Feb 27, 2013 -The U.S. Supreme Court heard a case yesterday on whether DNA can be collected by law enforcement without a warrant for comparison in unsolved crimes. A shooting spree has occurred at a plant in Switzerland. Prosecution will not proceed against the owner of an Internet streaming site accused of piracy.
Feb 26, 2013 -After private government audits, the laboratories at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been cited for improperly securing potential bioterror agents and for a lack of training given to employees who work with them.
Feb 26, 2013 -Janet Napolitano says that looming budget cuts will damage homeland security. The Arkansas state senate has approved giving the state's universities and colleges the right to allow concealed firearms on campus. A new study says there is a shortage of IT security experts with leadership and communication skills.
Feb 22, 2013 -The government urges federal contractors to use criminal background screening sparingly. The GAO says that physical security at government facilities could be improved. And all government agencies must develop policies to deal with domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in the workplace.
Feb 21, 2013 -White House unveils tougher trade-secret-protection policy; DARPA seeks ideas for surviving nuclear blast; ICE policies on illegal immigrants examined, and Mexico's government accused of human rights violations.
Feb 20, 2013 -The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that police do not have to document a drug-sniffing dog's expertise to justify a vehicle search. Amazon has fired a German security company with alleged Neo-Nazi ties. Baltimore is upgrading its school security in a three-phase project.
Feb 19, 2013 -Cyberattacks on U.S. interests traced to Chinese building associated with its army; Turkey goes after members of terrorist group responsible for attack on U.S. Embassy; civilians killed in Afghanistan declined. And more.