NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: POTUS Extends Secret Service Protection, Al Qaeda Site Being Hosted in Britain, VA Center Needle Mix-Up

The President gives himself and other former presidents lifetime Secret Service protection. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it maybe have exposed patients to HIV. And more.

Operating in High-Risk Markets

By gathering intelligence, establishing local relationships, and developing crisis management plans, companies can reap the rewards of operating in high-risk countries.

ASIS Standard for Private Security Service Providers Overseas Adopted by UK

The ANSI standard, Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations – Requirements with Guidance, has been adopted for use in the United Kingdom.

Morning Security Brief: Internet Treaty, JFK Workers to Strike, Anthony Cibelli Sentenced, and More

Western nations refuse to sign a treaty that would give governments more power over the Internet. JFK security workers plan to strike before the Christmas holiday. Anthony Cibelli sentenced to 18 months for stealing grenades from Iraq. And more.

Armoring Trends in Latin America

As violent attacks on citizens continue in countries such as Brazil and Mexico,individuals are responding by buying armor for private vehicles.

Morning Security Brief: Radioactive Material Investigations, Headlight Thefts, Most Dangerous Places to Travel, and More

Georgia investigations examine the region's nuclear material black market. Porsche headlight thefts in Amsterdam. Pakistan, Sudan, and Georgia named the most dangerous places to travel. And more.

Drone Strikes Create Complications in International Security Law

The legality of drone strikes was a recurring theme among panelists speaking on national security and armed conflict at the 22nd Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law, held today at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, D.C.

Morning Security Brief: OpIsrael Picks Up, Taliban Leaks E-mail List, Portland Security Officers Plan Strike, and More

Hackers step up cyberattacks against Israel. A Taliban spokesperson makes the group’s e-mail list public. Cuba to host peace talks between Colombia and the FARC. And more.

Morning Security Brief: NASA Breach, Anonymous Targets Israel, Marijuana Business, and More

A NASA laptop with personally identifiable information gets stolen. Anonymous launches an operation against Israel. People who want to sell marijuana legally are having a hard time trying to get started. And more.

FBI Adds Terrorist Rapper to Most Wanted List

Omar Hammami is just as comfortable in the studio as he his carrying an AK-47. Since 2009, he’s released about a half-dozen rap tracks celebrating martyrdom and condemning the United States and Israel. Now his face will appear on posters at a post office near you.
 




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