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UK Police Foil Two Alleged Terror Plots in 24 Hours

UK Police Foil Two Alleged Terror Plots in 24 Hours

Police believe the incidents are unrelated.

Chipotle Reveals Potential Breach in Data Security

Chipotle Reveals Potential Breach in Data Security

Chipotle customers may have more to complain about than just an extra cost for guacamole.

1 Dead, 2 Wounded Following Shooting on Champs-Elysees

1 Dead, 2 Wounded Following Shooting on Champs-Elysees

Police in Paris say officers were intentionally gunned down on the popular Parisian avenue.

White House Security Expanded After Breaches

White House Security Expanded After Breaches

The Secret Service will enlarge the security perimeter around the White House.

Security Increased in France Ahead of Presidential Elections

Security Increased in France Ahead of Presidential Election

Security will be tight as the people of France elect their next president.

ISIS Linked Attacks around the Globe

ISIS Linked Attacks around the Globe

Over the weekend there were several terrorist attacks that were linked to ISIS.

Erratic Driver Causes Chaos on Capitol Hill

Erratic Driver Causes Chaos on Capitol Hill

Shots were fired when U.S. Capitol Police tried to stop an erratic driver on Wednesday morning.

Drone Proposal Includes Identification Transmit

Drone Proposal Suggests Identification Transmit

Drone manufacturer, DJI, proposes that drones continually transmit identification.



London Police Review Security, Search for Motive Following Attack

London Police Review Security, Search for Motive Following Attack

Britain police are looking to review security efforts around Parliament after a vehicle and knife attack that killed four people.

London Anticipated Terrorist Attack

London Anticipated Terrorist Attack

Current events around the world helped London to quickly stop a suspected terrorist attack.

British Parliament on Lockdown after Incident Outside

London: ISIS Claims Attack, Number Injured Rises, Suspect Identified

London police responded to a security incident outside the UK House of Commons.

FBI Director: No Evidence of Wiretap

FBI Director: No Evidence of Wiretap

In a hearing with the Intelligence Committee, FBI Director James Comey said there was no evidence to support President Trump’s tweets claiming Trump Tower was wiretapped by former President Obama.

4 Charged in Yahoo Data Breach

4 Charged in Yahoo Data Breach

Four people, including two officers from Russian security services, were charged by the U.S. in the massive data breach that plagued Yahoo.

White House Breach

White House Breach

Intruder breaches White House grounds and was arrested near residence entrance.

FCC Investigating Nationwide 911 Outage for AT&T Users

FCC Investigating Nationwide 911 Outage for AT&T Users

Users of AT&T’s wireless network found themselves without the ability to call 911 last night.

WikiLeaks Releases Alleged Documents on CIA Hacking

WikiLeaks Releases Alleged Documents on CIA Hacking

WikiLeaks released thousands of documents that it said described hacking methods of the CIA.

Senate Calls for Increased Security as Threats on Jewish Centers Rise

Jewish Community Centers around the U.S. faced another wave of bomb threats on Tuesday.

Security Services Prevented 13 UK Terrorist Attacks since 2013

Security Services Prevented 13 UK Terrorist Attacks since 2013

UK’s Senior Counter-terrorism police officer said UK security services have stopped 13 terror attacks since 2013.

Trump Accuses Obama of “Wire Tapping” Trump Tower Phones

Trump Accuses Obama of “Wire Tapping” Trump Tower Phones

Over the weekend, President Trump publicly accused former-president Obama of wiretapping the phones in Trump Tower before the election.

The “New” Travel Ban

The "New" Travel Ban

President Trump was expected to sign a reworked executive order on immigration, but the rollout has been delayed.

Bomb Threats Made against Jewish Centers and Schools

Bomb Threats Made against Jewish Centers and Schools

Jewish Community Centers and schools in at least 12 states fell victim to bomb threats on Monday.

Trump Proposes $54 Billion Hike in National Security Spending

Trump Proposes $54 Billion Hike in National Security Spending

“This budget will be a public safety and national security budget,” President Trump said.

Dallas Police Plead for Additional Security after Driveby Shooting at Substation

Dallas Police Plead for Additional Security after Driveby Shooting at Substation

No one was injured in the shooting, but additional security request were renewed as a result.

Trump Tower Security Bill Reaches $25.7M

Trump Tower Security Bill Reaches $25.7M

The bill is less than anticipated.

ACLU: TSA Behavior Profiling Unscientific and Unreliable

ACLU: TSA Behavior Profiling Unscientific and Unreliable

The American Civil Liberties Union says TSA agents’ use of “behavior detection” techniques leads to racial profiling.

SEE YOU IN COURT: Judges Refuse to Restore Travel Ban

SEE YOU IN COURT: Judges Refuse to Restore Travel Ban

Three federal judges unanimously refused to store the White House Immigration Order.

Homeland Security Secretary Gives Details on Extreme Vetting

Homeland Security Secretary Gives Details on Extreme Vetting

The extreme vetting could include a list of websites and passwords from the seven countries listed in the Executive Order.

Open Carry Stunt in Michigan Goes Too Far

Open Carry Stunt in Michigan Goes Too Far

Two men walked into a Michigan Police Department with cameras and loaded guns in an apparent stunt to make a point about civil liberties.

House Report Criticizes Security Gaps at Airports

House Report Criticizes Security Gaps at Airports

A congressional report cites many gaps in security at airports around the country.

Paris Guard Fires on Man with Machete at Louvre

Paris Guard Fires on Man with Machete at Louvre

Police in Paris have arrested a man after he attacked a soldier near the Louvre.

