NEWS & ANALYSIS

CIA Admits to Breaching Senate Intelligence Committee Computers

The CIA has admitted to spying on computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee, an allegation the agency had previously denied.

Reflections on 9-11 Commission Report Address Evolving Threats

Ten years after The 9-11 Commission Report was issued, the Bipartisan Policy Center looks at how the threat landscape has changed and how the U.S. has adapted.

Morning Security Brief: Kabul Airport Attack, Biolab Concerns, Infrastructure Funding, and More

Militants shut down Kabul International Airport this morning with gunfire, a hearing on biosecurity revealed that there is no national oversight for high-risk facilities, Obama is expected to announce an infrastructure funding plan, and gas prices in the U.K. skyrocket.

Morning Security Brief: Google's "Project Zero" Internet Security Team, IT Defense Budget, and Nuclear Power Plant Security

Google has put together a team of security researchers aimed at reducing threats online. The Senate Appropriations Committee has released a draft of its bill proposing cuts to the defense IT budget. And a Japanese nuclear power plant receives preliminary approval for two of its reactors from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Morning Security Brief: Child Sex-Trafficking Sting, Targeted Killing Program Memo Released, Cyberthreats, and More

The FBI announced on Monday it had rescued nearly 170 children who were victims of sex trafficking. A federal court has released a previously secret U.S. Justice Department memo related to the government's targeted killing program. PCWorld compiles a list of the most dangerous trending cybersecurity threats. And more.

Morning Security Brief: AT&T Data Breach, Drug Interdiction, Mobile Security, and More

ATT&T says a recent security breach that compromised customer information was an inside job. A GAO report reveals the U.S. Coast Guard is not meeting its performance targets for drug interdiction in a transit zone known for heavy drug trafficking. Federal agencies report that security is a key concern for teleworking employees. And more.

Morning Security Brief: World Cup Hacking Concerns, Undocumented Child Immigrants, Biosurveillance, And More

Hacking group Anonymous claimed it has, and will continue to, attack Web sites related to the World Cup in Brazil. An interagency group has been formed to address the 47,000 unaccompanied child immigrants that have entered the U.S. illegally. The future of BioWatch is discussed at a government hearing, and TweetDeck is hacked.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Aviation Security, Military Sexual Assault, And More

The head of Interpol says he is surprised that the United States has not yet signed up to participate in its aviation security program called I-Checkit. A GAO report reviews the Department of Veterans Affairs claims process for victims of military sexual trauma. And more.

Gunman Killed by Law Enforcement In Attempted Georgia Courthouse Takeover

A gunman armed with an assault rifle and explosives attempted to infiltrate a Georgia courthouse on Friday before being stopped by a court security deputy.

Morning Security Brief: Death Toll in Turkey Rises, State of Emergency in San Diego County, GAO Report, and More

The death toll in a deadly mining accident in Turkey continues to rise; wildfires are still ravaging San Diego County, California, where Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency; the GAO releases a report on DHS efforts to improve the CFATS program; and South Korea prosecutors charge crew members from the sunken ferry with murder.
 




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