NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Airstrikes on ISIS, HealthCare.gov 'Critical' Flaw, and GAO Reports on Privacy and Security

The United States launched airstrikes against ISIS in Syria on Tuesday and also targeted another terrorist organization in the region. Penetration testing has determined that HealthCare.gov contains a "critical" security vulnerability, and other findings from an Inspector General report. And, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released several reports on Monday related to safety and security.

Morning Security Brief: Presidential Security, Yemeni Ceasefire, ISIS Threat

White House security under review after breach, Yemeni government reaches agreement with rebels, ISIS urges followers to attack U.S. citizens

Morning Security Brief: Scotland to Stay in UK, U.S. Ramps Up Efforts on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, And More

Voters in Scotland have rejected independence from the United Kingdom, allowing Britain’s nuclear submarine bases to stay in the region, and President Barack Obama signs an executive order to create a national strategy to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Morning Security Brief: Australia Thwarts IS Beheading Plan, NYC Increases Security, 3D Printed Drones, And More

A raid in Australia thwarted plans of IS members to kidnap and behead random people. NYC is stepping up security after IS encouraged attacks on tourist sites. A 3D printed drone is making its way to the battlefield. And the black market blood business is thriving in Africa due to Ebola.

Congress Questions DHS, FBI on ISIS Threat to the Homeland

The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee questioned officials from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI on Wednesday on counterterrorism measures to stop the spread violent extremism from the Middle East to the rest of the world.

Morning Security Brief: Healthcare.gov has Security Probelms, U.S. Fear Level is High, iCloud Security, and More

The website Healthcare.gov has lingering security weaknesses. Polls indicate that Americans are afraid again, but on many fronts. Apple has reactivated two-factor authentication to iCloud. Finland has investigated its first terrorism case.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Aid for Ebola Outbreak, NFL Security, and DHS Scores Low on GAO Report

The United States will send 3,000 troops to West Africa to help curb the Ebola outbreak. The Washington Post describes the NFL's vast security network in a behind-the-scenes look. And a GAO report says that DHS has not effectively integrated its vulnerability assessments of critical infrastructure.

Morning Security Brief: ISIS Killing, California Wildfires, Detainee Sentenced, and Threat Hearing

Cameron vows to fight ISIS after killing, Wildfires in California force evacuations, American tourist sentenced to hard labor in North Korea, and Homeland Security Committee to hold hearings on terrorist threats.

Morning Security Brief: Ebola Cases Become Overwhelming, Australia Ups Terrorism Threat Level, And Yahoo Legal Docs Released

The number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than health officials can handle them, Australia raises its terrorism threat level to the second-highest warning, and previously classified documents about Yahoo's legal battle against government surveillance are unsealed.

Morning Security Brief: Five Million Gmail Account Credentials Revealed, Salesforce Malware, and Cybersecurity Summit Wrapup

Nearly five million Gmail usernames and passwords have been made public by Russian hackers, Salesforce has warned its customers of targeted malware aimed at stealing login credentials, and cybersecurity experts gathered to discuss protecting sales systems.
 




Beyond Print

SM Online

See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.