NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Russians Invade Ukraine, Backoff Malware Threatens Retailers, U.S. Banks Hacked

The Ukrainian president is calling a U.N. Security Council meeting after Russian troops invaded Ukraine. The Secret Service and a security council have warned retailers about Backoff malware, which steals payment data. And JPMorgan and other large U.S. banks have been hacked.

Morning Security Brief: Cybersecurity Hiring Crisis, Cloud Security, and Healthcare Data Breaches

Britain must address the problem of terrorists using the nation as a homebase. The UN has accused IS of war crimes. Companies are facing a crisis over the limited pool of cybersecurity experts. Fears about cloud security are increasing among businesses. Healthcare systems remain vulnerable to data breaches.

Morning Security Brief: Sony PlayStation Network Hacked, U.S. Planes Sent to Surveil Syria, Railroad Safety, and More

A cyberattack briefly shut down the Sony Corporation's PlayStation network on Sunday. The United States has sent surveillance planes to fly over Syria, pointing to possible airstrikes. The Federal Railroad Administration has funded two grants that total more than $350,000 for the development of a Short Line Safety Institute. And more.

Update: Officials Issue 'All Clear' at Fort Lee, Lift Lockdown

Officials issue an all clear 30 minutes after reporting an active shooter incident at U.S. Army Fort Lee in central Virginia.

Breaking: Fort Lee on Lockdown After Active Shooter Reported

U.S. Army Fort Lee in central Virginia is on lockdown after officials reported an active shooter incident this morning.

Morning Security Brief: California Earthquake, DHS Hacking, Journalist Released, China Operating System

Earthquake rattles Northern California, DHS employee records exposed in hacking, American journalist held by al Qaeda freed, China developing new operating system

NIST Requests Feedback on First Version of Cybersecurity Framework

A federal organization is requesting feedback from companies who have implemented the voluntary cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure that it issued earlier this year.

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.
 




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