Homeland Security


  • 15-year-old stowaway raises security questions   Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    15-year-old stowaway raises security questions

    Authorities are looking at how a teenager got onto the tarmac of San Jose's airport and into the wheel well of a jet that flew to Hawaii.

  • Suspected Russian spyware 'Turla' attacks Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Security researchers suspect a Russian, state-run malware known as Turla is behind attacks on government computers in Europe and the United States.

  • How to invest in global security   Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    How to invest in global security

    Sarj Nahal, equity strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, talks about how to invest in the growing global safety and security space.

  • Pres. Obama: Will pressure other countries on Syria

    CNBC's John Harwood reports from the White House where President Obama and French President Francois Hollande are holding a joint news conference on various issues including Syria.

  • Pres. Obama: Committed to global privacy rights   Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 12:51 PM ET
    Pres. Obama: Committed to global privacy rights

    President Obama addresses issues with surveillance and advancing technology.

  • Pres. Obama: Horrendous situation in Syria   Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 12:35 PM ET
    Pres. Obama: Horrendous situation in Syria

    President Obama says Syria is one of his administration's highest national security priorities. He discusses the objectives of the Geneva Conference.

  • Protecting America's power grid   Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 1:18 PM ET
    Protecting America's power grid

    Frank Gaffney, President of Center for Security Policy, provides insight on the vulnerable American electric grid, and homeland security's role protecting them.

  • The Olympic Cauldron is tested by fire crews at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Park in the Costal Cluster on January 27, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    NBC News' Pete Williams is reporting the U.S. government has sent an advisory to airlines flying to Russia warning them of potential explosives in toothpaste tubes, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Justice Dept. accuses USIS of fraud   Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 1:38 PM ET
    Justice Dept. accuses USIS of fraud

    A look at internal emails from federal government contractor USIS, which performs background checks for security positions within the government, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. The Justice Department alleges some background investigations were fraudulent.

  • A Google Glass pirate? Feds pull user from theater Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    File photo: Google Glass

    Federal anti-piracy agents working for Homeland Security pulled a man out of an AMC Theater in Ohio for wearing Google Glass.

  • How the Target hackers did it Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    Hackers that stole credit and debit card information from Target likely used tools that have been in the computer underground for a long time.

  • Obama: Intelligence agencies need secrecy   Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:24 AM ET
    Obama: Intelligence agencies need secrecy

    The danger of government overreach becomes acute, especially when our reliance on digital technology advances faster than our laws, says President Obama.

  • Obama: Defending US vs. upholding privacy   Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:21 AM ET
    Obama: Defending US vs. upholding privacy

    A variety of factors continue to complicate America's efforts to defend our nation and uphold our civil liberties, says President Obama.

  • Obama: Internet presents new security threat   Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Obama: Internet presents new security threat

    President Obama discusses the nation's long history of surveillance and how government agencies must now adapt to protect the country from new threats on the Internet.

  • Obama to address NSA reform   Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | 11:03 AM ET
    Obama to address NSA reform

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides a preview of the President's speech on changes at the National Security Agency.

  • Securing America's energy future   Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 7:31 AM ET
    Securing America's energy future

    Retired General Michael Hagee, U.S. Marine Corps, and retired Admiral Dennis Blair, U.S. Navy, discuss highlights from a new report that shows how the U.S. oil boom will likely impact national security and foreign policy.

  • Clemency for Snowden?   Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 1:40 PM ET
    Clemency for Snowden?

    Should Edward Snowden be given a plea bargain? The New York Times is calling for clemency for the former NSA contractor, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Securing Sochi for the Olympics   Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 1:02 PM ET
    Securing Sochi for the Olympics

    Gen. Barry McCaffrey, McCaffrey Associates, discusses the turmoil in Russia and how Sochi can be secured for the Winter Olympics.

  • Judge: NSA program likely unconstitutional   Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 2:26 PM ET
    Judge: NSA program likely unconstitutional

    A U.S. District Court judge ruled the NSA program is likely unconstitutional, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Hi-tech protection: Are you safe?   Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Hi-tech protection: Are you safe?

    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.