NEWS & ANALYSIS

Violent Crime Down in First Half of 2007

A new report shows that violent crime is down in aggregate, but police are still frustrated by a stubborn rise in violent crime in certain jurisdictions.

From the Archives: How Should Malls Address Terrorism?

A Security Management article from July 2003 examined how Israel protects its shopping centers from terrorist attack.

Algiers Bombing Kills 67

Al Qaeda's North African affiliate is believed to be the culprit.

African Airport Aims for TSA Clearance

Ivory Coast has hired a Canadian company to help it win TSA certification

Fingerprint Collection Increases at Dulles

DHS has begun collecting 10 fingerprints per international visitor to increase security and accuracy. The policy will extend to all ports of entry by the end of 2008.

Security Guards Go Green in Bali

Traditional security guards on Pemuteran, a five-hectare marine conservation zone, protect the ecosystem's natural treasures.

Cyberattack on Nuclear Laboratory May Have China Link

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, according to a government memo, suffered phishing attacks possibly from China.

Virtual Border Fencing A Go Despite Problems

Virtual fencing, to be deployed by the Department of Homeland Security, may not work as contractor promised.

Red Cross Tests Web 2.0 System

The Red Cross tested updates using the web site Twitter.com during the California wildfires.

Britain Looks to Increase Precharge Detention to 42 Days

Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his Home Secretary are seeking a maximum of 42 days to hold terrorism suspects without charge in exceptional circumstances.
 




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