Illinois zoos, agencies conducting bird flu disaster drills

The exercise involves an imaginary employee leaking sensitive information on a personal Facebook page –Research included watching the virus outbreak movie ‘Contagion’ as ‘field research.’ As a zoo CEO drives to work, a radio news segment announces that dead birds were reported in a park near the zoo. In this hypothetical scenario involving the Lincoln […]

WikiLeaks publishes security think tank emails

From: Reuters.com The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks began publishing on Monday more than five million emails from a U.S.-based global security analysis company that has been likened to a shadow CIA. The emails, snatched by hackers, could unmask sensitive sources and throw light on the murky world of intelligence-gathering by the company known as Stratfor, which […]

New American Dream is renting to get rich

By Lou Carlozo, Reuters.com Rich Arzaga owns a luxury home in San Ramon, California, but he’s not betting on it as an investment. The founder and CEO of Cornerstone Wealth Management, who bought the 5,000 sq. ft. property in 2005 for $ 1.8 million and has spent $ 500,000 improving it, considers the abode a […]