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Morning Security Brief: City Benefits from Super Bowl Security, Mayor Closes Homeland Security Office, Insider Trading, and More

- Indianapolis gets to keep at the gadgets brought in to secure the Super Bowl. A mayor dissolves his city's homeland security department. Lawmakers move to curb insider trading. And more.

Malaysian Professor Can Sue to Find Out If She Remains on No-Fly List

- The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a Malaysian woman can sue the government to find out whether she is still on the no-fly list.

Morning Security Brief: New Report on Muslim Radicalization, FBI Reduces GPS Surveillance, DHS Funds Under Scrutiny, and More

- A study from the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security says the wave of Muslim radicalization predicted still has not materialized. The FBI scales back its use of GPS tracking. The Office of the Inspector General says DHS needs better financial oversight. And more.

Sun Cycle Threatens Electric Grid

- Some scientists fear that solar flares could cause mass power outages, but utilities want more concrete evidence before deploying costly solutions.

Morning Security Brief: Whistleblowers Sue the FDA, Couple Barred From U.S. Over Tweets, Email Providers Fight Spam, and More

- FDA staffers sue after they find out their personal emails are being monitored. Two British travelers are barred from entering the U.S. for tweeting that they planned to "destroy America." E-mail giants create working group to target spam. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Information Sharing, Utilities Vulnerabilities, Supply Chain Resilience, and More

- Information sharing still isn't happening like it should be. A security researcher locates more than 10,000 industrial control systems connected to the public Internet. DHS plans to unveil a strategy to protect the U.S. supply chain. And more.

Urban Area Perspective: Tuscaloosa

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews David Hartin, director of the Tuscaloosa County Emergency Management Agency.  

Sun Cycle Threatens Electric Grid

- Some scientists fear that solar flares could cause mass power outages, but utilities want more concrete evidence before deploying costly solutions.

Think Tank Perspective: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Flynn

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews professor Stephen Flynn, founding co-director of the new George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University.

Tripping Up Terrorists

- Businesses participating in Operation Tripwire help alert the FBI to possible terrorist activity by reporting suspicious purchases by customers.

Think Tank Perspective: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Flynn

- Associate editor Matthew Harwood interviews professor Stephen Flynn, founding co-director of the new George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University.

Tripping Up Terrorists

- Businesses participating in Operation Tripwire help alert the FBI to possible terrorist activity by reporting suspicious purchases by customers.

Homeland Security: Best Practices for Local Government, 2nd edition

- This book brings together the combined expertise of nearly 50 public sector emergency management and homeland security professionals and the experience of nearly 60 U.S. city and county governments.
 




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