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Most CBP’s Problem Agents Come from Posts on the Southwest Border

- A GAO investigation found that 65 percent of arrests for misconduct or corruption were of border patrol officers and agents stationed along the United States’ border with Mexico.

Workplace Violence

- A study conducted by the John Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response examines hospital shootings.

Investigations

- Issuing blanket instruction to employees mandating that they should not discuss an investigation with their coworkers violates federal labor law. Find out why.

Staying Out of Court

- Negligent security lawsuits are costly, but preventing them need not be.

Managing

- By taking steps to incorporate resilience into the corporate culture, managers can make their companies more robust.

CHART: Behind the Numbers

- How companies are securing personal mobile devices at work.

Swiss Warning Intelligence Partners About Massive Data Breach

- Swiss intelligence has warned the U.S. and Britain that counterterrorism information may have been leaked by a disgruntled employee.

Discrimination

- In a lawsuit filed in Illinois, plaintiffs allege that an entrance exam required by the Chicago Fire Department discriminates against women and minorities. Read the charges here.

Disability

- The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a Website containing the Worksite Flexibility Toolkit to provide information on workplace flexibility. Announced to coincide with National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the site contains links to 172 sources, including legislation, case studies, fact sheets, reports, and news articles.

Domestic Violence

- A factsheet from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission offers guidance to employers on how to apply employment discrimination laws to victims of domestic violence. The factsheet offers scenarios and examples of how companies might unintentionally run afoul of federal law.

Liars & Outliers: Enabling the Trust That Society Needs to Thrive

- Without a broad base of trust, society and all of our institutions would fail to function. This is the focus of Bruce Schneier’s new­est book, Liars & Outliers: Enabling the Trust That Society Needs to Thrive.

Infographic: Violence at Work

- Almost 800 occupational fatalities occurred from workplace violence in 2011, according to preliminary statistics from the Justice Department.

Morning Security Brief: Violent Crime Increases in the U.S, Swatting, FBI Sting Leads to Arrest of Potential Terrorist, and More

- The number of violent crimes in the U.S. rose 18 percent last year, according to government statistics. Police fear a swatting call could eventually turn fatal. The FBI “foils” another terrorist plot it helped orchestrate. And more.
 




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