Oct 20, 2014 -Nigeria has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization; meanwhile, in Texas, dozens of people who had contact with an Ebola patient were taken off a watch list. The United Nations has released a report about the alarming rise of executions in Iraq. Turkey will allow Kurdish fighters to cross into Syria to aid in the fight against ISIS. And China is blaming the United States for derailing cybersecurity talks.
Oct 17, 2014 -An air Travel ban into the United States from Ebola-plagued West Africa is still on the table. U.S. federal government-issued debit cards will carry chip technology. A tragic incident at a concert in South Korea has killed or injured a number of attendees.
Oct 16, 2014 -The first human trials of a Canadian-developed Ebola vaccine have begun in Maryland. Half a dozen Hong Kong police officers are suspended after a video surfaced of pro-democracy protesters being beaten. And, the third major security vulnerability this year has been discovered by researchers at Google.
Oct 15, 2014 -A second medical worker has tested positive for Ebola in Dallas. The U.S. GAO has released a report on preventing terrorists from smuggling nuclear materials. A university guest speaker canceled after a threat of a mass shooting did not lead to changes in security. And More.
Oct 14, 2014 -A Dallas nurse has become the first person to contract Ebola within the United States, and her condition is reported as "clinically stable." ISIS has gained control of a base on the outskirts of Baghdad, and nearly 200,000 have fled their homes in Western Iraq. A government-built cybersecurity solution could help ease IT-budget cut woes.
Oct 10, 2014 -In a field hearing in Dallas, an official from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that impeding travel between West Africa and the rest of the world could be detrimental to stopping the Ebola epidemic.
Oct 10, 2014 -Congress to host a field hearing on Ebola at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Japan braces for super typhoon as it nears Okinawa, Google issues updates on its right to be forgotten enforcement efforts, and Europol official discusses cybercrime kingpins with the BBC.
Oct 09, 2014 -The FDA has announced efforts to work with public and private healthcare organizations to prevent cyberattacks on medical devices. The United Kingdom has released a report detailing its latest infrastructure efforts. And DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson addresses rumors that ISIS fighters are crossing into the United States from Mexico.