Paris massacre spurs Britain to boost port security

Jan 9, 2015

Paris massacre spurs Britain to boost port security

Britain has stepped up security at ports serving France following the Islamist massacre in Paris, officials said Thursday, as the MI5 intelligence agency offered French counterparts its “full support.” The terror threat level remains at “severe” and officials said the measures were a precautionary ...

NYC rang in new year with heightened security in Times Square

Jan 2, 2015

NYC rang in new year with heightened security in Times Square

Roughly 1 million revelers packed New York’s Times Square and rang in the new year with the city’s annual crystal ball drop under unusually tight security for the nation’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebrations. While security is always tight in Times Square on New ...

Dec 29, 2014

Japan, S. Korea, U.S. now sharing intelligence on N. Korea

Japan, South Korea and the United States said Monday they have signed a memorandum of understanding on the sharing and safeguarding of classified information about North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs. The memorandum enables the defense ministries of Japan and South Korea to now ...

Sony hacking fallout puts all companies on alert

Dec 19, 2014

Sony hacking fallout puts all companies on alert

Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment. The hack, which a U.S. official has said ...

Nov 15, 2014

Japan and Caribbean nations agree to cooperate on UNSC reform

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his counterparts from Caribbean nations agreed Saturday in Tokyo to bolster cooperation in pushing for reform of the U.N. Security Council next year, the 70th anniversary of the global body’s founding. Kishida also promised the foreign ministers of the ...

Errors on top of errors in White House security fiasco

Nov 14, 2014

Errors on top of errors in White House security fiasco

The Secret Service response to an armed intruder who jumped the fence and raced into the White House was complicated by muted alarms and radios, thick bushes on the lawn, unlocked doors and an officer inside who was physically too small to tackle the ...