05/31/2012 - Russia buys 100 attack-proof cradles at $60,000 apiece. CrySyS Lab publishes a report profiling the “most sophisticated cyberweapon yet unleashed.” A man with no ticket bypasses security and boards a plane in San Diego. And more.
05/01/2012 - In this issue:
♦ Associate Editor Laura Spadanuta explores high-rise evacuations.
♦ Associate Editor Ann Longmore-Etheridge reports on recommendations from the DHS Advisory Council’s Southwest Border Task Force Report.
♦ Technofile Editor John Wagley reviews the pitfalls of allowing employees to use their own devices.
♦ And Homeland Security Editor Matthew Harwood presents a multimedia update on the use of self-propelled semi-submersibles in drug trafficking.
05/01/2012 - The U.S. reveals some criteria for drone strikes. Al Qaeda is weaker, but people who subscribe to its ideology are more virulent, says one expert. Mystery illness prompts fears of biological attack at British army facility. And more.
04/17/2012 - China hints at scaling back foreign products for surveillance, citing national security risks. Mexico readies emergency services ahead of possible volcano eruption. Australian authorities have opened an inquiry into police moonlighting as private security. And more.
04/10/2012 - The DHS OIG is under investigation for falsifying documents. A security guard tells how he kept the Easter Sunday bomber from blowing up a church. An outspoken critic of drone attacks is denied a visa to return to the U.S. to speak. And more.
03/23/2012 - Conditions in Syria have worsened to the point where Syrian nationals already in the United States would face serious threats to their personal safety if they were to return to their home country, says DHS.