NEWS & ANALYSIS

Be a Better CISO

A new survey by Forrester Research discusses the seven habits of an effective CISO.

New Report Says Right-Wing Extremism Growing in U.S.

The Southern Poverty Law Center says there has been a sharp increase in hate crimes against Hispanics, but a prominent immigration reform group named in the report says the data is misleading.

U.N.: Private Security Contractors Need Oversight

A U.N. working group says private security contractors become mercenaries once they engage in low-intensity conflict or post-conflict situations.

U.K.: Al Qaeda Sleeper Cell Allegedly Found in Met Police Force

MI5 reportedly has the suspected al Qaeda members under 24-hour surveillance.

Security Industry Booming in India

India's rapid industrialization has spurred explosive growth in its private security industry.

Belgrade Embassy Lacked Proper Setback

The recently attacked U.S. Embassy in Belgrade did not meet a key security perimeter setback standard, a State Department security official acknowledges.

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Report: Pentagon Mismanaged IED Funding

The government's top watchdog agency says the Pentagon isn't keeping proper track of the more than $1 billion spent each year to fight IEDs overseas.

U.K.: Foreigners and Certain Workers Will Get ID Cards Starting Next Year

The Home Office has backed away from compulsory ID cards for all Britons, yet critics argue the plan is a "stealthy" attempt to accomplish the same result.

NATO Fears Cyberattack

Cyberattacks threaten states as much as missile attacks, NATO's cybersecurity chief said at an e-crime conference in London yesterday.

Data Warehouses Lead to Intelligence-based Policing

Federal investigators hope the Justice Department's National Data Exchange, a data-mining system, will allow them to search state and local digital records to fight crime and terrorism. State and local police already use a commercial equivalent.
 




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