Government Security


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.

3 Baton Rouge Officers Dead in Ambush

Police Officers Intentionally Targeted in Baton Rouge Ambush

Three Baton Rouge officers were killed in the line of duty on Sunday, July 17.

5 Police Officers Killed in Dallas Sniper Attack

Update: Dallas Gunman Planned for Larger Targets

Seven other officers were injured in an attack that marks the deadliest incident for law enforcement since September 11, 2001.



Detroit Police Arrest Four for Social Media Threats

Detroit Police Arrest Four for Social Media Threats

Four men threatened on Facebook to kill police officers.

Background Checks Rise 40 percent in June

Background Checks Rise 40 percent in June

After the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, federal background checks for gun purchases increased in June.

British Politician Dies after Attack in Birstall

British Politician Dies after Attack in Birstall

British Politician Jo Cox was attacked on June 16 in Birstall. She later died of her injuries.

Appeals Court: States Can Restrict Concealed Weapons

Appeals Court: States Can Restrict Concealed Weapons

A federal appeals court ruled that there is no Second Amendment protection for concealed weapons.

Police Investigate Three Maryland Shootings That May Be Related

Police Investigate Three Maryland Shootings That May Be Related

Maryland police are investigating three different incidents involving gunfire that may be related.

Bringing the Feeds Together

Bringing the Feeds Together

The sheer size and notoriety of the event had the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) planning security and operational logistics long before the opening ceremony.

Innovative Solutions

Leveraging innovative solutions to accomplish these goals, the sheriff ’s office replaced its key-based system with a more advanced access control solution more than 20 years ago.

Elevating With Helium

Elevating With Helium

It is well known airships had a more limited role in the late 20th century, following the Hindenburg tragedy that coincided with tremendous innovation in fixed-wing and passenger aviation.

Security Concerns Raised Over Presidential Campaign Apps

Security Concerns Raised Over Presidential Campaign Apps

A computer-security firm has raised concerns over the campaign apps of presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich.

Belgium Transit Minister Resigns after Airport Security Lapses

Belgium Transit Minister Resigns after Airport Security Lapses

Belgian Transit Minister, Jacqueline Galant, resigned after it was leaked that she ignored found security lapses in the Brussels airport.

Microsoft Suing Government for Secret Searches

Microsoft Suing Government for Secret Searches

Microsoft filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice taking a stand against the way federal agents routinely search its customers’ personal information in secret.

FBI Drops Apple Case, Helps Unlock Other iPhones

FBI Drops Apple Case, Helps Unlock Other iPhones

After the FBI was successfully able to use a third party source to extract the data from the San Bernardino attack’s phone, they are now offering to help in other cases.

Shooting at the Capitol: Suspect in Custody

Shooting at the Capitol: Suspect in Custody

A shooting occurred in the Capitol Visitor Center March 28.

FBI Employs Israeli Security Firm to Hack Phone

FBI Exhausts All Efforts before Going Back to Court

Apple was thought to have caught its first break in a long fight with the FBI that includes the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino attackers.

NYC Study to Examine How Outdoor Lighting Reduces Crime

"We need to use every tool at our disposal to ensure that every New Yorker is safe. By partnering with residents from these 40 developments on this rigorously evaluated study, the city will be able to understand precisely how different lighting strategies can reduce crime and create safer public spaces," Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

Extra Security for Trump Rally

Extra Security for Trump Rally

Security is on the rise as Presidential candidate, Donald Trump, is bringing his campaign to Chicago March 11.

Apple Urges U.S. to Form Encryption Commission

Apple Urges U.S. to Form Encryption Commission

The company asked the government to create a panel to help resolve a standoff over national security.

Police Officer Fatalities by Gunfire See an Increase in 2016

Police Officer Fatalities by Gunfire See an Increase in 2016

In just a few short weeks, gunfire has claimed the lives of 6 police officers in 2016.

Congress Increases House Office Building Security

Congress Increases House Office Building Security

Congress seeks to bring parking garages within the secure perimeter of the House offices

Facebook Bans Private Gun Sales on Its Site

Facebook Bans Private Gun Sales on Its Site

Facebook announces they will be banning private gun sales on its site, a move meant to clamp down on unlicensed gun transactions.

No Evidence of Gunfire at Naval Medical Center San Diego

No Evidence of Gunfire at Naval Medical Center San Diego

Despite the rush of emergency personnel and lock downs, there was no indication that a shooting had occurred on Tuesday.

Obama on Gun Control: What to Expect

Obama on Gun Control: What to Expect

Obama has dedicated his last year in office to gun control, here is what to expect.

Delta's HD300 Barrier Passes 1,000,000 Cycles Test

Phalanx Barrier Continuously Opened and Closed 24/7 for 14 Months

Everything You Need to Know about Texas’ Open Carry Law

Everything You Need to Know about Texas’ Open Carry Law

Open carry has always been a touchy subject in Texas, but starting January of 2016, citizens will be able to openly carry firearms legally in the state of Texas.

I’m Fightin’ Mad about Paris - Today, I plan to take a look at international security, and frankly, I am not even getting close to the line of invalidity. Security is an international problem, and security has been about terrorism since 9/11.

