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- A Muslim public affairs group launches an anti-extremism initiative.

Morning Security Brief: U.S. Aviation Security, Military Sexual Assault, And More

- The head of Interpol says he is surprised that the United States has not yet signed up to participate in its aviation security program called I-Checkit. A GAO report reviews the Department of Veterans Affairs claims process for victims of military sexual trauma. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Manhunt After Canadian Police Killed, Military Jet Crash, and Port Security Update

- Three Canadian police officers were shot and killed yesterday and the shooter is at large. A military jet crashed into a southern California neighborhood, but nobody was injured. And the GAO makes recommendations on port security.

Morning Security Brief: WTC Security Upgrade, Facebook For Spying, and Apple Devices Hacked Remotely

- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced plans to boost security at the new World Trade Center, Iranian hackers are spying on U.S. officials by friending them on Facebook, and iPhones are being held hostage by a cloud-based hacker.

Morning Security Brief: eBay Hacked, Bombing in China, Coup By Thai Military, And More

- At least 145 million eBay accounts have been hacked. Thirty-one people have been killed in a terrorist attack in China. The Thai military has taken control of the country. And a dangerous chemical in fertilizer is underregulated, according to the GAO.

Espionage

- The NATO report Pandemonium: Nation States, National Security, and the Internet looks at nation-state hacking and the power of espionage in modern culture.

EU Corruption

- Corruption is costly. In fact, it is costing the European Union about €120 billion ($165 billion) per year, according to a recent report from the European Commission. It assesses corruption in all of the EU’s 28 member countries, analyzing industry sectors, the nature and level of corruption, and the effectiveness of measures taken to fight it, which vary from country to country.

Morning Security Brief: Search For Nigerian Girls, Iranian Hacker Threat, and Questions for Google

- The U.S. is deploying surveillance aircraft in Nigeria, Iranian hackers have become more aggressive, and Europe's Google search results come into question.

Morning Security Brief: Bomb Plot Foiled, Subway Crash, Transportation Protocols, and More

- Police have foiled a teenager's elaborate plan to kill his family and bomb his high school, more than 200 people were injured after two subway trains collided in Seoul, the GAO says HAZMAT transportation protocols should be reviewed, and more.

Israeli Security Concepts

- While discussions of tactics, drills, weapons, and warrior skills should apply to all executive protection and bodyguard personnel, the book will be most useful to those on foreign assignments.

Security by Design in Abu Dhabi

- The Abu Dhabi Safety and Security Planning Manual (SSPM) establishes a system for approaching crime prevention and counterterrorism in the earliest stages of a project’s life: during planning and design.

Morning Security Brief: Sanctions Against Russia, Taliban Attacks Afghan Police, Secure UK Currency, And More

- EU leaders are considering economic sanctions against Russia, which could have grave consequences for Europe's economy. Taliban insurgents attacked a police station in Jalalabad, killing 10. The UK is working on a £1 coin with enhanced security features to curb counterfeiting. And a congressional hearing deals with human trafficking.

Upcoming Referendum Crucial in Ukraine Conflict, Expert Says

- A leading Ukrainian expert briefed ASIS members on the unfolding crisis in the Crimea during a CSO Roundtable teleconference on Thursday.
 




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