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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.

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.

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