Monthly Archives: June 2009

Mistreated Employees

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Our dumb and dumber Congress

Something extraordinary will happen at Washington, DC’s Newseum on July 3. There, on the day before Independence Day, those who suffered through the Sept. 11 attack on the Pentagon will tell their stories. For the ages. It’s part of an … Continue reading

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Thought for Today: June 29, 2009

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Swine Flu: the latest impediment to one stop security by Philip Baum

(www.asi-mag.com) For all our deliberations about enhancing passenger facilitation at airports and reducing the need for multiple checks by numerous government agencies, our best efforts are often stymied by the realities of trying to operate in the most global of … Continue reading

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Model Employees May Be The Insider Threat

Several blogs and articles have discussed the increasing reluctance of employees to take vacation time, even if it is mandatory. While reading these articles, I can’t help but notice a lack of discussion about the security implications of this. Internal … Continue reading

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National Security Experts: Jackson Death Could Doom Iran

Mark Sanford isn’t the only person relishing the King of Pop’s demise—national-security experts are warning that his death could distract from Iran’s increasing crackdown on democracy. The jokes popped up almost immediately that Mark Sanford was the luckiest guy on … Continue reading

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North Korea Criticizes US missile Defense for Hawaii; Really??

The news out of North Korea gets stranger and stranger. Now, the word is that North Korea is criticizing our positioning of missile defense systems around Hawaii — calling the deployment part of a plot to attack the regime and … Continue reading

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E-Verify Rule Postponed Again

The Homeland Security Department has delayed “until September implementing a rule requiring federal contractors to verify that new hires are eligible to work in the United States, the fourth time the Obama administration has postponed the requirement,” reports NextGov. “… … Continue reading

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Dual-Use Technology Easy to Export Illegally, Says GAO

Terrorists and foreign governments regularly attempt to obtain sensitive dual-use and military technology from manufacturers and distributors within the United States,” but the Government Accountability Office found that “sensitive dual-use and military technology can be easily and legally purchased from … Continue reading

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WHO Declares Swine Flu Pandemic

The United Nations World Health Organization “has declared a global flu pandemic after holding an emergency meeting,” reports the British Broadcasting Corporation. “… It means the swine flu virus is spreading in at least two regions of the world with … Continue reading

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