NEWS & ANALYSIS

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.

Holding Individuals Accountable

To get companies to take corruption charges more seriously, the U.S. is now going beyond fines to individual prosecutions.

Morning Security Brief: Somalia Bombing, Dallas Tornadoes, Insider Attacks Against NATO, and More

Somalian Olympic officials killed in suicide attack. No deaths reported in Tuesday's tornado outbreak in Texas. NATO says most insider attacks come from stress, not the Taliban. And more.

DHS Announces Protected Status for Syrians in The U.S.

Conditions in Syria have worsened to the point where Syrian nationals already in the United States would face serious threats to their personal safety if they were to return to their home country, says DHS.

Morning Security Brief: Hacktivism, Toulouse Shooter Dies After Fall, Minutemen Groups Disappearing, and More

Hackers like Anonymous steal more data than cybercriminals in 2011. The Toulouse shooter dies trying to escape after a 32-hour standoff. Lawmakers take up the Minutemen cause. And more.

Military Strike on Iran Would Have 'Little Impact' on its Nuclear Weapon Capability

A military strike on Iran would have little impact on its ability to make nuclear weapons and cause unpredictable escalation on all sides, says researcher. Experts are still trying to determine Hezbollah's U.S. attack capabilities.

UCLA Students Spot ‘The Terminator’ While Traveling in DRC

After recognizing him in a convoy, a group of UCLA students have located the notorious war criminal Bosco Ntaganda and have videos and pictures of his compound.

Morning Security Brief: Extortion in Mexico, Dirty Bomb Detector, Occupy Resurgence, and More

The fastest growing nonlethal crime in Mexico is extortion. University of Liverpool scientists work to develop a dirty bomb detector. Occupiers mark the movement's six-month anniversary with protests. And more.
 




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