NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: EU Pledges $350m For Ebola Vaccine, Cybersecurity Report, and New Apple Malware

The European Union has pledged $350 million towards finding a vaccine for the Ebola virus. A new report says that cybersecurity will be the fastest-growing homeland security market over the next decade. And a never-before-seen malware is attacking thousands of Apple devices in China.

States Pass Marijuana, Minimum Wage, and Background Check Initiatives

Along with casting votes for the 114th Congress, states passed a variety of initiatives on Election Day to legalize marijuana and raise the minimum wage.

Morning Security Brief: Increased Scrutiny on Travelers to U.S., Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem, and Shift Work Health Concerns

Travelers from countries that don't need visas to get to the United States will have to provide more personal information. A car drove into a crowd of pedestrians in Jerusalem, the second such attack in two weeks. And long-term shift work can have detrimental effects on the brain, including a decline in productivity and performance.

Morning Security Brief: Cyberattack on Federal Contractor, Virgin Galactic Crash Update, and Threat Information Sharing

More details have emerged surrounding a cyberattack on the government's largest security clearance contractor, USIS. The National Transportation Safety Board has discovered critical clues surrounding the investigation of the crash of the Virgin Galactic tourism space shuttle. And the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council has created a framework to facilitate cyberthreat information sharing among financial institutions.

Morning Security Brief: Spacecraft Crash, Canada Suspends Visas, and WTC Reopens

Virgin Galactic spacecraft crashes in test flight, Canada suspends travel visas for West African countries, and One World Trade Center reopens.

Upgraded Security Management App Now Available for iPad Users

iPad users must upgrade their Security Management app in order to continue receiving their magazine digitally.

Morning Security Brief: Suit Filed Over Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight, EU Holds a Cybersecurity Exercise, And More

The first lawsuit has been filed against Malaysia Airlines over missing flight, the European Union holds its largest cybersecurity exercise, and more.

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.
 




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