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Feinstein v. the CIA: A Moment of Truth

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics
Robert Scheer

It was a truly historic moment on Tuesday when Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein took to the Senate floor to warn that the CIA's continuing cover-up of its torture program is threatening our Constitutional division of power.

Is Compliance Distracting From Security

Richard La Bella | Posted 05.04.2014 | Technology
Richard La Bella

Compliance has become a checklist that doesn't align quite right with the dark underground of highly motivated, skilled attackers. That's where security comes in - something security practitioners should be doing more of.

Allow Your Children to Create a Secure World

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.27.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Early experiences in which your children feel safe to discover the world beyond you enables them to develop the sense of a secure world and gain comfort and confidence in being "out there" on their own.

10 Lifesaving Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.24.2014 | Parents
Robert Siciliano

One minute or less... ...is all the time you may have to escape a fire in your home. Schlage, which is dedicated to keeping homes and families safe, ...

1% Somalia Pirates, 99% Somali People: Captured by British Ex-Marine in Pirate Hunter

James Grundvig | Posted 04.22.2014 | Books
James Grundvig

As Americans queued in the early hours of November 28, 2008, in anticipation of Black Friday shopping, the chemical tanker MV Biscaglia was under attack in the Gulf of Aden -- with a security detail of just two unarmed men and a ship laden with tons of highly flammable palm oil.

Illegal Wildlife Trade Threatens Global Security

Patrick Davies | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green
Patrick Davies

Almost five hundred years ago, in 1515, the German artist Albrecht Dürer made a woodcut of a rhinoceros that has become famous throughout the world. The exotic image delighted Europe in its own day. Centuries later, it was still being published in biology textbooks.

From Russia: Don't Get Complacent

Brian Shactman | Posted 04.13.2014 | Sports
Brian Shactman

Let's keep having fun, but please keep checking my bag every time I leave the building. I really don't mind.

Zach Carter

Top House Republican Expects Terrorist Attack During Sochi Olympics

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Tex.) said Sunday that he expects a terrorist attack to occur during the So...

Alissa Scheller

This Map Shows Why Olympians Should Stay In The Village

HuffingtonPost.com | Alissa Scheller | Posted 02.05.2014 | World

The U.S. moved two warships to the Black Sea. A C-17 transport aircraft will be on standby in Germany. FBI agents are in Sochi. All for what Russia ha...

The Super Bowl of War: Three Decades of Failure in Afghanistan

Robert Scheer | Posted 04.06.2014 | Politics
Robert Scheer

For the Democratic hawks, Afghanistan was going to be the good war, but Obama has learned, as did then-President Jimmy Carter more than 30 years ago, that the Afghans are not to be toyed with.

Shulamit Aloni -- I Cannot Imagine Israel Without Her Meretz

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 03.30.2014 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel

The word 'Meretz' means energy in Hebrew, and Aloni's unique energy mobilized change in Israel on all human dimensions since its founding more than half a century ago.

Coping With Contagious Affluenza: Mindful Consumption

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

Do we really need all this stuff? Why are we eating so much? Why can't we focus on what's happening right now? The symptoms and effects of affluenza are plentiful, but there is good news -- relief is possible, and it can be put into action right away.

3 Ways to Raise Secure Children

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.24.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Secure attachment develops in children who learn that they can rely their parents to meet their physical and emotional needs.

7 Reasons Most People Are Afraid of Love

Lisa Firestone | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

No matter what the timeline, the story of lost love is one most of us can tell. This leaves the question "why do relationships fail?" to linger heavily in the back of our minds. The answer for many of us can be found within. Whether we know it or not, most of us are afraid of really being in love.

A Look Forward: 2014 and Identity Theft

Joe Ross | Posted 03.18.2014 | Technology
Joe Ross

We have entered a new era of identity management, one that requires us to manage the entirety of our identities and protect ourselves from fraud and misuse. Everything is up for grabs -- email addresses, passwords, IP addresses, social network log-in's, healthcare information. It all has value to identity thieves.

Exposing Public Wickedness Is More American Than Apple Pie

Robert Scheer | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Robert Scheer

It's the revolt of the geeks. Edward Snowden is John Peter Zenger digitized, a post-Internet free-press hero soaring above the security obsessions of the past decade to assert the inalienable requirements of individual sovereignty in a wired world.

5 Tips to Improve Your Wedding Planning Security: Keep It Safe From the Beginning

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.02.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

As soon as you begin surfing wedding websites and enrolling as a bride on different discussion boards, you're putting your information out there. That wedding website you will be creating is a giant gaping security hole for a number of reasons.

NSA, Benghazi and the Monsters of Our Own Creation

Robert Scheer | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics
Robert Scheer

If we are so smart why are we so dumb? I am referring to the "intelligence" that our spy agencies have gathered at great cost in both massive secret black box budgets and, much more important, the surrender of our personal freedom to the snooping eyes of our modern surveillance state.

Americans Want Government Action on Hacking and ID Theft, According to New Survey

Edward J. Black | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology
Edward J. Black

Americans are acutely aware of the threat posed by hackers and ID thieves: Fifty-five percent say they or someone they know had their email account breached; 62 percent report receiving a suspicious email from someone likely due to that person's email being hacked.

Utah Jazz Bear Gets Revenge On Houston Rockets Basketball Fan

Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.16.2013 | Sports

Apparently, Houston Rockets fans don't appreciate silly string in their beer. Unfortunately for the Jazz Bear, he had to find out the hard way. Fortun...

NRC Probes Indian Point Security Lapses

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 02.02.2014 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is investigating possibly major lapses in security at the Indian Point nuclear power plants, including the prospect that criminal elements are using parts of the plants' drills for their own training.

Honduras: Mr. Villeda's Common Sense Approach to Security

Marco Cáceres | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

The prisons in Honduras are akin to home-bases for many gangs -- places where they can conduct business safely without having to worry too much about defending their turf or being pestered by patrolling police officers and soldiers.

Yeah, That's Right: We'd Rather Tidy Our Desks Than Backup Our Data. So What?

Gene Marks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Gene Marks

A clean and tidy desk projects an image of orderliness, stability and consistency. It is the type of image that a business leader wants to portray to his or her customers, employees and partners. It shows that we are organized and disciplined and can be trusted.

Between Elephant in the Room and Political Hot Potato: The Afghan Opium Problem

Jorrit Kamminga | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Jorrit Kamminga

As we move from security transition towards the transformational decade (2015-2024), we are faced with even less military and civilian support to assist current counter-narcotics efforts in Afghanistan in a meaningful way.

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: UPDATED

Charlie Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Charlie Kim

We use business as a platform to build people of higher character. It's profound how much we believe and LIVE this simple diagram at Next Jump. Ma...