NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Super Bowl Breach, Cybersecurity Roundtable, and Egyptian Homeland Security Arrests

Super Bowl conference interrupted, Maryland starts cybersecurity panel, and Egyptian security officials arrest journalists.

White Powder Found Near MetLife Stadium Tests Positive as Cornstarch

Hazardous materials teams and a bomb squad were dispatched to five hotels near MetLife Stadium this morning after a suspicious white powder was discovered. County officials tested the substance and discovered that it was cornstarch in preliminary tests.

Morning Security Brief: Obama to Name New NSA Head, Boston Bomber Suspect to Face Death Penalty, And More

Michael Rogers expected to be new NSA head, U.S. to seek death penalty for Boston bomber, Syria lags in chemical weapons removal, and Obama says he believes Sochi is safe.

Morning Security Brief: Baseline Security Requirements Established, Emergency Services Cybertech, and More

The government is reforming how agencies acquire technology in order to bolster cybersecurity. The GAO recommends increased focus on protecting 911 databases. Target credit card databases were accessed with vendor credentials. And security for the Super Bowl ramps up ahead of the game.

Intelligence Leaders Identify Top Threats Facing U.S. in Annual Assessment

Leaders of the U.S. intelligence community presented their annual Worldwide Threat Assessment to Congress, identifying cybersecurity as a top concern.

Morning Security Brief: Atlanta's Snowstorm Horror, Terrorism Complacency, Overtime Abuse, and Drone Crash

The major metropolitan area of Atlanta, Georgia, ground to a standstill in yesterday's snowstorm. President Obama warns again terrorism complacency. DHS is curtailing an overtime program that has been widely abused. A DHS Drone has crashed off the California coast.

Morning Security Brief: Gag Order Lifted on Tech Companies; Bitcoin CEO Arrested In Connection to Silk Road; Super Bowl Security

The government has partially lifted a gag order on companies like Google and Yahoo, allowing them to disclose information about NSA requests. The CEO of BitInstant, a popular Bitcoin exchange site, has been arrested on money laundering charges related to the Silk Road. And security measures surrounding this year's Super Bowl add up to the largest in the game's history.

Morning Security Brief: CIA Raises Concerns About Afghan Pact, Maryland Mall Shooter Identified, And More

U.S. intelligence community raises concerns about Afghan pact, Maryland mall shooter identified, and Ukraine could declare a state of emergency.

Morning Security Brief: Five Killed in Cairo Blasts, Data Collection Recommendation, FBI Addresses Cyberattacks, and More

Five killed in Cairo bombings, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board recommends ending the NSA surveillance program, the FBI warns retailers about cyberattacks, and more.

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.
 




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