Aug 26, 2014 -A cyberattack briefly shut down the Sony Corporation's PlayStation network on Sunday. The United States has sent surveillance planes to fly over Syria, pointing to possible airstrikes. The Federal Railroad Administration has funded two grants that total more than $350,000 for the development of a Short Line Safety Institute. And more.
Aug 22, 2014 -The U.S. Department of Defense violated the law when it failed to notify Congress of a prisoner exchange 30 days prior, experts raise concerns of security breach report fatigue, and the death toll in Syria rises to more than 191,000.
Aug 21, 2014 -Emory University Hospital in Atlanta has discharged both U.S. patients who were being treated for Ebola. Health officials determined they were no longer contagious and did not present a public health threat.
Aug 21, 2014 -UPS stores are the latest retailers to be hacked, and customer financial data may have been compromised. Germany announces proposals to ramp up cybersecurity protections of critical infrastructure. The full-body X-ray scanners used in airports until last year have concerning security flaws, and more.
Aug 20, 2014 -After a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri, Attorney General Holder is slated to arrive. A quarantine has been imposed on a Liberian slum, some of whose residents may be infected with Ebola. Metal detectors are being installed at Yankee Stadium. A man posed as an airport security screener to pat down women.
Aug 19, 2014 -The healthcare information of approximately 4.5 million patients was compromised at a network of healthcare facilities based in Tennessee. The U.S. Center for Digital Democracy has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that a framework designed to safeguard the privacy of EU citizens is failing, and more.