NEWS & ANALYSIS

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.

Speak Your Mind on Security Management Forums

Security Management's newly redesigned forum gives security novices and professionals alike a common area to exchange expertise and get questions answered.

U.K.: Counterterrorism Bill Criticized by Human Rights Group

Human Rights Watch rebukes the United Kingdom's new counterterrorism legislation which, among many things, seeks to extend precharge detention to 42 days.

New Laptop Bags Could Make Life Easier for Travelers and Security

Travelers would no longer have to remove their laptop computers from their carry-on bag during security screening.

U.S. Predator Drones in Pakistan Free to Hunt Osama Bin Laden

Early in the war on terror, Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf gave the U.S. carte blanche to use Predator drones to hunt down and kill the al Qaeda leader.
 




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