May 29, 2013 -President Obama will address the issue of cybersecurity with his Chinese counterpart after fresh attacks. The U.S. Department of Justice has broken up a $6 billion money laundering scheme. A new report says that the global homeland security and emergency management market is anticipated to reach $544 billion by 2018. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking for armed guard services for disaster facilities in the Oklahoma City area.
May 28, 2013 -Chinese hackers breach some of the United States' most sensitive weapons systems designs, the European Commission investigates Google, and Senator John McCain makes a quiet trip to Syria to meet with rebel leaders.
May 23, 2013 -After a series of high-profile attacks, Twitter Inc. is implementing new security measures to stop hackers from invading user accounts. On Wednesday, the micro blogging site announced it will allow users to set their accounts to two-factor authentication.
May 23, 2013 -EFF seeks details on secret court ruling on illegal government surveillance. A look at statistics show that what happens to illegal immigrants after they are apprehended varies widely by state. Attorney General Eric Holder gives details on Americans killed in drone strikes.
May 22, 2013 -Authorities and rescuers are winding down their mission in Oklahoma City after the massive tornado leveled parts of the area. New York state will receive a boost in grant money for security. The government has issued a request for information on increasing the resiliency of its cybersecurity. And more.
May 21, 2013 -A tornado hit Oklahoma yesterday afternoon leaving dozens dead, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a whistleblowing case, and a Senate committee approves fingerprinting for foreigners leaving the United States.
May 20, 2013 -ASIS International (ASIS) and Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to foster the growth of the security and information technology systems industries, promote public safety, and protect critical infrastructure globally.Privacy, workforce development, and federal resources among top issues to be addressed.
May 20, 2013 -New policing methods that rely more on developing intelligence sources than on low-level gang-member arrests are yielding results. A new report on business systems hooked to the Internet confirms high levels of vulnerable systems.