NEWS & ANALYSIS

Senate Authorizes Surveillance Expansion

The Senate has approved a measure that would expand the government's clandestine surveillance powers.

Highlights from ASIS Security Conference

A former British Army intelligence officer's analysis of the counterterrorism policies of southeastern nations was among the presentations given on the first day of ASIS International’s second Asia-Pacific Conference in Singapore Tuesday.

Defense Analyst and Three Chinese Nationals Arrested for Spying

A Defense Department analyst and three Chinese Nationals have been arrested in espionage-related cases.

Report: Threat to Nuclear Reactors Underestimated

A new report finds that the risks of a terrorist attack on a nuclear reactor on a college campus have been underestimated.

Art Heist in Zurich Significant in Terms of Money and Tactics

A heist in broad daylight in Zurich may signal a new tactic being used by art thieves.

Laws Needed To Govern CCTV, says Surveillance System Developer

The president of a surveillance system developer urges Congress to establish laws regarding the use of surveillance technologies.

DHS Cybersecurity Nominee Criticized

The Department of Homeland Security nominee for the job of securing computer networks across agencies is drawing criticism from Congress.

Illegal Worker Discovered in Parliament

In the latest security lapse, an illegal worker who fled Heathrow security three years earlier was found working as a cleaner at Parliament.

White House Seeks IT Security Spending Hike

The Bush Administration looks to strengthen the U.S.' IT security spending by 10 percent for FY 2009.

Little Progress Made on Airport Security Screening Technology

Deployment of new technology at airport security checkpoints has been slow, leaving travelers vulnerable, say experts.
 




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