NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: More Protests in Ukraine, Hunt for Missing Plane Costliest in History, And More

Protests continue in three eastern Ukrainian cities but police are able to regain control of one government building occupied by pro-Russian protestors. NBC News reports the hunt for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 is on track to become the costliest search effort in aviation history. A GAO report reveals that six government agencies' assessments of physical security standards are not in line with DHS guidelines.

Morning Security Brief: Navy Yard Shooter Had Pattern of Misconduct, ACLU Releases Report on FBI Abuse of Power, And More

Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis acted alone and has a record of abusing firearms, the ACLU has released a report on the FBI's abuse of power after 9-11, and Colorado's oil and gas infrastructure has been damaged by the region's floods.

Morning Security Brief: Drone Experiments, Gun Laws, and More

A U.S. government agency experimented with the domestic use of drones back in 2004 and 2005, and New York claims to have enacted the strictest gun law in the nation.

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.

Securing a Sanctuary

A Department of Homeland Security grant helps a targeted religious group secure its house of worship.

Worth a Look: iHound

Associate editor John Wagley reviews an inexpensive application for tracking Apple and Android devices.

Morning Security Brief: Security Business Booming in Mexico, Anonymous Obsession, Law Enforcement, Social Media, and More

In Mexico more then 10,000 security firms bring in $3 billion annually. A security contractor is fired for his obsession with the hacker collective Anonymous. Former ICE chief says law enforcement have failed to use social media effectively. And more.

The Mark Center Makes Its Mark

Learn how a new consolidated Department of Defense facility, the Mark Center, is setting the bar for physical security that will likely be adopted for other high-security buildings as well.

Book Review: Preventing Crowd Violence

In "Preventing Crowd Violence," editors Tamara D. Madensen and Johannes Knutsson have collected a compendium of advice from international police and behavioral experts.

Morning Security Brief: Philadelphia's CWP Woes, Phoenix Retailers Fight ORC, Hospital Privacy, And More

Reciprocity agreements put guns in the hands of violent offenders in Philadelphia. Phoenix retailers are increasing their countermeasures in response to increasing organized retail crime. Hospital employees fired for accessing patient information. And more.
 




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