NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: DoD Violates the Law, Experts Warn of Breach Report Fatigue, and Syria Death Toll Reaches 191,000

The U.S. Department of Defense violated the law when it failed to notify Congress of a prisoner exchange 30 days prior, experts raise concerns of security breach report fatigue, and the death toll in Syria rises to more than 191,000.

U.S. Ebola Patients Discharged, Present No Public Health Threat

Emory University Hospital in Atlanta has discharged both U.S. patients who were being treated for Ebola. Health officials determined they were no longer contagious and did not present a public health threat.

Morning Security Brief: UPS Security Breach, Germany's Digital Agenda, Airport Scanner Security Concerns, and More

UPS stores are the latest retailers to be hacked, and customer financial data may have been compromised. Germany announces proposals to ramp up cybersecurity protections of critical infrastructure. The full-body X-ray scanners used in airports until last year have concerning security flaws, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Ferguson Protests Continue, Ebola Quarantine, Stadium Security, and Fake Security Screener

After a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri, Attorney General Holder is slated to arrive. A quarantine has been imposed on a Liberian slum, some of whose residents may be infected with Ebola. Metal detectors are being installed at Yankee Stadium. A man posed as an airport security screener to pat down women.

Morning Security Brief: Patient Data of 4.5 Million Compromised, EU Privacy Safeguards, Latin American Security, and More

The healthcare information of approximately 4.5 million patients was compromised at a network of healthcare facilities based in Tennessee. The U.S. Center for Digital Democracy has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that a framework designed to safeguard the privacy of EU citizens is failing, and more.

DHS Seeks Input on CFATS Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to gain stakeholder feedback on its Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program.

Morning Security Brief: Ferguson Unrest, Train Crash, Google Sharks, and Deadly Floods

Governor deploying National Guard in Ferguson, two killed in Arkansas train crash, Google protecting pipeline from sharks, and floods in Nepal and India kill at least 160.

DHS Seeks to Streamline CFATS Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security takes the first step in requesting public comment on the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program to streamline the compliance process.

Morning Security Brief: Ferguson to Release Name of Shooter, IOC Bans West African Athletes, and More

Ferguson authorities plan to release name of the police officer who killed an unarmed teen last weekend, the International Olympic Committee has banned athletes from West Africa, and an Australian teen discovers a security flaw in PayPal's Web site.

FinCEN Releases 'Culture of Compliance' Guidance for Financial Institution Leaders

The U.S. Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network released an advisory Monday aimed at senior management, leadership, and owners of financial institutions on building a culture of compliance under the Bank Secrecy Act.
 




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