NEWS & ANALYSIS
Aug 21, 2014 -UPS stores are the latest retailers to be hacked, and customer financial data may have been compromised. Germany announces proposals to ramp up cybersecurity protections of critical infrastructure. The full-body X-ray scanners used in airports until last year have concerning security flaws, and more.
Aug 20, 2014 -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.
Aug 19, 2014 -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.
Aug 18, 2014 -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.
Aug 18, 2014 -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.
Aug 15, 2014 -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.
Aug 15, 2014 -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.
Aug 14, 2014 -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.
Aug 14, 2014 -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.
Aug 13, 2014 -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.