NEWS & ANALYSIS

Chinese Hack Attacks Worry Pentagon

The Defense Department, however, stops short of accusing the Chinese government of the attacks.

E.L.F. Strikes Seattle Suburb

Five luxury homes deemed "eco-friendly" by developers were set ablaze by radical environmentalists acting on behalf of the Earth Liberation Front.

Australia: Security Industry Gets Tough on Its Guards

Under tough new standards implemented in September, the security industry in New South Wales, Australia, has fired more than 150 security guards and refused licenses to 65 more for inappropriate behavior .

The Terrorism Threat Online

Terrorism and computer security experts discussed the myriad real and potential terrorism threats emerging online, such as cyberattacks against vital infrastructure and terrorist use of online social networking to aid in their activities.

Conference Promotes Data Sharing Among CISOs

A new security conference organized by eBay gets CISOs to do what they are most reluctant to do: share data about information vulnerabilities.

UN Personnel No Longer Protected From Attack

"Our blue flag does not protect us anymore," UN official says.

TSA Strengthens Whistleblower Protections

Yesterday's agreement between TSA and the Merit Systems Protection Board provides an additional appeals process for transportation security workers with whistleblower retaliation complaints.

Virtual Fence Won't Be Operational for 3 Years

Technical problems discovered in the virtual fencing system's prototype have led DHS officials to push back its deployment date to 2011.

Congress Tries to Get a Grip on Private Security Firms

Witnesses and senators alike agreed on the necessity of regulating private security contractors overseas.

U.K.: A New Device Stops Youth Loitering and Ticks Off Civil Liberties' Groups

The Mosquito, an anti-loitering device, delivers a high-pitched squeal only audible, for the most part, to those under the age of 25.
 




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