Jun 04, 2014 -All is quiet in Tiananmen Square 25 years after the brutal crackdown on protesters. DARPA is sponsoring a two-year competition to create automated security systems. Research conducted by Michigan State University says the security guard industry still suffers from inadequate training and standards.
Jun 03, 2014 -President Obama announces a $1 billion security fund for increased security in Europe. Target releases a letter to the SEC just ahead of its annual shareholders meeting, detailing its efforts to protect customer data. And the GAO releases a report outlining circumstances in which potentially fraudulent passports were issued.
May 29, 2014 -The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced plans to boost security at the new World Trade Center, Iranian hackers are spying on U.S. officials by friending them on Facebook, and iPhones are being held hostage by a cloud-based hacker.
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.