NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Cybersecurity Funding, Nigeria Attack, NSA E-mails, and Russian Separatists

Pentagon’s cybersecurity funding advances, Boko Haram strikes in Nigeria, NSA e-mails to Google released, and Russian separatists defy Putin.

Morning Security Brief: Border Patrol Ignoring Complaints, White House Lockdown, German E-Mail Security, and More

The U.S. Border Control has been ignoring complaints of abuse, says USA Today. The White House was placed on lockdown yesterday when a driver followed a motorcade into a secure area. Germany is developing more secure e-mail options. Parents of firefighters who died on 9-11 have made a court filing asking for leniency for BASE jumpers who slipped past security at the new One World Trade Center.

ASIS International Accolades Awards Submissions Open

ASIS International invites companies exhibiting at the ASIS 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits or the colocated (ISC)² Security Congress 2014 to enter the ASIS 2014 Accolades.

Morning Security Brief: Overseas Embassy Security Concerns, Supply Chain Risk Down, FAA Software Glitch, And More

The State Department's security branch needs to change its practices to improve embassy security, according to a new report. The global supply chain risk is down, but businesses must remain vigilant. The LAX air traffic meltdown last week was caused by a computer glitch. And new iPhones are vulnerable to hacking.

Morning Security Brief: Polio Spread Causes Concern, Tech Companies Announce Data Request Changes, and More

The World Health Organization declares an international health emergency as polio spreads, U.S. technology companies plan to notify users of government data requests, and Target's CEO resigns.

Morning Security Brief: Bomb Plot Foiled, Subway Crash, Transportation Protocols, and More

Police have foiled a teenager's elaborate plan to kill his family and bomb his high school, more than 200 people were injured after two subway trains collided in Seoul, the GAO says HAZMAT transportation protocols should be reviewed, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Two Killed in Blast at Florida Jail, Terrorism Increased Across the Globe in 2013, and More

Two people were killed and 150 others injured after a gas explosion at a Florida jail, terrorist attacks increased by more than 43 percent in 2013, and the Transportation Security Administration lacks tracking methods for body scanning technology.

Morning Security Brief: More Severe Weather, Target Improves IT Security, Survey Released, and Unionizing Security Guards

More severe weather could cause serious problems along the U.S. East Coast today. Target has made a key hire and improved aspects of its IT security. The 2014 TELUS-Rotman IT Security Study has been released. A movement is being built to unionize Apple security guards.

Morning Security Brief: Shooting at Georgia FedEx Center, More Deadly Storms in Southeast, AOL Security Flaw, and More

Six people have been injured in a workplace shooting at a FedEx facility in an Atlanta suburb. The deadly storm system that killed at least 20 people on Monday caused more damage overnight in the Southeastern United States, with more storms on the way. AOL is asking all e-mail users to reset their passwords after a security breach led to a flood of spam. And attacks in the Syrian city of Homs kill at least 37.

DHS Tells Users to Avoid Internet Explorer Until Security Flaw is Fixed

The Department of Homeland Security has advised Internet users to use alternative Web browsers until Microsoft releases an update to fix a security flaw in Internet Explorer.
 




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