08/30/2013 - British parliament votes to reject the use of military force in Syria; a CNN.com opinion piece outlines how an al Qaeda affiliate is aiding the opposition forces in Syria; and Snowden leaks the so-called U.S. "black budget" with details about spy-agency spending.
08/20/2013 - A Palestinian programmer hacked into the Facebook CEO's page to reveal a security flaw, 300 tons of contaminated waste have leaked from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, a top McAfee official takes over DHS cybersecurity post, and more.
07/25/2013 - When Pope Francis’s driver made a wrong turn in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he inadvertently drove executive protection (EP) into the world’s headlines. Here's some advice for protection professionals who might face similar challenges.
07/23/2013 - Pope Francis's visit to South America begins with security concerns as massive crowds gather to greet the pontiff; Congressmen question CFATS effectiveness; Cisco to acquire security company Sourcefire, and more.
07/19/2013 - Has globalization swept through the world of organized crime? That question has been the subject of a fierce debate among law enforcement experts and criminologists in recent years. Oxford University lecturer Federico Varese, a leading theoretician on organized crime, has weighed in with a much more nuanced view.
07/03/2013 - While the future of Egypt’s government remains unknown, a military coup is unlikely, according to Mazen Saadah and Tim Williams, members of a global corporate consulting firm who have studied the region. They spoke to members of the ASIS International CSO Roundtable on Wednesday morning by phone about the current situation in Egypt, where growing crowds of protestors have been demanding that President Mohamed Morsi step down.