NEWS & ANALYSIS

Congress Questions DHS, FBI on ISIS Threat to the Homeland

The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee questioned officials from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI on Wednesday on counterterrorism measures to stop the spread violent extremism from the Middle East to the rest of the world.

Morning Security Brief: Healthcare.gov has Security Probelms, U.S. Fear Level is High, iCloud Security, and More

The website Healthcare.gov has lingering security weaknesses. Polls indicate that Americans are afraid again, but on many fronts. Apple has reactivated two-factor authentication to iCloud. Finland has investigated its first terrorism case.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Aid for Ebola Outbreak, NFL Security, and DHS Scores Low on GAO Report

The United States will send 3,000 troops to West Africa to help curb the Ebola outbreak. The Washington Post describes the NFL's vast security network in a behind-the-scenes look. And a GAO report says that DHS has not effectively integrated its vulnerability assessments of critical infrastructure.

Morning Security Brief: ISIS Killing, California Wildfires, Detainee Sentenced, and Threat Hearing

Cameron vows to fight ISIS after killing, Wildfires in California force evacuations, American tourist sentenced to hard labor in North Korea, and Homeland Security Committee to hold hearings on terrorist threats.

Morning Security Brief: Ebola Cases Become Overwhelming, Australia Ups Terrorism Threat Level, And Yahoo Legal Docs Released

The number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than health officials can handle them, Australia raises its terrorism threat level to the second-highest warning, and previously classified documents about Yahoo's legal battle against government surveillance are unsealed.

Morning Security Brief: Five Million Gmail Account Credentials Revealed, Salesforce Malware, and Cybersecurity Summit Wrapup

Nearly five million Gmail usernames and passwords have been made public by Russian hackers, Salesforce has warned its customers of targeted malware aimed at stealing login credentials, and cybersecurity experts gathered to discuss protecting sales systems.

Panel: ISIS Poses No Direct Threat to the United States

Despite its effectiveness in the Middle East, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria poses no direct threat to the United States, according to panelists who spoke at a Congressional hearing Wednesday morning.

Morning Security Brief: Obama to Speak Against Terrorists, Apple Pay Revealed, and Accident Shields Help Police

President Obama will reveal U.S. plan to defeat the Islamic State. Apple has revealed Apple Pay for secure mobile payments. A new screen system can help shield crime and accident scenes.

Morning Security Brief: Bleak Inspection Report for DHS, Malaysia Airlines MH-17 Update, Home Depot Confirms Breach, and More

An Inspector General report has found that the Department of Homeland Security has a hoard of medical supplies for pandemic response set to expire soon. The Dutch Safety Review Board has released a report showing that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 was shot down by a "large number of fragments." Home Depot confirms that it did suffer a security breach. And more.

Expert Warns CSO Roundtable About Growing Instability in Libya

Increasing jihadist activity and instability in Libya could make it “the next Iraq,” a geopolitical risk and security specialist told a CSO Roundtable teleconference on Monday.
 




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