NEWS & ANALYSIS
Feb 06, 2014 -DHS has warned airlines that terrorists may smuggle bombs in toothpaste tubes, and Olympic Web sites to look out for cyberattacks. Target's hackers got their credentials from an HVAC company.
Nov 05, 2013 -A gunman is found dead hours after he opened fire at a New Jersey shopping mall; the Justice Department says it will review security at Los Angeles International airport; John Kerry is promising European leaders the United States will thoroughly review the NSA's spying procedures; and the DHS Inspector General releases a report outlining several recommendations for the agency to improve cybersecurity measures.
Oct 15, 2013 -Leaked documents reveal the NSA has collected hundreds of millions of personal e-mails and live-chat address lists, many from Americans. Closed-door talks begin today in Geneva on Iran's nuclear program. Four dry-ice bombs, two of which exploded, have been found in a Los Angeles airport.
Sep 05, 2013 -The TSA's expedited airport screening program will be coming to 60 more U.S. airports this year, a draft of the Cyber Security Framework is considered ineffective, world leaders gather in Russia, and more.
Jul 22, 2013 -A flaw in the encryption technology used in many SIM cards could make cell phones vulnerable, the U.S. government is offering expedited security screening at airports for a fee, European Union ministers meeting in Brussels today placed Hezbollah on its list of terrorist organizations, and more.
Jun 18, 2013 -NATO-led troops officially handed over security responsibility to Afghan troops; the TSA solicits public comments about its full-body scanners; the EU cybersecurity agency gets expanded authority, and more.
May 29, 2013 -President Obama will address the issue of cybersecurity with his Chinese counterpart after fresh attacks. The U.S. Department of Justice has broken up a $6 billion money laundering scheme. A new report says that the global homeland security and emergency management market is anticipated to reach $544 billion by 2018. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking for armed guard services for disaster facilities in the Oklahoma City area.
May 13, 2013 -A shooting during a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans has wounded 19 people, a homeland security agreement with Abu Dhabi International Airport is drawing criticism, and Microsoft is warning of new malware that targets Facebook accounts.
Apr 05, 2013 -An airline employee causes an airport security breach, North Korea readies missiles for launch, and new domain names could cause security vulnerabilities for companies.
Mar 27, 2013 -Janet Napolitano, head of the Department of Homeland Security, is defending the decision to allow small knives on planes. A new U.S. Department of Agriculture report says that the nation is at increased risk of bioterror attacks. Great Britain may expand its surveillance laws.