NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Ferguson Protests Continue, U.S. Somalis Join Extremist Groups, E-Mail Culling, and More

Protests continue in the wake of the grand jury decision not to charge Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson. Radicalized Somali-American Minnesotans have been leaving the United States to fight abroad. The DHS and CIA want to cull their old e-mail. And this holiday season, consumers are worried about information security breaches.

Morning Security Brief: Ferguson Protests, Widespread Cyber Espionage Campaign Discovered, Global Nuclear Talks, and More

Protesters and police clashed on Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri, and a series of fires, gunshots, and looting was reported. A cyber espionage campaign called Reign has been discovered and is likely the work of a nation-state. Iran's supreme leader is criticizing the West for extending nuclear talks. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Shooting Report, Ferguson Reinforced, Afghanistan Attacks, and Buffalo Response

New report issued on Sandy Hook Shooting, FBI beefs up operations in Ferguson, bombings kill dozens in Afghanistan, and the National Guard is poised to respond to flooding in Buffalo.

Morning Security Brief: Immigration Reform, Update on FSU Shooter, NSA Voices Infrastructure Concerns, and More

President Barack Obama announces plans to defer deportations for 5 million people, an update on a shooter at Florida State University, NSA director voices critical infrastructure concerns, and cybersecurity research receives a $65 million boost.

Morning Security Brief: Ebola Update, Frenchmen in ISIS Beheading Video, FSU Shooting, and N.Y. Snowstorm

Sierra Leone is struggling to reign in the Ebola epidemic, and Liberia is accused of not distributing resources properly. France has identified two French citizens taking part in the most recent ISIS beheading video. A gunman opened fire at Florida State University, injuring three before he was killed. And the record snowstorm in Buffalo, N.Y., may turn into floods this weekend.

Morning Security Brief: Synagogue Security Ramp-Up, Hiring Oversight Needed, Unspent Canadian Security Funds, and More

Synagogues in Jerusalem are ramping up security after Tuesday's bloody attack. A new GAO report calls for increased oversight of the pay and recruitment of foreign workers by U.S. government contractors. A hotel chain fired an employee for posting pictures of DHS vehicles massed near Ferguson, Missouri. Money earmarked for security at Canadian diplomatic missions has gone unspent.

Morning Security Brief: Deadly Attack in Israel, FBI Warns of Violence, and a Report on IT Security at the VA

A deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue killed four and left six wounded, citing an uptick in violence in Israel. The FBI is warning law enforcement nationwide to prepare for violence in light of a pending grand jury decision on the Michael Brown case. And a GAO report finds the Department of Veterans Affairs has not mitigated critical vulnerabilities in its network.

Morning Security Brief: American Beheaded, Chemical Accident Kills Four, Bird Flu Cases Confirmed, and Boko Advances

ISIS execution of American aid worker confirmed, accident at Texas chemical plant kills four, bird flu cases found in Europe, and Boko Haram takes three towns in northeast Nigeria.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Marshals Fake Cell Tower Program Revealed, U.K. Jihadist Exclusion Powers Introduced, and More

U.S. Marshals Service reportedly using equipment to simulate cell phone towers to collect data on users, U.K. legislation could bar British jihadists from returning home, DHS warns Apple users to download apps with caution, and Congress is briefed on a U.S. Secret Service review.

Morning Security Brief: Ebola Testing in Africa, Internet of Things Research, and Microsoft Security Vulnerability

The World Health Organziation has approved accelerated testing of Ebola vaccines in West Africa. Verizon Wireless and the Georgia Institute of Technology have teamed up to research the Internet of Things. And Microsoft released a fix to a critical vulnerability in its Windows computers.
 




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