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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.

The U.K. Bribery Act, Year One

- Companies that conduct business in the United Kingdom should review their existing anticorruption programs in light of the U.K. Bribery Act.

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.

VIDEO: The Violence of Mexican Drug Cartels

- This video, featured on Visually, shows how U.S. policies on drugs and guns impact the stability of its southern neighbor.

Morning Security Brief: Assault Weapons Ban, Danger in Mali, USC Security Plan Implemented, and More

- POTUS endorses assault weapons ban. France sends 750 troops to Mali and have plans to send more. Fingerprint scans required for visitors as a part of USC’s new security plan. 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.

Corruption

- Transparency International U.K. assesses the transparency of the anticorruption programs implemented by defense companies.

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.

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.

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: UK Identity Plan Questioned, Drug Dog’s ‘First’ False Positive, Shooting Victim Dumped at Hospital

- A security engineer says the UK’s plan to use social media to verify identities encourages people to be “lazy about protecting their online identity.” A drug detection dog alerts to a man’s anus, but there’s nothing there. Surveillance cameras catch a car dumping a shooting victim at a hospital. And more.
 




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