NEWS & ANALYSIS
Feb 27, 2014 -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.
Feb 27, 2014 -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.
Feb 26, 2014 -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.
Feb 25, 2014 -RSA Executive Chairman Art Coviello addressed attendees at the 2014 RSA Conference about a recent controversy involving the NSA
Feb 25, 2014 -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.
Feb 24, 2014 -The United States warns Russia on Ukraine, DHS intelligence aids Mexico, and counterterrorism assistance is offered for Nigeria, and the RSA Conference kicks off this week.
Feb 21, 2014 -Ukraine's President Viktor V. Yanukovych announces a possible resolution this morning to end the crisis in the country, security staff at Frankfurt airport goes on strike to raise wages, and Adobe's Flash Player receives an emergency update.
Feb 20, 2014 -David Medine, the chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Board, discusses the board's work in the wake of the Edward Snowden leaks with members of the American Bar Association.
Feb 20, 2014 -Iran and six world powers have developed a framework to curb Iran's nuclear program. The DHS warns airlines to look for shoe bombs. Plans for a national license plate database are canceled. And University of Maryland personal data hacked.
Feb 19, 2014 -The roughly 40 million compromised cards in the Target hack have cost more than $200 million to replace. Change your Kickstarter password, says CEO. Maryland and Ohio are two states where cybersecurity is taking up residence and making an impact. And, after more than a week of pure sports and no terrorism, security at Sochi is becoming more mellow.