Jul 16, 2014 -Google has put together a team of security researchers aimed at reducing threats online. The Senate Appropriations Committee has released a draft of its bill proposing cuts to the defense IT budget. And a Japanese nuclear power plant receives preliminary approval for two of its reactors from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Jul 15, 2014 -The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission releases updated enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination and related issues in an effort to address the "significant number" of cases of alleged pregnancy discrimination involving employers.
Jul 15, 2014 -The U.S. Justice Department has charged a Chinese businessman with stealing secrets from U.S. companies including Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Islamic Militant group Hamas has rejected a cease-fire proposed by the Israeli government as the fighting continues. At least 19 people are dead in one of the worst metro accidents in Russia's history. And more.
Jul 11, 2014 -Researchers unveil experiment that teaches individuals how to remember randomly created passwords, the death toll in Gaza rises, and DHS Secretary Johnson asks Congress to move on emergency funding for border security.
Jul 09, 2014 -Forgotten vials of the smallpox virus have been found in a laboratory near Washington, D.C. New electronic device screening for international flights is an inconvenience, but worthwhile, experts say. Network-enabled light bulbs have been hacked. Thinktank computers have been compromised by the Deep Panda hackers.
Jul 08, 2014 -Okinawa is bracing for Typhoon Neoguri and its impact on the infrastructure. IIEE has released two anti-malware initiatives to protect software engineers. And Chinese hackers are gathering information on U.S. policy in the Middle East.
Jul 03, 2014 -Airports increase security as the United States voices concerns about new bomb threats, the number of civilian casualties from IEDs grew 70 percent over the past three years, and security researchers uncover a "significant cybercrime operation" targeting Brazilians.