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Morning Security Brief: Zuckerberg's Facebook Hacked, Japanese Nuclear Plant Leaking, And More

- A Palestinian programmer hacked into the Facebook CEO's page to reveal a security flaw, 300 tons of contaminated waste have leaked from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, a top McAfee official takes over DHS cybersecurity post, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Heightened Security Amid Ramadan Violence, INTERPOL Issues Global Security Threat, And More

- Middle Eastern authorities are bracing for increased violence during the end of Ramadan festivities; INTERPOL raises terrorism concerns after a wave of prison breakouts; and more.

Morning Security Brief: Violence in Egypt, Social Security Scammers, Fusion Center report, and More

- Online scammers steal Social Security money; dozens killed in Egypt; congressional report on fusion centers looks at how they can be improved, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Security Weaknesses at the Kabul Embassy, Homeland Security Nominee, Cybercrime, and more

- Security weaknesses at the Kabul Embassy, phishing attacks hope to trick Apple Developer Center users, costs of cybercrime, and more.

Executive Protection Lessons in Light of Pope's Close Call in Brazil

- When Pope Francis’s driver made a wrong turn in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he inadvertently drove executive protection (EP) into the world’s headlines. Here's some advice for protection professionals who might face similar challenges.

Intelligence

- Tips on crisis communications, and a look at how a con artist was able to sell fake explosive detectors.

Morning Security Brief: Pope's Security, Chemical Plant Security, and More

- Pope Francis's visit to South America begins with security concerns as massive crowds gather to greet the pontiff; Congressmen question CFATS effectiveness; Cisco to acquire security company Sourcefire, and more.

Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

- Has globalization swept through the world of organized crime? That question has been the subject of a fierce debate among law enforcement experts and criminologists in recent years. Oxford University lecturer Federico Var­ese, a leading theoretician on organized crime, has weighed in with a much more nuanced view.

Defusing Radical Islam

- Sufism might have the power to deradicalize Muslim militants because the peaceful sect adheres to the basics of Islam without the tendency to violence.

Morning Security Brief: Update on Egypt, Android Vulnerabilities, and More

- Egypt's Islamists have a day of resistance, a company reveals Android vulnerability, and more.

Military Coup Unlikely in Egypt, say Experts at ASIS CSO Roundtable Discussion

- While the future of Egypt’s government remains unknown, a military coup is unlikely, according to Mazen Saadah and Tim Williams, members of a global corporate consulting firm who have studied the region. They spoke to members of the ASIS International CSO Roundtable on Wednesday morning by phone about the current situation in Egypt, where growing crowds of protestors have been demanding that President Mohamed Morsi step down.

New Technique to Detect Illegal Poaching

- A new carbon dating approach may be able to detect illegally obtained ivory.

United States Can Do More to Prepare for CBRNE Events

- Dr. Paul Stockton, president of Cloud Peak Analytics, says the United States has taken steps to respond effectively to a CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosives) event at home and abroad, but more can be done to strengthen that response.
 




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