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IntraLogic's official release of the "One Button" Lockdown system on CBS 2 News.

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Fri, 2013-01-11 10:16 AM
The latest cyber attacks on U.S. banks in early January that disrupted online and mobile banking at PNC, HSBC, Fifth Third Bank, Ally Financial and others are the result of a botnet onslaught,...
Thu, 2013-01-10 12:51 PM

The White House’s
Richard Reed,
a top honoree

White House’s Reed, a top honoree, says emergency response depends on community Richard Reed, Deputy Assistant to President Obama for Homeland Security, told hundreds of attendees at GSN’s awards...
Tue, 2013-01-08 12:51 PM
A defendant in one of the largest copyright infringement and wire fraud cases ever uncovered and dismantled by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)...
Mon, 2013-01-07 03:00 PM

John Brennan

President Obama on Jan. 7 nominated White House counter terror adviser John Brennan to head the Central Intelligence Agency. New of Brennan’s nomination rumbled through Washington, as the White House...
Sun, 2013-01-06 12:53 PM

Chicago's City Hall

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Jan. 3 that the City of Chicago is adopting a Cloud strategy for all employee email and desktop applications, a move that consolidates and modernizes the City’s...
Fri, 2013-01-04 04:06 PM

Michael McCaul (R-TX)

The new House Homeland Security Committee chairman, Michael McCaul (R-TX) named six subcommittee chairs on Jan. 4, including the former committee chairman. McCaul also vowed he would provide “...
Wed, 2013-01-02 10:35 AM

ISPAB members

A NIST advisory panel that deals with security and privacy issues as they relate to federal computer systems, is planning three days of public meetings in Washington, DC, on Feb. 13-15, at which the...
Thu, 2012-12-20 10:58 AM
At an IBM security media dinner at the Tribeca Grill in Manhattan on Dec. 19, where the food was delicious, the food for thought was even more delectable. At a small gathering of IBM security-related...
Thu, 2012-12-20 09:51 AM

Solar panels

A system used to manage solar power systems is vulnerable to easy attacks from outside hackers, according to the U.S. Cyber watchdog for industrial control systems. A product made by Italian control...
Wed, 2012-12-12 08:25 AM
An international investigation, fueled with information gleaned by Facebook’s security operations, has succeeded in shutting down what authorites said was a botnet linked to millions of computers...
Mon, 2012-12-10 02:32 PM

A Standard Chartered Bank
office

Standard Chartered Bank agreed to give up $227 million for conducting and hiding illegal monetary transactions with Iran, Sudan, Libya and Burma that violated international sanctions, said the U.S....
Wed, 2012-12-05 11:51 AM

Ajay Jain of
Quantum Secure

Information is power when it comes to risk management. Governments at all levels must manage risk, both as part of their long-term planning and in their day-to-day operations. Readily available and...

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Commentary and Opinions

Virtualization provides outstanding efficiency of resources and systems management, as well as significant cost savings. However, these benefits can be quickly nullified by a poor security posture...
For federal agencies, the official move to IPv6 compliance began in June 2008. However, the real challenge for these agencies is just beginning. The next phase of IPv6 compliance is ensuring the...
Almost two years ago the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) recognized Microsoft SharePoint as an acceptable records management solution. The good news was that this put the agility of one of the...
The recent attention to penetration of the U.S. electrical grid serves as a renewed call to private industry and government officials to raise the priority of cyber-security and investment therein...
The recent data breaches at the FAA and VA have illuminated just how fragile the nation's data infrastructure is and how vulnerable it is to attack by a new generation of cyber-criminals. The...

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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...