NEWS & ANALYSIS

Privacy Expert to Government: Encrypt Biometric Information

The U.S. needs to encrypt the personally identifiable biometric information it stores before a data breach exposes multitudes to identity theft, according to a leading privacy expert.

Customer Service During a Crisis: Apologize and Move On

Why calling the lawyers is not the best way to deal with angry customers, regulators, and the media, says a crisis communications consultant at this year's World Conference on Disaster Management in Toronto.

Spammer To Pay MySpace $6 Million in Settlement

The settlement, however, is 95 percent less than originally sought by the social networking site.

Poor Pandemic Advice for European Companies

A British expert says EU governments need to improve the quality of the information given to corporations preparing for a flu pandemic.

British Superhacker Fights Extradition to the U.S.

British hacker Gary McKinnon says U.S. prosecutors tried to intimidate him into taking a plea bargain or face up to 60 years in prison on terrorism-related charges for breaking into U.S. government computer networks.

U.K.: Another Set of Sensitive Intel Documents Left on Train

In another intelligence breach, more classified documents were found on a British commuter train.

Digital Photos: Seeing Shouldn't Always Lead to Believing

Powerful software programs can make it difficult to know whether a digital photograph is the real McCoy or a fraud.

U.K: Bill to Hold Suspected Terrorists for 42 Days Passes

The British House of Commons passed the measure by nine votes.

Bioterrorists Still A Threat

The risk of a terrorist attack with biological weapons is greater than ever, but the U.S. is not prepared for the inevitable.

Better News from Iraq

Why the U.S. is making more progress in Iraq than is generally reported
 




Beyond Print

SM Online

See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.