The Security Week That Was: Aug. 17, 2007

A weekly surveillance of news shaping your profession


NIST and the FBI are planning a joint biometrics workshop. ... The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are saying the former head of security for the Vancouver Winter Olympics was not fired, but stepped down in mutual agreement. The questions had started when a report noted that the security budget may have been severely inadequate. ... Watergate-like break-ins aren't always the way that protected corporate strategies walk out your company's doors. Sometimes the FTC just publishes the info on its website, like it did with organic foods retailer Whole Foods.