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Fri, 2013-02-01 11:37 AM
Most GSN readers are familiar with HSPD-12, the 2004 Homeland Security Presidential Directive that mandated a standard for secure and reliable forms of identification issued by the federal government...
Fri, 2013-02-01 11:17 AM
DHS spent about $10.3 billion in service contracts during fiscal year 2012, including awards from TSA to separate vendors that accounted for four of the five largest individual contracts, and awards...
Wed, 2013-01-30 12:07 PM

John Skowronski

Quantum Secure, a provider of enterprise software that manages and streamlines security identities, compliance and analytics across disparate physical security systems, has appointed John Skowronski...
Tue, 2013-01-29 09:14 AM

Ken Stasiak

SecureState, a provider of information security assessments and protection services, announced on Jan. 29 that it has signed a Collaborative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with DHS to...
Thu, 2013-01-24 12:14 PM

Rapid prototyping developed
this portable surveillance system

The Science and Technology Directorate of DHS is thinking about introducing “rapid prototyping” into its R&D process, so it can shorten the time it takes to move a preliminary concept for a...
Wed, 2013-01-23 11:27 AM

Rep. Michael McCaul

Addressing the growing threat in northern Africa from emboldened Al Qaeda affiliates, as well as U.S. border security, DHS oversight and cyber security efforts top the to-do list for the House...
Wed, 2013-01-23 08:56 AM
Defense department researchers are looking for new ways to defend sprawling communications and data networks from targeted assault. The Department of Defense’s (DoD) network, said Defense Advanced...
Wed, 2013-01-23 08:38 AM
Critical infrastructure companies are up against increasingly sophisticated electronic attacks and intrusions on their industrial control systems, said the DHS Cyber attack emergency response team,...
Tue, 2013-01-22 01:19 PM

Counterfeit handbag

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seized 697 Websites for intellectual property rights violations during fiscal 2012, according to the agency’s recently-released statistics for the period. In...
Wed, 2013-01-16 02:01 PM
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is inviting vendors, academics and integrators who want to become involved in the secure exchange of electronic healthcare information to...
Tue, 2013-01-15 11:06 AM

"Rocra" victims

A long-running Cyber espionage malware campaign aimed at governments in Eastern Europe, Russia, and central Asia has infiltrated computer systems, mobile devices and network equipment in the regions...
Mon, 2013-01-14 08:24 AM

Morton at EC3

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton attended the Jan. 11 opening of the new European Cybercrime Centre (EC3). According to ICE, the EC3, based at Europol's...

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Commentary and Opinions

As different industries grapple with the need to ensure the security of their data, systems and infrastructure, specific trade and industry groups have continued to rapidly develop and adopt their...
For many years, the term 'information security' has been synonymous with protecting the network perimeter from outside threats -- hackers, viruses and other malware, intruders and so on. But there...
Companies put tremendous faith in network security defenses, spending millions annually on anti-threat countermeasures. Given the investment, our networks must be getting more secure, right? Wrong...
The issue of cyber-security has become the subject of great debate in the federal government today, and with good reason: information technology (IT) security is mission-critical for government...
On Friday, May 29, 2009, President Barack Obama made a landmark decision, announcing he will create a Cybersecurity Coordinator, reporting to both the National Security Council (NSC) and the National...

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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...