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Assessing the State of the Security Industry

- A new comprehensive report prepared jointly by ASIS International and the Institute of Finance and Management provides the first big-picture look at the industry in more than 25 years.  

Tips on Crisis Communications

- Tips on crisis communications, and a look at how a con artist was able to sell fake explosive detectors.

Morning Security Brief: Leaked Report on Bin Laden Criticizes Pakistan, IRS Exposes Personal Data Online, and More

- A leaked report from the Pakistani government reveals there may have been "collaboration" at some levels allowing bin Laden to remain hidden, the IRS mistakenly posts thousands of social security numbers online, President Obama considers a faster pullout in Afghanistan, and more.

Trend Micro Partnering with Interpol to Fight Cybercrime

- Trend Micro, an Internet security solutions provider will partner with Interpol, the world’s largest international police body with 190 member countries, to support global law enforcement programs against cybercrime.

Dunbar Digital Armor Announces Partnership with NASDAQ

- Dunbar Digital Armor, the cybersecurity services division of Dunbar Companies, announced a partnership on Wednesday with NASDAQ OMX to protect access to FinQloud, a cloud-computing service for the financial industry. The company also unveiled its new technology center in Hunt Valley, Maryland.

Morning Brief: Lab Helps Authorities Nab Pedophiles, Chinese Bid to Buy Large U.S. Food Company Scrutinized, and More

- A lab in Fairfax, Virginia, uses photo-analysis to help agents track down child sex abusers; a Chinese company seeks to purchase a major U.S. hog producer, prompting a routine security review; a computer programmer provides a way to analyze drone-strike patterns, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Terrorist attack in London, Obama Administration Releases More Information on Drone Strikes, and More

- Two men are arrested in London after the brutal murder of a solider, Attorney General Eric Holder sends a letter to Congress outlining drone attacks that killed four Americans, and Twitter beefs up security.

Morning Security Brief: Deadly Texas Tornados, Security Personnel Kidnapped, and more

- Tornados in North Texas have left at least six people dead, security personnel kidnapped in Egypt's Sinai, and more.

Morning Security Brief: More on Latest Boston Arrests, Plane Debris Suspected from 9/11 Removed, Marathon Security Enhanced

- The three suspects taken into custody Wednesday in connection with Boston bombings are named. Police remove piece of landing gear from plane believed to be one of the two 9-11 hijacked flights that crashed into World Trade Center. And marathon runners and spectators face increased security this weekend at the Long Island Marathon.

Industry News

- Steve Wozniak is slated to speak at the ASIS Intenational 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Chicago, and Shaun Fynes, CPP, PCI, PSP, is profiled.  

Cybersecurity Framework Draft Efforts Underway

- Find out what’s happening with the cybersecurity framework.

New Interim Security Clearance Guidelines Address Issue of Mental Health Counseling for Victims of Sexual Assault

- Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper took steps today to address an issue faced by victims of sexual assault who have or are trying to obtain a security clearance: They may fear disclosing mental health information on their application.

Morning Security Brief: Google Privacy Director Steps Down, Russia Blocks Social Media, and Public Safety Call Centers Attacked

- Google's privacy director says she's stepping down, the Russian governmnet blocks content on Facebook and Twitter, and the FBI and DHS say Telephone Denial of Service attacks on on the rise at public safety call centers.

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