NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: WTC Security Upgrade, Facebook For Spying, and Apple Devices Hacked Remotely

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.

Morning Security Brief: Navy Yard Shooter Had Pattern of Misconduct, ACLU Releases Report on FBI Abuse of Power, And More

Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis acted alone and has a record of abusing firearms, the ACLU has released a report on the FBI's abuse of power after 9-11, and Colorado's oil and gas infrastructure has been damaged by the region's floods.

Court Rules Homeowner’s Association Can Enforce Rules Using Private Security

To stop people from speeding the neighborhood, an Illinois property owner’s association established a 25-mile-per-hour speed limit throughout the neighborhood and created its own security department to enforce the rules within property limits.

Morning Security Brief: Guard Company Sued After Sexual Assault, Surveillance Laws, Presidential Thief Sentenced, and More

A woman is suing a security guard; Electronic Arts, where he worked; and the security guard company that employed him, after she was sexually assaulted on the job. How surveillance laws apply to text messaging apps. Man pleads guilty to stealing presidential equipment. And More.

CPJ Issues Statement on Newspaper That Hired Armed Guards

“No journalist should be threatened in response to critical reporting,” the Committee to Protect Journalists says about the Journal News.

Morning Security Brief: Insider Attacks in Afghanistan, Inmate Abuse, Arms Trafficking, and More

Anatomy of an insider attack. North Carolina inmates allege abuse. Mexican nationals charged in Coast Guard death. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Murder-Free Monday, Deniable Drones, Hotel Room Hack, and More

New York City goes 36 hours without a violent crime reported. Sources tell the LA Times that DHS uses drones over Mexico. A man used hacker tools to break into hotel rooms. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Name of Wisconsin Shooter to Be Released, Y-12 Breach Update, Cybersecurity Investors, and More

Wisconsin authorities have released little information about the man responsible for the Sikh temple shooting this weekend. Y-12 complex security leadership "removed" after breach. Investors eye cybersecurity start-ups. And more.

Book Review: Managing the Use of Force Incident

The subtitle of this book refers to criminal justice officers, supervisors, and administrators, but the principles can also apply to security directors and managers whose officers may have to use force as part of their jobs.

Morning Security Brief: Emergency Communications, Twitter Data, Family Files Suit Over Police Shooting, and More

Chicago’s emergency communications system goes down. Twitter releases stats on law enforcement requests. Kenneth Chamberlain’s family sues the White Plains Police. And more.
 




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