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Morning Security Brief: Update on N.Y. Train Crash, IG Report on DHS Cybersecurity, Air Defense Zone Tensions in Asia, and More

- A spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board says a commuter train that derailed on Sunday in New York was traveling more than twice the speed limit when it crashed; an inspector general's report says the Department of Homeland Security has not adhered to its own cybersecurity policies; tensions are high between China and Japan over an air defense zone, and bulletproof pods in local airports could replace TSA agents at passenger exits.

Morning Security Brief: NSA Spying in Spain, HealthCare.gov Fixes Major Security Flaw, Terrorism in Beijing, And More

- A Spanish newspaper reports that the NSA spied on tens of millions of phone calls in the country; a security flaw in the design of HealthCare.gov that could have exposed personal information to hackers has been fixed; the Chinese government says it believes the deadly car crash in Tiananmen Square was a suicide attack; and more.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Border Patrol Improves Training, Syrian Hackers Attack NYT, and More

- The GAO reports that the CBP has improved officer training and management. The New York Times and Twitter were hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. Plus India captures key terrorist.

Tier Pressure to Curb Human Trafficking

- Experts analyze the effectiveness of the State Department’s rankings of countries based on their efforts to combat human trafficking around the world.

Morning Security Brief: Manning Sentenced, More Details on NSA Program, Alleged Chemical Attack in Syria, and More

- Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison; officials say the NSA surveillance program's scope is much broader than originally disclosed; nations call for a U.N. investigation in Syria after chemical weapons were allegedly used to attack civilians; and more.

Morning Security Brief: Zuckerberg's Facebook Hacked, Japanese Nuclear Plant Leaking, And More

- A Palestinian programmer hacked into the Facebook CEO's page to reveal a security flaw, 300 tons of contaminated waste have leaked from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, a top McAfee official takes over DHS cybersecurity post, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Terrorist attack in London, Obama Administration Releases More Information on Drone Strikes, and More

- Two men are arrested in London after the brutal murder of a solider, Attorney General Eric Holder sends a letter to Congress outlining drone attacks that killed four Americans, and Twitter beefs up security.

Morning Security Brief: Obama Calls for Full Diplomatic Security Funding, Firearm Background Checks Increase, and More

- President Obama calls on Congress to approve funds for increased diplomatic security, firearm background checks nearly double after Newtown, and more.

The U.K. Bribery Act, Year One

- Companies that conduct business in the United Kingdom should review their existing anticorruption programs in light of the U.K. Bribery Act.

Upcoming Elections Highlight Venezuela’s Uncertain Future

- Since the death of long-time Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez was announced on March 5, a harsh light has been cast on the economic and political future of the South American nation. The upcoming April 14 elections will be a referendum on whether the country will continue to operate as it did under the Chavez regime, or move in a new direction.

Morning Security Brief: Active Shooter Video, Tax ID Theft Avoidance, Ankara Bombing, and More

- DHS releases active shooter video. IRS posts tips to help taxpayers protect themselves from identity theft. U.S. embassy in Turkey attacked. And more.

VIDEO: The Violence of Mexican Drug Cartels

- This video, featured on Visually, shows how U.S. policies on drugs and guns impact the stability of its southern neighbor.

Morning Security Brief: Assault Weapons Ban, Danger in Mali, USC Security Plan Implemented, and More

- POTUS endorses assault weapons ban. France sends 750 troops to Mali and have plans to send more. Fingerprint scans required for visitors as a part of USC’s new security plan. And more.
 




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