NEWS & ANALYSIS

Gangs Use Skype to Conduct Operations

The new version of an FBI report released last year says gangs use VoIP to communicate undetected.

NOPD Announces ‘Scarlet Letter’ Campaign to Promote Crimestoppers

The New Orleans Police Department announced a new initiative on Friday to gain the public’s trust and show that they are following up on tips provided through its tip line.

Morning Security Brief: FBI Reviews Anti-Muslim Training Material, Scrap Metal Restrictions, Drug Issues in Guatemala, and More

FBI reviews and purges anti-Muslim training material. Cincinnati mulls news rules for metal sales to deter thieves. Guatemalan president wants to fight the drug war by legalizing them. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Police Misconduct, Syria on the Brink of Civil War, Taser Policy, and More

Police among the worst speeders in South Florida, according to a newspaper's investigation. Syrian residents brace for civil war. Police in Maryland add "hospital policy" to new tasers. And more.

Interrupting the Wash Cycle

There's been progress in the fight against money laundering with compliance efforts at banks, new regulations, and global efforts to crack down on tax havens. But criminals continue to innovate, and they tend to adapt more quickly than the law.

Morning Security Brief: Mobile Phone Spying, Iran Accuses Israel of Bombing, Global Risks, and More

Iran accuses Israel of fatal attack on nuclear scientist; hackers claim to have found proof that India has backdoor to mobile phones; concerns raised about al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula recruitment effort, and more.

FBI Redefines Rape for Reporting Purposes

Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Friday that among revisions to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report,the Justice Department has redefined the definition of rape.

Police Worry Criminals Use Smartphones To Monitor Radio Traffic

A fusion center in Maryland says investigators have found at least 20 smartphone apps for monitoring police scanners.

Morning Security Brief: Sharing Biometric Data, TWIC Errors, Bay Area Copper Thefts, and More

NIST publishes a new standard for sharing biometric data. TWIC error impacts thousands of transportation workers. Copper theft problems in the Bay Area. And more.

Morning Security Brief: bin Laden Movie, Body Cameras, Protective Details, and More.

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) says production of an upcoming film on bin Laden could lead to leaks of sensitive information. More police using body cameras. Executive protective details on the rise. And more.
 




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