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DHS Secretary Makes First Appearance Before House Homeland Security Committee

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson makes his first appearance before the House Homeland Security Committee to discuss his vision and priorities for the department.

Morning Security Brief: Deadly Force on the Border, North Korea Launches Missiles, And More

A report reveals that Border Patrol agents have used excessive force along the U.S.-Mexico border, resulting in 19 deaths. North Korea launched four short-range missiles Thursday in response to South Korea's military drills. And Target takes a financial hit from the data breach, Women's Security Council annual awards opened, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Gitmo Detainee Arrested, OS X Security Patch Released, and Data Breach Updates

A former Guantanamo detainee who alleged mistreatment has been arrested by the British on suspicion of terrorist activities in Syria. Apple has issued a security patch for the OS X operating system. The University of Maryland is offering five years of free credit monitoring to victims of a recent personal-information theft. A House committee is investigating the Target computer network Breach.

RSA Executive Chairman Addresses NSA Allegations at Cyber Conference

RSA Executive Chairman Art Coviello addressed attendees at the 2014 RSA Conference about a recent controversy involving the NSA

Morning Security Brief: Companies Focus on Compliance in China, U.S. Plans Cyberattack, Holder Asks for Legislation, and More

Compliance issues take center stage in China after several high-profile scandals, the U.S. contemplated a cyberattack against Syria, Attorney General Eric Holder asks for stronger cybersecurity legislation, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Russia Warned, Arrest Intelligence, and Nigeria Counterterrorism

The United States warns Russia on Ukraine, DHS intelligence aids Mexico, and counterterrorism assistance is offered for Nigeria, and the RSA Conference kicks off this week.

Morning Security Brief: Ukraine Reaches 'Tentative Resolution,' Security at Frankfurt Airport Strikes, And More

Ukraine's President Viktor V. Yanukovych announces a possible resolution this morning to end the crisis in the country, security staff at Frankfurt airport goes on strike to raise wages, and Adobe's Flash Player receives an emergency update.

Privacy and Civil Liberties Board Chair Discusses Reform

David Medine, the chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Board, discusses the board's work in the wake of the Edward Snowden leaks with members of the American Bar Association.

Morning Security Brief: Iran Nuclear Framework Progress, Shoe Bomb Threats, And More

Iran and six world powers have developed a framework to curb Iran's nuclear program. The DHS warns airlines to look for shoe bombs. Plans for a national license plate database are canceled. And University of Maryland personal data hacked.

Morning Security Brief: Hacking Costs Mount, States and Cybersecurity, Security Becoming Laid Back in Sochi, and More

The roughly 40 million compromised cards in the Target hack have cost more than $200 million to replace. Change your Kickstarter password, says CEO. Maryland and Ohio are two states where cybersecurity is taking up residence and making an impact. And, after more than a week of pure sports and no terrorism, security at Sochi is becoming more mellow.
 




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