Today’s Most Interesting Security News


by: Steven Bowcut, CPP, PSP Election officials worry about cybersecurity threats that may affect the midterm elections – but is that the real threat? Last December a bipartisan group of six senators introduced the Secure Elections Act.  This bill intends to streamline cybersecurity information sharing in an effort to help […]

Cybersecurity Threats and the Midterm Elections



The BBC is reporting today that “Pakistani police have arrested four people accused of stealing spinal fluid from women.  The suspects told women they had to provide blood samples to qualify for financial assistance from the Punjab government.”  They maintain that “The gang is thought to have stolen spinal fluid […]

BBC: Pakistan gang ‘stole spinal fluid from women’







(Video Transcript) For terrorists – which would include anyone seeking to strike terror into the hearts of large numbers of people – soft targets are a practical convenience with symbolic value. Soft targets are defined as those potential victims, or victim groups, that are relatively unprotected or vulnerable.  Usually because […]

Soft Targets – What can be done to protect them