NEWS & ANALYSIS

Upcoming Referendum Crucial in Ukraine Conflict, Expert Says

A leading Ukrainian expert briefed ASIS members on the unfolding crisis in the Crimea during a CSO Roundtable teleconference on Thursday.

Morning Security Brief: Ukrainian Conflict Goes Cyber, Bitcoin Hacking Woes, and Sally Beauty Data Breach

Ukrainian and Russian activists are taking the battlefield online by hacking government Web sites. Virtual currency exchange service Flexcoin closes its doors after being drained financially by hackers. And information from 282,000 credit cards used at Sally Beauty has surfaced on cybercrime markets.

Morning Security Brief: China Vows Terrorist Crackdown, Cyber Initiatives Funding, Electronic Spying, and More

China's president calls for crackdown on terrorists in the wake the Kunming attack. Obama's budget would heavily fund DHS cyber initiatives. The U.S. government's electronic spying tools could end up in the wrong hands, experts fear.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Offers Ukraine $1 Billion; ATMs Face Major Security Risk; GAO Report on Electronic Health Records

The U.S. offers $1 billion in subsidies to Ukraine and prepares sanctions against Russia; a majority of bank ATMs in the United States face major cyber risks as the Windows XP operating system loses tech support; and a GAO report says the government needs to move on plans to maintain separate but interoperable electronic health records systems.

Morning Security Brief: Ukraine's Ousted President Urges Calm, GAO Issues New Chemical Facility Report, And More

Ukraine's ousted president makes his first public appearance in Russia, the Government Accountability Office issues a new report on chemical facility security, and Yahoo's webcam users are compromised.

DHS Secretary Makes First Appearance Before House Homeland Security Committee

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson makes his first appearance before the House Homeland Security Committee to discuss his vision and priorities for the department.

Morning Security Brief: Deadly Force on the Border, North Korea Launches Missiles, And More

A report reveals that Border Patrol agents have used excessive force along the U.S.-Mexico border, resulting in 19 deaths. North Korea launched four short-range missiles Thursday in response to South Korea's military drills. And Target takes a financial hit from the data breach, Women's Security Council annual awards opened, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Gitmo Detainee Arrested, OS X Security Patch Released, and Data Breach Updates

A former Guantanamo detainee who alleged mistreatment has been arrested by the British on suspicion of terrorist activities in Syria. Apple has issued a security patch for the OS X operating system. The University of Maryland is offering five years of free credit monitoring to victims of a recent personal-information theft. A House committee is investigating the Target computer network Breach.

RSA Executive Chairman Addresses NSA Allegations at Cyber Conference

RSA Executive Chairman Art Coviello addressed attendees at the 2014 RSA Conference about a recent controversy involving the NSA

Morning Security Brief: Companies Focus on Compliance in China, U.S. Plans Cyberattack, Holder Asks for Legislation, and More

Compliance issues take center stage in China after several high-profile scandals, the U.S. contemplated a cyberattack against Syria, Attorney General Eric Holder asks for stronger cybersecurity legislation, and more.
 




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