Feb 28, 2013 -A university erred in failing to release reports of sexual assaults on campus. A GAO report attempts to measure spillover violence from the southwest border. And efforts to curb human trafficking are underway.
Feb 27, 2013 -Security industry professionals have made tremendous headway in developing and improving secure technologies over the past few decades. Creating more sophisticated methods of authentication, combating malware and spam, and battling the threat of cybercrime head-on are just a few of the advancements in the industry lauded by Scott Charney, corporate vice president of trustworthy computing at Microsoft. He spoke on Tuesday at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, California.
Feb 27, 2013 -The U.S. Supreme Court heard a case yesterday on whether DNA can be collected by law enforcement without a warrant for comparison in unsolved crimes. A shooting spree has occurred at a plant in Switzerland. Prosecution will not proceed against the owner of an Internet streaming site accused of piracy.
Feb 26, 2013 -After private government audits, the laboratories at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been cited for improperly securing potential bioterror agents and for a lack of training given to employees who work with them.
Feb 26, 2013 -Janet Napolitano says that looming budget cuts will damage homeland security. The Arkansas state senate has approved giving the state's universities and colleges the right to allow concealed firearms on campus. A new study says there is a shortage of IT security experts with leadership and communication skills.
Feb 22, 2013 -The government urges federal contractors to use criminal background screening sparingly. The GAO says that physical security at government facilities could be improved. And all government agencies must develop policies to deal with domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in the workplace.