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Morning Security Brief: Ferguson Protests Continue, Ebola Quarantine, Stadium Security, and Fake Security Screener
After a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri, Attorney General Holder is slated to arrive. A quarantine has been imposed on a Liberian slum, some of whose residents may be infected with Ebola. Metal detectors are being installed at Yankee Stadium. A man posed as an airport security screener to pat down women.

Morning Security Brief: Patient Data of 4.5 Million Compromised, EU Privacy Safeguards, Latin American Security, and More
The healthcare information of approximately 4.5 million patients was compromised at a network of healthcare facilities based in Tennessee. The U.S. Center for Digital Democracy has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that a framework designed to safeguard the privacy of EU citizens is failing, and more.

DHS Seeks Input on CFATS Program
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to gain stakeholder feedback on its Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program.

Morning Security Brief: Ferguson Unrest, Train Crash, Google Sharks, and Deadly Floods
Governor deploying National Guard in Ferguson, two killed in Arkansas train crash, Google protecting pipeline from sharks, and floods in Nepal and India kill at least 160.

Morning Security Brief: Ferguson to Release Name of Shooter, IOC Bans West African Athletes, and More
Ferguson authorities plan to release name of the police officer who killed an unarmed teen last weekend, the International Olympic Committee has banned athletes from West Africa, and an Australian teen discovers a security flaw in PayPal's Web site.

DHS Seeks to Streamline CFATS Program
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security takes the first step in requesting public comment on the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program to streamline the compliance process.

FinCEN Releases 'Culture of Compliance' Guidance for Financial Institution Leaders
The U.S. Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network released an advisory Monday aimed at senior management, leadership, and owners of financial institutions on building a culture of compliance under the Bank Secrecy Act.

Morning Security Brief: Ferguson Protests Go Digital, Biometrics Questioned, and Chilean Airport Robbed
Protests following the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, have spurred protests on the street and the Web; the U.K. Parliament is raising concerns about the security of biometrics, and robbers stole $10 million from a Chilean airport.

Morning Security Brief: France Aids the Kurds, Crime and Violence in Mexico, Critical Security Fixes Released, and More
France will supply arms to Iraq's Kurds. Crime and violence is taking a toll on civilians and businesses in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Adobe and Microsoft have released critical security fixes. An Atlantic City casino's security officers are accused of using unnecessary force.

Morning Security Brief: Crimes Against Humanity Allegations, Russian Aid Denied, Firmware Vulnerabilities, and More
A report alleging that the Egyptian government committed crimes against humanity during the mass killings of unarmed protesters last summer was released today; Ukrainian officials are not allowing Russian aid envoy trucks to pass through its border because they are not Red Cross-certified; a new study shows that firmware contains poor encryption and backdoors that could allow hackers to infiltrate the "Internet of things," and more.

Morning Security Brief: Ebola Outbreak Expands, Chinese Fugitives at Large in U.S., and More
Nigeria declares a state of emergency as Ebola spreads to the country, more than 150 Chinese economic fugitives are said to be at large in the United States, and Britain’s police force looks to expand its access to individual’s medical records and confidential data without consent.

Morning Security Brief: WHO Declares Health Emergency, Police Use Malware in Investigations, and Yahoo to Adopt Encryption
The World Health Organization declares an international public health emergency as Ebola spreads, police departments use malware in criminal investigations, Yahoo announces plans to adopt end-to-end encryption, and more.

Morning Security Brief: San Jose Airport Breach, Contractor Cyberattack, and Ebola in Nigeria
A homeless woman was able to board a flight in San Jose without a ticket, marking the second major breach at the airport in 2014. Government contractor USIS is the victim of a cyberattack, potentially compromising government employees' personal information. And Ebola has spread to Nigeria, causing the country to declare a health emergency.

Morning Security Brief: Stolen Internet Credentials, Watch List Info Leaked, Water Treatment Plant Security, and More
A Russian crime group has amassed the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials. Leaked classified documents reveal the extent of the U.S. government's terrorist suspect watch list. There are security concerns at a Chicago water treatment plant. India is adopting drone use.

Morning Security Brief: DOT Considers Ban on In-Flight Phone Calls, P.F. Chang's Security Breach, Child Exploitation, and More
The U.S. Department of Transportation may ban in-flight phone calls. Restaurant chain P.F. Chang's revealed more details about the security breach that hit its payment card network in June. Google has tipped off police to child pornography in a man's e-mail account. And more.
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