NEWS & ANALYSIS

Panel: ISIS Poses No Direct Threat to the United States

Despite its effectiveness in the Middle East, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria poses no direct threat to the United States, according to panelists who spoke at a Congressional hearing Wednesday morning.

Morning Security Brief: Obama to Speak Against Terrorists, Apple Pay Revealed, and Accident Shields Help Police

President Obama will reveal U.S. plan to defeat the Islamic State. Apple has revealed Apple Pay for secure mobile payments. A new screen system can help shield crime and accident scenes.

Morning Security Brief: Bleak Inspection Report for DHS, Malaysia Airlines MH-17 Update, Home Depot Confirms Breach, and More

An Inspector General report has found that the Department of Homeland Security has a hoard of medical supplies for pandemic response set to expire soon. The Dutch Safety Review Board has released a report showing that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 was shot down by a "large number of fragments." Home Depot confirms that it did suffer a security breach. And more.

Expert Warns CSO Roundtable About Growing Instability in Libya

Increasing jihadist activity and instability in Libya could make it “the next Iraq,” a geopolitical risk and security specialist told a CSO Roundtable teleconference on Monday.

Morning Security Brief: Fighting ISIS, Ebola Vaccine, U.S. Airstrikes, and Jamaica Crash

Obama to discuss U.S. campaign against ISIS, NIH developing Ebola vaccine, Al Shabaab leader killed by U.S. drone strike, and U.S. private plane crashes off Jamaica.

Morning Security Brief: BP Facing Massive Fines over 2010 Spill, Apple Beefs up Security, and HealthCare.gov Breached

BP was accused of "gross misconduct" and "willful negligence" by a federal judge over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and could face as much as $17 billion in fines. Apple announced it will be bolstering security alerts on its iCloud platform after celebrity accounts were hacked. And the Obama administration says the federal health insurance site HealthCare.gov has been breached.

Morning Security Brief: Combatting ISIS, Ebola Deaths Climbing, Home Depot Breach, and Al Qaeda in India

Barack Obama and David Cameron say the U.S. and U.K. will not be cowed by ISIS. The WHO says that more than 1,900 people have died from the Ebola virus. KrebsonSecurity states that research shows the Home Depot breach is of almost all its U.S. stores. Al Qaeda claims to be headed into India.

Morning Security Brief: Second U.S. Journalist Beheaded, DHS Funding Cyber Research, Home Depot Data Breach, and More

U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff has been beheaded by ISIS, which vowed to continue harming Western citizens. DHS is funding innovative cybersecurity research. Home Depot is investigating a possible data breach. And three planes have been grounded in the past 10 days due to passenger fights over reclining seats.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Airstrikes, Dozens Escape from Juvenile Detention Center, Celeb Accounts Hacked, and More

U.S. military forces hit Somalia with airstrikes overnight, possibly targeting al Qaeda-affiliated group al Shabaab. More than 30 teenagers escaped from a juvenile detention center in Tennessee, and the manhunt continues for those who remain at large. A vulnerability in Apple's iCloud platform has reportedly led to the exploitation of several celebrities' accounts, but the company says the security hole has been patched. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Ebola Update, Al Qaeda Threats in United States, MA370 Update, And More

The Ebola epidemic may affect up to 20,000 people, the World Health Organization has announced. An al Qaeda publication calls for lone-wolf attacks on U.S. sites, including an Air Force Academy. New clues have been found in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and more.
 




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