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Morning Security Brief: Obama Calls for Full Diplomatic Security Funding, Firearm Background Checks Increase, and More

- President Obama calls on Congress to approve funds for increased diplomatic security, firearm background checks nearly double after Newtown, and more.

Endless Enemies

- Raymond Holcomb spent 23 years in the FBI, spanning the era of J. Edgar Hoover through 9-11 and its aftermath. He played a key role in the transformation of the organization’s primary focus from crime-fighting to national security.

Morning Security Brief: Border Security Project Progresses, Bombers' Records Withheld, Bankers Briefed, and More

- The Department of Homeland Security is progressing with contractor selection on its border security Integrated Fixed Tower project. Boston Globe has been denied FOIA copies of the federal immigration records of the Tsarnaev brothers. The FBI gave temporary security clearances to bankers to brief them on online banking attacks. Asian companies are still concerned by cloud security.

Morning Security Brief: Hearing on Benghazi, Cellphone Ruling, Preparing for the Next Volcanic Eruption, and More

- State department officials with firsthand knowledge of the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya, testified before a House committee about what went wrong. A federal judge upholds the right of law enforcement agents to use stingray technology to locate a cellphone signal. Airline to test volcanic-ash-detection system. And more.

Three More Arrests in Connection with Boston Bombings

- Three additional suspects were taken into custody Monday afternoon in connection with the Boston marathon attacks.

Director of National Intelligence to Review Intelligence Gathering Prior to Boston Attacks

- The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) will conduct a broad review of intelligence gathering prior to the Boston Marathon bombings, President Obama told reporters today at a news briefing.

White Collar Crime

- USA Network’s White Collar has partnered with the FBI. Take a look at some real life white collar crimes that the FBI is looking for the public’s help to solve.

Boston Bombing Suspect Charged; Could Face Death Penalty

- The U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday afternoon that it has charged Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with using a weapon of mass destruction, which could result in the death penalty.

Morning Security Brief: Boston Bombings, Defeat of Gun Measure, Android Security, Cyber Trends, and More

- Video said to show suspects in Boston Bombings. President Barack Obama vows to push ahead on gun background checks. The ACLU asks FTC to investigate major wireless carriers for failing to warn customers about unpatched security flaws in Android phones. Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report shows targeted attacks for 2012 up 42% but attacks against CEOs down 8%.

Morning Security Brief: Latest on Boston Marathon Blasts

- A pair of deadly explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday killed three and the number of wounded is now reported to exceed 150. The FBI is heading the investigation of the attacks, and cities around the world are on high alert after the bombings.

Morning Security Brief: Budget Cuts Delay Trial, Security for Thatcher Funeral, Stabbing Rampage, and More

- The trial of the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden may be delayed until 2014 because of budget cuts to the Public Defenders Office. British police are concerned about security for the ceremonial funeral of Margaret Thatcher. A student went on a stabbing rampage yesterday in Houston, wounding 14 people. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Money Laundering, Border Security, and Catching Corrupt Politicians

- Mafia using renewable energy companies to launder money; Radar shows disappointing apprehension rates of illegal immigrants in one surveilled stretch of U.S. border; and how prosecutors are still going after corrupt politicians.

Intelligence

- Researchers examine how emotional cues in speeches can trigger violence, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police forms a comprehensive center for officer wellness issues.
 




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