NEWS & ANALYSIS

Israeli Airline Security Challenged

A civil liberties group has taken the Israeli government to court, challenging the common practice of ethnic profiling in airline security.

Canadian Counterterrorism Building Plans Found in Garbage

No word yet whether the government will have to revise the building's plans for security reasons.

Al Qaeda Harder to Crack than Kremlin

The Washington Post details Western intelligence agencies' many failed attempts to infiltrate al Qaeda.

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur to Fill Top Cybersecurity Post

The unconventional pick has neither the insider status nor the cybersecurity knowledge one would expect for the position, reports The Wall Street Journal and washingtonpost.com.

U.K.: Britain's New National Security Strategy

Prime Minister said the new national security strategy reflects the challenges and threats of a post-Cold War world.

Legislation Seeks DHS Grants for Schools

Representative Bob Etheridge (D-NC) has drafted legislation that explicitly states schools are eligible for homeland security block grants.

Government Problems Regarding Security Stem from Secrecy

ABC News correspondent Pierre Thomas told attendees of ASIS International's global terrorism conference that the government would do better to release more information on security threats rather than keep Americans in the dark.

Relationships Critical to Overseas Personnel Protection

Building and maintaining relationships can be the most crucial aspect for protecting an organization's assets and people in volatile regions overseas, a security director told attendees at ASIS International's global terrorism conference.

Airlines Fight Fingerprinting

The airline industry says fingerprinting foreign visitors leaving the United States is a government function the private sector should not bear.

Budget and Staffing Cuts Hurt Federal Protective Service

A string of embarrassing security lapses and failures has shaken faith in the FPS's ability to police and protect federal property.
 




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