NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Global Terrorism Increases, Dodd-Frank Progress Report Released, Military Leaders Fear Cyberthreats

Global terrorism is on the increase, many requirements of Dodd-Frank remain unmet, and cybersecurity is the most serious threat facing the United States.

Morning Security Brief: NSA Working to Break All Forms of Encryption, al Qaeda Threatens Anbar Province, And More

The National Security Agency is working to create a computer that will break all current forms of encryption and Sunni militants aligned with al Qaeda threaten to seize control of Iraq's Anbar province.

Morning Security Brief: Russia Beefs Up Security, Maritime Security Plan Released, and Snapchat Hacked

President Vladimir Putin has vowed to increase security across Russia after twin bombings left the region shaken just weeks before the Winter Olympics. The National Security Council has issued a maritime security plan that promotes risk management and information sharing. And the information of 4.6 million Snapchat users was published online after the app was hacked.

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DHS Releases 2013 National Infrastructure Protection Plan

The Department of Homeland Security releases an updated version of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan, which was first developed in 2006.

Morning Security Brief: Documents Declassified, Timeline for REAL ID, Company Pleads Guilty to Corruption, and More

The U.S. government has declassified more documents outlining how the NSA was first authorized to conduct widespread surveillance. A timeline is issued for states and federal agencies to issue secure IDs. A unit of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has admitted to bribing Ukrainian officials in exchange for tax refunds.

Fighting Counterfeiters During the Holiday Season

Retailers and consumers alike should be on the lookout for counterfeit products, and there are technological solutions that can help.

Morning Security Brief: Target Breach Intensifies, NSA Review Commended, Afghan Security Pact Changed, And More

Forty million cards compromised in Target hacking scheme, House minority member calls for NSA reforms, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Retail Payment Data Theft, Glitter Leads to Terrorism Charge, University Bomb Threats, and More

The payment data for approximately 1 million consumer cards has been stolen from a major retailer. Antifraking activists have been charge with "fake biochemical assault." Harvard suffered false bomb threats from a student who didn't want to take a final exam.

Federal Prison System, Cybersecurity Pose Top Challenges for Justice Department

The Office of the Inspector General identifies the top management and performance challenges facing the Department of Justice in a new report.
 




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