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: Death Toll in Turkey Rises, State of Emergency in San Diego County, GAO Report, and More

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.

Morning Security Brief: Second White House Lockdown, NTSB Makes Recommendations on Pilot Weather Advisories, and More

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.

Morning Security Brief: Overseas Embassy Security Concerns, Supply Chain Risk Down, FAA Software Glitch, And More

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.

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: Deadly 8.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Chile, U.K. Prime Minister Probes Muslim Brotherhood, And More

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.

Morning Security Brief: UMD Data Breach Update, GAO Report on Critical Infrastructure, and Job Sites Hacked

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.

Morning Security Brief: Proposals to End NSA Collection Program, Landslide Search Continues, Shooting at Naval Base, And More

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.

Morning Security Brief: NYC Gas Leak Explosion Kills 7, Critical Infrastructure Concerns, and Missing Flight Update

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.

Morning Security Brief: NRC System Criticized, NATO Planes Deployed Near Ukraine, and Missing Flight Update

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.
 




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