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Morning Security Brief: Petraeus Scandal, Skype Hack, and Response Time Disparities

- The media gives conflicting reports on whether Petraeus mistress Paula Broadwell had access to classified information. Skype patches security hole. Ambulance response times vary widely across Los Angeles, an investigation finds.

Morning Security Brief: Lawsuit Seeks Detention Data, Report Gives Biometric Advice, and Passengers Uncover Security Lapse

- A lawsuit seeks to force immigration officials to turn over detention data, a government report offers best practices for facial recognition, and barcodes on boarding passes could warn passengers about airport screening practices.

Morning Security Brief: Earl Brown Dies, Navy Officer Pleads Guilty to Spying, Thai Security, and More

- A security guard dies after being shot by police responding to his call. A Canadian officer pleads guilty to espionage charges. The government says security is improving in the most violent region of Thailand. And more.

Federal Perspective: Interview with Steve Lord

- An interview with Steve Lord, director of homeland security and justice issues at the Government Accountability Office.

Federal Perspective: Interview with Steve Lord

- An interview with Steve Lord, director of homeland security and justice issues at the Government Accountability Office.  

Better Breach Tracking Needed

- A new study on security breaches at U.S. airports reveals inconsistent reporting and a lack of clear guidelines.

Creating Public Support for SARs

- A survey indicates several hurdles to public reporting of suspicious activity, including a basic understanding of what to report.

Gates: Military Strike on Iran Would Be 'Catastrophic' to Global Security

- An Israeli or American attack against Iran’s nuclear program has the potential to be a counterproductive geopolitical disaster says former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.

Morning Security Brief: Hurricane Isaac, Detect-to-Protect, Gun Purchases Study, and More

- Hurricane Isaac projected to make landfall Tuesday. New bioagent detection system undergoes trial in Boston. Ten percent of guns used in crimes in Chicago came from two suburban gun shops. And more.

DHS Employees Arrested for Child Porn, Drug Smuggling, Fraudulent Documents and Other Crimes

- DHS investigators arrested employees at a rate of about six a week in 2011, according to a new report from the Office of the Inspector General.

Morning Security Brief: Family Research Council Shooter Indicted, Expert Suggests Swine Ban, and More

- Cell phone towers discovered as the cause for police communication disruption in Bay Area. Virginia man indicted for Family Research Council shooting. And H3N2v concerns lead one expert to call for a ban on pigs at fairs.

Morning Security Brief: Bomb in Building Undetected For Weeks, Domestic Terrorism in the U.S., Bin Laden Movie, and More

- A bomb sat in a government building for three weeks before it was identified. Difficulties addressing the lone wolf threat. The bin Laden movie. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Sikhs Reluctant to Add Security, Evacuations Begin Ahead of Ernesto, Reuters Hack, and More

- Sikhs reluctant to increase security at their houses of worship. Latin America preps for Ernesto. Old version of software led to Reuters hack. And more.
 




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