Brazilians.
 




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