01/28/2011 - The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics is attempting to redesign the National Crime Victimization Survey, a study providing crime statistics based on public surveys, to make it better reflect true crime levels. Read about some of the proposed changes.
01/28/2011 - There has been an improvement in antibribery enforcement under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Find out more about the problem of international bribery in a new report (.pdf) from The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
01/10/2011 - The nation's prayers (and ours) go to Congresswoman Gabriella Giffords and the other survivors of the shooting rampage in Arizona Saturday, which left six dead. The suspect is in custody, and the investigation is ongoing.
11/29/2010 - A series of burglaries at fast food outlets reveals many security lessons, including simple ways to enhance security at these types of facilities and why franchisors may want to be more proactive in offering advice to franchises.
11/19/2010 - Japan continues its efforts to fight entrenched mafia ties to various industries. Online businesses step up efforts to curtail "friendly fraud." And criminologists' ideas on how to reduce crime.
11/04/2010 - The SEC has issued a proposal for comment to clarify how whistleblowers can win awards by reporting fraud. The Director of National Intelligence announces progress in gaining stronger authority. Agents find a tunnel used to smuggle drugs. The European Union approves liquid explosives screening equipment. And more.
10/28/2010 - U.S. law enforcement groups join forces to fight gun violence. The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has not effectively implemented information security controls. Privacy Group calls for more comprehensive and effective privacy protections when data is shared between the EU members and the United States.
10/27/2010 - Reports of identity-theft up 123 percent in suspicious activity reports since 2003. The United States slips slightly in Transparency International's ranking of corruption perceptions of countries. But another report on bribery of foreign officials gives the U.S. high marks.