NEWS & ANALYSIS

GAO Criticizes IRS' Information Security Weaknesses

For the second time, the GAO says the IRS must implement an agencywide information security program to shore up information security weaknesses.

MLB Moves to Secure Team Clubhouses

Major League Baseball has drawn up a new security plan to block performance-enhancing drugs from entering team clubhouses.

U.S. Destroyer Almost Fires on Iranian Vessel

The U.S. Navy almost fired on one of five Iranian vessels this weekend in the Strait of Hormuz after the Iranian vessels made hostile maneuvers toward three American ships.

Al Qaeda Threatens President Bush in Videotaped Address

Al Qaeda's American spokesman, Adam Gadahn, urged jihadists to attack President Bush during his Middle East trip this week.

American Airlines to Fit Airplanes with Anti-Missile Systems

Three American Airline passenger planes at JFK will test anti-missile systems to deflect shoulder-to-air missiles fired by terrorists.

Surveillance Grows Worldwide in 2007

A new survey from two privacy organizations says state surveillance is increasing, even in the world's strongest democracies.

Security, Legitimate Travel Focus of Border Hearing

The House Committee on Homeland Security visited the El Paso-Juarez border to discuss security and cross-border travel.

EDS Companies to Profit from Larger DHS Budget

A larger explosive detection budget for U.S. airports will be a boon to a number of well-positioned EDS companies.

Live Operators Can Help Stop an Outbreak of Infectious Disease

A new RAND study to be published in the American Journal of Public Health says live operators are a good first defense in stopping the spread of infectious diseases, but better performance is needed.

Dual-Use Technology Sales to Chinese Companies Criticized

A nonprofit nonproliferation group worries that dual-use technology sales to select China companies by U.S. manufacturers will lead to weapons proliferation.
 




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