NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: TSA To Get Dosimeters, Unintentional 911 Calls, Best Practices for Pharmacies, and More

TSA to measure radiation exposure. In parts of Ontario, unintentional calls account for 37 percent of all 911 calls received. The US Pharmacopoeial Convention publishes best practices for pharmacy supply chains. And more.

South Korea Testing Out Robotic Prison Guards

Over the next month, South Korea's prison service will engage in a trial test of the feasibility of robot wardens in its prisons.

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.
 




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