The Transportation Security Agency went too far by trying to keep information away from the public, a top federal watchdog said.
Homeland & Cybersecurity
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By Rowan Scarborough - The Washington Times
The Evan Bayh report's bottom line: The unnamed CIA officers acted reasonably when trying to confirm their suspicions that the Feinstein cadre took documents that the CIA had designated as privileged, a designation the White House counsel backed up. Published January 21, 2015
A device — possibly a drone — was discovered and recovered on the White House grounds, though spokesman Josh Earnest says not to worry: There's no threat.
Protective computer passwords have some competition. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a novel intelligent computer keyboard that not only cleans itself - but can identify users by the pattern and style of their fingertips and keystrokes. The "human-machine interfacing" device, reported in the American Chemical Society's academic journal "Nano," could provide a foolproof way to prevent unauthorized users from gaining direct access to computers.
Border Patrol agents' labor union announced their opposition Friday to the House GOP's new border security bill, calling it "window dressing" that doesn't add any new agents or updated their firepower to get the job done in sealing off the U.S.-Mexico border.
The TSA has a number of security problems at John F. Kennedy airport in New York, but it declared many of the details classified to try to hide the embarrassing information from the public, the agency's internal auditor charged in a report released Friday.
The Internet will be more effective than economic sanctions or the U.S. military in toppling North Korea's totalitarian regime, President Obama said Thursday.
Federal employees shouldn't be fired for blowing the whistle on something that could threaten public safety, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
The Federal Communications Commission is considering a plan to route U.S. emergency 911 location calls through a Russian satellite system, raising national security alarms inside a Congress dubious of Moscow's intentions.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas got into a shootout with a suspected drug smuggler along the border with Mexico on Wednesday.
A New York man who was convicted of aiding al Qaeda received 15 years in prison Tuesday.
President Obama's proposals on fixing the nation's lagging cybersecurity infrastructure were met with widespread support from industry experts and even some Republicans Tuesday, though civil liberties advocates warned it could lead to a dangerous invasion of privacy.
Two Yemeni men linked to al Qaeda will stand trial in the United States over charges they conspired to kill Americans overseas.
New York City may take down a terror report from its website that alerts law enforcement and citizens alike to the characteristics of would-be terrorists because critics say it discriminates against Muslims and is deeply flawed.
Former Defense Secretary and CIA Director Leon Panetta told a television audience that it's only a matter of time before terrorists strike America again.
At least 10 people have died in protests and riots around the Islamic world, as demonstrations showed no signs of easing over the "survivor issue" of the French satiric weekly Charlie Hebdo that depicts the Prophet Muhammad on its cover.
Not just computers, but government buildings themselves could be the target of cyberterrorism attacks, said a new watchdog report, which found the Homeland Security Department may not be prepared to meet such challenges.
Amid overseas tumult and signs of an improving economy, the American public, for the first time in five years, said defending against terrorism is as high a policy priority as strengthening the economy, according to a recent survey.
Nearly 56 percent of Americans say President Obama doesn't have what it takes to fight Islamic terrorists, and only 33 percent think he's up to the job, a new Fox News poll showed.
The father of a man arrested for plotting an attack against the U.S. Capitol insisted that his son is innocent during an appearance on CNN.
The Secret Service said it's sending four senior-level officials packing into likely lower-level positions, the latest agency shake-up that comes on the heels of high-profile security lapses and widely reported sexual scandals.
President Obama has assured Americans for years that the core of al Qaeda is "decimated," but the group's claimed role in last week's massacres in France, the spread of splinter terrorist groups throughout the Middle East and rise of the Islamic State underscore how the terrorist threat is expanding as the administration tries to prevent such commando-style attacks in the U.S.
With the world's attention focused on Paris, analysts and intelligence officials are picking up an equally disturbing development on the global jihadi landscape: the growing connection between the Middle East-based Islamic State and the shadowy Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram.
An Ohio man plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol using pipe bombs and rifles, saying he wanted to launch his own jihad after failing to get approval from Islamic terrorist leaders overseas, the FBI charged in a criminal complaint Wednesday.
It's the new way of doing business: President Obama huddles at the White House with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner.
The al Qaeda branch in North Africa, the Islamic Maghreb, took to its jihadist websites to issue France a new warning that basically vowed more violence and attacks were coming.
Marching toward his State of the Union address later this month, President Obama on Monday laid out new privacy proposals to protect American consumers and students from identity theft and data breaches.
The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up precautions in wake of the attacks in Paris, Secretary Jeh Johnson said Monday.
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These people who traveled to Syria to join and support an army of psychopathic mass murderers, will simply be "tracked" once they get back on our soil.
"We are in a dangerous place in the world, perhaps more dangerous than in the past 10 years."
Intelligence has once again been front and center in the news this past week, and that's hardly ever good news for the intelligence community.
When President Obama attributed the rise in Iraq of the Islamic State, or ISIS, to the failures of the U.S. intelligence community earlier this week, naming and blaming directly National Intelligence Director James R. Clapper, he was attempting to deflect criticism of his own incompetence.