NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Pope's Security, Chemical Plant Security, and More

Pope Francis's visit to South America begins with security concerns as massive crowds gather to greet the pontiff; Congressmen question CFATS effectiveness; Cisco to acquire security company Sourcefire, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Update on Egypt, Android Vulnerabilities, and More

Egypt's Islamists have a day of resistance, a company reveals Android vulnerability, and more.

New Technique to Detect Illegal Poaching

A new carbon dating approach may be able to detect illegally obtained ivory.

United States Can Do More to Prepare for CBRNE Events

Dr. Paul Stockton, president of Cloud Peak Analytics, says the United States has taken steps to respond effectively to a CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosives) event at home and abroad, but more can be done to strengthen that response.

Morning Security Brief: Cybersecurity Improvements, CCTV vulnerability, Human Trafficking and ID Theft Raids

Presidents Obama and Putin pledge to work together on cybersecurity. A researcher says that many CCTV cameras can be remotely attacked via the public Internet. More than a dozen convenience stores were raided as part of a massive human trafficking and identity theft investigation.

Morning Security Brief: Syrian No-Fly Zone and Arms to Rebels, Surveillance Testimony, NFL Security Bans, and More.

The United States considers plans to arm Syrian rebels and create a no-fly zone; the FBI director testifies on surveillance program; the NFL bans fanny packs; and a border security amendment to the immigration reform bill is rejected.

Morning Security Brief: Obama Calls for Full Diplomatic Security Funding, Firearm Background Checks Increase, and More

President Obama calls on Congress to approve funds for increased diplomatic security, firearm background checks nearly double after Newtown, and more.

Upcoming Elections Highlight Venezuela’s Uncertain Future

Since the death of long-time Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez was announced on March 5, a harsh light has been cast on the economic and political future of the South American nation. The upcoming April 14 elections will be a referendum on whether the country will continue to operate as it did under the Chavez regime, or move in a new direction.

Morning Security Brief: Active Shooter Video, Tax ID Theft Avoidance, Ankara Bombing, and More

DHS releases active shooter video. IRS posts tips to help taxpayers protect themselves from identity theft. U.S. embassy in Turkey attacked. And more.

Morning Security Brief: New York Times Hacked, Border Security, Super Bowl Security, and More

The New York Times says it was hacked by China. The economic downturn may have played a role in reduced arrests along the Southwest border. And more.
 




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