Sep 16, 2013 -Negotiations over the weekend have ended with an agreement as to how Syria will hand its chemical weapons over to international peacekeepers. The White House has been ordered to declassify legal opinions issued by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. The Department of Homeland Security is using social media improperly, according to a government report.
Sep 13, 2013 -Secretary of State John Kerry rejects Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s proposed timetable for turning over chemical weapons. Lawmakers say that cybersecurity legislation has been slowed by the Snowden leaks. Incidents involving cargo trucks that leak flammable liquid are not tracked by the government.
Sep 12, 2013 -The data collection system used for Obamacare applicants has passed critical security testing; 13 Arkansas school districts can continue to use teachers as armed guards; and Russia outlines its plan to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons arsenal.
Sep 11, 2013 -The United States commemorates 9-11. The ACLU has released documents it says show the United States is aggressively seizing electronic devices and their contents at ports of entry. A laser-based bomb-chemical detection system has been developed. And More.
Sep 10, 2013 -Syria's prime minister says his nation will accept a proposal to relinquish its chemical weapons stockpile to international control to avoid a military strike, France will bring a formal resolution to the U.N. security council on the proposal, more technology companies file suits with FISA for more details on its secret spying program, and more.
Sep 09, 2013 -Secretary of State John Kerry tells Syria what it can do to avoid a military strike, the Wall Street Journal looks at school security, new details surface about how the NSA can tap into your smartphone, and more.
Sep 06, 2013 -The National Institute for Standards and Technology has come out with an updated version of the standard specification Personal Identification Verification (PIV) Card used by government employees and contractors. It has a stronger authentication credential. It does not require existing cards to be replaced.