Jackson, MI-based Consumers Energy, a provider of natural gas and electricity, is warning customers about a scam that includes a high-pressure demand for quick utility payments over the phone using a prepaid credit card.
Tyler Technologies, Inc. has signed an agreement with the city of Gadsden, AL, for the company’s Tyler Public Safety and Incode solutions. The agreement includes related professional services, training and support.
Statement of support for the Department of Homeland Security from members of the Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group
We are members of a non-partisan group of former government officials and policy experts in the fields of national security and counterterrorism. At a time when the threats to the homeland are growing in number, complexity, and intensity, it is crucial that the Department of Homeland Security be fully funded. The message this impasse sends to our enemies is that we lack the iron resolve and singular focus that it will take to defeat them.
Portland, OR-based Tripwire, a provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, has announced that Dwayne Melancon, chief technology officer for Tripwire, will present at The Chertoff Group Security Series. The event takes place March 5, 2015, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston, TX.
According to a recent Solid State Disk (SSD) technology use survey, Kroll Ontrack, a provider of data recovery and ediscovery, revealed that while nearly 90 percent of respondents leverage the performance and reliability benefits of SSD technology within their organization, one-third confirmed they experienced some sort of SSD technology malfunction.
President Obama Wednesday directed the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to establish the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC). The CTIIC will be a national intelligence center focused on “connecting the dots” regarding foreign cyber threats to the nation and cyber incidents affecting U.S. national interests, and on providing all-source analysis of threats to U.S. policymakers. The CTIIC will also assist relevant departments and agencies in their efforts to identify, investigate, and mitigate those threats.
LMI has strategically hired Rick Lipsey to expand its cyber-related work, drawing on his extensive, expert leadership in military cybersecurity. Lipsey accepted the executive role to help the not-for-profit government consultancy meet a pressing public sector need to operationalize cybersecurity.
Citrix has announced an extension of its long-standing collaboration with Google by providing XenMobile support for Android for Work. This announcement builds on the multi-year collaboration between Citrix and Google that includes virtual app and desktop delivery on Chrome devices and existing enterprise mobility management (EMM) support for Android smartphones and tablets.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) Rewards Program, has announced a reward of up to $3 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of a prolific cyber criminal. Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev has been charged with numerous violations for his role as an administrator of the GameOver Zeus botnet.
Minneapolis, MN-based Transition Networks, a provider of fiber access technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, has announced a new family of hardened Ethernet serial device servers with data encryption capabilities that improve security and scalability for connecting industrial equipment to Ethernet networks in harsh environments.