NEWS & ANALYSIS

Foot and Mouth Disease Research Could Move to Continental U.S.

The Bush Administration wants to move research into the disease from an isolated island off the coast of Long Island, New York, to the continental United States, sparking fears an accident could release the disease into nearby livestock herds and decimate them.

Foodborne Illnesses' Decline Continues to Stall in 2007

Rate of Salmonella infections miss national health targets by the widest margin of any other foodborne illness tracked by the CDC.

Experts: U.K. Companies Must Protect Employees Traveling Abroad

A new U.K. corporate manslaughter law may elevate corporate liability if employees get injured or die while traveling on the job, says iJet Intelligent Risk Systems.

IRS Failing to Protect Taxpayers from Identity Theft

IRS commissioner admits he has no idea how close the agency is to developing a process to respond to and resolve the theft of taxpayers' identities.

Government Purchase Cards Abused, Says GAO

Congress's watchdog agency reports widespread improper and fraudulent use of government purchase cards.

Olympic Torch Route Changed Due to Massive Protests

San Francisco officials have changed the torch relay route and provided three rings of security to protect runners from a replay of what occurred in London and Paris.

Police Surveillance Widens in D.C.

The District of Columbia is set to give police access to a fully integrated network of 5,000 CCTV cameras.

U.S. to Develop an Early Warning System for Hacks

Chertoff compares the effort to the Manhattan Project; security experts are skeptical.

San Francisco Readies Itself for Olympic Torch Relay Tomorrow

After violent protests in London and Paris on Sunday and Monday, city officials have strengthened security measures to try and avoid the same fate in San Francisco.

Bank Account Details Most Popular Item for Sale by Cybercriminals

In the online black market, bank account details can sell for as little as $10.
 




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