SM Online: Contingency Planning \ Disaster Management
02/28/2012 - New technology is helping implement a 2006 executive order directing the Department of Homeland Security to develop a next-generation public alert system. See the original directive.
News & Trends: International Security
02/28/2012 - A new report ranks countries armed with nuclear materials on their contributions to nuclear security.
Daily Headline : Hiring \ Employment Issues
02/22/2012 - E-Verify Self Check goes nationwide. Applicants for unemployment may soon be subject to drug tests. Hacker's could easily track cell phone location data. And more.
Daily Headline : Cybercrime
02/09/2012 - New York hotel workers being issued panic buttons. The EU uses drones to keep farmers honest. A hacker eavesdrops on live video feeds in home security systems. And more.
Daily Headline : Homeland Security
01/31/2012 - 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.
Daily Headline : Border Security
01/26/2012 - H.R.3801, the Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act of 2012, passed unanimously in the House Wednesday to a round of applause as Gabrielle Giffords cast her vote.
Daily Headline : Planning
01/25/2012 - The plan aims to help protect the U.S. supply chain from terrorists, criminals, and natural disasters.
01/23/2012 - There's been progress in the fight against money laundering with compliance efforts at banks, new regulations, and global efforts to crack down on tax havens. But criminals continue to innovate, and they tend to adapt more quickly than the law.
Book Reviews: Intelligence
01/20/2012 - The chief contribution of this book to the body of literature on corporate espionage is a unique examination of individuals who straddle the public and private sectors in the practice of their tradecraft.
Daily Headline : Access Control
01/12/2012 - Learn how a new consolidated Department of Defense facility, the Mark Center, is setting the bar for physical security that will likely be adopted for other high-security buildings as well.
Daily Headline : Airport Security
01/04/2012 - The Risk-Based Security Screening for Members of the Armed Forces Act mandates that TSA develop a separate screening process for military members flying on civilian aircraft.
Government: ID issues \ Identity Theft
12/20/2011 - A new law (formerly H.B. 803) recently enacted in Maine will prohibit the state from using biometric technologies in driver’s licenses or other state-issued ID cards. Under the law, biometric technologies include retinal scanning, facial recognition, and fingerprinting.
Government: Physical Security
12/20/2011 - Learn how a new consolidated Department of Defense facility, the Mark Center, is setting the bar for physical security that will likely be adopted for other high-security buildings as well.