NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Increased U.S. Military Presence in Europe, Target Defends IT Security, and Potential Passport Fraud

President Obama announces a $1 billion security fund for increased security in Europe. Target releases a letter to the SEC just ahead of its annual shareholders meeting, detailing its efforts to protect customer data. And the GAO releases a report outlining circumstances in which potentially fraudulent passports were issued.

Morning Security Brief: WTC Security Upgrade, Facebook For Spying, and Apple Devices Hacked Remotely

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced plans to boost security at the new World Trade Center, Iranian hackers are spying on U.S. officials by friending them on Facebook, and iPhones are being held hostage by a cloud-based hacker.

Morning Security Brief: eBay Hacked, Bombing in China, Coup By Thai Military, And More

At least 145 million eBay accounts have been hacked. Thirty-one people have been killed in a terrorist attack in China. The Thai military has taken control of the country. And a dangerous chemical in fertilizer is underregulated, according to the GAO.

Morning Security Brief: Thai Army Declares Martial Law, Chinese Retaliate Against Cyber Charges, Missing Jet Update, and More

Thailand's army has declared a state of martial law in a surprise move. The Chinese government speaks out against U.S. charges of cyber espionage against five members of its People's Liberation Army. A global satellite communications firm will release the communications log from missing Malaysian Flight 370. And shoppers express concern over new security measures at the checkout.

Morning Security Brief: Search For Nigerian Girls, Iranian Hacker Threat, and Questions for Google

The U.S. is deploying surveillance aircraft in Nigeria, Iranian hackers have become more aggressive, and Europe's Google search results come into question.

Morning Security Brief: Bomb Plot Foiled, Subway Crash, Transportation Protocols, and More

Police have foiled a teenager's elaborate plan to kill his family and bomb his high school, more than 200 people were injured after two subway trains collided in Seoul, the GAO says HAZMAT transportation protocols should be reviewed, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Fort Hood Security, Body Cameras for Border Protection, Cyber Hygiene, And Kerry Talks Middle East Peace

Fort Hood security issues examined, CBP chief discusses body-worn cameras, officials launch Cyber Hygiene Campaign, Kerry frustrated with peace talks impasse.

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: RSA Used Second NSA Tool; Russian Troops in Ukraine, Treating Infectious Diseases, And More

A team of researchers have found a second tool adopted by security firm RSA from the NSA; NATO head says there is no sign of Russian troops pulling out from eastern border with Ukraine; the government evaluates a plan to provide vaccines in emergencies, and more.

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.
 




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