NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Nigeria Plane Crash, Tokyo Subway Attack Suspect Found, Four Guilty of Denmark Attack Plan, and More

New details emerge about the plane crash in Nigeria on Sunday. One of the last two suspects in the 1995 Tokyo subway attack is arrested. A Danish court finds four guilty of planning terror attacks. And more.

Nigeria’s Security Challenges

Government corruption, gangs, and terrorism are among the challenges facing Nigeria and threatening its stability.

Morning Security Brief: CBRN-Ready Baby Cradles, CrySyS Lab Profiles Flame, Airport Breach, and More

Russia buys 100 attack-proof cradles at $60,000 apiece. CrySyS Lab publishes a report profiling the “most sophisticated cyberweapon yet unleashed.” A man with no ticket bypasses security and boards a plane in San Diego. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Researchers Discover Super Malware, Top Al Qaeda Leader Killed in Strike, The World Tomorrow, and More

Researchers discover the most sophisticated malware in the world. Al Qaeda leader Sakhr al-Taifi is killed. The World Tomorrow explores the Occupy Movement. And more.

Olympic Security Praise from NYPD Chief

NYPD chief Raymond Kelly said today that he is impressed with London's security planning for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Al Qaeda Worried Collateral Damage From Chemical Attacks Would Hurt Its Image

In 2007, al Qaeda suspended using chlorine gas as a weapon while waiting for guidance on whether or not to continue the practice, according to documents published online.

Morning Security Brief: Drone Strike Criteria, Al Qaeda After Bin Laden, Mystery Illness at MoD Headquarters, and More

The U.S. reveals some criteria for drone strikes. Al Qaeda is weaker, but people who subscribe to its ideology are more virulent, says one expert. Mystery illness prompts fears of biological attack at British army facility. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Chinese Surveillance, Mexico Preps for Volcano Eruption, Police Moonlighting as Guards, and More

China hints at scaling back foreign products for surveillance, citing national security risks. Mexico readies emergency services ahead of possible volcano eruption. Australian authorities have opened an inquiry into police moonlighting as private security. And more.

Morning Security Brief: OIG Under Investigation, Easter Sunday Bombing, Pakastani Speaker Denied Visa, and More

The DHS OIG is under investigation for falsifying documents. A security guard tells how he kept the Easter Sunday bomber from blowing up a church. An outspoken critic of drone attacks is denied a visa to return to the U.S. to speak. And more.

Morning Security Brief: ISC West Awards Controversy, Hacking Tools Legislation, Merchant of Death, and More

ISC West awards process comes under scrutiny. EU pushing to criminalize hacking tools. Russian angered over Merchant of Death sentencing. And more.
 




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