NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: NSA Order Renewal, Security for the Pope's Visit, and More

The White House declines comment on renewal of the NSA order to collect Verizon phone records, Brazil must rethink security for the pope's visit, and more.

Morning Security Brief: License Plate Reader Privacy Concerns, North Korea Demands Return of Ship, and More

Automatic license plate readers cause privacy concerns, Panama requests U.N. assistance while N. Korea demands the return of their weapon-laden ship, and hackers attacked more than half of the world's critical financial exchanges.

Morning Security Brief: TSA Seeks to Randomize Security, Opinions on Liberty versus Security, and More

The TSA wants to randomize security lines, the public's perception on liberty versus security shifts, and EPIC calls for a halt to domestic telephone surveillance. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Cyberthreats to Critical Infrastructure, New Fingerprint Forensics, DHS IG Investigated, and More

Cyberattacks against financial institutions and energy sector in the news; fingerprint forensics research could lead to advances; the DHS inspector general is under investigation; and more.

Morning Security Brief: NYC Stop & Frisk Law, Money Laundering and Digital Currency, and More

The New York City Council passed policies that will severely curtail the city’s stop and frisk practice. Thomson Reuters Fraud Prevention and Investigation unit has a report on the rising use of digital currency in money laundering. And the GAO find that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) should increase interagency communication and strengthen the assessment of its efforts to stem illegal cross-border activity.

Morning Security Brief: High-Security Background Checks, Malware and Phishing, and Drone Use in the United States

A four-year-old report that identified flaws in background checks for high-security hires is now getting congressional notice. Google is adding statistics about malware and phishing attacks to its transparency report. Research just released claims most Americans support the use of drones inside the United States.

Morning Brief: UPDATE: Russia Admits Snowden in Airport; GAO Gives TWIC Low Grade, and More

After Russia's foreign minister said NSA leaker Edward Snowden was not in that country, Putin now says he is in airport transit zone; the TWIC program is criticized by a GAO report, and German police attempt to thwart a plot involving explosive remote-controlled aircraft.

Identity Verification and Privacy Issues Debated by Legal Experts

A Department of Homeland Security director and private sector lawyers join on a panel to discuss identity verification and privacy issues.

Morning Security Brief: Obama to Meet with Privacy Board, Rules of NSA Surveillance Revealed, Border Security, and More

President Obama to meet with a key privacy and civil liberties board. U.K. paper publishes information on the NSA's data collection procedures; the immigration reform bill advances; Yahoo! recycling of old e-mail addresses raises security concerns, and more.
 




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