NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Earthquakes in Iran, Identity Theft, U.S. Pressuring Swiss Banks, and More

Earthquakes in Iran kill hundreds. Identity thieves stealing information to orchestrate fake marriages. The U.S. wants Swiss banks to divulge names of Americans hiding money. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Tucson Shooting Suspect Pleads Guilty, Athletes Disappear from Olympics, and more

Tucson shooting rampage suspect Jared Loughner pleads guilty. Athletes go missing from the London Olympics. Tips on how to avoid an "epic hack." And more.

Morning Security Brief: El Salvador Murder Rate Drops, Solar Storm Reaches Earth, Florida to use DHS List for Voting, and More

A truce between gangs cuts El Salvador’s murder rate. Sixth solar storm reaches Earth, causes no problems. Florida granted access to list of foreigners in the U.S. legally in an effort “prevent voter fraud.” And more.

G4S May Not Meet Its Olympic Security Commitments

A staffing blunder by security giant G4S could mean that British troops will have to make up the difference when the Summer Olympic Games begin at the end of the month in London.

Morning Security Brief: Data Protection, Bird Flu, Drug Tunnels, and More

New York State Public Service Commission says utilities companies failed to protect customer data. Mexico kills 2.5 birds to contain H7N3 outbreak. New drug tunnels found in Mexico and Arizona. And more.

Olympic Missile Plan Approved

The British military has been given permission to deploy a missile battery atop an apartment building during the upcoming Summer Olympics in London.

Australia Releases Draft of New Biosecurity Legislation

When Australia’s current biosecurity legislation was created, the country was only accessible by sea. Despite more than 50 revisions, the act is still “outdated and overly prescriptive,” says the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry.

Morning Security Brief: Attempted Hijacking in China, Doomsday PC Virus, Terror Suspects Arrested in London, and More

Chinese hijacking attempt foiled. Computers still infected with the “Internet Doomsday Virus” will lose Internet connectivity Monday. London police arrest seven terror suspects, one a former police officer. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Japan Finalizes Fukushima Report, Disaster Triage, British Cybersecurity, and More

Japan finalizes its investigative report on Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Michigan is working to develop a transparent disaster medical triage system. British officials are accused of sending mixed messages about cybersecurity at a national conference. And more.

EU Data Security Rules

As the European Union works toward revising the 1995 rules, companies may want to get a head start on implementing some provisions.
 




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