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- A report indicates that foreign nationals are not being screened before flight training, and a new study takes a look at the downside of using photographs for identification purposes.

Sic Semper Technology

- Authoritarian regimes are using network surveillance technology to further human rights abuses. Governments around the world are responding by restricting the export of such technology.

Terrorist Rehabilitation: The U.S. Experience in Iraq

- In their excellent book, Ami Angell and Rohan Gun­ar­atna provide a detailed account of a program that covered everything from the complexity of detainee operations to the challenges involved in rehabilitation programs.

Wanted Dead or Alive: Manhunts from Geronimo to Bin Laden

- Beginning with Geronimo and ending with Osama Bin Laden, this book describes strategic manhunts conducted by the United States military in pursuit of America’s enemies.

Morning Security Brief: Benghazi Hearing, Disease Surveillance, iTravel, and More

- U.S. holds a hearing on the Benghazi consulate attack. Biosecurity expert calls for a nationwide disease surveillance program. Apple working on a way to integrate phones with airport security. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Camp Bastion Attack, Cyber Security Hall of Fame, Schools Investigated for Cheating, and More

- The Taliban launches the most destructive attack in the history of the 11-year war in Afghanistan. Cyber Security Hall of Fame list announced. Forensics company to investigate Baltimore schools. And more.

Morning Security Brief: China to Become Largest Homeland Security Market, Kenya Foils Terror Attack, and More

- A new report says China will be the world’s biggest homeland security market by 2014. QR codes to deter counterfeits. A tip leads Kenyan authorities to a terrorist hideout. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Attack on U.S. Embassy, Bolivian Coca in National Parks, Facebook Investigations, and More

- Libyan officials say the attack on the U.S. embassy Wednesday was a well-planned ambush. Bolivia cleaning coca out of national parks. Facebook post leads to murder charges for gang members. And more.

Due Diligence Across Borders

- Before developing a partnership with a foreign company, organizations must conduct a thorough investigation to ensure compliance with anticorruption laws.

Morning Security Brief: Costa Rica Earthquake, ‘Hundreds’ of Afghan Troops Fired, Bizarre Bank Robbery, and More

- In Costa Rica, ‘concrete and steel’ minimized damage from Wednesday’s earthquake. Afghanistan fires hundreds of soldiers after an increase of green-on-blue attacks. Two bank robbers pull off a heist after kidnapping bank manager. And more.

Netanyahu Irked By Security Cabinet Leaks

- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a Wednesday meeting with his security cabinet right after it started because someone on the cabinet is leaking information.

Morning Security Brief: DNC 2012 Security, Bomb Materials in Hotel Room, Hackers ‘Diversify’ Phishing Attacks, and More

- The U.S. Capitol Police and around 50 other agencies are working together to secure the Democratic National Convention. Authorities in Manila are on the hunt for a bomb maker. New research says hackers are going around traditional corporate security. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Isaac Update, UKBA Targets London University, Hazmat Database for First Responders, and More

- Hurricane Isaac is weakening after dropping 20 inches of rain and producing three tornadoes. The UK Border Agency revokes a university’s ability to issue student visas, calling it “threat to immigration control.” And more.
 




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