Over 20,000 security experts gathered in Chicago this week to discuss the latest in protecting people, property and soft targets. CNBC's Scott Cohn speaks to those in attendance about just how safe we are in shopping malls, sports arenas and schools and the technology used to fight potential threats in the wake of the Kenya shopping mall siege.» Read More
New York City police say a suspicious letter sent to a midtown Manhattan bank turned out to be a greeting card from a headhunting firm.
It's only Monday, and I'm thinking of calling in sick the rest of the week. Here are just a few of the headlines which greeted me this morning.
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Behind an unmarked door, in a cluttered break room of half-eaten lunches and morale-boosting posters, a dozen Transportation Security Administration officers listened to their airport supervisor deliver another much-needed pep talk that contained the reminder: “I get paid to be paranoid, and so do you.” The New York Times reports.
The TSA full body scanners are the last straw. She's breaking up with air travel.
I need to stop shaking my head over this whole TSA thing and start making some money. Others are way ahead of me.
New scanners allow TSA officers to basically see you naked, and there are concerns about radiation. Critics allege this is the worst kind of funny business.
Officials are defending new anti-terrorism security procedures at the nation's airports that some travelers complain are overly invasive and intimate.
Teams of U.S. anti-terrorism and security experts are headed to Yemen to help search for suspects in the mail bomb plot and to train cargo screeners at the San'a airport.
As Chinese companies enter into more sophisticated businesses, security concerns make telecommunications a delicate industry in the United States. The NYT reports.
Federal law enforcement and national security officials are preparing to seek sweeping new regulations for the Internet, arguing that their ability to wiretap criminal and terrorism suspects is “going dark” as people increasingly communicate online instead of by telephone.
While the rest of the world was watching BP and Europe this week, some U.S. lawmakers were working on a plan for a “kill switch” for the Internet.
Investigators have spoken to the registered owner of a sport utility vehicle that contained a homemade bomb in the failed Times Square terrorist attack, but he is not considered a suspect, officials said Monday.
Since the first widely accepted plastic charge card was issued in 1958 by American Express, the use of credit cards has skyrocketed. Check out the world's top 10 credit card issuers.
In the U.S. alone, there's an estimated $70 million in fake currency floating around. Click to see some of the world's currencies that are most impervious to fraud.
Only the very best counterfeiters in the world can pull off a bill so good that only experts can spot it as a fake.
Over one hundred body scanner machines bought with federal stimulus funds are due to arrive in American airports as soon as next week, with Boston's Logan Airport set to flip the switch on three new machines Monday.
Don't worry, you'll probably get another chance eventually. But going forward, start buying the best companies when prices get this low.
President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Transportation Security Administration withdrew his name Wednesday, a blow to an administration trying to explain how a man could attempt to blow up a commercial airliner on Christmas Day.
An airline passenger who yelled "I want to kill all the Jews" on a Detroit-bound plane was arrested on disorderly conduct and other charges, but authorities said Thursday the incident didn't appear terrorism-related.