October 26, 2014
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Update: Two Killed in Washington High School Shooting

The shooter and another individual are dead following a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington.

Washington High School Under Lockdown After Shots Fired Near Cafeteria

Police and emergency personnel respond to a school shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington State.

Morning Security Brief: NYC Confirms First Ebola Case, Associations Educate Franchises on Cyber Risks, and More

New York City officials confirm the first case of Ebola in the city, two associations join forces to educate franchise businesses about cybersecurity, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security considers additional measures to enhance security at the White House.

Federal Jury Finds Blackwater Guards Guilty in 2007 Iraq Killings

A federal jury convicted and immediately jailed four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards yesterday for their roles in a 2007 shooting that injured 17 Iraqis and killed 14 in Baghdad.

Morning Security Brief: Ottawa Shooting Update, White House Fence Jumper, and the Future of Homeland Security

Officials try to learn more about the lone shooter who killed a Canadian soldier. A man jumped the White House fence and was subdued before he reached the building. And the research arm of the DHS announces new goals for developing technology to address the latest security concerns.

Updated: No All Clear Issued in Ottawa Following Morning Shootings

Canadian authorities did not issue an all clear at a press conference this afternoon updating the public on the situation in Ottawa following shootings at Parliament Hill and Canada's War Memorial.

Shots Fired in Canada’s Parliament; Gunman Remains At Large

Multiple shots were fired within Canada's Parliament Wednesday morning, causing all federal buildings to be locked down and launching a police effort to secure the facility and track down the gunman.

Morning Security Brief: Canada Ups Terrorism Threat Level, U.S. Iran Strategy Incomplete, Financial Cybersecurity, and More

Canada has increased its domestic terrorism threat level from low to medium. The U.S. Government Accountability Office says U.S. strategy to counter Iran in the Western Hemisphere is incomplete. A New York financial regulator sent a letter to banks expressing concerns about the sufficiency of cybersecurity controls of third-party service providers. And more.

DHS Announces New Restrictions for Travelers from Ebola Affected Region

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced new travel restrictions that require travelers with flights originating in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea to fly through one of five U.S. airports for enhanced screening for Ebola.

Morning Security Brief: CDC Issues Ebola Guideline Updates, GAO Addresses Salmonella, And More

The CDC has issued more aggressive guidelines for how healthcare workers should protect themselves when treating an Ebola patient. The GAO looks at how the USDA addresses salmonella in poultry products. The FBI has warned about increased hacking in the financial sector, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Nigeria Ebola-Free, Capital Punishment in Iraq, Turkey will Allow Kurds to Aid in ISIS Fight, and More

Nigeria has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization; meanwhile, in Texas, dozens of people who had contact with an Ebola patient were taken off a watch list. The United Nations has released a report about the alarming rise of executions in Iraq. Turkey will allow Kurdish fighters to cross into Syria to aid in the fight against ISIS. And China is blaming the United States for derailing cybersecurity talks.

Morning Security Brief: Travel Ban Still an Option, Goverment-Issued Debit Cards to Get Chips, and South Korea Concert Tragedy

An air Travel ban into the United States from Ebola-plagued West Africa is still on the table. U.S. federal government-issued debit cards will carry chip technology. A tragic incident at a concert in South Korea has killed or injured a number of attendees.
This Month's Print Issue

Cover - Organized crime has a devastating impact on retail, with an estimated $30 billion in annual losses. But companies are joining forces and enlisting government and law enforcement as allies to fight back.

Editor's Note - Tame the cobra effect.

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Case Study - Pennsylvania law enforcement invests in new facial recognition and matching technology.

Denial of Service Attacks - Distributed denial of service attacks continue to grow in both size and scope 

Security Metrics - The ASIS Foundation has released a groundbreaking report on security metrics.



 
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Travel Vest

The RFID Travel Vest from SCOTT­­e­VEST, Inc., of Ketchum, Idaho, offers security features that will help travelers protect their gear and prevent identity theft.

Panoramic Imager

HGH Infrared Systems of Cambridge, Massachusetts, has introduced the SPYNEL-X, a high-definition IRST (infrared search and track) camera.

Letter Bomb Detector

Huebner GmbH of Kassel, Germany, has introduced the T-COGNITION system, which uses terahertz technology to detect illegal substances in letters or parcels without having to open them.
 




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