Daily Headline : IT Security
06/19/2013 - Presidents Obama and Putin pledge to work together on cybersecurity. A researcher says that many CCTV cameras can be remotely attacked via the public Internet. More than a dozen convenience stores were raided as part of a massive human trafficking and identity theft investigation.
Daily Headline : Border Security
06/14/2013 - The United States considers plans to arm Syrian rebels and create a no-fly zone; the FBI director testifies on surveillance program; the NFL bans fanny packs; and a border security amendment to the immigration reform bill is rejected.
International: Research & Studies
05/24/2013 - The Center for Global Development released a study in January looking at 160 cases where biometrics have been used in developing countries. Learn more about how biometrics have been used as an identifier in voting systems, national ID databases, and more.
International: Drug Control
05/24/2013 - This comprehensive study from the United Nations Office of Drug and Crime, Transnational Organized Crime in Central American and the Caribbean, examines trends in violence and the drug trade in Central America.
News & Trends: Research & Studies
05/24/2013 - A new approach to problem solving from the bottom up, and researchers voluntarily lift a moratorium on bird flu studies.
International: Research & Studies
05/24/2013 - First-world countries have long used biometrics for security and forensics, but developing countries are using biometrics to create IDs that can be used to facilitate services like voting or the distribution of financial aid.
05/16/2013 - Text-only version from February digital edition. How Interpol helps to solve crimes ranging from cyberattacks to child exploitation and how the private sector gets involved.
News & Trends: Investigations
05/16/2013 - Text-only version from February digital edition. Although the international ivory trade was banned in 1989, the levels of illegal elephant killings continue to rise, estimated to be in the tens of thousands in 2011 alone, according to statistics from Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants. Some estimates go even higher.
International: International Security
04/23/2013 - Experts contend that governments currently patrolling off the coast of Somalia will withdraw, leaving merchants to fend for themselves.
SM Online: IT Security
03/27/2013 - According to a new study from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2, a shortage of security experts with strong leadership and communications skills poses a direct challenge to organizations around the world. The study includes feedback from more than 12,000 IT security professionals from across the globe.
SM Online: Research & Studies
03/27/2013 - Researchers are looking into how leaders’ speeches can trigger violent responses. Read their report.
03/26/2013 - Companies that conduct business in the United Kingdom should review their existing anticorruption programs in light of the U.K. Bribery Act.
Daily Headline : International
03/26/2013 - Since the death of long-time Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez was announced on March 5, a harsh light has been cast on the economic and political future of the South American nation. The upcoming April 14 elections will be a referendum on whether the country will continue to operate as it did under the Chavez regime, or move in a new direction.