NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Money Laundering, PTSD Report, and Cyber Command

Senate Committee criticizes lax treatment of banks that violate money laundering laws; a report finds flaws with how the Army handles PTSD, and the DOD explains the Cyber Command mission.

Morning Security Brief: Drug Cartels, Chinese Hacking, and Drones

Cartels get creative; Chinese hackers undeterred by media attention; and civil libertarians raise more concerns about domestic drones.

Morning Security Brief: Supreme Court on Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Neo-Nazi Ties, School Security Upgrade

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that police do not have to document a drug-sniffing dog's expertise to justify a vehicle search. Amazon has fired a German security company with alleged Neo-Nazi ties. Baltimore is upgrading its school security in a three-phase project.

Morning Security Brief: China's Hackers Tracked, Turkey Raids Group that Attacked U.S. Embassy, and More

Cyberattacks on U.S. interests traced to Chinese building associated with its army; Turkey goes after members of terrorist group responsible for attack on U.S. Embassy; civilians killed in Afghanistan declined. And more.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Embassy Security, Data Privacy, Emergency Alert System Flaw

U.S. embassy security shortcomings discussed at congressional hearing; Facebook wins data privacy case in Germany; Emergency Alert System hacking vulnerability exposed.

FAA Close to Naming Six Drone Test Sites

The head of the FAA’s Unmanned Systems Integration Office, Jim Williams, says the FAA is getting “very close” to naming six drone test-sites.

Morning Security Brief: Smartphones for Facial Scans and Tracking Discussed; A Look at When Gun Permit Requests Are Denied

Pentagon looks at using smartphones to scan faces; EPIC pursues its case against FBI using cellphones for tracking; statistics on gun permit and transfer denials show history since Brady law.

Fiscal Austerity for Military May Spur Innovation in Drones

While the threat of sequestration or generally tighter budgets for the military worry many, it could also be a way to spur innovation, says one unmanned aerial vehicle expert.

How U.S. Marine Corps Base Quantico Trains for an Active Shooter

Learn how U.S. Marine Corps Base Quantico trains for an active shooter and handles base security.

Morning Security Brief: Online Radicalization, Digital Rights Management, Hezbollah Found Guilty, and More

The Obama Administration is establishing a new Interagency Working Group to Counter Online Radicalization to Violence; a tale of digital rights that shows how hard it is to police the Internet; Bulgaria says Hezbollah was behind deadly attack in 2010, and more.
 




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