Aug 26, 2013 -UN inspectors were fired on this morning while heading toward the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria. Nidal Hasan, the Fort Hood shooter, was convicted on Friday and begins sentencing hearings today. Wildfires in Yosemite now threaten several towns.
Aug 23, 2013 -President Obama calls possible use of chemical weapons in Syria a grave concern; Mueller shares thoughts on his time at the FBI; government reports take a look at military training, and more.
Aug 22, 2013 -Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison; officials say the NSA surveillance program's scope is much broader than originally disclosed; nations call for a U.N. investigation in Syria after chemical weapons were allegedly used to attack civilians; and more.
Aug 21, 2013 -The Guardian destroyed computer equipment containing Leaked NSA files. A new survey indicates that organizations are in denial about IT security incidents. DHS has taken over an aerial blimp program. Northeastern University's ALERT Center has kept its DHS Center of Excellence designation.
Aug 20, 2013 -A Palestinian programmer hacked into the Facebook CEO's page to reveal a security flaw, 300 tons of contaminated waste have leaked from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, a top McAfee official takes over DHS cybersecurity post, and more.
Aug 20, 2013 -Cisco Systems, Inc., announced on Monday that it’s releasing Cisco Instant Connect, a new push-to-talk service that allows mobile users to share audio, photos, and live video feeds without expensive infrastructure additions.
Aug 16, 2013 -A leaked NSA internal audit from the Snowden files shows that the NSA's domestic surveillance program violated privacy thousands of times; violence continues in Egypt; and a study finds vulnerabilities in the nation's nuclear power plants.
Aug 15, 2013 -A researcher discovered a flaw in a lighting product allowing it to be controlled by hackers, India has announced a widespread effort to fight cybercrime, IBM is teaming up with the DHS, and more.