NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Data Breach Law Suit, World Trade Center Security Woes, Terrorist Watchlist, and More

Two banks are suing Target and Trustware for damages from the holiday-season data breach. This week has seen Base Jumpers and CNN producers try their hand at bypassing World Trade Center Security. The Terrorist Watchlist complied by the FBI is the subject of a new audit report. The death toll rises in Oso.

Europol Director Wainwright to Deliver Keynote Speech at ASIS European Security Conference, April 1-3

Europol Director Rob Wainwright will deliver his keynote speech, “Organized Crime: The Scale of the Challenge Facing Europe,” at ASIS International’s 13th European Security Conference & Exhibition, to be held at the World Forum in The Hague, the Netherlands, April 1-3, 2014.

Morning Security Brief: Proposals to End NSA Collection Program, Landslide Search Continues, Shooting at Naval Base, And More

The President and Congress are both proposing an end to the NSA's bulk phone data collection and storage program; search efforts resume today for victims of a landslide in Washington State; a shooting at the Norfolk Naval Base in Virginia leaves two dead; and angry families of the victims of Malaysian Flight 370 clash with police in Beijing.

BREAKING: Missing Malaysian Flight Crashed in Indian Ocean

Malaysia's prime minister and Malaysian Airlines announce that the missing flight, 370, crashed in the southern Indian Ocean after taking off from Kuala Lumpur.

Morning Security Brief: Fatal Mudslide, Malaysia Flight, Russian Threat, and Israeli Counterterrorism

Search in Washington state continues, Possible Malaysian plan wreckage, Russian threatens while Ukraine retreats, Israeli shootings threaten peace talks

Morning Security Brief: New Food Security Rules, Flight Debris Eludes Searchers, and More

A new proposed rule by the FDA would require food processors and manufacturers to take steps to prevent potential terrorist attacks. The search for the missing Malaysian flight continues. And, self-defense groups in Ukraine are forced to turn in illegal firearms, and

Academic Paper Suggests Additional Airport Security Not 'Sensible'

An academic paper suggests additional security measures to protect airports are not "sensible expenditures" because the likelihood of an attack is low.

Morning Security Brief: Sanctions Against Russia, Taliban Attacks Afghan Police, Secure UK Currency, And More

EU leaders are considering economic sanctions against Russia, which could have grave consequences for Europe's economy. Taliban insurgents attacked a police station in Jalalabad, killing 10. The UK is working on a £1 coin with enhanced security features to curb counterfeiting. And a congressional hearing deals with human trafficking.

Morning Security Brief: Crimea Update, New Radar Data in Missing Plane Case, Catastrophic Cyber Attacks, and More

The situtation in Crimea continues to evolve, with Ukranian Navy HQ taken over by Pro-Russian activists. Thai radar data sheds another pinprick of light on the missing Malaysian Air flight. The likelihood of a catastropic cyberattack is probed. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Crimea Votes to Break Away From Ukraine, Missing Flight Update, And More

Russia moves to annex the Black Sea Peninsula after Crimea votes overwhelmingly to break off from Ukraine; the search continues for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 as theories explaining its disappearance begin to take shape; and Japan holds a cybersecurity drill as it prepares to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
 




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