08/12/2013 - "Stop and frisk" ruled unconstitutional; Critics say President Obama’s handling of the NSA surveillance scandal is insufficient; Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that low-level drug crimes will carry less severe penalties; most embassies in the Middle East reopen after terrorism scare; and more.
07/31/2013 - As NASA moved data to the cloud, a new report says it has not met security requirements; Afghanistan's private security monopoly is raising concerns; the Bradley Manning verdict on whether he 'aided the enemy' is expected today, and more.
07/15/2013 - New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is recommended for the top homeland security job, cybercrime as a business, and some protests turn violent after the verdict is announced in the Zimmerman trial.
06/17/2013 - The House of Representatives has approved the 2014 Defense Authorization Act; states are using driver’s licenses to establish photo databases for law enforcement; and Apple says that the government made thousands of requests for data over the past several months.
05/14/2013 - Threats to national security, chiefly cyberthreats, are evolving rapidly and must be met with an evolving strategy by our military and government. That’s according to General Stanley McChrystal, former commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan. He spoke at the annual GovSec conference in Washington, D.C., today.
05/14/2013 - Government border security numbers questions by new report; study of real-world ramifications of Internet pictures depicting children in sex acts; more on the IRS targeting of conservative groups. And more.
05/06/2013 - Chinese scientists theorize that the nation’s poultry markets could be spreading bird flu, a U.N investigator says that Syrian rebels are likely using chemical weapons, and a law making possession of a cell phone in prison a felony might lower crime rates among inmates.
04/29/2013 - A government task force is drafting legislation to allow real-time interception of online communications, another suspect is arrested in the ricin case, and a government employee may pursue his whistleblower case against the Department of Homeland Security.