NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Nationwide Emergency Alert System, Postal Service Campaign Touts Security, Body Scanners, and More

First nationwide test of the emergency alert system scheduled for Wednesday. A new USPS ad says doing businesses by mail is more secure. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Security Contractors, A Warning to Pakistan, Adobe Bug Fixed, and More

A town replaces it law enforcement with private security. The U.S. delivers a warning to Pakistan. Adobe says that it has fixed a bug in Flash Player that allowed hackers to spy on customers. And more.

Fan With Stun Gun Prompts NFL To Enhance Pat-Down Procedures

The NFL is enhancing personal searches from the ground up.

Morning Security Brief: Security Spending, U.S. Troops in Libya, Maharashtra Strike, and More

Economists say money was spent unchecked in the War on Terror. No boots on the ground in Libya changed on Monday to eight boots on the ground. Doctors' security demands are met in India. And more.

Illegal Phone Problem Plagues Bureau of Prisons

Every year the Bureau of Prisons loses potential revenue because of illegal cell phones.

Afternoon Security Brief: Malware Risk, ER Security, Trafficking Legislation, and More

U.S. receives software with malware pre-installed. NPR looks at efforts to secure emergency rooms. A new laser could reduce the effectiveness of RPGs. And more.

Former Women’s Prison To Become International Corrections Training Center

A $1.5 million grant will turn the former Colorado Women’s Correctional Facility into a first-of-its-kind training center for international corrections officials from countries where the prison systems are still developing or plagued with problems.

Are Diplomatic Security Forces Ready For a More Offensive Role in the Middle East?

At a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing Wednesday afternoon, a Government Accountability Office official expressed concerns that the State Department’s diplomatic security operations may not be prepared for new challenges that will come as troops withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Morning Security Brief: Arizona Prisons, Human Error, Base Security, And More

An audit of Arizona prisons shows chronic problems. LulzSec claims to have shut down. Base stickers scrapped to increase security. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Cartel Collaboration, Secure Communities, Border Security, and More

Mexican cartels sharing information and expertise with U.S. gangs. Federal authorities revamp Secure Communities initiative. National Guard tours on border extended. And more.
 




Beyond Print

SM Online

See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.