NEWS & ANALYSIS
Mar 25, 2013 -A new law offers grants to fight campus crime, a Pennsylvania study finds that halfway houses do not help former inmates, and a new bill would provide security equipment to courthouses.
Mar 22, 2013 -The Department of Homeland Security has not been able to assess border security, a shooting at Quantico Marine Corps Base leaves three dead, and Apple boosts security.
Mar 21, 2013 -A judge rules that the accused Fort Hood shooter cannot plead guilty; gun bills move forward in Colorado and Utah; and the Craigslist Killer faces the death penalty.
Mar 20, 2013 - The rapid advancement of technology has had a positive impact on law enforcement, but it also poses enormous legal challenges because the U.S. has “old laws,” according to Andrew Weissman, general counsel to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). He spoke at the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law & National Security luncheon in Washington, D.C. today.
Mar 20, 2013 -Freezing a mobile phone's memory chip can allow someone to steal the encryption key that protects sensitive information. Internet providers have persuaded the Federal Communications Commission to back down on tough new recommendations on cybersecurity. The U.S. Military now leans heavily on private contractors during war. IT security specialists can stop Malware by using some 19th century techniques.
Mar 19, 2013 -The French government returns artwork stolen by Nazis during World War II. The American Society of Civil Engineers says that the amount of money needed to maintain and improve U.S. infrastructure far exceeds what's called for in plans. And the Government Accountability Office says the IRS has improved its IT security in the last year, but still has work to do.
Mar 18, 2013 - A study recently published online by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society looks at the path taken by blown debris from storms that struck the southeastern United States on April 27, 2011. The New York Times reports about the implications of letting those charged with domestic violence keep firearms. And more.
Mar 15, 2013 -A researcher says that the U.S. has much to learn from the Iraqi insurgents. Report says that JP Morgan Chase misled investors and regulators. And More.
Mar 14, 2013 -Google gets the message on privacy, GAO examines whether states and feds are sharing information on suspicious activity, Iran steps up support for Syria, and more.
Mar 13, 2013 -Microsoft is creating a Cybercrime Center to centralize all investigations. The U.S. Defense Department is envisioning cybersecurity specialist battalions. And Japan's prime minister calls for increased antiterrorism measures at Nuclear plants.