May 15, 2014 -The death toll in a deadly mining accident in Turkey continues to rise; wildfires are still ravaging San Diego County, California, where Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency; the GAO releases a report on DHS efforts to improve the CFATS program; and South Korea prosecutors charge crew members from the sunken ferry with murder.
May 14, 2014 -A mine fire in Soma, Turkey, has killed at least 230. MERS is not yet a world health emergency says the WHO. U.S. generals says climate change threatens national security. San Diego is being threatened by a wildfire.
May 09, 2014 -The White House went into lockdown mode for the second time this week after suspicious packages were thrown over the fence. The NTSB makes recommendations that the National Weather Service provide more comprehensive information to pilots. And an article in The New York Times explores the effectiveness of the U.N. Security Council in dealing with the crises Syria and Ukraine.
May 07, 2014 -The U.S. Border Control has been ignoring complaints of abuse, says USA Today. The White House was placed on lockdown yesterday when a driver followed a motorcade into a secure area. Germany is developing more secure e-mail options. Parents of firefighters who died on 9-11 have made a court filing asking for leniency for BASE jumpers who slipped past security at the new One World Trade Center.
May 06, 2014 -The State Department's security branch needs to change its practices to improve embassy security, according to a new report. The global supply chain risk is down, but businesses must remain vigilant. The LAX air traffic meltdown last week was caused by a computer glitch. And new iPhones are vulnerable to hacking.
May 05, 2014 -The World Health Organization declares an international health emergency as polio spreads, U.S. technology companies plan to notify users of government data requests, and Target's CEO resigns.