NEWS & ANALYSIS

Gunman Killed by Law Enforcement In Attempted Georgia Courthouse Takeover

A gunman armed with an assault rifle and explosives attempted to infiltrate a Georgia courthouse on Friday before being stopped by a court security deputy.

Morning Security Brief: Details Emerge About California Shooter, Mudslide in Colorado, and Violence in Ukraine

Chilling details are emerging about the 22 year-old gunman who killed six people in Santa Barbara, California on Friday. Search efforts continue for three men missing in a massive mudslide in western Colorado. And at least 40 people were killed in Eastern Ukraine in a clash at the Donetsk airport between pro-Russian separatists and the military.

Morning Security Brief: Search For Nigerian Girls, Iranian Hacker Threat, and Questions for Google

The U.S. is deploying surveillance aircraft in Nigeria, Iranian hackers have become more aggressive, and Europe's Google search results come into question.

Morning Security Brief: Bomb Plot Foiled, Subway Crash, Transportation Protocols, and More

Police have foiled a teenager's elaborate plan to kill his family and bomb his high school, more than 200 people were injured after two subway trains collided in Seoul, the GAO says HAZMAT transportation protocols should be reviewed, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Three Americans Killed at Afghan Hospital, National Zoo Security Concerns, And More

Three U.S. foreign nationals were killed at a hospital in Kabul by a security guard, the National Zoo rethinks its security plan after a shooting Monday, lawmakers urge an audit of airport perimeter security, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Stabbing Rampage at High School, Heartbleed Bug Updates, And More

A student has been charged as an adult after stabbing 21 at a Pennsylvania high school yesterday morning. The Heartbleed flaw has experts scrambling to find a solution for both Web site owners and users. And a software engineer says he warned the University of Maryland of their security flaw four months before the school was hacked.

The FBI's Hate Crime Statistics, 2012 Report is Now Out, Shows About 7 Percent Drop From 2011

There were 5,796 hate crime incidents involving 6,718 offenses, down from 2011 figures of 6,222 incidents involving 7,254 offenses, for 2012, according to the latest FBI report.

Morning Security Brief: Navy Yard Shooter Had Pattern of Misconduct, ACLU Releases Report on FBI Abuse of Power, And More

Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis acted alone and has a record of abusing firearms, the ACLU has released a report on the FBI's abuse of power after 9-11, and Colorado's oil and gas infrastructure has been damaged by the region's floods.

Morning Security Brief: "Stop and Frisk" Ruling, Surveillance Controversy Continues, Drug Crime Sentencing Examined, and More

"Stop and frisk" ruled unconstitutional; Critics say President Obama’s handling of the NSA surveillance scandal is insufficient; Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that low-level drug crimes will carry less severe penalties; most embassies in the Middle East reopen after terrorism scare; and more.

Morning Security Brief: Border Security Project Progresses, Bombers' Records Withheld, Bankers Briefed, and More

The Department of Homeland Security is progressing with contractor selection on its border security Integrated Fixed Tower project. Boston Globe has been denied FOIA copies of the federal immigration records of the Tsarnaev brothers. The FBI gave temporary security clearances to bankers to brief them on online banking attacks. Asian companies are still concerned by cloud security.
 




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