Aug 26, 2014 -A cyberattack briefly shut down the Sony Corporation's PlayStation network on Sunday. The United States has sent surveillance planes to fly over Syria, pointing to possible airstrikes. The Federal Railroad Administration has funded two grants that total more than $350,000 for the development of a Short Line Safety Institute. And more.
Oct 17, 2013 -Documents released by Edward Snowden detail the NSA's involvement in overseas drone strikes. Experts suspect that the same group of hackers are behind the cyberattacks on PR Newswire and Adobe. Facebook beefing up security. Gangs becoming cybersavvy to aid in drug trafficking.
Oct 16, 2013 -Governments around the world stress the importance of private-sector engagement in national security. However, a recent survey shows that private companies conceptualize their own responsibility differently depending on where they are located.
Sep 30, 2013 -The Syrian government will begin a week of meetings with inspectors to start the process intended to lead to the destruction of its chemical weapons. A government report finds that the Department of Homeland Security should conduct more thorough assessments of foreign ports to assess supply chain risk. Extremists opened fire on students at a college in Nigeria yesterday.
Jan 24, 2013 -Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says U.S. should increase its role in Africa to counter jihadist threat. The University of Tennessee is working on a bio-agent locator. The U.S. freezes Yakuza assets. And more.
Jan 18, 2013 -In 2011 hackers threatened to take on the Zeta cartel, but backed off after the cartel threatened to track them down. Now Anonymous has launched a campaign against the Mexican government in support of a rebel group.