NEWS & ANALYSIS

Public Safety Spectrum Auction Fails to Secure Bid

The Federal Communications Commission auction of public safety spectrum has failed to attract a high enough bid.

China Hacked U.S. Darfur Nonprofits, Groups Say

Two U.S. nonprofits that allege Chinese complicity in Sudanese genocide claim they have been hacked, with the attacks originating in China.

No Document Security Required, Says Contractor of Canada's Counterterrorism Center

The contractor building Canada's new counterterrorism facility did not have to follow any industrial security requirements despite the sensitive nature of its work.

Terrorism List Creates Jihadist Solidarity?

A Somali jihadist group says that by branding it a terrorist organization, the United States will strengthened the group's ties with other radical Islamic terrorists.

Israeli Airline Security Challenged

A civil liberties group has taken the Israeli government to court, challenging the common practice of ethnic profiling in airline security.

Canadian Counterterrorism Building Plans Found in Garbage

No word yet whether the government will have to revise the building's plans for security reasons.

Al Qaeda Harder to Crack than Kremlin

The Washington Post details Western intelligence agencies' many failed attempts to infiltrate al Qaeda.

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur to Fill Top Cybersecurity Post

The unconventional pick has neither the insider status nor the cybersecurity knowledge one would expect for the position, reports The Wall Street Journal and washingtonpost.com.

U.K.: Britain's New National Security Strategy

Prime Minister said the new national security strategy reflects the challenges and threats of a post-Cold War world.

Legislation Seeks DHS Grants for Schools

Representative Bob Etheridge (D-NC) has drafted legislation that explicitly states schools are eligible for homeland security block grants.
 




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