Homemade Explosive Thrown Inside California Restaurant

Homemade Explosive Thrown Inside California Restaurant

A Cheesecake Factory in Old Pasadena, California was evacuated after a suspect threw a homemade explosive inside.

Prison Inmates in Delaware Take Guards Hostage, 1 Dead

Prison Inmates in Delaware Take Guards Hostage, 1 Dead

One prison guard was pronounced dead at the prison.

Everything You Need to Know about the Travel Ban

Everything You Need to Know about the Travel Ban

On Friday, January 27, President Trump signed an executive order that excluded travel from seven countries.

6 Dead in Quebec Mosque Shooting

6 Dead in Quebec Mosque Shooting

A group of gunman entered a mosque in Quebec and open fired killing six.

Dallas Police Department Gets $1 Million for Protective Gear

Dallas Police Department Gets $1 Million for Protective Gear

Governor Greg Abbot announced the funds would be given to the police department so they could outfit officers with new helmets, bullet proof vests.

'Torture Works' President Trump to Revive Practice?

A draft order outlining many things including the revival of torture was published Wednesday.

Tight Security Surrounding GOP Retreat in Philly

Tight Security Surrounding GOP Retreat in Philly

Philadelphia is stepping up security as President Trump arrives for the GOP Retreat.

Hacker Tells POTUS to Change Twitter Security Settings

Hacker Tells POTUS to Change Twitter Security Settings

A hacker just wants President Trump to change his security settings on Twitter.

Historic Inauguration Day Begins Amid Protests, Tight Security

Historic Inauguration Day Begins Amid Protests, Tight Security

Security for the Inauguration is tight as protests swarm and a new president is sworn in.

Trump Choses Rudy Giuliani to Meet with Companies on Cybersecurity

Trump Picks Rudy Giuliani to Meet with Companies on Cybersecurity

President-Elect chooses Rudy Giuliani to hold private industry meetings on cybersecurity.

Shots Fired at Fort Lauderdale Airport, Killing 1

The Latest: Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

A gunman opened fire, shooting at least 12 people and killing five of them.

Tech Giants Create Database for Terrorist Content

Tech Giants Create Database for Terrorist Content

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft are collaborating to crackdown on terrorist content on their platforms.

NYPD Reponds to Thanksgiving Parade Threat

NYPD Reponds to Thanksgiving Parade Threat

NYPD is boosting security at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade after a threat by ISIS.

Tiffany & Co. Holiday Display Still On Amid Security Concerns

Tiffany & Co. Holiday Display Still On Amid Security Concerns

Tiffany & Co. sits on the same street as Trump Tower.

High School Protests Pose Unique Security Challenge

High School Protests Pose Unique Security Challenge

High school students around the country are walking out of class in protest of President-elect Donald Trump.

Security Tightens at Arlington National Cemetery

Security Tightens at Arlington National Cemetery

Visitors at of the nation’s most visited and sacred landmarks will begin to see new security measures soon.

Azusa Shooting Locks Down Polling Places, Schools on Election Day

Azusa Shooting Locks Down Polling Places, Schools on Election Day

Officers responded to a call of shots fired in a residential area across from a popular polling place.

Study: Police Usage of Facial Recognition Technology is Unregulated

Study: Police Usage of Facial Recognition Technology is Unregulated

A study shows the adoption of facial recognition technology in police departments nation-wide is unregulated, violating citizens’ privacy and could be leading to unlawful arrests.

France Creates National Guard Following Terrorist Attacks

France Creates National Guard Following Terrorist Attacks

French government officials have approved a decree to create a National Guard.

2 Boston Police Officers Wounded in Shooting, Suspect Dead

2 Boston Police Officers Wounded in Shooting, Suspect Dead

Officers were responding to reports of a person with a gun when they came under fire.

Crunch Time

Crunch Time

From embassies and federal courthouses to transportation hubs and military bases, a wide variety of government agencies protect themselves from errant drivers and truck bomb threats with barriers, bollards, barricades and crash gates.

Making a Federal Case

Making a Federal Case

Communication has changed a lot in the last 10 years. With the landscape shifting every day, it is inevitable that more changes are on the way.

21 States Ask DHS for Voting Security

21 States Ask DHS for Voting Security

21 states have asked for help securing voting systems against potential attacks.

Go With the Flow

You’ve seen it happen before. Passengers are deplaning and straggling down the exit corridor. Suddenly one of them reverses direction. Is he simply going back to retrieve a forgotten cellphone? Or, are his intentions more sinister?

North Carolina Declares State of Emergency Following Second Night of Charlotte Protests

North Carolina Declares State of Emergency Following Second Night of Charlotte Protests

A second night of violent protests broke out in Charlotte following an officer-involved shooting.

Calls for Security Review after JFK Airport False Shooting Claims

Calls for Security Review after JFK Airport False Shooting Claims

Earlier this month travelers at JFK Airport were delayed due to a security breach that ended up to be a crowd cheering on an Olympic athlete.

NSA Hacked, Vulnerabilities Exposed

NSA Hacked, Vulnerabilities Exposed

A data dump this past weekend claimed to have stolen from the Equation Group, a hacking team believed to be associated with the NSA.

Homeland Security Seeks to Protect Election from Cyber Attack

Homeland Security Seeks to Protect Election from Cyber Attack

The U.S. is conducting high-level discussions about “election cybersecurity.”

Violent Protests Rock Milwaukee after Officer-Involved Shooting

Violent Protests Rock Milwaukee after Officer-Involved Shooting

A second night of protests in Milwaukee results in unlawful protests, arson and shots fired.

Climber Arrested After Scaling Trump Tower

Climber Arrested After Scaling Trump Tower

The 19-year-old had planned the climb, posting a YouTube video explaining his reasoning the day before.

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