NEWS & ANALYSIS

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.

Morning Security Brief: Campus Gun Ban Overturned, Lulzsec Hackers Charged, Middle East Security, and More

University of Colorado forced to allow guns on campus. International authorities swoop in on Lulzsec and Anonymous hackers. U.S. official tells the Senate that Iran is the biggest threat to Middle East Security. And more.

Fighting Corruption

Companies should have their own anticorruption policies when going into highly corrupt nations to do business.

Morning Security Brief: Al Qaeda 'Chief' Turns Himself In, TSA Scanners Deemed Safe, North Korea Suspends Nuclear Work, and More

One of the FBI's most wanted turns himself in in Egypt. Inspector General's report on body scanners released. North Korea suspends nuclear activities. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Minnesota Cops Data Breach, Pentagon Says American Terrorists Can Be Killed, Social Media Use, and More

Minnesota cops violate a woman's privacy 425 times just to see what she looked like after losing weight. The Pentagon says courts shouldn't have say when an American who works with terrorists is targeted. An Australian woman scams $30,000 out of Nigerian scammers. And more.

Confession Details How Boko Haram Uses Stolen Cars to Support Terrorism Operations

Stolen cars provide a cheap way for Boko Haram operatives to amass VBIEDs and pass through security checkpoints, according to a captured member's confession. He also revealed internal fighting over loot, which analysts say could be a sign of increasing fragmentation.

'Black Box' Data Could Vindicate or Condemn Italian Security in Maritime Shooting

“Black box” data could provide evidence of the escalation of force that led to an incident in the Indian Ocean that left two fishermen dead.

Morning Security Brief: Canada Releases Counterterrorism Strategy, Text to 911, VOIP Hack Racks Up $30k Bill, and More

Canada's counterterrorism strategy names radical Islam as number one threat. Ohio county introducing 911 feature that can receive SMS and pictures. A small company discovers that hackers around the world had been using its IP telephone setup. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Britain's Radicalization Report, FTC Warns App Makers, Armed Guards on Ships, and More

The British Home Affairs Committee publishes a report on the "Roots of Violent Radicalisation." The FTC issues a warning to makers of mobile apps that run background checks. A survey finds that armed guards on ships are often unlicensed. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Bouncer Crackdown, Teen Creates NBC Detection Tool, MANPADS Task Force, and More

Police arrest unlicensed security workers in South Africa. A science student in Nevada creates a new NBC detection tool. The State Department issues a statement on its efforts to secure Libya's missing weapons. And more.
 




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