NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Airstrikes, Dozens Escape from Juvenile Detention Center, Celeb Accounts Hacked, and More

U.S. military forces hit Somalia with airstrikes overnight, possibly targeting al Qaeda-affiliated group al Shabaab. More than 30 teenagers escaped from a juvenile detention center in Tennessee, and the manhunt continues for those who remain at large. A vulnerability in Apple's iCloud platform has reportedly led to the exploitation of several celebrities' accounts, but the company says the security hole has been patched. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Ebola Update, Al Qaeda Threats in United States, MA370 Update, And More

The Ebola epidemic may affect up to 20,000 people, the World Health Organization has announced. An al Qaeda publication calls for lone-wolf attacks on U.S. sites, including an Air Force Academy. New clues have been found in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Russians Invade Ukraine, Backoff Malware Threatens Retailers, U.S. Banks Hacked

The Ukrainian president is calling a U.N. Security Council meeting after Russian troops invaded Ukraine. The Secret Service and a security council have warned retailers about Backoff malware, which steals payment data. And JPMorgan and other large U.S. banks have been hacked.

Morning Security Brief: Cybersecurity Hiring Crisis, Cloud Security, and Healthcare Data Breaches

Britain must address the problem of terrorists using the nation as a homebase. The UN has accused IS of war crimes. Companies are facing a crisis over the limited pool of cybersecurity experts. Fears about cloud security are increasing among businesses. Healthcare systems remain vulnerable to data breaches.

Morning Security Brief: Sony PlayStation Network Hacked, U.S. Planes Sent to Surveil Syria, Railroad Safety, and More

A cyberattack briefly shut down the Sony Corporation's PlayStation network on Sunday. The United States has sent surveillance planes to fly over Syria, pointing to possible airstrikes. The Federal Railroad Administration has funded two grants that total more than $350,000 for the development of a Short Line Safety Institute. And more.

Update: Officials Issue 'All Clear' at Fort Lee, Lift Lockdown

Officials issue an all clear 30 minutes after reporting an active shooter incident at U.S. Army Fort Lee in central Virginia.

Breaking: Fort Lee on Lockdown After Active Shooter Reported

U.S. Army Fort Lee in central Virginia is on lockdown after officials reported an active shooter incident this morning.

Morning Security Brief: California Earthquake, DHS Hacking, Journalist Released, China Operating System

Earthquake rattles Northern California, DHS employee records exposed in hacking, American journalist held by al Qaeda freed, China developing new operating system

NIST Requests Feedback on First Version of Cybersecurity Framework

A federal organization is requesting feedback from companies who have implemented the voluntary cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure that it issued earlier this year.

Morning Security Brief: DoD Violates the Law, Experts Warn of Breach Report Fatigue, and Syria Death Toll Reaches 191,000

The U.S. Department of Defense violated the law when it failed to notify Congress of a prisoner exchange 30 days prior, experts raise concerns of security breach report fatigue, and the death toll in Syria rises to more than 191,000.
 




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