NEWS & ANALYSIS

Shipping Industry Balks at TSA's Approach to Cargo Security on Passenger Airplanes

Critics say TSA must provide a qualified product list for cargo screening technologies and fund cargo shippers participation in its Certified Cargo Screening Program.

Disgruntled Computer Engineer Locks San Francisco Officials Out of Computer Network

The alleged culprit is in jail on $5 million bail but will not divulge the pass codes necessary for administrators to regain control of the city's computer network.

D.C. Metro Posts Employees' Social Security Numbers Online

The mistake has exposed nearly 4,700 employees to the threat of identity theft.

States are Preparing for Medical Surge, Says GAO

States are bolstering their medical surge capacity to handle mass casualty events, but many face difficulties drawing up altered medical care plans that may decide who lives and who dies.

Watch Out For World War III Spam, Say Security Experts

Spam e-mails declaring U.S. has invaded Iran deliver malware, according to an internet security firm.

Amtrak's Counterterrorism Program Heads West

A mobile unit of 19 counterterrorism agents will randomly screen passengers for explosives and look out for suspicious behavior at California rail stations.

Security Patch Stops Spoofing

Network infrastructure and operating system vendors coordinated the release of a security patch on Tuesday to plug up the vulnerability.

NIST Calls for Better Technologies to Spot Infrastructure Decay

NIST will invest in research to develop technology that can identify critical infrastructures in need of repair and replacement.

Disaster Management Experts Brief Congress on Ways to Protect Mass Gatherings

Security experts and lawmakers fear a terrorist mass-casualty attack at malls, sporting events, and other places where crowds congregate.

Gunmen Killed Outside U.S. Consulate in Istanbul

Authorities trying to establish identity and motive of attackers.
 




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