NEWS & ANALYSIS

United States Charges China in First Criminal Cyber Espionage Case

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the United States is formally charging members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army with cyber espionage. They are accused of stealing trade secrets from six U.S. companies.

Morning Security Brief: China Cyber Spying Charges, MERS victims, Kenya Embassy, Virginia Cybersecurity Panel

U.S. charges China with cyber espionage. Third MERS victim confirmed. Embassy in Kenya heightens security. Virginia names cybersecurity leaders.

Morning Security Brief: San Diego Area Police Arrest Teens for Arson, FCC Unveils Text-To-911 Program, and More

Police arrest two teens for arson in San Diego, the Federal Communications Commission unveils its Text-to-911 program, and the Government Accountability Office releases a new report on biological threat agents.

Morning Security Brief: Death Toll in Turkey Rises, State of Emergency in San Diego County, GAO Report, and More

The death toll in a deadly mining accident in Turkey continues to rise; wildfires are still ravaging San Diego County, California, where Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency; the GAO releases a report on DHS efforts to improve the CFATS program; and South Korea prosecutors charge crew members from the sunken ferry with murder.

Morning Security Brief: Mining Disaster, MERS, Wildfires Threaten San Diego, and Climate Change Impact on Security

A mine fire in Soma, Turkey, has killed at least 230. MERS is not yet a world health emergency says the WHO. U.S. generals says climate change threatens national security. San Diego is being threatened by a wildfire.

Morning Security Brief: Search For Nigerian Girls, Iranian Hacker Threat, and Questions for Google

The U.S. is deploying surveillance aircraft in Nigeria, Iranian hackers have become more aggressive, and Europe's Google search results come into question.

Morning Security Brief: Al Qaeda Foiled, Cybersecurity Lobbying, Boko Haram Video, and Ukraine Vote

U.S. embassy kidnapping fails, lobbying on cybersecurity issues triples, Nigerian terrorists demand exchange, and Russian separatists claim victory in Ukraine.

Morning Security Brief: Second White House Lockdown, NTSB Makes Recommendations on Pilot Weather Advisories, and More

The White House went into lockdown mode for the second time this week after suspicious packages were thrown over the fence. The NTSB makes recommendations that the National Weather Service provide more comprehensive information to pilots. And an article in The New York Times explores the effectiveness of the U.N. Security Council in dealing with the crises Syria and Ukraine.

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.
 




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