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Morning Security Brief: El Salvador Murder Rate Drops, Solar Storm Reaches Earth, Florida to use DHS List for Voting, and More

- A truce between gangs cuts El Salvador’s murder rate. Sixth solar storm reaches Earth, causes no problems. Florida granted access to list of foreigners in the U.S. legally in an effort “prevent voter fraud.” And more.

G4S May Not Meet Its Olympic Security Commitments

- A staffing blunder by security giant G4S could mean that British troops will have to make up the difference when the Summer Olympic Games begin at the end of the month in London.

Olympic Missile Plan Approved

- The British military has been given permission to deploy a missile battery atop an apartment building during the upcoming Summer Olympics in London.

Australia Releases Draft of New Biosecurity Legislation

- When Australia’s current biosecurity legislation was created, the country was only accessible by sea. Despite more than 50 revisions, the act is still “outdated and overly prescriptive,” says the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry.

Morning Security Brief: Attempted Hijacking in China, Doomsday PC Virus, Terror Suspects Arrested in London, and More

- Chinese hijacking attempt foiled. Computers still infected with the “Internet Doomsday Virus” will lose Internet connectivity Monday. London police arrest seven terror suspects, one a former police officer. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Japan Finalizes Fukushima Report, Disaster Triage, British Cybersecurity, and More

- Japan finalizes its investigative report on Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Michigan is working to develop a transparent disaster medical triage system. British officials are accused of sending mixed messages about cybersecurity at a national conference. And more.

EU Data Security Rules

- As the European Union works toward revising the 1995 rules, companies may want to get a head start on implementing some provisions.

Morning Security Brief: New Plan for Syria, Mexico’s Elections, Zoo Security, and More

- Secretary of State Hilary Clinton presents a new plan for Syria. Security challenges for Mexico’s new president. A zoo’s security policies are under review after more than a dozen animals die in a flash flood. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Healthcare Law And Private Security, Company Spies on the Media, UAV Hack, and More

- What the new healthcare law could mean for private security. Someone has been hiring private security to run surveillance on Reuters journalists in Greece. Ontario, Canada to review emergency response plans. A college professor who can hack UAVs. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Microsoft’s Greece Headquarters Attacked, CDC Security Lapses, Major FBI Bust, and More

- Suspected anarchists launch a brazen attack on Microsoft headquarters in Greece. E-mails tell of security breaches at a CDC infectious disease lab. The FBI busts 24 people in its largest operation against credit card fraud. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Canada Blocks Foreign Firms From Telecom Overhaul, False Alarms, Facebook Statuses, and More

- Canada moves to keep foreign companies from participating in its telecom overhaul citing security reasons. Ninety-nine percent of alarms in Las Cruces are false. A lesson in Facebook privacy. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Explosives Found Near Nuclear Power Plant, New Biodefense Centers, and More

- Explosives found near Swedish nuclear power plant . Reflections of Fukushima. HHS awards contracts for biodefense labs. And more.
 




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