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  • Cybercriminals love the holidays
    Don't be a victim to cyber theft during holiday shopping season
    With Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday looming, shoppers are thinking about bargains and getting the most for their dollars. They should also be thinking of protecting the dollars they don't spend, as well as their...
  • Security breach San Jose airport: Suspect commandeers vehicle, arrest in terminal
    Security breach San Jose airport: Man steals airport vehicle, found in terminal
    A serious security breach at San Jose airport occurred this weekend, with a man stealing a licensed airport vehicle and commandeering it for a short time. It has been confirmed by airport officials that the suspect was later found in a nearby...
  • Obama releases Gitmo terrorist detainees against lawmakers' objections
    Obama releases Gitmo terrorist detainees against lawmakers' objections
    While Republicans said that President Obama’s two executive actions that would delay deportation of millions of illegal immigrants would be an example of Obama stretching his powers as president, Obama has decided to created more controversy...
  • Leaders urge Congress to rebut Iran nuke talks and agreements they may produce
    Leaders urge Congress to rebut Iran nuke talks and agreements they may produce
    On Friday, the Center for Security Policy released a letter signed by 17 prominent security policy practitioners and other national leaders denouncing the Obama administration’s conduct of the nuclear talks with Iran and the seriously...
  • Cancellation of Jihadist Day at the National Cathedral urged
    Cancellation of Jihadist Day at the National Cathedral urged
    On Friday, November 14, 2014, the Washington National Cathedral will host a Muslim prayer service for the first time in American history. The cathedral, which is a part of the Episcopal Church and has held interfaith events in the past, has caught...
  • Sharing credit card data
    Consumers do little to protect their data privacy
    When a data breach occurs at a major retailer like Target or at a financial giant like JPMorgan Chase, consumers aren't afraid to voice their displeasure. As a recent HyTrust poll revealed, customers will speak with their wallets by taking...
  • Small Drone
    China has developed a drone-killing laser weapon
    This morning, reports out of China’s Xinhua news agency indicate the nation has developed a short-range laser system capable of targeting and shooting down low-flying drones. The concept is akin to President Reagan’s Star Wars...
  • Social Security Hike: Is it enough?
    Social Security Hike: Is $22 more a month really enough?
    CNN Money reports a hike in social security benefits for 2015 of 1.7%. How much does that translate into financially for the average retiree? He or she will rake in an extra $22 per month. Based on the cost of living, this amount doesn't sound...
  • BYOD and remote wipe
    Can your employer wipe personal data from personally owned device?
    Employees like Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) opportunities for any number of reasons. BYOD allows employees to use the type of device they like to use (an Apple product rather than Windows, for instance). Employees also say that BYOD lets them be...
  • Center releases 2013-2014 congressional national security scorecard
    Center releases 2013-2014 congressional national security scorecard
    On Wednesday, the Center for Security Policy released its 2013-2014 Congressional National Security Scorecard to the media through email communications, for the 113th Congress. The scorecard scores all Representatives and Senators on key national...
  • Obama busy at NIH discussing marijuana
    Any hope for an Ebola vaccine?
    At present, there is “no safe or effective vaccine and no readily available drugs,” according to MedicineNet.com. As we are all witnessing, the isolation techniques aren’t working properly.Historically, a vaccine has been under...
  • Texas Ebola patient dies
    Ebola and politics–forgetting what's important
    As most people are aware of, for the first time there is widespread concern about Ebola in the US and the possibility that its presence in America will eventually become an epidemic. The first confirmed case of Ebola was recently announced in...
  • Cartoon by Bill Day
    Frightening possibilities: 'Cartoon' by Bill Day
    A Facebook friend shared Bill Day’s cartoon that is posted here as a photo. It emphasizes the importance of securing the White House from intruders. Metaphorically, the White House fence could be the U.S. borderand Ebola a disease or...
  • Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Sept. 30.
    Secret Service Director Pierson falls on her sword, takes ‘full responsibility’
    Director of the Secret Service Julia Pierson, fell on her sword at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearings, saying today she bears “full responsibility” for the breach of White House security on Sept. 19, in which...
  • A joke
    Julia Pierson is inadequate to run Secret Service
    As reported upon her being appointed, the head of Secret Service is a political appointee and not based on selecting someone with superior ability. Now, time and again, it shows up in the agency’s performance. She is a disgraceful...