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Cyberattacks On State Databases Escalate

Only 24.5 percent of information and security officers are confident they can protect against the prevalent cyber threats made to state databases.

October 6, 2014

U.S. Officials Frustrated By Nigeria’s Response To Girls’ Kidnapping

By Brian Bennett, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — As American military and intelligence specialists joined the hunt for Nigeria’s missing schoolgirls, U.S. officials expressed frustration Thursday with the country’s inability to act on fresh intelligence about the Boko Haram extremists who took more than 200 teenagers captive and threatened to sell them into slavery. Imagery from […]

May 16, 2014

High-Ranking Egyptian Police Official Killed By Car Bomb

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — In the latest strike by suspected militants against a senior Egyptian security official, a police brigadier general was killed by a bomb planted under his car on Wednesday, state media reported. The attack in a western suburb of Cairo, again demonstrated extremists’ ability to target high-ranking officials, often […]

April 23, 2014

SEC Leaders Leaving To Coach Private Sector On Reforms

Two experienced Securities and Exchange Commission officials who helped oversee reforms resulting from the 2008 financial crisis announced today that they are leaving the SEC for private sector jobs. James Brigagliano–the former deputy director of the SEC’s trading and markets division–is leaving after 25 years at the SEC to work for the law firm Sidley […]

September 19, 2011