NEWS & ANALYSIS
Sep 02, 2014 -U.S. military forces hit Somalia with airstrikes overnight, possibly targeting al Qaeda-affiliated group al Shabaab. More than 30 teenagers escaped from a juvenile detention center in Tennessee, and the manhunt continues for those who remain at large. A vulnerability in Apple's iCloud platform has reportedly led to the exploitation of several celebrities' accounts, but the company says the security hole has been patched. And more.
Aug 29, 2014 -The Ebola epidemic may affect up to 20,000 people, the World Health Organization has announced. An al Qaeda publication calls for lone-wolf attacks on U.S. sites, including an Air Force Academy. New clues have been found in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and more.
Aug 28, 2014 -The Ukrainian president is calling a U.N. Security Council meeting after Russian troops invaded Ukraine. The Secret Service and a security council have warned retailers about Backoff malware, which steals payment data. And JPMorgan and other large U.S. banks have been hacked.
Aug 27, 2014 -Britain must address the problem of terrorists using the nation as a homebase. The UN has accused IS of war crimes. Companies are facing a crisis over the limited pool of cybersecurity experts. Fears about cloud security are increasing among businesses. Healthcare systems remain vulnerable to data breaches.
Aug 26, 2014 -A cyberattack briefly shut down the Sony Corporation's PlayStation network on Sunday. The United States has sent surveillance planes to fly over Syria, pointing to possible airstrikes. The Federal Railroad Administration has funded two grants that total more than $350,000 for the development of a Short Line Safety Institute. And more.
Aug 25, 2014 -Officials issue an all clear 30 minutes after reporting an active shooter incident at U.S. Army Fort Lee in central Virginia.
Aug 25, 2014 -U.S. Army Fort Lee in central Virginia is on lockdown after officials reported an active shooter incident this morning.
Aug 25, 2014 -Earthquake rattles Northern California, DHS employee records exposed in hacking, American journalist held by al Qaeda freed, China developing new operating system
Aug 22, 2014 -A federal organization is requesting feedback from companies who have implemented the voluntary cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure that it issued earlier this year.
Aug 22, 2014 -The U.S. Department of Defense violated the law when it failed to notify Congress of a prisoner exchange 30 days prior, experts raise concerns of security breach report fatigue, and the death toll in Syria rises to more than 191,000.