Sep 04, 2013 -An independent panel recommends that the State Department make diplomatic security a higher priority, the TSA adds a search capability to its mobile app for passengers to search banned items, Apple iOS gets a new access control patent, and more.
Sep 03, 2013 -A major phone company has maintained a metadata database of U.S. phone calls. Conneticut schools continue to upgrade security after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. The TSA's passenger precheck continues to expand.
Aug 28, 2013 -Janet Napolitano said goodbye to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in a speech yesterday. Millions of dollars in investment capital is being given to cybersecurity companies as cloud computing takes hold. New Security measures put in place at the US Open caused tennis fans more than a little entry delay. U.S. schools are reopening with extra security in place.
Aug 26, 2013 -UN inspectors were fired on this morning while heading toward the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria. Nidal Hasan, the Fort Hood shooter, was convicted on Friday and begins sentencing hearings today. Wildfires in Yosemite now threaten several towns.
Aug 23, 2013 -President Obama calls possible use of chemical weapons in Syria a grave concern; Mueller shares thoughts on his time at the FBI; government reports take a look at military training, and more.
Aug 22, 2013 -Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison; officials say the NSA surveillance program's scope is much broader than originally disclosed; nations call for a U.N. investigation in Syria after chemical weapons were allegedly used to attack civilians; and more.
Aug 21, 2013 -The Guardian destroyed computer equipment containing Leaked NSA files. A new survey indicates that organizations are in denial about IT security incidents. DHS has taken over an aerial blimp program. Northeastern University's ALERT Center has kept its DHS Center of Excellence designation.