NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Al Qaeda Suspect in Custody, Chemical Program Shut Down, Madoff’s Employees Go on Trial, and More

An al Qaeda operative was captured in Libya yesterday and is now in military custody. The chemical facility review program closed as part of the government shutdown. Five of Bernard Madoff’s employees go on trial for their part in his Ponzi scheme. International peacekeepers began overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons yesterday.

Morning Security Brief: Capitol Chase Suspect Update, Government Secrecy Report, and Marathon Security

Update on the Capitol Hill lockdown and shooting, marathon security, and more.

Confronting the Insider Threat

How companies can reduce the insider threat with prescreening, ongoing monitoring, and awareness programs.

Morning Security Brief: Silk Road Site Busted By FBI, Government Shutdown Security Concerns, White Collar Crime Site Hacked

The clandestine Silk Road online marketplace was shut down and its operator arrested due to illegal activity. The government shutdown could create an opportunity for hackers to infiltrate government websites. And a Russian hacking group has stolen massive amounts of data from the National White Collar Crime Center.

Morning Security Brief: Big Award for Whistleblower, Business Campus Security, Uptight Societies Spawn Terrorism, and More

The SEC has awarded a whistleblower $14 million. Apple's planned second campus will be heavily secured. Terrorism is endemic to ridged societies, a new journal article states. Singapore will open an advanced cybersecurity training facility next year. And More.

Morning Security Brief: Government Shutdown and DHS; Marine Leaders Disciplined, School Security in Nigeria, and More

A majority of the Department of Homeland Security's work force will remain on the job during the U.S. government shutdown; two Marine Corps leaders are ordered to retire early after a security breach last year on a base in Afghanistan; Nigeria adds more security in and around schools after a deadly shooting on a university campus; and more.

Morning Security Brief: Progress Report on Chemical Weapons in Syria, Supply Chain Risks, and Nigerian College Attacked

The Syrian government will begin a week of meetings with inspectors to start the process intended to lead to the destruction of its chemical weapons. A government report finds that the Department of Homeland Security should conduct more thorough assessments of foreign ports to assess supply chain risk. Extremists opened fire on students at a college in Nigeria yesterday.

Morning Security Brief: UN Deal on Syria, iPhone Hacker, Biometrics Exit Program, and More

The United Nations Security Council's permanent members reach an agreement on Syria, iPhone hacker gives an interview, a Senate subcommittee discusses a program that would use biometrics to track when those on visas leave the U.S., and more.

Wozniak Praises the Power of Innovation

Attendees at Wednesday’s general session of the ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits heard Apple Computer Inc. cofounder Steve Wozniak laud technology as the means toward a better life. Security Management also spoke to Wozniak after the event.

Pullen Recognized for Heroics

During its meeting on Monday, the ASIS Security Services Council (SSC) presented the Ralph Day Security Officer of the Year Award to Myisha Pullen, security officer with AlliedBarton Security Services.
 




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