NEWS & ANALYSIS

Private Security Companies Move to the High-Seas

Governments and corporations alike have hired private maritime security contractors to provide training and protection services to defend their marine assets.

Al Qaeda Attacks Western Worker Complex in Yemen

Al Qaeda-linked terrorists claim responsibility for firing three rockets at a villa where Western oil workers live in the city of Sanaa.

IEDs Proliferate from Iraq, Afghanistan

IEDs have become terrorists' weapon of choice and are being used in conflicts far from Afghanistan and Iraq.

Reported Cybercrime Cost U.S. $240 Million

Online auction fraud is the favored tactic of criminals to defraud their victims.

Recent Prosecutions Reveal China's Network of Spies

Intelligence officials warn China has recruited a vast network of spies to gather confidential information on U.S. military technology as well as private corporate technology.

Dengue Fever Infects 55,000 in Rio

The mosquito-borne virus has killed 67 in Rio de Janeiro state, as the public and some government officials blame authorities for a flat-footed response.

Laptop LoJack Leads to Baggage Handlers' Arrest

Three baggage handlers at Tampa International Airport were arrested after an anti-theft tracking device led police to a laptop they had stolen.

TSA Claims Victory for Arrest at Orlando Airport

The TSA says the work of its behavior detection officers led to the arrest of a man carrying bomb-making materials in his suitcase on Tuesday.

No Evidence Terrorists Can Produce Nuclear Weapon

DHS' chief intelligence officer tells Congress that al Qaeda is still searching for scientists with the expertise to produce a nuclear weapon.

US-VISIT Poorly Managed, Probably Behind Schedule

The GAO says DHS spent a third of a biometric program's funding before determining whether it was cost-effective.
 




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