NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Overseas Embassy Security Concerns, Supply Chain Risk Down, FAA Software Glitch, And More

The State Department's security branch needs to change its practices to improve embassy security, according to a new report. The global supply chain risk is down, but businesses must remain vigilant. The LAX air traffic meltdown last week was caused by a computer glitch. And new iPhones are vulnerable to hacking.

Morning Security Brief: Three Americans Killed at Afghan Hospital, National Zoo Security Concerns, And More

Three U.S. foreign nationals were killed at a hospital in Kabul by a security guard, the National Zoo rethinks its security plan after a shooting Monday, lawmakers urge an audit of airport perimeter security, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Deadly 8.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Chile, U.K. Prime Minister Probes Muslim Brotherhood, And More

An 8.2 magnitude earthquake kills at least five people in Chile. British Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered a review of the Muslim Brotherhood's activity in London. And Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) calls for increased security at 1 World Trade Center after recent breaches.

Morning Security Brief: UMD Data Breach Update, GAO Report on Critical Infrastructure, and Job Sites Hacked

University of Maryland's president testified that the school has made improvements to its cybersecurity. DHS is making progress on its industry partnerships to protect critical infrastructure, and Monster.com and CareerBuilder.com are being targeted by malware.

Morning Security Brief: Proposals to End NSA Collection Program, Landslide Search Continues, Shooting at Naval Base, And More

The President and Congress are both proposing an end to the NSA's bulk phone data collection and storage program; search efforts resume today for victims of a landslide in Washington State; a shooting at the Norfolk Naval Base in Virginia leaves two dead; and angry families of the victims of Malaysian Flight 370 clash with police in Beijing.

Morning Security Brief: NYC Gas Leak Explosion Kills 7, Critical Infrastructure Concerns, and Missing Flight Update

A suspected gas leak caused an explosion in New York City that killed at least seven people. A report on the aging infrastructure of NYC stresses potential dangers. And Malaysian Air Flight 370 is still missing.

Morning Security Brief: NRC System Criticized, NATO Planes Deployed Near Ukraine, and Missing Flight Update

A GAO report says the NRC's communication system may be ineffective in an emergency; NATO says it has sent two planes over Romania and Poland to monitor the situation in Ukraine; and more details on missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 emerge, though no trace of the plane has been found by international search efforts.

Morning Security Brief: Iran Nuclear Framework Progress, Shoe Bomb Threats, And More

Iran and six world powers have developed a framework to curb Iran's nuclear program. The DHS warns airlines to look for shoe bombs. Plans for a national license plate database are canceled. And University of Maryland personal data hacked.

Morning Security Brief: Syrian Government Meets With Rebels, House Report on Security Clearances, and More

Representatives from the Syrian government meet with the opposition in Geneva while UN ambassadors from China and Russia fail to attend a critical Security Council meeting; the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is set to release a report today condemning hundreds of jurisdictions for failing to comply with security-clearance probes; and a popular security team in the White House gets its name back.

Morning Security Brief: DHS Pinpoints Sochi Threats and Target Hacked Through HVAC Company

DHS has warned airlines that terrorists may smuggle bombs in toothpaste tubes, and Olympic Web sites to look out for cyberattacks. Target's hackers got their credentials from an HVAC company.
 




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