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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.

Better Breach Tracking Needed

- A new study on security breaches at U.S. airports reveals inconsistent reporting and a lack of clear guidelines.

TSA Officers Ordered to Undergo Training after Racial Profiling Accusations

- TSA behavioral detection officers have been ordered to undergo training on racial profiling.

By the Numbers: TSA in 2012

- TSA releases mid-year statistics. 375,432,402 people have traveled through security checkpoints in 2012.

Morning Security Brief: JFK Breach, Olympic Security, iOS Security, and More

- A man walks right past JFK airport’s perimeter security and into a terminal without setting off any alarms. A military official says it will take two years for the British military to recover from deploying so many people so quickly for the Olympics. iPhone security unbreakable by law enforcement. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Attempted Hijacking in China, Doomsday PC Virus, Terror Suspects Arrested in London, and More

- Chinese hijacking attempt foiled. Computers still infected with the “Internet Doomsday Virus” will lose Internet connectivity Monday. London police arrest seven terror suspects, one a former police officer. And more.

U.S. Security's Expanded Presence in Airports Abroad

- Various countries have given the United States permission to place security officers in the country's airports; the officers have been given the authority to detail passengers, carry weapons, and pull people off of flights.

Morning Security Brief: CBRN-Ready Baby Cradles, CrySyS Lab Profiles Flame, Airport Breach, and More

- Russia buys 100 attack-proof cradles at $60,000 apiece. CrySyS Lab publishes a report profiling the “most sophisticated cyberweapon yet unleashed.” A man with no ticket bypasses security and boards a plane in San Diego. And more.

TSA Announces New ID Scanners, Expert Questions Past Practices

- TSA announced on Tuesday the start of a pilot program of a new technology to catch counterfeit IDs. One expert says the era of visual inspections of IDs is over.
 




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