May 28, 2014 -President Barack Obama delivered the commencement address at the United States Military Academy at West Point, outlining his stance on the use of military power to achieve his foreign policy goals.
May 28, 2014 -Edward Snowden claims he is a spy who has worked undercover overseas for U.S. government agencies. Boko Haram has killed 31 security personnel in northeastern Nigeria. Ethical hackers are pointing out more weakness in eBay's information security. And a report says that the retail and heath care sectors are falling behind in security.
May 27, 2014 -Chilling details are emerging about the 22 year-old gunman who killed six people in Santa Barbara, California on Friday. Search efforts continue for three men missing in a massive mudslide in western Colorado. And at least 40 people were killed in Eastern Ukraine in a clash at the Donetsk airport between pro-Russian separatists and the military.
May 23, 2014 -The House of Representatives passes NSA reform measure, investigators begin looking into eBay's recent data breach, and the Department of Justice announces a new videotaping requirement for interrogations.
May 22, 2014 -At least 145 million eBay accounts have been hacked. Thirty-one people have been killed in a terrorist attack in China. The Thai military has taken control of the country. And a dangerous chemical in fertilizer is underregulated, according to the GAO.
May 21, 2014 -China's President Xi Jinping wants a cooperative security group that includes Russia and Iran, but excludes the United States. A U.S. utility has been hacked and its control systems compromised. Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Senate to make it easier for DHS to hire and retain its cybersecurity workforce. The NYC Transit security head has been ousted.
May 21, 2014 -In an effort to provide the means for men and women within military service around the world to enhance their professional development in the security profession, the ASIS Foundation and the ASIS International Military Liaison Council have established a certification scholarship program for active-service military ASIS members to pursue ASIS board certification.
May 20, 2014 -Thailand's army has declared a state of martial law in a surprise move. The Chinese government speaks out against U.S. charges of cyber espionage against five members of its People's Liberation Army. A global satellite communications firm will release the communications log from missing Malaysian Flight 370. And shoppers express concern over new security measures at the checkout.
May 19, 2014 -U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the United States is formally charging members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army with cyber espionage. They are accused of stealing trade secrets from six U.S. companies.