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Morning Security Brief: ISC West Awards Controversy, Hacking Tools Legislation, Merchant of Death, and More

- ISC West awards process comes under scrutiny. EU pushing to criminalize hacking tools. Russian angered over Merchant of Death sentencing. And more.

Morning Security Brief: The U.S. Continues Corruption Fight, Guidelines for Hiring Veterans, and Rules for Handling Chemicals

- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton vows to continue anti-corruption efforts. The government issues guidance for those seeking to hire returning veterans. And new rules are issued to prevent injuries in facilities that manufacture or use hazardous chemicals.

Counterterrorism

- The White House has outlined its implementation plan for countering violent extremism within local communities. Read more about the plan online.

Building a Tenuous Trust

- A new White House strategy to combat homegrown terrorism could backfire unless officials engage local communities.

DHS Gets Low Marks for Employee Satisfaction, Again

- Lawmakers want to know why Department of Homeland Security workers hate their jobs.

Hospitals a Weak Link in Nuclear Nonproliferation

- Radioactive materials are usually sealed in metal when used in medical devices. Unsecured devices, when paired with conventional explosives, could make a dirty bomb capable of contaminating a city.

Morning Security Brief: Watch List Suspects Released After Traffic Stop, Excessive Force, NSTIC Steering Committee, and More

- Two people on the terror watch list were stopped and released by police, according to data accidentally released by a Maryland police department. Swedish cops are under fire after shooting at unarmed suspects. NIST seeks a steering committee for trusted identities program. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Suspicious Power Arrest, Live-Streaming Abuse, HIPAA Breach Consequences, and More

- A man is arrested for mailing more than a hundred envelopes of a powdery substance. Australian police are noticing a new online trend among pedophiles. BlueCross BlueShield pays more than one million dollars after a breach. And more.

Law Enforcement Perspective: International Association of Chiefs of Police Interview with Bart R. Johnson

- An interview with Bart Johnson, the executive director of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

One-Hour DNA Tests Headed to 'Select Customers' this Summer

- An appeals court last summer said collecting DNA samples doesn’t violate constitutional protections and that DNA collection was just a 21st century version of fingerprinting. ZyGEM and Lockheed Martin want to provide a faster way to run the “prints.”

Law Enforcement Perspective: International Association of Chiefs of Police Interview with Bart R. Johnson

- An interview with Bart Johnson, the executive director of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.  

PBS Pushes Next-Gen Emergency Alerts

- A new program will allow broadcasters to send emergency alerts directly to smartphones and other mobile devices.

Morning Security Brief: ACTA Under Review, YouPorn Exposes User Data, Mobile App Privacy Policies, and More

- ACTA being sent to highest EU court. Porn site user data was made available online. New privacy guidelines for mobile app developers. And more.
 




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