Government Security


Trendy Beverly Hills

Trendy Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills, Calif., has been glamorized in countless film and television depictions as the home of the wealthy and the famous.

Too Good to be True

There has been a noticeable increase in mass-produced, lowcost cameras available in the security industry. Low prices can be hard to resist, especially considering the tight budgets faced by government agencies at all levels.

Technologies Drive Interagency Collaboration

Technologies Drive Interagency Collaboration

Cities are a challenge to secure and manage—they encompass a wide geographic footprint and include a multitude of key stakeholders comprising local, state and federal agencies along with a variety of private business entities and public organizations.

DOJ to Give 50 Police Departments Grants for Body Cameras

DOJ to Give 50 Police Departments Grants for Body Cameras

Loretta Lynch has announced a new body camera pilot program.

Proposed Security Guard Training Measure Delayed Again

Proposed Security Guard Training Measure Delayed Again

The measure, from the Pittsburgh City Council, would require security companies that guard large buildings to put their employees through a city-approved training program.

Should Nuclear Missiles be on High Alert

Should Nuclear Missiles be on 'High Alert?'

Hopefully, hackers have heart not to launch nuclear weapons.

EU Officials Call for Major Security Changes

EU Officials Call for Major Security Changes

The changes would be made to confront new security risks in many different areas.

Members of Congress Allowed to Keep Firearms in Offices

Members of Congress Allowed to Keep Firearms in Offices

Rep. Congressman Ken Buck of Colorado tweets pic of himself and Rep. Trey Gowdy with assault rifle.



Statue of Liberty Evacuated

Statue of Liberty Evacuated

The Statue of Liberty was evacuated Friday due to a security concern.

New Jersey Lawmaker Questions Armed Security Hiring

New Jersey Lawmaker Questions Armed Security Hiring

The lawmaker asks why the state spent $2M on armed security instead of using police.

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Ex-president's Home without Alarm System for 13 Months

Agency expert warned Secret Service officials security system aging and likely to fail.

Drone with Radiation Symbol Lands on Government Official

Drone with Radiation Symbol Lands on Government Official's Office

Low levels of radiation discovered but wouldn't affect human body.

White House Computers are Vulnerable to Hackers

White House Computers are Vulnerable to Hackers

An official has stated that unclassified computers at the White House are vulnerable.

Kenyan University Students March to Demand Security

Kenyan University Students March to Demand Security

Students marched the Kenyan capital after gunmen killed nearly 150 people.

21 Dead, Almost 600 Held Hostage in Kenya Attack

21 Dead, Almost 600 Held Hostage in Kenya Attack

A terror group known as Al-Shabaab is claiming responsibility for an attack on Garissa University College.

Safety Leaders to Discuss Final Four Safety

Safety Leaders to Discuss Final Four Security

Public safety leaders from Indianapolis will gather today to discuss plans for the Final Four

SUV Tries to Ram Gates at NSA Headquarters

SUV Tries to Ram Gates at NSA Headquarters

One is dead and two are severely injured after guards opened fire

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.

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.

Tunisian Security Officials Fired after Museum Attack

Tunisian Security Officials Fired after Museum Attack

Gunmen attacked a museum and killed at least 21 people

Former Member of Terrorist Organization Used Expedited Airport Security Line

Former Member of Terrorist Organization Used Expedited Airport Security Line

The man was also a convicted felon.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

U.S. and Britain Work Together to Pull off SIM Card Heist

U.S. and Britain Work Together to Pull off SIM Card Heist

Intelligence agencies can intercept and decrypt communications without informing wireless network providers, foreign governments or the individual user.

Google Removes ‘How Can I Join ISIS’ Autosuggestion

Google Removes 'How Can I Join ISIS' Autosuggestion

The search phrase was giving people advice for joining the radical group.

TSA Reports Record-setting Number of Firearms Found at Airports

TSA Reports Record-setting Number of Firearms Found at Airports

Thousands discovered with the majority of them loaded.

Denmark Outlines Security Funding after Terror Attacks

Denmark Outlines Security Funding after Terror Attacks

The government is also looking to prevent young people from becoming radicalized.

U.S. Allies and Friendly Nations Can Purchase Drones from the Government

U.S. Allies and Friendly Nations Can Purchase Drones from the Government

Drone strikes integral part of global warfare.

Report Claims U.S. Embedded Spyware Overseas

Report Claims U.S. Embedded Spyware Overseas

The United States may have permanently embedded surveillance and sabotage tools in a variety of networks.

Obama Recruiting Tech Companies for Cybersecurity

Obama Recruiting Tech Companies for Cybersecurity

Executive actions aim to increase information sharing among private sector companies and federal law enforcement.

US Navy Introduces Firefighting Robot

US Navy Introduces Firefighting Robot

SAFFiR and his drone sidekick, Damage Control Technologies, help keep sailors out of direct exposure to fire.

Obama’s Security Strategy Features Robust Leadership, Limitations

Obama’s Security Strategy Features Robust Leadership, Limitations

The President’s second, and final, national security strategy focuses on limiting how much the United States can shape world events.

How Safe is Taxpayer Data?

How Safe is Taxpayer Data?

Several technologies are available that help detect misuse of taxpayer information.

Black Hawk Helicopters and Massive X-ray Machines to Attend Big Game this Sunday

Black Hawk Helicopters and Massive X-ray Machines to Attend Big Game this Sunday

Government agencies team up to ensure players, coaches, staff and attendees are safe and secure.

Obama Responds to White House Drone Security Breach

Obama Responds to White House Drone Security Breach

What the U.S. President said while in India plus a little drone trivia.

Drone Found on White House Grounds

Drone Found on White House Grounds

Officials say there is not an ongoing threat after the drone was discovered overnight.

NYPD Increases Security over Charlie Hebdo

NYPD Increases Security over Charlie Hebdo

Stores in NYC that sold the Charlie Hebdo issue following the Paris attack are getting increased police protection.

Security Increased at US Military Bases in Europe

Security Increased at US Military Bases in Europe

Ongoing concerns about the return of Europeans to their home countries in Iraq and Syria led to raised security levels.

Obama Promotes Cybersecurity in State of the Union Address

Obama Promotes Cybersecurity in State of the Union Address

His emphasis was on protecting families, especially children.

Genetec to Support New Microsoft Cloud for Government Service

Addressing compliance and security requirements for U.S. public sector, U.S. state, local and federal government agencies can now host Genetec Cloud Services on New Microsoft Azure for government.

HID Global Shares Top Secure Identity Trends for 2015

Key trends for banks, hospitals, universities and federal agencies, as well as government ID, transportation, enterprise and retail applications.

Russia to Build New Weapons for Security

Russia to Build New Weapons for Security

Putin tours shooting range and sees futuristic weapons, now Russia to modernize their weapons.

U.K. Creates Closer Cyber Security Ties in Washington

U.K. Creates Closer Cyber Security Ties in Washington

The Prime Minister is lobbying President Obama this week.

Military Tightens Security at Base in Delaware after Drivers Raise Suspicion

Military Tightens Security at Base in Delaware after Drivers Raise Suspicion

Unknown suspects tried to probe the base for security weaknesses.

Military Tightens Password Security after Central Command Hack

Military Tightens Password Security after Central Command Hack

Officials have launched an investigation into the attack

Security Services on High Alert for Beheading Attack in Britain

Security Services on High Alert for Beheading Attack in Britain

Online discussions regarding the killing of soldiers and police lead to security services entering a state of high alert.

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