05/27/2011 - When employees are caught in a crisis like the Egyptian political upheaval or Japan's earthquake and tsunami, a company has to be able to quickly communicate with them and help them get safely out of the danger zone.
05/12/2011 - Businesses reliant on the global supply chain have to take on more responsibility in the fight against counterfeit merchandise, rather than relying on law enforcement, the American National Standards Institute says.
05/02/2011 - The size, location, and security posture of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s safehouse led U.S. intelligence to conclude a high-value terrorist was holed up there, senior national security officials revealed last night during a late-night conference call with reporters.
04/23/2011 - The Office of the United States Trade Representative has released a list of “notorious markets.” The list includes online and physical locations that have been subject to counterfeiting and anti-piracy enforcement
04/23/2011 - The U.S. should augment current work in chemical and biological defense with more efforts to deter adversaries from developing and using such weapons, according to a study from the RAND Corporation (.pdf).
04/23/2011 - The U.K.’s Home Office has begun to repeal and reform the country’s excessive counterterrorist police powers instituted since 9-11, which have chipped away at citizen’s core civil liberties. Read the office’s review and recommendations online (.pdf).
04/23/2011 - After the terrorist attacks in the United States and the United Kingdom, the U.K. government ramped up counterterrorism police powers, causing critics to say they had gone too far. Those powers have now been reexamined and are being modified.
04/22/2011 - The Indonesian government must quickly develop prevention strategies to combat a new trend toward low-cost, small-scale terrorist attacks committed by tiny decentralized cells of jihadis, according to an international nongovernmental organization.