Sep 25, 2014 -Airstrikes on Iraq and Syria have raised concerns of retaliation after a French citizen was beheaded by jihadists. New York and New Jersey are increasing security in key locations. And the malware used in the Home Depot breach threatens other retailers.
Sep 24, 2014 -A wharf fire shut down the Port of Los Angeles and some of the port of Long Beach yesterday. Home Depot's IT security chief sabotaged the IT system of a former employer. The fence jumper at the White House defeated multiple rings of protection. eBay has a listings security problem it is not fixing.
Sep 23, 2014 -The United States launched airstrikes against ISIS in Syria on Tuesday and also targeted another terrorist organization in the region. Penetration testing has determined that HealthCare.gov contains a "critical" security vulnerability, and other findings from an Inspector General report. And, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released several reports on Monday related to safety and security.
Sep 19, 2014 -Voters in Scotland have rejected independence from the United Kingdom, allowing Britain’s nuclear submarine bases to stay in the region, and President Barack Obama signs an executive order to create a national strategy to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Sep 18, 2014 -A raid in Australia thwarted plans of IS members to kidnap and behead random people. NYC is stepping up security after IS encouraged attacks on tourist sites. A 3D printed drone is making its way to the battlefield. And the black market blood business is thriving in Africa due to Ebola.
Sep 17, 2014 -The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee questioned officials from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI on Wednesday on counterterrorism measures to stop the spread violent extremism from the Middle East to the rest of the world.
Sep 17, 2014 -The website Healthcare.gov has lingering security weaknesses. Polls indicate that Americans are afraid again, but on many fronts. Apple has reactivated two-factor authentication to iCloud. Finland has investigated its first terrorism case.
Sep 16, 2014 -The United States will send 3,000 troops to West Africa to help curb the Ebola outbreak. The Washington Post describes the NFL's vast security network in a behind-the-scenes look. And a GAO report says that DHS has not effectively integrated its vulnerability assessments of critical infrastructure.