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Privacy Handbook: Guidelines, Exposures, Policy Implementation and International Issues

- The authors present a clear explanation of privacy--what it is, to what it may apply, and why it is important. The listing of resources and laws on specific privacy issues is helpful as well, including advocacy groups and organizations that can explain such laws as the USA Patriot Act.

Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Understanding the New Security Environment, Readings, and Interpretations

- No matter what view you take on the West's current approach to countering terrorism, you will be challenged by this text.

Flying Safer Skies?

- Flying has never been safer, but there are still parts of the world where flying can be risky.

Pirates Beaten Back

- Despite a recent uptick, piracy incidents are down significantly from a decade ago due to better intelligence and a greater use of technology.

Cybercrime

- International consulting firm Deloitte carries out an annual survey of IT security at international financial institutions. Its latest report highlights management challenges at banks, insurance companies, and brokerages around the world.

Piracy Rising

- The high seas are once again experiencing a surge in the scourge of piracy, according to the International Maritime Bureau.

No Fly Zone

- Check out which airlines have been banned from entering the European Union’s airspace because of safety concerns.

Muslim Engagement

- Read the British government’s strategy for confronting Muslim radicalization and promoting moderate Islam in the fight against violent extremism.

U.S. Border Security Hurting Trade with Canada

- U.S. border security initiatives hurt cross-border trade with Canada, the country's international trade minister says.

Libel

- In a case recently decided in Wales, United Kingdom, the High Court of Justice has ruled that it has jurisdiction over an Internet libel lawsuit. (King v. Lewis, High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, No. [2004] EWHC 168 (QB), 52, 2004)

Israel to Vote on Detention Law Extension for Security Suspects

- Israel moves to extend detention of security suspects with minimal oversight.

Between Iraq and a Hard Place

- The 88-acre campus in the woods near Fredericksburg, Virginia, is disarmingly bucolic, but the training is intended to be alarmingly real, in the hopes that trainees who pass through this self-protection and awareness course and go on to Iraq will have a better chance of surviving. The typical attendee is a civilian contractor, but today it is the media, this reporter included, who have been invited in to experience the training firsthand

Encyclopedia of World Terrorism: 1996-2002.

- This two-volume Encyclopedia of World Terrorism follows a 1996 effort by the same publisher. Appropriately enough, the work begins with an in-depth review of the 9-11 attacks, including studies of the victims, hijackers, first responders, and media. Two following chapters examine the tragedy's impact on the United States and the world, as well as the U.S. response and the impact on airport security, homeland security, the U.S. economy, and the intelligence community.
 




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