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
The niche—that includes James Bond-like tools such as infrared cameras, explosive detectors and body scanners—is expected to grow 12 percent annually through 2013, according to one analysis.
Find out what one strategist says about the industry and his top picks.
The lack of world peace affects the economy by trapping productivity and removing vital resources, according to an international research institute which also put the cost of global violence at $8.1 trillion last year.
It will forever be known as the place where the United States finally caught up with Osama Bin Laden but the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad has been described as the country’s ‘Terrorism Central,’ according to the executive director of the Asia-Pacific Foundation.
There were 79 people on the assault team that killed Osama bin Laden, but in the end, the success of the mission turned on some two dozen men who landed inside the Qaeda leader’s compound, the New York Times reports.
NBC's Jonathan Dienst has the story on the materials found in Bin Laden's lair that outline a plan to attack U.S. trains and CNBC's John Harwood has the story on President Obama visiting Ground Zero.
The identities of all 80 members of the American commando team who thundered into Abbottabad, Pakistan, and killed Osama bin Laden are the subject of intense speculation, but perhaps none more so than the only member with four legs.
In the aftermath of the killing of Osama bin Laden, I found myself agreeing with Charles Krauthammer that this was a global game-changer for American greatness. It was a gutsy and courageous decision by President Obama, brilliantly executed by the Navy SEALs and all the intelligence and support behind them.
The death of Osama bin Laden unleashes a hurricane of new concerns. Insight on whether we are safer from terrorism or not, with Wendy Chamberlain, former ambassador to Pakistan and George Friedman, Stratfor CEO/founder.
Discussing the nation's next most dangerous security concerns, with Asa Hutchinson, former undersecretary for Border & Transportation Security.
Computers taken from Osama Bin Laden's Pakistan compound could reveal a motherlode of information on Al Qaeda donors and has probably already dealt a serious blow to Al Qaeda fund raising, according to a Middle East law expert.
Turns out a lot of people using Twitter Sunday night asked "Who is Osama Bin Laden?" as the site went nuts with news of his death. Really? Even if you've been living under a rock (or cave in Tora Bora) or without internet service (like, in a compound in Abottabad), you know who "OBL" is, right? Not so.
The orders started coming in just minutes after President Obama formally announced the death on Sunday night. People wanted their flags.
Former Home Security chief Michael Chertoff, The Chertoff Group, discusses the next steps in the fight against terrorism, and why the US needs to stay in Afghanistan and re-examine its relationship with the government of Pakistan. With Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO.
You'll hear a lot this week about Twitter's news value. However, I'm blogging about its flip side. If Twitter has changed the flow of information to us, it has also changed the flow of information from us. Never before have people had such a platform to react.
Last night, President Obama went on air to announce the killing of the United States enemy number one, Osama Bin Laden. Given this volatile and uncertain world we inhabit, how should we view this event? In the short run when it comes to terrorism, the best news is usually no news meaning no attacks.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson takes a look at the major concern over airport security, across the nation and CNBC's Brian Sullivan says debt is still a major concern among other global risks.
Sharing his loss and his personal views on Osama bin Laden's death, with John Duffy, KBW chairman/CEO.
The question remains as to whether we are safer now than we were yesterday. Insight with Rich Miniter, "Mastermind: The Many Faces of 9-11 Architect" author and Michael Balboni, former Obama Homeland Security advisor.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses the nation's efforts to capture or kill Osama Bin Laden and warns the Taliban they should choose to participate in a peaceful political process.