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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 Despite more than 50 revisions, the act is still “outdated and overly prescriptive,” says the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry.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.

Morning Security Brief: License Plate Readers, Android Security App is Really Malware, Spain’s Crop Theft, and More

- A license plate reader identifies a murder suspect at the border. A security app is exactly the opposite. Police and farmers in Spain have set up patrols to deter crop theft. And more.

Canada Announces Creation of FEMA/DHS Hybrid Agency

- Deputy Director General Mark Williamson provided more information about the program in an interview Thursday morning.

Morning Security Brief: Iranian Assassination Suspects Captured, CAPTCHA Vulnerabilities, Polio in Pakistan, and More

- Iran says it has arrested 20 suspects in the assassinations of several nuclear scientists. A new report examines CAPTCHA vulnerabilities. A Taliban leader plans to ban polio vaccines if the U.S. continues drone strikes. And more.
 




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