Aug 21, 2013 -The Guardian destroyed computer equipment containing Leaked NSA files. A new survey indicates that organizations are in denial about IT security incidents. DHS has taken over an aerial blimp program. Northeastern University's ALERT Center has kept its DHS Center of Excellence designation.
Aug 20, 2013 -A Palestinian programmer hacked into the Facebook CEO's page to reveal a security flaw, 300 tons of contaminated waste have leaked from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, a top McAfee official takes over DHS cybersecurity post, and more.
Aug 20, 2013 -Cisco Systems, Inc., announced on Monday that it’s releasing Cisco Instant Connect, a new push-to-talk service that allows mobile users to share audio, photos, and live video feeds without expensive infrastructure additions.
Aug 16, 2013 -A leaked NSA internal audit from the Snowden files shows that the NSA's domestic surveillance program violated privacy thousands of times; violence continues in Egypt; and a study finds vulnerabilities in the nation's nuclear power plants.
Aug 15, 2013 -A researcher discovered a flaw in a lighting product allowing it to be controlled by hackers, India has announced a widespread effort to fight cybercrime, IBM is teaming up with the DHS, and more.
Aug 14, 2013 -The Obama administration will set up a surveillance review group. The United Kingdom has announced a new cybersecurity strategy. An airport employee has won a wrongful termination suit in a case resulting from claims he let a friend breach TSA security and attempt to travel without a boarding pass. A new study says that military graduate programs need to improve cybersecurity education.
Aug 13, 2013 -Forty-four people were gunned down in Nigeria while praying at a mosque; security is tightened at the trial of Army private Bradley Manning after a video from the courtroom surfaces online; analyst firm Canalys predicts global IT security spending to grow to $30.1 billion by 2017; and more.
Aug 12, 2013 -"Stop and frisk" ruled unconstitutional; Critics say President Obama’s handling of the NSA surveillance scandal is insufficient; Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that low-level drug crimes will carry less severe penalties; most embassies in the Middle East reopen after terrorism scare; and more.