Morning Security Brief: Retailers Discuss Cyberthreats, West Virginia Water Emergency Continues, Digital Privacy Threatened

Retailers endorse tighter security after breach, West Virginia residents face a fifth day of contaminated water, and lack of privacy on the Internet tops a list of 2014 threats.

Federal Prosecutors Open Investigation into West Virginia Chemical Spill

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of West Virginia has opened an investigation into the chemical spill that's contaminated the water supply for more than 200,000 people.

Morning Security Brief: Target Breach Estimate Increases, FBI Sends Agents to Russia, And More

Target has increased its original estimate of customers affected by its data security breach; the FBI is sending agents to help Russia increase security for the Olympics; and al Qaeda is recruiting Americans in Syria.

Morning Security Brief: Senior Managers Pose Greatest Security Threat, LinkedIn Sues Phishers, Network Security Spending Up

Senior managers pose the greatest risk to corporate security, a study shows. LinkedIn is suing unknown hackers in an attempt to learn their identities. And network security spending is expected to double in 2014.

DHS Inspector General Nominee Testifies Before Senate Committee

Department of Homeland Security inspector general nominee John Roth testified this morning before the Senate Homeland Security Committee.

Morning Security Brief: Security Breach Lawsuit, Hacking, and Cuomo Wants School Dedicated to Security

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Target. Fortune 500 companies have all been hacked, says an expert. And Governor Andrew Cuomo wants a college in New York for security and emergency preparedness.

Morning Security Brief: Russia Beefs Up Security, Yahoo Hacks Explained, Cybersecurity Threat Report, And More

Russia is tightening security for the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi amidst terrorism threats; a security breach at Yahoo targeting users through online ads is explained; cyber company Sophos has released its annual cybersecurity threat report, and more.

Cybersecurity, Money Laundering Are Top Threats Facing the Financial Industry in 2014

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority identifies its top concerns for the financial industry in its annual report to financial firms.

Morning Security Brief: Global Terrorism Increases, Dodd-Frank Progress Report Released, Military Leaders Fear Cyberthreats

Global terrorism is on the increase, many requirements of Dodd-Frank remain unmet, and cybersecurity is the most serious threat facing the United States.

Morning Security Brief: NSA Working to Break All Forms of Encryption, al Qaeda Threatens Anbar Province, And More

The National Security Agency is working to create a computer that will break all current forms of encryption and Sunni militants aligned with al Qaeda threaten to seize control of Iraq's Anbar province.

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