NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Libya Evacuation, Ebola Virus, Homeland Threat, and Boko Haram Attack

Americans evacuated from Libya as fighting rages, two Americans reportedly contract Ebola in Africa, former DHS head says ISIS poses a threat to the homeland, and Boko Haram attacks in Cameroon.

Morning Security Brief: Air Algerie Crash Likely Weather-Related, Japan Focuses on Cyber Bill, And NYC Orders Security Overhaul

Officials say early indications show the Air Algerie crash was likely weather-related, Japan works to pass cybersecurity legislation, and New York City orders a security overhaul following an incident on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Hackers Breach European Central Bank Database

The European Central Bank announced Thursday that hackers stole e-mail addresses and contact data from its public Web site.

Morning Security Brief: Planes Crash in Algeria, Taiwan; $10bn Infrastructure Fund; International Cybercriminals Caught

An Air Algerie plane with 116 people on board has crashed this morning, following the deaths of 48 yesterday due to a TransAsia Airways plane crash. The White House announced a $10 billion rural infrastructure fund. Seven criminals were arrested in relation to StubHub theft, and Norway may be in imminent danger of a terrorist attack.

Morning Security Brief: Border Security Plans, iOS Backdoor Claims Denied, Norwegian Trained with Al Qaeda Bomber, and More

Emergency border security plans are being separately constructed by the U.S. House and Senate. Apple denies that iOS has a backdoor that could lead to the theft of users' personal data. A new report by the authors of the 9-11 Commission report urges the United States not to backslide. A Norwegian citizen is the cause of recent security tightening at international airports. Goodwill Industries say there is no evidence of a hack of payment card information.

Morning Security Brief: Black Boxes Handed Over, Food Safety Scare in China, Border Protection, and More

Russian rebels in Eastern Ukraine hand over the black boxes from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, a food safety scare in China affects several U.S.-based companies, Canada and the United States' trusted traveler programs announce they're making significant strides in their partnership, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Recovery Chaos, Gaza Fighting, Mosquito Virus, and More

Malaysia air crash recovery turns chaotic, U.S. and U.N. press for Gaza ceasefire, EEE virus found in Massachusetts mosquitoes, and more.

U.S. says Missile that Brought Down Malaysian Flight was Launched from Separatist Controlled Territory

U.S. President Barack Obama calls for an immediate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine to allow international investigators to access the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

Morning Security Brief: Separatists Offer Truce To Investigate Plane Crash, FDIC Lacks Information Security Controls, And More

Following yesterday's plane crash in eastern Ukraine, Pro-Russian separatists occupying the region have offered a truce to allow experts to investigate the wreckage of the downed Malaysia Airlines jet. The U.S. GAO also reports on weaknesses in the FDIC's information security controls and the U.S. Senate passes a terrorism insurance extension act.

Malaysia Airlines Flight Crashes in Ukraine Near Russian Border

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 carrying 295 people crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border on Thursday. Early reports indicate that there are no survivors.
 




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