NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: AT&T Data Breach, Drug Interdiction, Mobile Security, and More

ATT&T says a recent security breach that compromised customer information was an inside job. A GAO report reveals the U.S. Coast Guard is not meeting its performance targets for drug interdiction in a transit zone known for heavy drug trafficking. Federal agencies report that security is a key concern for teleworking employees. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Baghdad Security, Deepwater Investigation, Cybersecurity Funding, Kenya Attack

U.S. beefing up embassy security in Iraq, agency releases oil spill investigative report, Senate introduces appropriations bill rich in cybersecurity funding, and terrorists launch attack in Kenya.

Morning Security Brief: Iraqi Cleric Urges Action, FCC Tells Telecom Industry to Increase Cybersecurity, And More

Iraq's senior cleric calls for citizens to take up arms to defend the country from militants, the FCC chairman warns communication companies to take cybersecurity more seriously, and a new GAO report details risks to industrial radiological sources.

Morning Security Brief: World Cup Hacking Concerns, Undocumented Child Immigrants, Biosurveillance, And More

Hacking group Anonymous claimed it has, and will continue to, attack Web sites related to the World Cup in Brazil. An interagency group has been formed to address the 47,000 unaccompanied child immigrants that have entered the U.S. illegally. The future of BioWatch is discussed at a government hearing, and TweetDeck is hacked.

Morning Security Brief: Oregon High School Shooting Aftermath, Restaurant Chain Payment Data Breach, Roadway Sign Hacking

Facility security is scrutinized in the aftermath of yesterday's shootings at Oregon's Reynolds High School. P. F. Chang's China Bistro appears to have suffered a breach of customer payment data. And the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has pointed out a weakness in roadway sign security.

Updated: Student Confirmed Dead in Oregon School Shooting

One student was killed and one employee injured in a school shooting this morning at a high school near Portland, Oregon, on the final exam day of the spring semester.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Aviation Security, Military Sexual Assault, And More

The head of Interpol says he is surprised that the United States has not yet signed up to participate in its aviation security program called I-Checkit. A GAO report reviews the Department of Veterans Affairs claims process for victims of military sexual trauma. And more.

Federal Working Group Releases Chemical Safety Update

The Chemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group has released an update on its efforts to improve safety and security at chemical facilities in the United States following the West, Texas, disaster.

Morning Security Brief: Las Vegas Shooting, Chemical Report, Pakistan Attack, Hacking Bills

A shooter kills three in Las Vegas, a report on chemical disaster prevention issues, the Taliban attacks Karachi airport, and cybersecurity bills are stalled in Congress.

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