NEWS & ANALYSIS

European Countries May Require Biometrics on Visitors

The European Union is considering proposals that would require all non-European visitors to submit biometric data before crossing European borders.

Government Acts to Reduce Human-Error Train Accidents

Human-factor-caused train accidents, such as a January 2005 accident in Graniteville, South Carolina, which killed nine people and resulted in the release of toxic chlorine gas, have increased in recent years. The Transportation Department has issued a regulation to reduce such accidents by emphasizing the need to follow operating procedures.

Cyberthieves Phishing for Cash

Bank accounts are a major target of cyberthieves who use "phishing" tactics to steal customers' money and tap into bank accounts.

Counterfeiting, Pandemic Preparedness Among Issues at Singapore Conference

How Johnson & Johnson has revamped its approach to fighting counterfeiters and enlisted the help of Chinese officials was one topic among many at day two of the ASIS International second Asia-Pacific Conference in Singapore.

Campus Data Breaches on the Rise

A new report finds that computer security incidents at college campuses increased in 2007.

Senate Authorizes Surveillance Expansion

The Senate has approved a measure that would expand the government's clandestine surveillance powers.

Highlights from ASIS Security Conference

A former British Army intelligence officer's analysis of the counterterrorism policies of southeastern nations was among the presentations given on the first day of ASIS International’s second Asia-Pacific Conference in Singapore Tuesday.

Defense Analyst and Three Chinese Nationals Arrested for Spying

A Defense Department analyst and three Chinese Nationals have been arrested in espionage-related cases.

Report: Threat to Nuclear Reactors Underestimated

A new report finds that the risks of a terrorist attack on a nuclear reactor on a college campus have been underestimated.

Art Heist in Zurich Significant in Terms of Money and Tactics

A heist in broad daylight in Zurich may signal a new tactic being used by art thieves.
 




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