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I’m Fightin’ Mad about Paris

Today, I plan to take a look at international security, and frankly, I am not even getting close to the line of invalidity. Security is an international problem, and security has been about terrorism since 9/11.

Authorities Predict What’s Next with Oregon Militia

Authorities Predict What's Next with Oregon Militia

Armed protesters refuse to leave federal building in Oregon.

Obama: No ‘Specific and Credible’ Holiday Threat

Obama: No ‘Specific and Credible’ Holiday Threat

President Obama assures the nation that there are no potential terrorist threats leading into the holidays.

Baltimore Police React to Mistrial in Freddie Gray’s Case

Baltimore Police React to Mistrial in Freddie Gray's Case

Law enforcement ready themselves for any fallout after a judge ruled the case against Officer Porter a mistrial.

San Bernardino Steps Up Security

San Bernardino Steps Up Security

County employees are back at work after a shooting that killed 14 and wounded 21 of their coworkers.

Obama Calls for New Security Measures after Terrorist Attack

Obama Calls for New Security Measures after Terrorist Attack

The President of the United States calls for stricter gun laws in the wake of the attack on San Bernardino.

Secret Service in Crisis Following Breaches

Secret Service in Crisis Following Breaches

Committee afraid for the safety of the President after reporting United States Secret Service downfalls.

NSA Ends Bulk Phone Data Collection

NSA Ends Bulk Phone Data Collection

The debate of security over privacy heats up after Paris attacks.

France Introduces Massive Security Measures for Climate Summit

France Introduces Massive Security Measures for Climate Summit

France ensures the safety of world leaders arriving in Paris for the COP21.

State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert

State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert

The U.S. has issued a worldwide travel alert for Americans amid concerns that terror groups and individuals plan more attacks after the Paris massacres.

Malaysia Steps up Security for Asean and East Asia Summits

Malaysia Steps up Security for Asean and East Asia Summits

Malaysia is on high security alert as world leaders fly in for the Asean and East Asia Summits.

Automakers Push Back as Research Shows Car Hacking

Automakers Push Back as Research Shows Car Hacking

To automakers, they are building a world of safer cars, but to data security researchers, they are creating high velocity weapons.

France and Belgium Look for Tougher Security Measures

France and Belgium Look for Tougher Security Measures

The prime ministers of France and Belgium are looking to increase security following the Paris attacks.

Two Air France Flights Diverted Due to Threats

Two Air France Flights Diverted Due to Threats

Two Air France flights bound for Paris from the U.S. were diverted because of threats Tuesday night.

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of German Stadium

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of German Stadium

Officials make quick decision to evacuate stadium and cancel soccer match after threats of explosions.

Russia Confirms Bomb Downed Plane in Egypt

Russia Confirms Bomb Downed Plane in Egypt

More than two weeks after the crash that killed 224, Russia has started sending missiles into ISIS strongholds.

Security Tightened at APEC Meeting in Philippines

Security Tightened at APEC Meeting in Philippines

The threats have been directed at the meetings, but Asia has heightened security following Paris attacks.

Paris Attackers Could have used PlayStation 4 to Communicate

Paris Attackers Could have used PlayStation 4 to Communicate

Authorities acknowledge the PlayStation 4 gaming console as an effective avenue of covert communication for terrorists.

Military Creates New “Iron Man” Suit

Military Creates New “Iron Man” Suit

The U.S. military is closer than ever to putting Iron Man on the front lines.

Pentagon Suspends Missile Defense Program after Blimp Escapes

Pentagon Suspends Missile Defense Program After Blimp Escapes

The military has indefinitely suspended the JLENS program one week after one of the blimps broke free, spreading chaos with it as it went.

Airport Worker May Have Put Bomb on Russian Plane

Airport Worker May Have Put Bomb on Russian Plane

A new report suggests someone working at the Egyptian airport may have smuggled the bomb aboard Metrojet Flight 9268.

U.S. Airports Missing Layers of Security

U.S. Airports Missing Layers of Security

A recent investigation shows U.S. airports are missing important security measures.

IT Security Compliance for Cloud Service Providers

KPMG and BalaBit have released the results of study involving IT service providers.

A Look at Sharm el Sheik Airport Security after Plane Crash

A Look at Sharm el Sheik Airport Security after Plane Crash

A look at the security of the airport in which Russia's deadliest aviation disaster departed from.

High Profile Events

Realizing the need for stronger surveillance in high-profile locations such as the marathon route, the city of Boston decided to increase civilian protection. The new security measures included doubling law enforcement personnel to about 3,500, the addition of bomb-sniffing dogs, and a SWAT team provided by the FBI.

Will-Burt Company Security System Earns Top Honors

Company's security system placed on GSA Approved Products List 2.

Is It Possible to Have Security on Every Flight?

Is It Possible to Have Security on Every Flight?

Is security on board the answer to the high rise in incidents on planes?

Why Tech’s Biggest Companies are Against the Cyber Security Bill

Why Tech's Biggest Companies are Against the Cyber Security Bill

Some of technologies leading revolutionaries disregard the Cyber Security Bill as a legitimate solution to the data breaches seen in recent news.

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