NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Security Convoy in Iraq Hit by Bomb, Mexico Makes Arrests in Border Shooting, Phone Scam, and More

Private security targeted in Iraq. Mexico arrests two in Border Patrol agent shooting death. The FTC cracks down on “tech support” phone scam. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Camp Bastion Attack, Cyber Security Hall of Fame, Schools Investigated for Cheating, and More

The Taliban launches the most destructive attack in the history of the 11-year war in Afghanistan. Cyber Security Hall of Fame list announced. Forensics company to investigate Baltimore schools. And more.

Netanyahu Irked By Security Cabinet Leaks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a Wednesday meeting with his security cabinet right after it started because someone on the cabinet is leaking information.

Morning Security Brief: Estimating the Cartel Death Toll, NIST Standard Could Mean Government Web Site Overhaul, and More

A blogger calls for a uniform way of counting deaths across agencies to get an accurate number of narco-related deaths in Mexico. NIST standard could cause an overhaul for government Web sites. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Quick Online Security Tips, Mobile Payment System Concerns, Chrome Exploits, and More

Online security tips. Google increases exploit bounties. Mobile payment system concerns. And more.

Australia Releases Draft of New Biosecurity Legislation

When Australia’s current biosecurity legislation was created, the country was only accessible by sea. Despite more than 50 revisions, the act is still “outdated and overly prescriptive,” says the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry.

Morning Security Brief: New Plan for Syria, Mexico’s Elections, Zoo Security, and More

Secretary of State Hilary Clinton presents a new plan for Syria. Security challenges for Mexico’s new president. A zoo’s security policies are under review after more than a dozen animals die in a flash flood. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Mexican Elections, Yellowstone Supercomputer, Security Guard Charged with Murder, and More

Mexico’s new president could mean big changes in the war on drugs. NCAR’s new supercomputer could help predict the weather more accurately. A security guard is charged with murder after shooting two men, one 11 times. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Security Tense at the Grand Prix, Fake Instagram App, Drug Subs, and More

Security is heightened in Bahrain ahead of planned protests. A fake Instagram app contains malware. The Coast Guard intercepts its 30th drug sub. And more.

DHS Announces Protected Status for Syrians in The U.S.

Conditions in Syria have worsened to the point where Syrian nationals already in the United States would face serious threats to their personal safety if they were to return to their home country, says DHS.
 




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