Jun 26, 2014 -A bomb killed 21 people in Nigeria's capital yesterday in the latest burst of violence in the region. A GAO report found that State Department overseas facilities have security gaps. And a group of experts has redefined the search area for missing flight MA370.
Jun 25, 2014 -The heathcare records and financial account information of 1.3 million people has been compromised by a data breach in Montana. The mobile phone spyware Edward Snowden claimed the NSA was using may have been pinpointed. A study shows that IT security practitioners are troubled by the state of their data-centric security. Another study indicates that CISOs may be too confident in their abilities to protect their organizations's data.
Jun 24, 2014 -Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson appeared before Congress Tuesday morning to testify on the increase in the number of unaccompanied children crossing the border from Mexico into the United States.
Jun 24, 2014 -The FBI announced on Monday it had rescued nearly 170 children who were victims of sex trafficking. A federal court has released a previously secret U.S. Justice Department memo related to the government's targeted killing program. PCWorld compiles a list of the most dangerous trending cybersecurity threats. And more.
Jun 20, 2014 -The CDC mistakenly sends out live anthrax to fellow scientists, the number of people displaced by violent conflict reaches World War II levels, and Microsoft and Google announce addition of kill-switch feature to cell phones.
Jun 19, 2014 -Texas will increase its border security funding to deal with a surge of immigrants from Central America. The RAND Corporation has released a study examining the shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the United States. Senators have released a bill requesting funding for a Short Line Rail Safety Institute.
Jun 18, 2014 -Iraqi Islamic militants may have captured the country's largest oil refinery. Diehard fans of the World Cup breached security and fans in Nigeria were the targets of a suicide bomber. Baseball venues are to increase their security measures by 2015. Chinese fraudulent Web sites are duping consumers of designer goods.