NEWS & ANALYSIS

Fritz, the German Jihadist

Concentrating solely on race or ethnicity in counterterrorism efforts is a flawed approach that creates an opportunity for the terrorists.

Virgina Tech Panel Recommendations

On August 29, 2007, the Virginia Tech Review Panel released a large report investigating the massacre at the university that claimed 33 lives, including the shooter. Throughout, the panel made recommendations on how Virginia Tech and other universities could rectify security gaps to minimize the likelihood something like this could happen again.

To make it easier for security practitioners to read the recommendations, Security Management  compiled them in one convenient place. To view the recommendations, click here.

Not Just Fun and Games

Sandia National Laboratories and the University of Southern California's Gamepipe Laboratory team up to produce a video game that trains people to deal with terrorist attacks and disasters.

DHS Pilot Program to Test Small Vessels for Radiological Threats

The Puget Sound in Washington state and waterways in San Diego will be the test sites for a new Department of Homeland Security pilot program to test small vessels for radiological devices and materials.

NASA Scientists Rebel Against Background Checks

28 Scientists Refuse Bush Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12

German Officials Thwart Terrorism Attack

Three radical Islamists are being detained for their alleged involvement in a plot to attack the U.S. Ramstein airbase and the Frankfurt's international airport.

Judge Stops DHS Crackdown on Illegal Hires

Last Friday, a federal judge in San Francisco stopped the Department of Homeland Security from beginning its crackdown aimed at U.S. employers who hire undocumented workers. The ruling came in response to a lawsuit filed by a coaliton of labor, civil rights, and immigrant rights activists.

The Price of Wireless Security

A new survey finds companies will spend 10-20 percent more on security next year to protect their wireless networks and technology.

Nigeria Cannot MEND It's Kidnapping Problem

In Nigeria, kidnappings of foreign workers keep increasing. Learn what companies should do to protect their workers from being nabbed in this online exclusive, "Perils Amid the Profits in the Niger Delta."

Campuses Should Heed Va. Tech Panel Recommendations

University and college campuses would be wise to review and implement when possible panel's myriad recommendations.
 




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