NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Ebola Testing in Africa, Internet of Things Research, and Microsoft Security Vulnerability

The World Health Organziation has approved accelerated testing of Ebola vaccines in West Africa. Verizon Wireless and the Georgia Institute of Technology have teamed up to research the Internet of Things. And Microsoft released a fix to a critical vulnerability in its Windows computers.

Morning Security Brief: EU Pledges $350m For Ebola Vaccine, Cybersecurity Report, and New Apple Malware

The European Union has pledged $350 million towards finding a vaccine for the Ebola virus. A new report says that cybersecurity will be the fastest-growing homeland security market over the next decade. And a never-before-seen malware is attacking thousands of Apple devices in China.

Morning Security Brief: Increased Scrutiny on Travelers to U.S., Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem, and Shift Work Health Concerns

Travelers from countries that don't need visas to get to the United States will have to provide more personal information. A car drove into a crowd of pedestrians in Jerusalem, the second such attack in two weeks. And long-term shift work can have detrimental effects on the brain, including a decline in productivity and performance.

Morning Security Brief: Ottawa Shooting Update, White House Fence Jumper, and the Future of Homeland Security

Officials try to learn more about the lone shooter who killed a Canadian soldier. A man jumped the White House fence and was subdued before he reached the building. And the research arm of the DHS announces new goals for developing technology to address the latest security concerns.

Morning Security Brief: Medical Device Cybersecurity, U.K. Infrastructure Plans, and ISIS Border Crossing Rumors

The FDA has announced efforts to work with public and private healthcare organizations to prevent cyberattacks on medical devices. The United Kingdom has released a report detailing its latest infrastructure efforts. And DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson addresses rumors that ISIS fighters are crossing into the United States from Mexico.

Morning Security Brief: Ebola in Spain, Mass Grave in Mexico, and U.S. Teen Attempted to Join ISIS

A nurse in Spain has tested positive for Ebola, becoming the first person to contract the disease outside Africa. Federal police were sent to a small town in Mexico after a mass grave and police corruption were revealed. And a 19-year-old was caught trying to leave the U.S. to join ISIS.

Financial Fraud in Lithuania

The mechanics of telephone fraud are simple. It starts when an unsuspecting bank’s customer receives a telephone call from someone who introduces himself as a police investigator.

Morning Security Brief: International Tensions Cause Security Concerns, Customized Retail Malware, And More

Airstrikes on Iraq and Syria have raised concerns of retaliation after a French citizen was beheaded by jihadists. New York and New Jersey are increasing security in key locations. And the malware used in the Home Depot breach threatens other retailers.

Morning Security Brief: Scotland to Stay in UK, U.S. Ramps Up Efforts on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, And More

Voters in Scotland have rejected independence from the United Kingdom, allowing Britain’s nuclear submarine bases to stay in the region, and President Barack Obama signs an executive order to create a national strategy to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Morning Security Brief: Australia Thwarts IS Beheading Plan, NYC Increases Security, 3D Printed Drones, And More

A raid in Australia thwarted plans of IS members to kidnap and behead random people. NYC is stepping up security after IS encouraged attacks on tourist sites. A 3D printed drone is making its way to the battlefield. And the black market blood business is thriving in Africa due to Ebola.
 




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