Michael Chertoff, who was Homeland Security secretary under President George W. Bush, provides his outlook for the cybersecurity industry in the Nov. 18 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek. Chertoff, the chairman and cofounder of the Chertoff Group in Washington, a global risk adviser, is one of the featured speakers at Bloomberg LP’s inaugural “The Year Ahead: 2014” conference on Nov. 20-21 in Chicago.
The administration of President Barack Obama has implemented the first of a critically important set of long overdue changes to the government’s control over the export of arms and other strategic commodities.
Rescue workers from Japan to Singapore are rushing to the Philippines after the year’s most powerful typhoon flattened buildings and unleashed storm surges that may have killed as many as 10,000 people, and as a new storm approaches.
A Senate committee chairman has demanded that the Pentagon explain four audits -- two involving Boeing Co. -- that he said shows the Department of Defense may be paying billions of dollars extra for spare parts.
Middlesex Water Co. reported a 5.4 percent drop in third-quarter profit mostly as a result of decreased demand after Hess Corp., its largest customer, shut oil-refining operations at a New Jersey facility.
Hedge funds betting against shares of World Acceptance Corp. have been pressing the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to investigate the installment-loan firm, according to people briefed on the discussions.
U.S. Marine Corps personnel improperly recorded data used to measure the combat readiness rate of the MV-22 Osprey made by Textron Inc. and Boeing Co. in the three years ending in 2011, according to the Pentagon’s inspector general.