NEWS & ANALYSIS

Watch Out For World War III Spam, Say Security Experts

Spam e-mails declaring U.S. has invaded Iran deliver malware, according to an internet security firm.

Amtrak's Counterterrorism Program Heads West

A mobile unit of 19 counterterrorism agents will randomly screen passengers for explosives and look out for suspicious behavior at California rail stations.

Security Patch Stops Spoofing

Network infrastructure and operating system vendors coordinated the release of a security patch on Tuesday to plug up the vulnerability.

NIST Calls for Better Technologies to Spot Infrastructure Decay

NIST will invest in research to develop technology that can identify critical infrastructures in need of repair and replacement.

Disaster Management Experts Brief Congress on Ways to Protect Mass Gatherings

Security experts and lawmakers fear a terrorist mass-casualty attack at malls, sporting events, and other places where crowds congregate.

Gunmen Killed Outside U.S. Consulate in Istanbul

Authorities trying to establish identity and motive of attackers.

Pennsylvania's Top Cop to Head NFL Stadium Security

Duties will include pregame security screening, fan behavior, and signal stealing between teams.

The Importance of Being Modest Regarding Public CCTV Systems

Advocates of public CCTV systems should steer away from misleading arguments that such technology reduces crime and rather tout its ability to solve crime.

U.K.: Government Officials Warn of Insider Threats of Terrorism

The United Kingdom's new risk assessment methodology identifies high-risk positions at critical infrastructure assets to ensure employees filling such positions pose no security risks.

Mercenary Jailed in Failed Coup Plot

Bungled coup leader pays a high price for failure.
 




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