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Morning Security Brief: Hamas-Israeli Conflict Continues, Security Clearance Holders and Tax Debt, TSA Holds Contest, and More

- Fighting between Israel and Hamas continues as Israel destroys the home of a top political Hamas leader in the Gaza strip. A GAO report has found that security clearance holders have significant tax burdens totaling more than $730 million. The TSA is offering prize money to anyone who can come up with a proof-of-concept for expediting airport security lines. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Planes Crash in Algeria, Taiwan; $10bn Infrastructure Fund; International Cybercriminals Caught

- An Air Algerie plane with 116 people on board has crashed this morning, following the deaths of 48 yesterday due to a TransAsia Airways plane crash. The White House announced a $10 billion rural infrastructure fund. Seven criminals were arrested in relation to StubHub theft, and Norway may be in imminent danger of a terrorist attack.

European Security in NATO's Shadow: Party Ideologies and Institution Building

- Author Stephanie Hofmann offers a fresh look at European party ideologies that make a difference depending on one’s perspective on global issues.

Convergence: Illicit Networks and National Security in the Age of Globalization

- The current problem of networked transnational organized crime and the continued threat it poses to global stability are carefully outlined in this book.

News and Trends

- A look at global piracy and how risk is shifting, plus the worldwide dearth of business leaders with vision and high-level strategic thinking.

Morning Security Brief: Federal Worker Database Breached, ATF Review, Cybersecurity and More

- Chinese hackers accessed a database of federal workers' information in March, a GAO report on changes in the ATF, cybersecurity concerns for industrial control systems, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Federal Worker Database Breached, ATF Review, Cybersecurity, and More

- Chinese hackers accessed a database of federal workers' information in March, a GAO report on changes in the ATF, cybersecurity concerns for industrial control systems, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Typhoon in Japan, Anti-Malware Initiatives, and National Security Hacking

- Okinawa is bracing for Typhoon Neoguri and its impact on the infrastructure. IIEE has released two anti-malware initiatives to protect software engineers. And Chinese hackers are gathering information on U.S. policy in the Middle East.

Morning Security Brief: Bombing in Nigeria, Overseas Facilities Security Risks, and Malaysian Flight 370 Update

- A bomb killed 21 people in Nigeria's capital yesterday in the latest burst of violence in the region. A GAO report found that State Department overseas facilities have security gaps. And a group of experts has redefined the search area for missing flight MA370.

Homeland Security

- A Muslim public affairs group launches an anti-extremism initiative.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Aviation Security, Military Sexual Assault, And More

- The head of Interpol says he is surprised that the United States has not yet signed up to participate in its aviation security program called I-Checkit. A GAO report reviews the Department of Veterans Affairs claims process for victims of military sexual trauma. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Manhunt After Canadian Police Killed, Military Jet Crash, and Port Security Update

- Three Canadian police officers were shot and killed yesterday and the shooter is at large. A military jet crashed into a southern California neighborhood, but nobody was injured. And the GAO makes recommendations on port security.

Morning Security Brief: WTC Security Upgrade, Facebook For Spying, and Apple Devices Hacked Remotely

- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced plans to boost security at the new World Trade Center, Iranian hackers are spying on U.S. officials by friending them on Facebook, and iPhones are being held hostage by a cloud-based hacker.
 




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