NEWS & ANALYSIS

U.K.: Government Officials Warn of Insider Threats of Terrorism

The United Kingdom's new risk assessment methodology identifies high-risk positions at critical infrastructure assets to ensure employees filling such positions pose no security risks.

Mercenary Jailed in Failed Coup Plot

Bungled coup leader pays a high price for failure.

Speak Your Mind on Security Management Forums

Security Management's newly redesigned forum gives security novices and professionals alike a common area to exchange expertise and get questions answered.

U.K.: Counterterrorism Bill Criticized by Human Rights Group

Human Rights Watch rebukes the United Kingdom's new counterterrorism legislation which, among many things, seeks to extend precharge detention to 42 days.

New Laptop Bags Could Make Life Easier for Travelers and Security

Travelers would no longer have to remove their laptop computers from their carry-on bag during security screening.

U.S. Predator Drones in Pakistan Free to Hunt Osama Bin Laden

Early in the war on terror, Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf gave the U.S. carte blanche to use Predator drones to hunt down and kill the al Qaeda leader.

The Perils of Spam

The results of a new experiment, conducted by McAfee, uncovers the inextricable link between spam and cybercrime.

Hostages Freed in Colombia

Colombian forces raid jungle camp to free hostages after five years' captivity.

Citibank, Cardtronics Mum on ATM PIN Breach

The extent of the fraud is still unknown, although prosecutors allege the hackers stole at least $2 million.

U.K.: A Year After Glasgow, Aviation Security Risks Persist

A new report warns that cargo planes could be used in acts of terrorism and a security consultant says airports are still vulnerable to terrorism after the attack on Glasgow International Airport last year.
 




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