NEWS & ANALYSIS

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.

Morning Security Brief: Drone Strikes, Racist Algorithms, and More

U.S. drone-strike policy revealed, Harvard Professor says search algorithms are programmed to be racist, and new study says 54 countries aided CIA just after 9-11 in logistics, renditions, and interrogation of suspected al-Qaida members.

Morning Security Brief: Active Shooter Video, Tax ID Theft Avoidance, Ankara Bombing, and More

DHS releases active shooter video. IRS posts tips to help taxpayers protect themselves from identity theft. U.S. embassy in Turkey attacked. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Brazilian Fire, WTC Site Security, Pentagon Cybersecurity, and More

More than 230 people killed in fire at nightclub with only one exit. The NYPD may not have jurisdiction over the new World Trade Center site, despite an agreement being negotiated with the Port Authority. And more.

Morning Security Brief: One of the Fukushima 50 Speaks, Gun Control Task Force, Border Security, and More

One of the Fukushima 50 gives an interview about how the events unfolded. The NRA is unhappy with Biden's gun control task force. Arrests on the Southwest Border are down. And more.
 




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