NEWS & ANALYSIS

Chertoff Says Laptop Border Searches Based on Suspicion

Senator Russ Feingold charges that DHS' published policy on laptop searches states the exact opposite and says Chertoff's comments as "misleading" and "flat-out wrong."

China's Surveillance State from the Olympic Games and Onward

In preparation for the Olympic Games, the Chinese government has installed 300,000 surveillance cameras to monitor the activities of activists, journalists, and visitors for now and into the future.

Russian Hacker Gang Targets Bank Accounts Without Fear

A Russian hacking outfit has stolen 463,000 usernames and passwords since 2005, according to a security researcher at SecureWorks Inc.

Britain's e-Passports Can be Counterfeited

The Times (of London) reports Britain's "fake-proof" e-passports can be cloned in less than an hour.

Lost TSA Contractor Laptop Found in Same Office Where it Went Missing

The laptop lost at San Francisco International Airport contained the names and personal information of 33,000 travelers who signed up for TSA's Clear program.

China Tightens Security as Olympics Near

Security concerns are on the rise in Beijing, where the Olympic games open Friday.

MIT Makes Significant Solar Energy Storage Discovery

MIT researchers have found an inexpensive way to store solar energy, which may lead to a revolution in the practical applications for solar power.

Top Al Qaeda Commander Killed in Pakistan

Al Qaeda has confirmed the death of one of its leading commanders in an apparent American airstrike in Pakistan's lawless tribal region.

TSA on Track with Canine Explosive Detection Teams

If TSA continues to meet its goals, the GAO says 720 canine explosive detection teams should be patrolling airports and mass transit systems in 2009.

DHS Releases National Emergency Communications Plan

The Department of Homeland Security releases its National Emergency Communications Plan, which aims to improve communications and interoperability within and between states.
 




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