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Morning Security Brief: DHS Pinpoints Sochi Threats and Target Hacked Through HVAC Company

- DHS has warned airlines that terrorists may smuggle bombs in toothpaste tubes, and Olympic Web sites to look out for cyberattacks. Target's hackers got their credentials from an HVAC company.

Morning Security Brief: New Jersey Mall Shooting, Justice Dept. to Review LAX Security, European NSA Spying Concerns, And More

- A gunman is found dead hours after he opened fire at a New Jersey shopping mall; the Justice Department says it will review security at Los Angeles International airport; John Kerry is promising European leaders the United States will thoroughly review the NSA's spying procedures; and the DHS Inspector General releases a report outlining several recommendations for the agency to improve cybersecurity measures.

Morning Security Brief: NSA Intelligence-Gathering, Iranian Nuclear Talks in Geneva, and Dry-Ice Bombs at LAX

- Leaked documents reveal the NSA has collected hundreds of millions of personal e-mails and live-chat address lists, many from Americans. Closed-door talks begin today in Geneva on Iran's nuclear program. Four dry-ice bombs, two of which exploded, have been found in a Los Angeles airport.

Bombers, Hijackers, Body Scanners, and Jihadists

- Some may not recall airports before 9-11, and even those who do may not be familiar with how we got from there to where we are now. Billie Vincent explains how in Bombers, Hijackers, Body Scanners, and Jihadists and makes some informed projections regarding where we might be headed in the future

Morning Security Brief: TSA's PreCheck Expands, U.S. Cybersecurity Framework Criticized, And More

- The TSA's expedited airport screening program will be coming to 60 more U.S. airports this year, a draft of the Cyber Security Framework is considered ineffective, world leaders gather in Russia, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Security Transition in Afghanistan, TSA Solicits Public Comments, and More

- NATO-led troops officially handed over security responsibility to Afghan troops; the TSA solicits public comments about its full-body scanners; the EU cybersecurity agency gets expanded authority, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Cybersecurity, Global Homeland Security Market, Money Laundering, and More

- President Obama will address the issue of cybersecurity with his Chinese counterpart after fresh attacks. The U.S. Department of Justice has broken up a $6 billion money laundering scheme. A new report says that the global homeland security and emergency management market is anticipated to reach $544 billion by 2018. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking for armed guard services for disaster facilities in the Oklahoma City area.

Morning Security Brief: Mother’s Day Shooting, Airport Security Agreement, and New Hacking Threat

- A shooting during a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans has wounded 19 people, a homeland security agreement with Abu Dhabi International Airport is drawing criticism, and Microsoft is warning of new malware that targets Facebook accounts.

Morning Security Brief: Airport Security Breach, North Korean Missiles, and More

- An airline employee causes an airport security breach, North Korea readies missiles for launch, and new domain names could cause security vulnerabilities for companies.

Morning Security Brief: Knives on Planes Defended, Bioterror Attacks, and U.K. Surveillance Laws

- Janet Napolitano, head of the Department of Homeland Security, is defending the decision to allow small knives on planes. A new U.S. Department of Agriculture report says that the nation is at increased risk of bioterror attacks. Great Britain may expand its surveillance laws.

Morning Security Brief: New Law Arms Teachers, DHS Must Turn Over Documents, and School Searches E-mails

- South Dakota becomes the first state to pass a law to arm school teachers, the government must release documents on the safety of airport scanners, and administrators at Harvard search the e-mail accounts of employees to uncover who leaked information to the press.

Airport Security

- According to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), canine teams are not being effectively used in airports to screen people for explosives. Read the details online.

Canines Could Be Used More Effectively in Airports, Says GAO

- According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), canine teams are not being effectively used in airports to screen passengers for explosives.
 




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