By Dave Lewis
Forbes

Dropbox is a popular file storage site that has had its share of security issues over the years. In June of 2011 users were able to access other accounts without the need for passwords for a period of at least four hours. This was due to a glitch in code push of their software according to the company.

By John Ubaldi
Alumnus of American Military University

After two months of airstrikes in Iraq and Syria one has to assess, is President Barack Obama’s strategy for confronting ISIS working? Unfortunately, the debate regarding ISIS centers around whether or not America will place “boots on the ground” in order to destroy the Islamic militants. One unfortunate result is that it has led to contradictory statements by the Obama administration, which again continued over the weekend.

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

In early August an expert panel from the World Health Organization said, “in the particular circumstances of this outbreak [in West Africa], and provided certain conditions are met, it is ethical to offer such unproven interventions as potential treatments or for prevention of infection.”

American public health officials face two formidable challenges: the possible spread of Ebola…and the possible spread of panic about Ebola.

In the days since Dallas medical personnel apparently mishandled the case of Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian who’d recently traveled to the U.S., public health leaders here have scrambled to assure Americans that things are under control.

There were no U.S. air marshals watching the newly clean-shaven passenger on the trans-Atlantic­ flight, no FBI agents waiting for him as he landed in Newark in May 2013 after returning from Syria’s civil war.

As the 22-year-old Florida native made his way through a U.S. border inspection, officers pulled him aside for additional screening and searched his belongings.

The recent rash of cyberattacks on major U.S. companies has highlighted the scant options available to the victims, who often can do little more than hunker down, endure the bad publicity and harden their defenses in hopes of thwarting the next assault.

But behind the scenes, talk among company officials increasingly turns to an idea once considered so reckless that few would admit to even considering it: Going on the offensive.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former senior government officials will lead an independent review of the embattled Secret Service after the disclosure of a series of breaches in presidential security, the Homeland Security Department announced Friday.

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said the four panelists — two who served during the Obama administration and two from the administration of former President George W.