December 2019 SM Online
Print Issue: December 2019
At Global Security Exchange (GSX) 2019, keynote speaker General John F. Kelly (ret.) spoke about public-private partnerships, leadership, and more. His subsequent conversation with Security Management is exclusively online.
Approximately 20 percent of U.S. students ages 12 through 18 report being bullied at school, according to a survey from the National Center for Education Statistics.
As terror actors and tactics continuously evolve, U.S. homeland security officials have released a new strategic framework for countering attackers.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released 10 principles to govern the use and regulation of artificial intelligence.
DUTY OF CARE
A French company is being held liable, and must pay compensation, after employee dies from a heart attack during sex with a stranger on a business trip.
A federal appeals court found that the U.S. Office of Personnel Management was liable for its inability to protect 22 million federal employees’ personal information in government databases.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) could improve how it shares security technology test results with transit operators, the Government Accountability Office found.
INVESTMENT IN AI
Microsoft will invest $1 billion to support Open AI’s plan to build artificial general intelligence with “widely distributed economic benefits.”
A federal judge found constitutional issues with a terrorism watchlist maintained by the FBI, which includes the names of U.S. citizens.
California banned taxpayer-funded travel to Iowa over the Midwestern state’s decision to repeal its transgender health law.
Illinois amends the state’s Human Rights Act with Senate and House bills.
The U.S. Department of Education issued its largest Clery fine yet against Michigan State University for failing to protect students who were sexually assaulted.
A lawsuit concerning faulty background check on Charleston shooter Dylan Roof is allowed to proceed.
An American Airlines mechanic sabotaged a plane over stalled union negotiations.
The U.S. government filed a civil suit against Edward Snowden for the publication of a book in violation of a non-disclosure agreement.
California passed a new hairstyle antidiscrimination law.
New York amended its Human Rights Law to expand protection from employment discrimination for victims of domestic violence.
Illinois enhances its data breach notification requirements.
New York enacted sexual harassment protections, amending the state’s Human Rights Law.
The California Supreme Court issued another anti-arbitration ruling despite U.S. Supreme Court stance.
After dealing with a multimillion-dollar civil suit with Uber and Google, an engineer faces criminal charges from the U.S. federal government for theft of trade secrets.