Book Reviews: Best Practices \ Case Studies
09/30/2013 - Using Social Media for Global Security is written for cybersecurity professionals, security analysts, policy experts, decision-makers, activists, and law enforcement personnel. It explains how to use the myriad social network communities and SNA to ensure greater levels of security.
Daily Headline : Homeland Security
09/12/2013 - The data collection system used for Obamacare applicants has passed critical security testing; 13 Arkansas school districts can continue to use teachers as armed guards; and Russia outlines its plan to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons arsenal.
Daily Headline : IT Security
09/10/2013 - Syria's prime minister says his nation will accept a proposal to relinquish its chemical weapons stockpile to international control to avoid a military strike, France will bring a formal resolution to the U.N. security council on the proposal, more technology companies file suits with FISA for more details on its secret spying program, and more.
Daily Headline : Airport Security
09/05/2013 - The TSA's expedited airport screening program will be coming to 60 more U.S. airports this year, a draft of the Cyber Security Framework is considered ineffective, world leaders gather in Russia, and more.
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08/30/2013 - After laying out evidence, Secretary of State John Kerry said that history would judge the United States harshly if it failed to act after the use of chemical weapons by Syria.
Daily Headline : Terrorism
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.
SM Online: Crime
08/28/2013 - Read more about the U.S. government’s program to curb human trafficking by ranking countries according to their efforts.
Daily Headline : International
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.
Daily Headline : International Security
08/08/2013 - Middle Eastern authorities are bracing for increased violence during the end of Ramadan festivities; INTERPOL raises terrorism concerns after a wave of prison breakouts; and more.
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07/31/2013 - Online scammers steal Social Security money; dozens killed in Egypt; congressional report on fusion centers looks at how they can be improved, and more.
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07/26/2013 - Security weaknesses at the Kabul Embassy, phishing attacks hope to trick Apple Developer Center users, costs of cybercrime, and more.
Daily Headline : Personnel Protection
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.
Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
07/25/2013 - Tips on crisis communications, and a look at how a con artist was able to sell fake explosive detectors.