May 15, 2014 -The death toll in a deadly mining accident in Turkey continues to rise; wildfires are still ravaging San Diego County, California, where Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency; the GAO releases a report on DHS efforts to improve the CFATS program; and South Korea prosecutors charge crew members from the sunken ferry with murder.
May 09, 2014 -The White House went into lockdown mode for the second time this week after suspicious packages were thrown over the fence. The NTSB makes recommendations that the National Weather Service provide more comprehensive information to pilots. And an article in The New York Times explores the effectiveness of the U.N. Security Council in dealing with the crises Syria and Ukraine.
May 06, 2014 -The State Department's security branch needs to change its practices to improve embassy security, according to a new report. The global supply chain risk is down, but businesses must remain vigilant. The LAX air traffic meltdown last week was caused by a computer glitch. And new iPhones are vulnerable to hacking.
Apr 24, 2014 -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.
Apr 02, 2014 -An 8.2 magnitude earthquake kills at least five people in Chile. British Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered a review of the Muslim Brotherhood's activity in London. And Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) calls for increased security at 1 World Trade Center after recent breaches.
Mar 27, 2014 -University of Maryland's president testified that the school has made improvements to its cybersecurity. DHS is making progress on its industry partnerships to protect critical infrastructure, and Monster.com and CareerBuilder.com are being targeted by malware.
Mar 25, 2014 -The President and Congress are both proposing an end to the NSA's bulk phone data collection and storage program; search efforts resume today for victims of a landslide in Washington State; a shooting at the Norfolk Naval Base in Virginia leaves two dead; and angry families of the victims of Malaysian Flight 370 clash with police in Beijing.
Mar 13, 2014 -A suspected gas leak caused an explosion in New York City that killed at least seven people. A report on the aging infrastructure of NYC stresses potential dangers. And Malaysian Air Flight 370 is still missing.
Mar 12, 2014 -A GAO report says the NRC's communication system may be ineffective in an emergency; NATO says it has sent two planes over Romania and Poland to monitor the situation in Ukraine; and more details on missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 emerge, though no trace of the plane has been found by international search efforts.