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Germanwings Crash Places Spotlight on Cockpit Security

Germanwings Crash Places Spotlight on Cockpit Security

In the aftermath of flight 9525, security officials are looking into cockpit safety practices.

Germanwings Co-Pilot May Have Deliberately Crashed Plane

Germanwings Co-Pilot May Have Deliberately Crashed Plane

The co-pilot locked the cockpit door once the pilot left to use the restroom.

Report Says FBI Lags Behind US Terrorism Threats

Report Says FBI Lags Behind US Terrorism Threats

The report says the FBI needs to hire more linguists to counter rapidly evolving threats.

Tunisian Security Officials Fired after Museum Attack

Tunisian Security Officials Fired after Museum Attack

Gunmen attacked a museum and killed at least 21 people

Body Camera Caught Officer Using Unreasonable Force

Body Camera Caught Officer Using Unreasonable Force

Las Vegas police veteran causes minor facial injury to woman during arrest.

Lapse of Security at Gate of Naval Base Causes Death

Lapse of Security at Gate of Naval Base Causes Death

Random man driving truck wasn’t required to produce his identification or give any reason why he was there.

NSA May Have Used Second-rate Domains for Cyber Espionage

NSA May Have Used Second-rate Domains for Cyber Espionage

Malware activated as soon as the device is plugged in; no further action required.



Secret Service Agents Disrupted Bomb Investigation at White House

Secret Service Agents Disrupted Bomb Investigation at White House

The two agents had been drinking when they reportedly drove directly beside the suspicious package.

Secret Service Agents Allegedly Crash into White House Barrier While Drinking

Secret Service Agents Allegedly Crash into White House Barrier While Drinking

The Department of Homeland Security is investigating the incident.

Secret Meeting Reveals How to Break Apple

Secret Meeting Reveals How to Break Apple's Security

Security researchers meet to discuss tactics and strategies for exploiting security flaws in iPhones and iPads.

Clinton

Clinton's E-mail System Not As Secure As Intended

A misconfigured encryption system left it vulnerable to hacking.

Security flaw from the ‘90s is still a problem today

Security flaw from the '90s is still a problem today

The flaw leaves Apple and Android users vulnerable.

Utah System of Higher Education Requests $2 Million for Security

Utah System of Higher Education Requests $2 Million for Security

Higher education leaders are asking the state for more money to help protect universities from IT security threats.

Secret Service Investigating Two White House Security Breaches

Secret Service Investigating Two White House Security Breaches

The Secret Service is investigating two separate instances that have occurred in the last 24 hours.

Attorney General Says US Malls Should Increase Security

Attorney General Says U.S. Malls Should Increase Security

Holder suggests increasing staff, cameras and other techniques

U.S. Secret Service to Conduct Drone Exercises

U.S. Secret Service to Conduct Drone Exercises

Announced in a statement of two paragraphs totaling less than 100 words.

Mall of America could be affected if Homeland Security Funds Run Out

Mall of America could be affected if Homeland Security Funds Run Out

Like so many other large operations across the country, the mall is partially funded by Homeland Security.

Mall of America Heightens Security after Al-Shabab Threat

Mall of America Heightens Security after Al-Shabab Threat

A video posted online called for attacks against the mall.

Oscars Brought Heightened Security Like Never Before

Oscars Brought Heightened Security Like Never Before

With an underground bunker, LAPD officers, FBI, Department of Homeland Security and snipers, yearly award ceremony went off without a hitch.

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