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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.

Morning Security Brief: eBay Hacked, Bombing in China, Coup By Thai Military, And More

- At least 145 million eBay accounts have been hacked. Thirty-one people have been killed in a terrorist attack in China. The Thai military has taken control of the country. And a dangerous chemical in fertilizer is underregulated, according to the GAO.

Espionage

- The NATO report Pandemonium: Nation States, National Security, and the Internet looks at nation-state hacking and the power of espionage in modern culture.

EU Corruption

- Corruption is costly. In fact, it is costing the European Union about €120 billion ($165 billion) per year, according to a recent report from the European Commission. It assesses corruption in all of the EU’s 28 member countries, analyzing industry sectors, the nature and level of corruption, and the effectiveness of measures taken to fight it, which vary from country to country.
 




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