A new report suggests the US intelligence apparatus is improving amid growing civil liberties concerns in post 9/11 America.
The Government is about to publish their long-term defence strategy and Alan Dupont is worried. We asked the security expert and former diplomat about why Australia is falling behind the times.
The country's booming population of billionaires means that bodyguards are in high demand—particularly women, who are valued for their covert presence, precision, and elegance.
Iggy Azalea became the butt of many jokes this week when she ranted on Twitter about a Papa John's pizza delivery guy giving out her phone number, but her pizza feud exposes serious privacy issues.
Community groups were promised $13 million from the government to develop de-radicalisation programs. They're still yet to see that money.
President Obama is pushing a series of new cybersecurity initiatives that could weaken, and even criminalize, independent research into data vulnerabilities.
We should salute cops when they do their jobs, but law enforcement heroism can't be used to delay police reform.
The International Security Conference and Exposition is a rare window into the world of physical surveillance that usually remains hidden in secret command and control centers.
As stampeding crowds rush the nation's retailers little is being done to keep the peace.
"What's happening in Ukraine now matters to criminals from Bogotá to Beijing."
The Secret Service has a number of phantoms to confront, including a cadre of supervisors who might have been good agents but make very bad managers of human beings. Another big problem: rampant alcoholism.
In the shadow of our most recent military venture into Iraq, Australia is currently debating a raft of new anti-terror laws.
The grim specter of the Islamic State loomed heavily over the NATO summit. The jihadist group dictated the agenda of the event being held at the five-star resort in Newport and nearby Cardiff Castle.
It will also grant intelligence personnel immunity when they break the law, allow the use tracking devices without warrants, and increase jail terms from 2 to 10 years for leaking information. More stunningly, the bill is being passed by politicians who h…
The extreme Génération Identitaire don't think their local police are doing a good enough job, so they're taking matters into their own hands.
Fear of crime has led to a boom in South Africa's private security industry since Apartheid ended 20 years ago. The field's quick expansion is largely a result of continued social and economic inequality, increased violence, and inept police forces.
Pastor Larry Allen is the pistol-packing preacher who runs the New Life Baptist Church and Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The church is protected by an ex-police security team and all of the students are warriors when it comes to gun safety drills an…
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) passed the House last Thursday on a 288–127 vote. The bill now heads to the Senate, where it is expected to face stiff resistance. President Obama is on record as opposing CISPA, threatening to vet…
Don't even think about pulling any sly in-store shit this holiday season. A special crop of mannequins outfitted with bionic eyeball cameras and identification software is being deployed at select luxury stores around the U.S. and in three European countr…
A decade after its inception, the Department of Homeland Security has decided that it needs to find a better way to stay on top of national security than farming out computer work to contractors.
VICE journalist Graham Johnson snuck into a prominent Olympic site wearing a highly sophisticated disguise comprised of a hi-vis jacket and a hard hat.