NEWS & ANALYSIS

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.

Morning Security Brief: Gitmo Hearings, Brazilian Nightclub Fire, and More

Guantánamo lawyers say the government forces them to turn over privileged communications. Mexico plans to stop narco perp walks. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Skype Privacy, Drone Strikes, SIBR, and More

Skype users want to know what information Skype shares with law enforcement. The UN opens an investigation into drone strikes. NIST is looking for small businesses to create cybersecurity solutions. And more.

Morning Security Brief: North Africa Instability, Bio-agent Detection, Yakuza Assets Blocked, and More

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.

Morning Security Brief: No Inauguration Arrests, Student Expelled After Alerting School of Security Flaw, Guards Plan Protest

No major security incidents reported on inauguration day. A Montreal University student was expelled for hacking after he alerted the college of a network security flaw. Connecticut security guards plan a protest. And more.

Hackers Target Mexican National Security Networks

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.
 




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