Jul 18, 2014 -Following yesterday's plane crash in eastern Ukraine, Pro-Russian separatists occupying the region have offered a truce to allow experts to investigate the wreckage of the downed Malaysia Airlines jet. The U.S. GAO also reports on weaknesses in the FDIC's information security controls and the U.S. Senate passes a terrorism insurance extension act.
Jul 17, 2014 -Militants shut down Kabul International Airport this morning with gunfire, a hearing on biosecurity revealed that there is no national oversight for high-risk facilities, Obama is expected to announce an infrastructure funding plan, and gas prices in the U.K. skyrocket.
Jul 16, 2014 -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.
Jul 15, 2014 -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.
Jul 15, 2014 -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.
Jul 11, 2014 -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.
Jul 09, 2014 -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.