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Federal Perspective: Interview with Steve Lord

- An interview with Steve Lord, director of homeland security and justice issues at the Government Accountability Office.  

Better Breach Tracking Needed

- A new study on security breaches at U.S. airports reveals inconsistent reporting and a lack of clear guidelines.

Creating Public Support for SARs

- A survey indicates several hurdles to public reporting of suspicious activity, including a basic understanding of what to report.

Gates: Military Strike on Iran Would Be 'Catastrophic' to Global Security

- An Israeli or American attack against Iran’s nuclear program has the potential to be a counterproductive geopolitical disaster says former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.

Morning Security Brief: Hurricane Isaac, Detect-to-Protect, Gun Purchases Study, and More

- Hurricane Isaac projected to make landfall Tuesday. New bioagent detection system undergoes trial in Boston. Ten percent of guns used in crimes in Chicago came from two suburban gun shops. And more.

DHS Employees Arrested for Child Porn, Drug Smuggling, Fraudulent Documents and Other Crimes

- DHS investigators arrested employees at a rate of about six a week in 2011, according to a new report from the Office of the Inspector General.

Morning Security Brief: Family Research Council Shooter Indicted, Expert Suggests Swine Ban, and More

- Cell phone towers discovered as the cause for police communication disruption in Bay Area. Virginia man indicted for Family Research Council shooting. And H3N2v concerns lead one expert to call for a ban on pigs at fairs.

Morning Security Brief: Bomb in Building Undetected For Weeks, Domestic Terrorism in the U.S., Bin Laden Movie, and More

- A bomb sat in a government building for three weeks before it was identified. Difficulties addressing the lone wolf threat. The bin Laden movie. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Sikhs Reluctant to Add Security, Evacuations Begin Ahead of Ernesto, Reuters Hack, and More

- Sikhs reluctant to increase security at their houses of worship. Latin America preps for Ernesto. Old version of software led to Reuters hack. And more.

One-Stop Shop for Counterterrorists

- A comprehensive database of terrorist incidents within the United States aims to provide data to law enforcement, researchers, and the intelligence community.

Morning Security Brief: Covert Aid To Syria Authorized, Suspected Whistleblower Sues the Government, San Diego’s Alert System

- A former Intelligence Committee aide is suing to get her laptop back. San Diego launches new features for its emergency alert system. And more.

Trends in Terrorism Targets

- Surface transportation systems remain a target for terrorists, leading researchers to study such attacks to determine which deterrents are most successful.

One-Stop Shop for Counterterrorists

- A comprehensive database of terrorist incidents within the United States aims to provide data to law enforcement, researchers, and the intelligence community.
 




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