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
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.
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The Netherlands announced Wednesday it will immediately begin using full body scanners for flights heading to the United States, saying that could have stopped the attempted Christmas Day airline bombing.
In ways large and small, the Department of Homeland Security, once again, is struggling to strengthen an aviation security system it has already spent $40 billion rebuilding since the terror attacks of 2001. The New York Times reports.
Federal agencies are facing a severe shortage of computer specialists, even as a growing wave of coordinated cyberattacks against the government poses potential national security risks, a private study found.
Experts David Lutz, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus Capital Markets and Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services, weighed in on the best places to invest now.
The Transportation Security Administration is trying to speed up airport screening by asking passengers to choose a line based on their familiarity with checkpoint procedures, The New York Times reports.
Sen. Charles Grassley filed the legislation as an amendment to a Homeland Security bill now being debated by the Senate.
The British are coming, the British are coming -- for American Airlines. Well, maybe not. Despite a Reuters report knocking down BusinessWeek's story of a possible takeover bid for American Airlines parent AMR, speculation abounds. And It would be a good thing, according to Mike Miller -- but he says it probably won't happen.
It's been a year since the Dubai Ports World (DPW) imbroglio. Tomorrow, Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., chairman of the House Committee on Financial Services, will convene the HCFS to ask the question: Have we learned anything? That's also what Rob Nichols and Gary Hufbauer are asking.
National Intelligence Director John Negroponte will resign to become deputy secretary of state, says a government official.
Avian or bird flu. Just because it hasn't been topping headlines doesn't mean the threat's disappeared. But how prepared are U.S. businesses for a pandemic? On CNBC’s “Morning Call,” Tommy Thompson presented the results of a new Deloitte and Touche survey. Thompson (who is now Chairman of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions)...
U.S. Homeland Security warned a number of banking and trading Web sites Thursday-- of a possible terrorist cyber threat. A jihadi Web site – though not associated with al-Qaeda – called for attacks on the financial industry in response to abuses at the U.S.’s holding facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The government said there is no proof of any immediate threat.
Kim Jong-il has been a very naughty dictator. So Uncle Sam is making sure the North Korean leader will get little but coal in his Christmas stocking. William Reinsch, president of the National Foreign Trade Council, told Carl Quintanilla on “Squawk Box” that the U.S. is taking a novel approach to fighting a totalitarian menace: by cutting off his pipeline of luxury imports.