NEWS & ANALYSIS

TSA to Extend Post-9-11 Security Rules to Private Jets

The business aviation community is angered by a new TSA proposal that would impose post-9-11 security rules on private aircraft weighing more than 12,500 pounds.

2009's "Black Swans" for International Security

Which ominous "black swans" might test President-elect Obama's new administration and international security as a whole?

An Inauguration Like No Other

The Washington, DC, area's law enforcement is bracing for an expanded inauguration day like no other, reports The Washington Post. Because of the historic nature of the event, security officials have to prepare for a long weekend rather than just President-elect Barack Obama's parade and swearing-in ceremony on January 20.

Hezbollah May Launch Attacks Against Northern Israel, Warns General

As Israel's military attacks on the Gaza Strip enter the tenth day, an Israeli general is warning that Hezbollah, an Iranian-backed Shia terrorist organization, may use Palestinian proxy groups to launch attacks against northern Israel.

Happy Holidays

Security Management wishes you happy holidays and a happy new year. We will be on vacation until January 5th.

New Guidebook on Trucking Security Released

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) have released new guidelines for securing cargo from pick up to delivery.

Indian Firms Begin to Invest in Security Services After Mumbai

Business firms generally have a hard time justifying significant investment in security and terrorism insurance, but Indian firms are beginning to realize how important it can be after the Mumbai terrorist attacks.

Concerns Over Somalia Continue to Mount for U.S.

The United States is already helping a coalition of navies combat piracy off Somalia's coast, but as The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, it may have bigger problems: young Somali-American men are traveling back to their homeland to fight with Islamist militias against the interim government.

LAPD Officer Under Investigation for Smuggling Guns and Ammo

A veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department is under federal investigation for smuggling ten handguns and ammunition to the security firm he runs in the Central American nation of Belize.

Foreign Hackers are Overwhelming U.S. Government Computers, says Analyst

Foreign hackers have accessed between half and all of the U.S. government and military computers they “have an interest in,” according to one analyst.
 




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