Daily Headline : Cybercrime
05/10/2012 - Internet users were scammed out of more than $485 million in 2011, according to the latest data released by the Internet Crime Complain Center on Thursday.
Daily Headline : IT Security
05/10/2012 - Russia says it has foiled an attack planned on the city slated to host the 2014 Winter Games. A neurosurgeon is removed from a cruise ship after someone tweets that he’s planning a biological attack. Cybersecurity firms moving into offensive roles. And more.
Daily Headline : Privacy
04/19/2012 - EU Parliament votes today on a controversial information sharing deal with the U.S. Motorcycle Club uses trademark to weed out undercover officers. Macs users should use antivirus software now, commenter says. And more.
Daily Headline : Intelligence
04/06/2012 - Former CIA officer and Huffington Post blogger John Kiriakou was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury for repeatedly providing journalists with classified information.
Daily Headline : Crime
04/05/2012 - This year’s tax deadline is Tuesday April 17. Among the millions of documents headed to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) between now and then are an increasing number of returns from tax-savvy gang members who have learned to exploit the system.
Legal Report: Public-Private Partnerships
03/23/2012 - A bill (S.B. 55) in the Kentucky legislature would permit jurisdictions in the state to enter into mutual-aid agreements with other states to share first-responder personnel in case of an emergency. The bill would also extend the same immunity to these first responders as is afforded to those from within Kentucky.
Legal Report: Border Security
03/23/2012 - A new law (P.L. 112-93) will extend an existing border security program. Under the program, the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security identify equipment and technology that could also be used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to combat illicit trafficking across the U.S. borders with Mexico and with Canada. The bill specifically notes that information should be shared on how to detect and track ultralight aircraft.
Homeland Security: Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
03/22/2012 - An interview with Glenn Cannon, director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.
Daily Headline : Homeland Security
03/15/2012 - 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.
Daily Headline : Airport Security
03/14/2012 - Some are calling it an assassination attempt, after an Afghan man drove a stolen vehicle onto the runway as Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta landed for a scheduled visit Wednesday morning.
Daily Headline : Drug Control
03/06/2012 - The Office of the Director of National Intelligence publishes its annual report on Guantánamo. Groups push to enhance penalties for counterfeit drugs. Unknown hackers target Anonymous. And more.
Daily Headline : Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
03/05/2012 - Several states have deployed National Guard troops to assist in security and cleanup after last week's tornado outbreak.
SM Online: Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
02/28/2012 - New technology is helping implement a 2006 executive order directing the Department of Homeland Security to develop a next-generation public alert system. See the original directive.