NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Nigeria Ebola-Free, Capital Punishment in Iraq, Turkey will Allow Kurds to Aid in ISIS Fight, and More

Nigeria has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization; meanwhile, in Texas, dozens of people who had contact with an Ebola patient were taken off a watch list. The United Nations has released a report about the alarming rise of executions in Iraq. Turkey will allow Kurdish fighters to cross into Syria to aid in the fight against ISIS. And China is blaming the United States for derailing cybersecurity talks.

Morning Security Brief: Ebola Raises Hospital Safety Concerns, ISIS Takes Territory, and the Feds Offer Cybersecurity Help

A Dallas nurse has become the first person to contract Ebola within the United States, and her condition is reported as "clinically stable." ISIS has gained control of a base on the outskirts of Baghdad, and nearly 200,000 have fled their homes in Western Iraq. A government-built cybersecurity solution could help ease IT-budget cut woes.

Morning Security Brief: Australia Thwarts IS Beheading Plan, NYC Increases Security, 3D Printed Drones, And More

A raid in Australia thwarted plans of IS members to kidnap and behead random people. NYC is stepping up security after IS encouraged attacks on tourist sites. A 3D printed drone is making its way to the battlefield. And the black market blood business is thriving in Africa due to Ebola.

Reflections on 9-11 Commission Report Address Evolving Threats

Ten years after The 9-11 Commission Report was issued, the Bipartisan Policy Center looks at how the threat landscape has changed and how the U.S. has adapted.

Morning Security Brief: Bombing in Nigeria, Overseas Facilities Security Risks, and Malaysian Flight 370 Update

A bomb killed 21 people in Nigeria's capital yesterday in the latest burst of violence in the region. A GAO report found that State Department overseas facilities have security gaps. And a group of experts has redefined the search area for missing flight MA370.

Morning Security Brief: Protests in Ukraine Turn Violent, Report on Kenyan Mall Attack, FireEye Finds G20 Summit Hack, and More

Violent clashes between protesters and riot police in Ukraine's capital; the NYPD releases a report showing how easy it would be for an attack like the one on the mall in Nairobi, Kenya to occur in the United States; FireEye uncovers a hack on the computers of European officials that occurred ahead of this year's G20 summit; and more.

Watching for Biological Threats

Assessing progress in how the national biosurveillance program is performing.

Morning Security Brief: Negotiations Continue on Syria, Legislation Thwarted by Leaks, Cargo Truck Safety Questioned, and More

Secretary of State John Kerry rejects Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s proposed timetable for turning over chemical weapons. Lawmakers say that cybersecurity legislation has been slowed by the Snowden leaks. Incidents involving cargo trucks that leak flammable liquid are not tracked by the government.

Morning Security Brief: Diplomatic Security, TSA Adds Banned Items Feature to Mobile App, iOS Security, And More

An independent panel recommends that the State Department make diplomatic security a higher priority, the TSA adds a search capability to its mobile app for passengers to search banned items, Apple iOS gets a new access control patent, and more.

Morning Security Brief: British Rejects Military Move in Syria, Al Qaeda's role in Syria, So-Called U.S. "Black Budget" Leaked

British parliament votes to reject the use of military force in Syria; a CNN.com opinion piece outlines how an al Qaeda affiliate is aiding the opposition forces in Syria; and Snowden leaks the so-called U.S. "black budget" with details about spy-agency spending.
 




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