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Morning Security Brief: FTC Eyeing Apps for Children, Wanted on Pinterest, Sikh Hate Crimes, and More

- The FTC finds that 60 percent of apps for kids are sending information to advertisers or software companies. Police in Pennsylvania serve 57 percent more warrants after a reporter launches a mug shot Pinterest. Sikhs want the FBI to track hate crimes against them, too.

Changes Coming to Hate Crime Reporting

- The new bias categories of gender and gender identity will be added to future hate crime reporting data.

Sovereign Citizens Interfere With Police Traffic Stops in Nevada

- Sovereign citizens in Nevada are using mobile phones to summon fellow sovereigns to routine traffic stops to document the situation with video cameras and, according to one retired police chief, intimidate police officers.

Morning Security Brief: Unfit For Duty, Confrontation at Sea, Dead Men’s DNA, and More

- A Florida newspaper’s investigative project reveals a wide range of misconduct among the state’s police and corrections officers. One Coast Guard member is dead after a confrontation with smugglers off the coast of California. Illinois police look to build a database of executed inmates to help solve cold cases. And more.

FBI Teaching Industry to Protect Trade Secrets

- The FBI is teaming up with North Carolina's Research Triangle to help educate industry on how to prevent trade secret theft.

FBI Releases Data on Slain Officers

- The FBI’s Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted report, released Monday morning, includes narratives of how each officer was killed and a database that organizes each incident by state, weapon used, and about 45 other criteria.

Morning Security Brief: Navy SEALs Punished, Police UAVs, LAPD Loses Excessive Force Suit, and More

- Navy SEALs punished for leaking classified information. Stroke victim wins excessive force lawsuit against LAPD. See the different UAVs law enforcement uses. And more.

Morning Security Brief: UAV Integration, Taser Mishap, USC Shooting, and More

- UAVs get closer to integration into domestic airspace. A police officer is suspended for using a stun gun on a child. USC uses its alert system to protect students after a Halloween night shooting. And more.

Supreme Court to Hear Drug-Sniffing Dogs Case Today

- The Court will hear oral arguments on whether judges can issue search warrants for private homes when drug-sniffing dogs gives a detection alert when outside the home.

Morning Security Brief: Cell Phone Records, Social Media, Tracking Chemicals, Hurricane Preparedness, and More

- Police in the U.K. routinely extract and store information from suspects’ mobile phones. Infographic: Solving crime with social media. Peru to track overland chemical shipments using GPS. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Possible Chemical or Biological Attack at U.S. Embassy, .Gov Sites Used for Phishing Attacks, and More

- Sweden’s white powder scare last week has been classified as “spreading a poison or virus.” .Gov sites being used for phishing scams. Social media leads to a break in the investigation of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. And more.

Justice Department Announces Efforts to Secure the Voting Process

- The Justice Department has announced that it will implement its usual efforts on Election Day to make sure voters aren’t intimidated at the polls and their votes are counted accurately.

Morning Security Brief: UK Identity Plan Questioned, Drug Dog’s ‘First’ False Positive, Shooting Victim Dumped at Hospital

- A security engineer says the UK’s plan to use social media to verify identities encourages people to be “lazy about protecting their online identity.” A drug detection dog alerts to a man’s anus, but there’s nothing there. Surveillance cameras catch a car dumping a shooting victim at a hospital. And more.
 




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