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A Conventional Victory

- Public and private security agencies coordinated plans and handled everything from VIP protection to Hurricane Isaac at the 2012 Republican National Convention.

Morning Security Brief: New York Times Hacked, Border Security, Super Bowl Security, and More

- The New York Times says it was hacked by China. The economic downturn may have played a role in reduced arrests along the Southwest border. And more.

Morning Security Brief: No Inauguration Arrests, Student Expelled After Alerting School of Security Flaw, Guards Plan Protest

- No major security incidents reported on inauguration day. A Montreal University student was expelled for hacking after he alerted the college of a network security flaw. Connecticut security guards plan a protest. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Longest File Sharing Sentence, Facebook Threats, Inauguration Security, and More

- Longest file sharing sentence to date handed down. A man is charged with making interstate threatening communications for a Facebook post he wrote while in Rome. Inauguration security plans reviewed. And more.

Morning Security Brief: International Poll Watchers, Suspicious Packages at Polling Place, Chinese Cyberattacks, and More

- A round-up of security issues related to polling.

Official: Dirty Bomb Detectors Were Deployed During the Olympics

- A British official says a dirty bomb attack was a real fear during the 2012 Olympics.

Morning Security Brief: Hajj Security, Next Generation SRDs, Honduran Police, and More

- Security deployed ahead of the Hajj. DHS looking to fund next generation SRDs. Honduras to relieve 99 police officers. And more.

Morning Security Brief: DNC 2012 Security, Bomb Materials in Hotel Room, Hackers ‘Diversify’ Phishing Attacks, and More

- The U.S. Capitol Police and around 50 other agencies are working together to secure the Democratic National Convention. Authorities in Manila are on the hunt for a bomb maker. New research says hackers are going around traditional corporate security. And more.

From the Archive: The Potential Dangers of Online Contributions

- Cybersecurity experts in 2008 warned that phishers' next target could be online political contributions.

Morning Security Brief: Tucson Shooting Suspect Pleads Guilty, Athletes Disappear from Olympics, and more

- Tucson shooting rampage suspect Jared Loughner pleads guilty. Athletes go missing from the London Olympics. Tips on how to avoid an "epic hack." And more.

Morning Security Brief: Olympic Security Breach, Hate Group Infiltrates German Police, 2013 Biosecurity Concern, and More

- A journalist bypasses Olympic security with a $15 costume. German officials want to know why two KKK members were allowed to stay on the force. By 2013 a biological attack may be more likely than a nuclear attack. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Missing Olympic Keys, Private Airport Security, Nuclear Site Security, and More

- A set of keys goes missing at the Olympics. Sacramento mulls private airport security. Three people break into a U.S. nuclear site. And more.

Agencies Release Guidance for Mass Casualty Events

- A 170-page guide provides a template for emergency responders to build plans to prepare and react for mass casualty events.
 




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