NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: RSA Used Second NSA Tool; Russian Troops in Ukraine, Treating Infectious Diseases, And More

A team of researchers have found a second tool adopted by security firm RSA from the NSA; NATO head says there is no sign of Russian troops pulling out from eastern border with Ukraine; the government evaluates a plan to provide vaccines in emergencies, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Proposals to End NSA Collection Program, Landslide Search Continues, Shooting at Naval Base, And More

The President and Congress are both proposing an end to the NSA's bulk phone data collection and storage program; search efforts resume today for victims of a landslide in Washington State; a shooting at the Norfolk Naval Base in Virginia leaves two dead; and angry families of the victims of Malaysian Flight 370 clash with police in Beijing.

Morning Security Brief: Sanctions Against Russia, Taliban Attacks Afghan Police, Secure UK Currency, And More

EU leaders are considering economic sanctions against Russia, which could have grave consequences for Europe's economy. Taliban insurgents attacked a police station in Jalalabad, killing 10. The UK is working on a £1 coin with enhanced security features to curb counterfeiting. And a congressional hearing deals with human trafficking.

Morning Security Brief: Crimea Votes to Break Away From Ukraine, Missing Flight Update, And More

Russia moves to annex the Black Sea Peninsula after Crimea votes overwhelmingly to break off from Ukraine; the search continues for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 as theories explaining its disappearance begin to take shape; and Japan holds a cybersecurity drill as it prepares to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

Morning Security Brief: NRC System Criticized, NATO Planes Deployed Near Ukraine, and Missing Flight Update

A GAO report says the NRC's communication system may be ineffective in an emergency; NATO says it has sent two planes over Romania and Poland to monitor the situation in Ukraine; and more details on missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 emerge, though no trace of the plane has been found by international search efforts.

Morning Security Brief: Update on Malaysian Airlines Flight, Boston Marathon Security Amped Up, And More.

The head of Interpol said on Tuesday that the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 is probably not related to terrorism; the Boston Marathon, scheduled for April 21, will have tighter security measures and record attendance; and a cybersecurity firm says it has uncovered more than 360 million credentials newly available on the black market for purchase by cybercriminals.

Upcoming Referendum Crucial in Ukraine Conflict, Expert Says

A leading Ukrainian expert briefed ASIS members on the unfolding crisis in the Crimea during a CSO Roundtable teleconference on Thursday.

Morning Security Brief: Ukrainian Conflict Goes Cyber, Bitcoin Hacking Woes, and Sally Beauty Data Breach

Ukrainian and Russian activists are taking the battlefield online by hacking government Web sites. Virtual currency exchange service Flexcoin closes its doors after being drained financially by hackers. And information from 282,000 credit cards used at Sally Beauty has surfaced on cybercrime markets.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Offers Ukraine $1 Billion; ATMs Face Major Security Risk; GAO Report on Electronic Health Records

The U.S. offers $1 billion in subsidies to Ukraine and prepares sanctions against Russia; a majority of bank ATMs in the United States face major cyber risks as the Windows XP operating system loses tech support; and a GAO report says the government needs to move on plans to maintain separate but interoperable electronic health records systems.

Morning Security Brief: Deadly Force on the Border, North Korea Launches Missiles, And More

A report reveals that Border Patrol agents have used excessive force along the U.S.-Mexico border, resulting in 19 deaths. North Korea launched four short-range missiles Thursday in response to South Korea's military drills. And Target takes a financial hit from the data breach, Women's Security Council annual awards opened, and more.
 




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