NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Knives on Planes Defended, Bioterror Attacks, and U.K. Surveillance Laws

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.

Morning Security Brief: New Law Arms Teachers, DHS Must Turn Over Documents, and School Searches E-mails

South Dakota becomes the first state to pass a law to arm school teachers, the government must release documents on the safety of airport scanners, and administrators at Harvard search the e-mail accounts of employees to uncover who leaked information to the press.

Canines Could Be Used More Effectively in Airports, Says GAO

According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), canine teams are not being effectively used in airports to screen passengers for explosives.

Better Breach Tracking Needed

A new study on security breaches at U.S. airports reveals inconsistent reporting and a lack of clear guidelines.

TSA Officers Ordered to Undergo Training after Racial Profiling Accusations

TSA behavioral detection officers have been ordered to undergo training on racial profiling.

By the Numbers: TSA in 2012

TSA releases mid-year statistics. 375,432,402 people have traveled through security checkpoints in 2012.

Morning Security Brief: JFK Breach, Olympic Security, iOS Security, and More

A man walks right past JFK airport’s perimeter security and into a terminal without setting off any alarms. A military official says it will take two years for the British military to recover from deploying so many people so quickly for the Olympics. iPhone security unbreakable by law enforcement. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Missing Olympic Keys, Private Airport Security, Nuclear Site Security, and More

A set of keys goes missing at the Olympics. Sacramento mulls private airport security. Three people break into a U.S. nuclear site. And more.

Morning Security Brief: States Provide More Mental Health Records, TSA Agents Head to London, and San Francisco Settles Lawsuit

States make more health records available for firearms background checks, TSA agents protect London airports, and a manager in San Francisco reaches a settlement with the city's emergency management department.

Morning Security Brief: Attempted Hijacking in China, Doomsday PC Virus, Terror Suspects Arrested in London, and More

Chinese hijacking attempt foiled. Computers still infected with the “Internet Doomsday Virus” will lose Internet connectivity Monday. London police arrest seven terror suspects, one a former police officer. And more.
 




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