NEWS & ANALYSIS

European Union to Extend the Life of Its Internet Security Agency

Some lawmakers, however, fear that the agency cannot protect the European Union from large-scale cyberattacks.

Business Executives are "Big Phish" to Hackers

Hackers are e-mailing phony subpoenas that, once opened, allow hackers to take control of corporate executives' computer or steal valuable information.

U.S. Must be More Resilient to Disasters and Terrorism, Experts Explain

Private and public experts briefed Congress on the importance of critical infrastructure resilience and how the country should improve its ability to recover quickly from large-scale disruptions.

Locked in Combat

Record oil revenues are making Nigeria's conflicts harder to solve.

DHS Invests in Hi-Tech Antiterrorism Buoys

DHS hopes the hi-tech buoys will provide an inexpensive alternative to the current practice of aircraft and satellite surveillance.

REAL ID, WHTI Opponents' Concerns Persist

Testifying before Congress, public and private sector critics joined civil libertarians to attack REAL ID and the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative on multiple fronts.

Air Marshals' Names Found on No-Fly List

Air marshals assigned to protect flights have been denied access because their names appeared on the no-fly list, according to The Washington Times .

Terrorism Fatalities Up in 2007

In its annual terrorism report, the State Department cites a sustained threat from al Qaeda, and offers to remove North Korea removal from its list of state terrorism sponsors if it de-nuclearizes.

Report: U.S. Cigarette Smuggling Still Funds Terrorism

A new Congressional report charges that cigarette smuggling in the U.S., especially in New York State, funds terrorist organizations abroad to the detriment of national security.

Intelligence Chiefs Learn From Experience

Top U.S. intelligence officers explain how the mistakes they made in Iraq hold lessons for us all.
 




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