NEWS & ANALYSIS

Labour Rises up Against Precharge Detention Extension

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown faces his first insurrection from his Labour Party on the issue of extending precharge detention to 42 days.

Homegrown Terrorists Plead Guilty to Waging War on U.S. Government

Three suspects in a Los Angeles jihadist cell have pled guilty to terrorism conspiracy charges and highlight the problem of violent radicalization in U.S. prisons.

University Fined for Lab Security Breach

The University of California has agreed to pay a $2.8 million fine for a security breakdown at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Less Private Intelligence Contractors, Says Congressional Report

A joint congressional report tells the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to find the appropriate balance between contract employees and civilian government employees.

U.S. Border Security Hurting Trade with Canada

U.S. border security initiatives hurt cross-border trade with Canada, the country's international trade minister says.

Update: 11,000 Illegals Work in British Private Security

The number of illegal aliens working as private security guards in Britain is twice what was originally thought, revealed the Home Secretary last week.

Israel to Vote on Detention Law Extension for Security Suspects

Israel moves to extend detention of security suspects with minimal oversight.

Seductive Bots Steal Personal Information

A new bot called CyberLover tricks unsuspecting online lookers-for-love into giving up their personal information.

Violent Crime Down in First Half of 2007

A new report shows that violent crime is down in aggregate, but police are still frustrated by a stubborn rise in violent crime in certain jurisdictions.

From the Archives: How Should Malls Address Terrorism?

A Security Management article from July 2003 examined how Israel protects its shopping centers from terrorist attack.
 




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