NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: UC Davis Report Released, Hotel Hacked, Tahrir Square Protests Pick Up and More

UC Davis police used poor judgment in handling Occupy protestors, report says. Hackers target hotels. Protesters back in Tahrir Square. And more.

A Model of Intelligence Sharing

How the Colorado Information Analysis Center became a model for the rest of the states and the Department of Homeland Security.

Test Run of Postal Service Anthrax Response Teams Scheduled For May

This summer, postal workers will deliver empty pill bottles to homes in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area in its first live test of a program designed to provide medicines to residents in the event of a widespread biological attack.

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.

Morning Security Brief: Lawmaker's Office Firebombed, DoD Prepared for Cyberattacks, Eco-Terrorists Wanted, and More

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis’ office was firebombed Tuesday. The DoD says destructive cyberattacks are just over the horizon. The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information on three eco-terrorists. And more.

Hospitals a Weak Link in Nuclear Nonproliferation

Radioactive materials are usually sealed in metal when used in medical devices. Unsecured devices, when paired with conventional explosives, could make a dirty bomb capable of contaminating a city.

Law Enforcement Perspective: International Association of Chiefs of Police Interview with Bart R. Johnson

An interview with Bart Johnson, the executive director of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Morning Security Brief: Patriot Movement Explodes, Private Prisons, Cybersecurity Legislation, and More

Patriot groups have increased by 755 percent during the first three years of the Obama administration. A prison management company offers a controversial deal to states looking to save money. Competing cybersecurity bill is introduced. And more.

Assembling an Archive of Terror: An interview with START director Gary LaFree

Security Management interviews the nation's premier archivist of terror.

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.
 




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