NEWS & ANALYSIS

Annapolis Police Teach Residents "Trash Intelligence"

A novel program teaches residents how their garbage can result in their identity being stolen.

Google Bars Incitement-to-Violence Terrorist Videos from YouTube

Responding to pressure from Sen. Joe Lieberman (ID-CT), Google has changed the guidelines for what is permitted on YouTube to bar videos that incite others to violence. The goal is to prevent posting of terrorist recruitment videos.

"Seven Years Later, Is the U.S. Safer?" Chertoff Responds

Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff says the U.S. is safer seven years after 9-11, but threats still loom large.

U.S. Government Gets Average Grade for Protecting Country Against WMD Attack

The bipartisan Partnership for a Secure America gives the U.S. government a "C" for its efforts to protect the country from terrorism involving WMDs. (Updated Version)

British Prosecutors Will Seek Retrial of 7 Men in Liquid- Bomb Plot

The original verdict has been considered a defeat for British counterterrorism officials.

Al Qaeda Terror Tactics Will Shift Away from Suicide Bombings, Argues Journalist

Israeli investigative journalist Ronen Bergman reports al Qaeda will shift from suicidal terrorism to more technologically sophisticated attacks so militants can fight another day.

Many People Internationally Believe al Qaeda Was Not Responsible for 9-11

A new international survey finds that majorities in eight out of 17 countries polled do not believe al Qaeda perpetrated the terrorist attacks of 9-11.

Concealed Weapon Laws Make Security Practitioners Worried

Security practitioners surveyed as part of an ASIS International Foundation report worry that workplace violence will increase in states that have liberalized concealed-weapon laws.

Security Officials Need to "Adapt" to a New Security Environment, ArgueTwo Academics

Two academics argue that security practitioners need to learn more from Darwin if they want to improve homeland and national security.

Companies Spend 10 Percent of Operating Budget on IT Security

IT security, says Forrester Research, is no longer embedded in the IT department.
 




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