NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Obamacare Database Secure, Arkansas Arms Teachers, World Leaders Discuss Syria

The data collection system used for Obamacare applicants has passed critical security testing; 13 Arkansas school districts can continue to use teachers as armed guards; and Russia outlines its plan to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons arsenal.

New Technology Could Help First Responders Save More Lives

New radar-based technology will help first-responders find survivors buried deep in rubble after a disaster such as an earthquake.

Morning Security Brief: Diplomatic Security, TSA Adds Banned Items Feature to Mobile App, iOS Security, And More

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.

Morning Security Brief: New Call Database Revealed, TSA Changes, and School Security

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.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Border Patrol Improves Training, Syrian Hackers Attack NYT, and More

The GAO reports that the CBP has improved officer training and management. The New York Times and Twitter were hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. Plus India captures key terrorist.

Morning Security Brief: Napolitano's Farewell, Investment Capital for Cybersecurity, Tennis Open Security, and More

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.

Morning Security Brief: U.N. Inspectors under Fire, Sentencing for Fort Hood Shooter, Yosemite Fire Threatens Towns, and More

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.

Morning Security Brief: Concerns about Syria, FBI's Evolution since 9-11, Marine Corps Training, and More

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.

Morning Security Brief: Manning Sentenced, More Details on NSA Program, Alleged Chemical Attack in Syria, and More

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.

Morning Security Brief: The Guardian and NSA Files, Border Security, IT Problems, and More

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.
 




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