NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: House Passes NSA Reform, eBay Under Investigation, and DOJ Announces New Video Policy

The House of Representatives passes NSA reform measure, investigators begin looking into eBay's recent data breach, and the Department of Justice announces a new videotaping requirement for interrogations.

Morning Security Brief: eBay Hacked, Bombing in China, Coup By Thai Military, And More

At least 145 million eBay accounts have been hacked. Thirty-one people have been killed in a terrorist attack in China. The Thai military has taken control of the country. And a dangerous chemical in fertilizer is underregulated, according to the GAO.

Morning Security Brief: China Wants Security Framework, Utility Hacked, Cybersecurity Workforce Bill Introduced, and More

China's President Xi Jinping wants a cooperative security group that includes Russia and Iran, but excludes the United States. A U.S. utility has been hacked and its control systems compromised. Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Senate to make it easier for DHS to hire and retain its cybersecurity workforce. The NYC Transit security head has been ousted.

ASIS Foundation and Military Liaison Council to Award Full Certification Scholarships

In an effort to provide the means for men and women within military service around the world to enhance their professional development in the security profession, the ASIS Foundation and the ASIS International Military Liaison Council have established a certification scholarship program for active-service military ASIS members to pursue ASIS board certification.

Morning Security Brief: Thai Army Declares Martial Law, Chinese Retaliate Against Cyber Charges, Missing Jet Update, and More

Thailand's army has declared a state of martial law in a surprise move. The Chinese government speaks out against U.S. charges of cyber espionage against five members of its People's Liberation Army. A global satellite communications firm will release the communications log from missing Malaysian Flight 370. And shoppers express concern over new security measures at the checkout.

United States Charges China in First Criminal Cyber Espionage Case

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the United States is formally charging members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army with cyber espionage. They are accused of stealing trade secrets from six U.S. companies.

Morning Security Brief: China Cyber Spying Charges, MERS victims, Kenya Embassy, Virginia Cybersecurity Panel

U.S. charges China with cyber espionage. Third MERS victim confirmed. Embassy in Kenya heightens security. Virginia names cybersecurity leaders.

Morning Security Brief: San Diego Area Police Arrest Teens for Arson, FCC Unveils Text-To-911 Program, and More

Police arrest two teens for arson in San Diego, the Federal Communications Commission unveils its Text-to-911 program, and the Government Accountability Office releases a new report on biological threat agents.

Morning Security Brief: Death Toll in Turkey Rises, State of Emergency in San Diego County, GAO Report, and More

The death toll in a deadly mining accident in Turkey continues to rise; wildfires are still ravaging San Diego County, California, where Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency; the GAO releases a report on DHS efforts to improve the CFATS program; and South Korea prosecutors charge crew members from the sunken ferry with murder.

Morning Security Brief: Mining Disaster, MERS, Wildfires Threaten San Diego, and Climate Change Impact on Security

A mine fire in Soma, Turkey, has killed at least 230. MERS is not yet a world health emergency says the WHO. U.S. generals says climate change threatens national security. San Diego is being threatened by a wildfire.
 




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