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Morning Security Brief: Study Sparks Outrage, Report on Nuclear Security, NTSB Determines Cause of Crash, and More

- Facebook is criticized after manipulating users' newsfeeds and using their status updates for a study that it then published externally. The GAO issues a report that looks at safety reforms at nuclear sites and whether those reforms led to greater security concerns. The NTSB determines the cause of the crash of Asiana flight 214 and makes safety recommendations to the FAA. And more.

A Mass Transit Transformation

- When Denver’s public transportation authority couldn't find the mobile video solution it needed for its buses, it worked with vendors to create one.

Supply Chain Resources

- A look at the government programs and resources that can help security professionals plan a supply chain strategy.

The Business of Travel Safety

- Security teams must prep their executives and employees alike on ways to stay safe while traveling for business purposes.

Bridging A Security Gap

- The Maryland Transportation Authority uses a central monitoring platform to merge alarms and video into one application.

Morning Security Brief: More Protests in Ukraine, Hunt for Missing Plane Costliest in History, And More

- Protests continue in three eastern Ukrainian cities but police are able to regain control of one government building occupied by pro-Russian protestors. NBC News reports the hunt for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 is on track to become the costliest search effort in aviation history. A GAO report reveals that six government agencies' assessments of physical security standards are not in line with DHS guidelines.

Morning Security Brief: RSA Used Second NSA Tool; Russian Troops in Ukraine, Treating Infectious Diseases, And More

- A team of researchers have found a second tool adopted by security firm RSA from the NSA; NATO head says there is no sign of Russian troops pulling out from eastern border with Ukraine; the government evaluates a plan to provide vaccines in emergencies, and more.

Checking Airport Screening

- The TSA is trying to make airport security screening less intrusive, but is it working?

Airport Screening

- A Government Accountability Office report recommends that the Transportation Security Administration no longer fund its behavior detection programs because they are generally ineffective. Its meta-analysis of hundreds of studies found that the ability of human observers to accurately identify deceptive behavior based on behavioral cues is the same as or slightly better than chance.

Morning Security Brief: Crimea Votes to Break Away From Ukraine, Missing Flight Update, And More

- Russia moves to annex the Black Sea Peninsula after Crimea votes overwhelmingly to break off from Ukraine; the search continues for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 as theories explaining its disappearance begin to take shape; and Japan holds a cybersecurity drill as it prepares to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

Morning Security Brief: Update on Malaysian Airlines Flight, Boston Marathon Security Amped Up, And More.

- The head of Interpol said on Tuesday that the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 is probably not related to terrorism; the Boston Marathon, scheduled for April 21, will have tighter security measures and record attendance; and a cybersecurity firm says it has uncovered more than 360 million credentials newly available on the black market for purchase by cybercriminals.

Industry News

- Protection for a new deep-sea port near London, and companies donate security equipment to schools.

Explosives Detection Standards

- An agency has developed training aides for explosives-sniffing dogs.
 




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