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A Campus Response to Crisis

- A campus response team implements important parts of the violence prevention plan, such as disseminating clear policies, promoting threat awareness, providing rapid response, and aiding in recovery.

Morning Security Brief: NYC Gas Leak Explosion Kills 7, Critical Infrastructure Concerns, and Missing Flight Update

- A suspected gas leak caused an explosion in New York City that killed at least seven people. A report on the aging infrastructure of NYC stresses potential dangers. And Malaysian Air Flight 370 is still missing.

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.

Chemical Facilities Tackle an Explosive Problem

- A federal working group focuses on improving safety and security in the chemical industry to prevent more communities from going up in flames.

Are Evacuation Practices Flawed?

- Emerging notification technology can also track evacuees, and an app tells a college community how to respond in a crisis.

Morning Security Brief: Olympic Threats A Hoax, False Alarm at OU Campus, And Fraudulent Contractors

- A widely-circulated terrorist threat against attendees of the Winter Olympics is a hoax, according to officials. The University of Oklahoma responds to reports of a shooting on campus that turn out to be a false alarm. And a federal contractor has fraudulently obtained millions of dollars from the government.

Planning for Evacuations

- Find out what researchers have learned from studying past hurricane-related evacuations and how they are trying to apply those lessons to future evacuations.

Morning Security Brief: NIST Report on Joplin Tornado, U.S.-Afghan Pact Still Not Signed, 2014 Cybersecurity Forecast, and More

- NIST releases a comprehensive report on the deadliest and costliest tornado on record--the one that struck Joplin, Missouri in 2011; a U.S. official warns that security in Afghanistan could be threatened if the U.S-Afghan security pact is not signed quickly; risk management firm Kroll releases a 2014 cybersecurity forecast; and more.

Managing

- Learn the most important crisis communications elements to apply before, during, and after a crisis to protect your litigation strategy.

One Lab’s Mission: Resilience Research

- The Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University is working with industry and government organizations to test cutting-edge technology, with the focus on resilience.

Everyone Needs an Exit Strategy

- Find out what researchers have learned from studying past hurricane-related evacuations and how they are trying to apply those lessons to future evacuations.

Morning Security Brief: Obamacare Site Attacked Unsuccessfully Multiple Times, NYC WTC Security Plan Scrutinized, And More

- At least 16 cyberattacks have been launched against the Obamacare Web site, none successful, according to DHS officials. NYC residents are suing the NYPD over the security plan for the new World Trade Center. The GAO released reports on improving security clearances and behavior detection. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Deadly Typhoon Ravages Philippines, HealthCare.gov Project Manager Testifies, and Cybersecurity Report

- Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines over the weekend, and now relief workers are warning of a potential health emergency in the nation; the project manager of HealthCare.gov says he was kept in the dark about major security problems with the federal health insurance site; and EY (formerly Ernst and Young) releases a report on businesses and cybersecurity.
 




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