SM Online August 2018

Strategic Security
SM Online August 2018
 

​EUROPEAN TERRORISM

The EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report 2018 ​provides an overview of the nature and volume of terrorist attacks in the EU in 2017.

INFORMATION SECURITY

The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology issued a draft update to its Risk Management Framework​ to help organizations integrate information security principles and practices into enterprise risk management programs.

SCHOOL SECURITY PLANS

A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office​ evaluates the number of schools requiring hazard-specific plans, such as active shooter, suicide threat or incident, and bomb threats, among others.

CYBER STRATEGY

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has released its cybersecurity strategy​ for the next five years.

GLOBAL FRAUD

Report to the Nations from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners looks at 2,690 cases of fraud in 125 countries. It explores the costs, schemes, victims, and perpetrators of fraud. Another report, UK Business Payments Barometer 2017, focuses on fraud in the United Kingdom.

U.S. IMMIGRATION

Two federal reports detail the challenges faced by U.S. immigration services to issue and manage green cards.

DRESS CODES

New guidelines​ from the United Kingdom Government Equalities Office prohibit employees from singling out women in dress codes.

RETENTION

A former CIA contractor pleaded guilty to illegally retaining classified materials during the course of his employment.