NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Olympic Threats A Hoax, False Alarm at OU Campus, And Fraudulent Contractors

A widely-circulated terrorist threat against attendees of the Winter Olympics is a hoax, according to officials. The University of Oklahoma responds to reports of a shooting on campus that turn out to be a false alarm. And a federal contractor has fraudulently obtained millions of dollars from the government.

Morning Security Brief: Cybersecurity Bill Approved, More Threats to Sochi Security, Russian Business Espionage, and More

The House Homeland Security Committee's Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies has passed a cybersecurity bill. There are fears of a "black widow" bomber at Sochi and the United States is offering Russia more security help. Russia has been spying on world businesses. And More

Morning Security Brief: Russian Terrorist Leader Killed, U.S. Contingency Plan for Olympics, Border Security Update, And More

Russian police have killed a terrorist leader from Dagestan ahead of the Olympic games; the United States prepares its contingency plan for the Winter Olympics; U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visits the U.S.-Mexico border; and more.

Obama Announces Plan to Change NSA Metadata Program

President Barack Obama proposes to move metadata storage out of the hands of U.S. spy agencies.

Morning Security Brief: Obama to Announce Changes to NSA, Study Exposes Government Security Threat, And More

President Barack Obama is set to announce changes to the NSA's surveillance program, 41 percent of government employees are putting their agency at risk, and Congress moves to block changes to the U.S. drone program.

Morning Security Brief: Benghazi Report, NSA Surveillance Curbed, Indiana Store Shooting, And More

The State Department could have prevented the Benghazi attack, according to an Intelligence Committee Report. President Obama is expected to limit the NSA's phone surveillance program. And, a gunman killed two women before being shot down at an Indiana grocery store last night.

Morning Security Brief: Olympics Security, Middle School Shootings, New TSA Inspections, and Post Data-Breach Mitigation

Russia is readying to unleash the full security effort for the Sochi Olympics. No motive is yet known for for yesterday's Roswell, New Mexico, middle school shootings. The TSA will begin inspecting nearly 5,000 aircraft repair stations in the United States and abroad. Target will run an awareness campaign and offer customers credit monitoring after the massive data theft during the holiday season.

Morning Security Brief: Drug-Related Violence In Mexico, Bill Passed on HealthCare.gov Security Breaches, and More

Drug cartel violence in Mexico has led to federal forces taking over security in Michoacan State; a one-sentence bill regarding security breaches at HealthCare.gov is receiving critcism from the White House; and violence erupts in Egypt on the first day of the vote on the country's new charter.

Morning Security Brief: Retailers Discuss Cyberthreats, West Virginia Water Emergency Continues, Digital Privacy Threatened

Retailers endorse tighter security after breach, West Virginia residents face a fifth day of contaminated water, and lack of privacy on the Internet tops a list of 2014 threats.

Federal Prosecutors Open Investigation into West Virginia Chemical Spill

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of West Virginia has opened an investigation into the chemical spill that's contaminated the water supply for more than 200,000 people.
 




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