NEWS & ANALYSIS

National Protection Framework Released

The federal government has released the National Protection Framework, a planning document that covers the capabilities necessary to secure the homeland against acts of terrorism and manmade or natural disasters.

Morning Security Brief: Fatal Explosions, Ebola Warning, India Landslide, and Cybersecurity Bills

Gas explosions kill dozens in Taiwan, the CDC issues travel warnings due to Ebola, a landslide in India claims 66 lives, and the House passes cybersecurity legislation.

CIA Admits to Breaching Senate Intelligence Committee Computers

The CIA has admitted to spying on computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee, an allegation the agency had previously denied.

Morning Security Brief: Investigators Reach Crash Site, Ebola a Humanitiarian Crisis, and USB Security

An international team of investigators has reached the crash site of Malaysia Airlines FLight 17. Liberia has asked for help in stopping the Ebola outbreak, while British immigration and customs officers say they need more training on what to do with infected passengers. And USB security may be an oxymoron.

Morning Security Brief: New Sanctions, CDC Fears Ebola Spread, Vulnerabilities of the Internet of Things, and More

The United States and European Union have announced increased sanctions against Russia. U.S. health officials are concerned about international travelers spreading Ebola. The Internet of Things has significant vulnerabilities. And more.

NSA's Actions Threaten U.S. Economy and Internet Security, New Report Suggests

New America releases a report detailing the impact the U.S. National Security Agency's actions have on the U.S. economy, American foreign policy, and the security of the Internet as a whole.

Reflections on 9-11 Commission Report Address Evolving Threats

Ten years after The 9-11 Commission Report was issued, the Bipartisan Policy Center looks at how the threat landscape has changed and how the U.S. has adapted.

Morning Security Brief: Hamas-Israeli Conflict Continues, Security Clearance Holders and Tax Debt, TSA Holds Contest, and More

Fighting between Israel and Hamas continues as Israel destroys the home of a top political Hamas leader in the Gaza strip. A GAO report has found that security clearance holders have significant tax burdens totaling more than $730 million. The TSA is offering prize money to anyone who can come up with a proof-of-concept for expediting airport security lines. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Libya Evacuation, Ebola Virus, Homeland Threat, and Boko Haram Attack

Americans evacuated from Libya as fighting rages, two Americans reportedly contract Ebola in Africa, former DHS head says ISIS poses a threat to the homeland, and Boko Haram attacks in Cameroon.

Morning Security Brief: Air Algerie Crash Likely Weather-Related, Japan Focuses on Cyber Bill, And NYC Orders Security Overhaul

Officials say early indications show the Air Algerie crash was likely weather-related, Japan works to pass cybersecurity legislation, and New York City orders a security overhaul following an incident on the Brooklyn Bridge.
 




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