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Morning Security Brief: Napolitano's Farewell, Investment Capital for Cybersecurity, Tennis Open Security, and More

- Janet Napolitano said goodbye to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in a speech yesterday. Millions of dollars in investment capital is being given to cybersecurity companies as cloud computing takes hold. New Security measures put in place at the US Open caused tennis fans more than a little entry delay. U.S. schools are reopening with extra security in place.

Funding the Enemy: How U.S. Taxpayers Bank­roll the Taliban

- This is an alarming exposé of how the U.S. government operates in Afghanistan and the challenges it faces, even as it indirectly supports violent jihad. This well-written book exposes top personnel, agencies, and decision makers by naming names associated with the corruption going on in the midst of the Global War on Terrorism.

Progress Report on Canine Training

- Certifications for detection dogs vary widely, leading private industry and government to seek solutions.

Morning Security Brief: U.N. Inspectors under Fire, Sentencing for Fort Hood Shooter, Yosemite Fire Threatens Towns, and More

- UN inspectors were fired on this morning while heading toward the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria. Nidal Hasan, the Fort Hood shooter, was convicted on Friday and begins sentencing hearings today. Wildfires in Yosemite now threaten several towns.

Morning Security Brief: Concerns about Syria, FBI's Evolution since 9-11, Marine Corps Training, and More

- President Obama calls possible use of chemical weapons in Syria a grave concern; Mueller shares thoughts on his time at the FBI; government reports take a look at military training, and more.

Morning Security Brief: Manning Sentenced, More Details on NSA Program, Alleged Chemical Attack in Syria, and More

- Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison; officials say the NSA surveillance program's scope is much broader than originally disclosed; nations call for a U.N. investigation in Syria after chemical weapons were allegedly used to attack civilians; and more.

Morning Security Brief: The Guardian and NSA Files, Border Security, IT Problems, and More

- The Guardian destroyed computer equipment containing Leaked NSA files. A new survey indicates that organizations are in denial about IT security incidents. DHS has taken over an aerial blimp program. Northeastern University's ALERT Center has kept its DHS Center of Excellence designation.

Morning Security Brief: Hurricane Sandy Report, Pentagon Meeting with China Official, and More

- A report on Hurricane Sandy urges coastal communities to prepare for future damaging storms; Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel holds high-level talks with Chinese official; and more.

A Look at the Threat of Terrorists Using Liquid Explosives to Saturate Clothes for Stealthier Attacks

- U.S. intelligence sources say terrorists in the Middle East and Africa are using a new "ingenious" process to create hard-to-detect liquid explosives.

Review: NIMs for EOCs (DVD)

- The Emergency Film Group has created a training and familiarization package for government personnel at all levels to learn or review the essentials of NIMS and the related matters associated with emergency response.

NIMS for EOCs (DVD)

- The Emergency Film Group has created a training and familiarization package for government personnel at all levels to learn or review the essentials of NIMS and the related matters associated with emergency response

Morning Security Brief: DHS to Name Cybersecurity Head, State Department Orders Yemen Evacuation, And More

- the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is will name a McAfee executive to as the head of its cybersecurity division.

Morning Security Brief: Embassy Closures, Criminal Investigations, Train Derailment, and More

- Embassies in the Middle East remain closed as the White House cites serious threats against the United States; the Drug Enforcement Agency is using national security intelligence to pursue routine criminal investigations, raising concerns; a derailed train carrying hazardous substances in Louisiana leads to evacuation of about 100 homes, and more.
 




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