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Secret Service Adding Steel Spikes to White House Fence

The 1/2-inch long steel “pencil point” spikes will be snapped into place at the top of the fence and protrude outward along the north and south sides of the White House grounds.

05/07/2015

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New Service to Speed Some Travelers’ Security Checks at BWI

A new service promises to speed some travelers’ trips through security at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

04/15/2015

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Shakeup At Secret Service After High Profile Failures

4 of the highest-ranking Secret Service executives have been reassigned in the wake of a series of security mishaps, sources tells Associated Press.

01/14/2015

Big data breaches of identity theft increased nearly 20 percent from last year and more than 10 million cases of Americans’ personal records being exposed or published have already been reported in 2014 – making it the most common consumer complaint in the U.S. (Photo by Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

Audit: University of Maryland Network Vulnerable

State auditors say sensitive data in computers at the University of Maryland-College Park remains vulnerable to hackers five years after administrators were told about security flaws.

12/11/2014

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Court Hears Dispute Over Pay For Security Checks

Workers who fill customer orders for Internet retailer Amazon might be out of luck in their quest to be paid for time they spend going through security checkpoints each day.

10/09/2014

Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security Number

With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.

09/08/2014

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Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small Businesses

A data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don’t take your company under.

09/05/2014

Get Protected: America’s Top Identity-Theft Scams

Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.

08/28/2014

Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.

08/28/2014

Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child’s Identity Is Being Used

Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.

08/28/2014

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