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Tue, 2013-04-16 10:51 PM
Symantec Corp.’s Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 18 (ISTR) on April 16 revealed a 42 percent surge during 2012 in targeted attacks compared to the prior year. Designed to steal intellectual...
Mon, 2013-04-15 04:26 PM

Sen. Mikulski spoke at
ceremony at NCCoE in MD

In recognition of the critical need to protect private-sector intellectual property and other valuable business data from a growing number of cyber threats, 11 major companies have formally...
Mon, 2013-04-15 10:20 AM
The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), a partnership between NIST, the State of Maryland and Montgomery County that is dedicated to furthering innovation through the rapid...
Mon, 2013-04-15 08:40 AM
A privacy group urged the federal agency charged with drawing up a national framework for Cyber security protections to make distinctions between criminal activity and terrorist threats on  the...
Fri, 2013-04-12 08:04 AM

Director James Clapper

The federal sequestration budget cuts threaten to return U.S. intelligence gathering capabilities back to pre-9/11 days if implemented wholesale, with furloughs and force reductions, U.S. spymaster...
Thu, 2013-04-11 08:04 AM

FBI TSC

The FBI appointed a former special agent in charge of its Buffalo field office as the new director of its Terrorist Screening Center (TSC) on April 10. FBI Director Robert Mueller named Christopher...
Tue, 2013-04-09 05:04 PM

Jane Holl Lute

DHS’s second-in-command-- deputy secretary Jane Holl Lute  -- will leave the agency sometime this week. Lute, who was confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 2009 as undersecretary at DHS, will leave to...
Fri, 2013-04-05 08:18 AM
Critical infrastructure providers should be careful about posting industry event and business contact information on their Web pages because that data has been used to customize “spear fishing”...
Mon, 2013-04-01 11:08 AM
The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), in Glynco, GA, intends to extend by one month a contract it has had in place for the past 30 months with Visionary Integration Professionals, LLC...
Mon, 2013-04-01 08:26 AM
Three wire transfers to Pakistan totaling just over $2,000 landed an Orange County, CA, woman in federal prison for five years, but it was the money’s ultimate destination and the brutal intent...
Fri, 2013-03-29 03:15 PM
The Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC) has awarded $350,000 to the Cycle One team led by NJVC and members, including Boeing, The Aerospace Corp. and the Open Geospatial Consortium...
Mon, 2013-03-25 03:39 PM

NGA's headquarters

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a unit within the nation’s Intelligence Community, is looking for a contractor who can help its Inspector General to perform an independent audit of the...

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By Jennifer Tidy and Parham AarabiVirtual aging of photos is often used by law enforcement for finding and capturing fugitives, abducted or lost individuals, or even terrorists.  However, on some...
By Dr. Jeffrey HarrisIntroductionWireless communication systems, like anything else, need updating from time to time.  But, unlike a house that can be remodeled by having a wall painted here or a...
By Brian Lapidus Telecommuting, whether full-time or part-time, is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. According to a 2008 survey from the Society for Human Resource Management, 57...
By Brian Ahern     If you haven’t yet had a chance to check out the recent 60 Minutes piece, “Sabotaging the System,” I highly recommend that you take a look.   As a homeland security professional,...
by Edward M. Roche If you recently saw James Cameron's new movie Avatar, then perhaps you are thinking of having your own personal avatar living somewhere in a virtual world. Many people are doing it...

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Millis, MA-based Kanguru Solutions, a manufacturer of secure IT storage solutions, has announced the addition of USB device control to its Kanguru Remote Management Console (KRMC). The company calls...
Reston, VA-based Input, which specializes in government business, has unveiled new research detailing adoption trends for cloud computing, virtualization, service-oriented architecture (SOA), open...
Rockville, MD-based Telvent reports that it is the first vendor selected to participate in a DHS supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) testing project to ensure critical IT security and...
Mobile Active Defense, LLC (M.A.D.) has announced the release of its patent-pending mobile firewall and contents filtering mechanisms that enforce controls based upon the physical location of the...
GammaTech Computer Corp., a manufacturer of notebook and tablet computers, has introduced the newest member to its line of cost-effective, high-performance rugged convertible notebook computers, the...