NIST Shows 20x Advance in Face Recognition Software’s Capabilities

Facial recognition software got 20 times better at searching a database to find a matching photograph, between 2014 and 2018, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) evaluation of...

Seattle IT Expert Gets Prison for Death Threats & Cyberstalking

Joel Kurzynski, 39, of Seattle, Washington, a former IT professional was sentenced to 30 months in prison and three years supervised release for conducting cyberstalking and threat campaigns against multiple Washington...
An FBI agent was shot in the shoulder in a drive-by shooting in Brooklyn, the NYPD said Saturday.

FBI Agent Shot & Wounded in Brooklyn (Learn More, Video)

December 9, 2018 – In Breaking News – CNN An FBI agent wounded by gunfire on Saturday in Brooklyn was shot while sitting in a parked vehicle, a law enforcement official told CNN. According...
DHS New Additions to S&T’s Data Privacy portfolio to address critical capability gaps for Homeland Security practitioners and instill trust in emergent technologies

DHS S&T Awards $1.14M for New Cyber Data Privacy Tools

Cyber-threats are rapidly shifting and privacy-related breaches are increasing in frequency and impact. To address these concerns, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), a multiple Platinum Honoree in the...
Nikko Adolfo Perez is charged with sexual exploitation of children through Instagram, Omegle, Kik, and other social media Apps

FBI Seeks Aid ID’ing Victims of Online Child Predator (Learn More, Videos)

The FBI is asking for the public's help to identify possible victims of Nikko Adolfo Perez, 26, of Atwater, California, who is currently in federal custody charged with luring and sexually exploited...
VitalTag can keep first responders connected to their patients via a suite of disposable sensors and mobile app. (Courtesy of PNNL)

Wearable Sensor Tracks Vital Signs in Mass Casualty Incidents (Learn More)

When mass casualty incidents strike, from active shooters or earthquakes, to multiple car pile ups, first responders can easily be overwhelmed by the sheer number of victims needing triage, treatment and...

Convict in Plot to Export Carbon Fiber for Chinese Military Removed (Video)

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed a Chinese citizen last week, who served three years in prison for attempting to illegally export high-grade carbon...
Former President George H.W. Bush's service dog Sully, lies before his casket in Houston on Sunday. The 41st president died Friday at the age of 94.(Courtesy of Jim McGrath via Twitter)

George H.W. Bush Dies at 94, Service Dog Stays By His Casket (Multi-Video)

December 3, 2018 – In Breaking News – NPR Sully, the service dog of former President George H.W. Bush, spent Sunday night lying before Bush's flag-draped casket in Houston. Jim McGrath, spokesman for...
Maliek Kearney traveled to Maryland in August 2015, to kill his wife, 24-year-old Pfc. Karlyn Ramirez leaving their four month old daughter in the dying woman’s arms. (Courtesy of the U.S. Army)

Army Sgt Gets Life Without Parole for Slaying Soldier Wife (Multi-Video)

Army Sergeant Maliek Kearney, age 37, of San Antonio, Texas, has been sentenced to life in federal prison, without the possibility of parole, for traveling to Maryland from South Carolina to...
Deputy Chief Andrew Scharnweber, a 22 year veteran of the U.S. Border Patrol, returns to the Buffalo Sector after most recently serving as an Associate Chief, Law Enforcement Operations Directorate, U.S. Border Patrol Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Chief Provost Names New Deputy Chief Patrol Agent for Buffalo Sector

U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost has selected Andrew K. Scharnweber as the new Deputy Chief Patrol Agent for the Buffalo, N.Y. Sector.   A 22 year veteran of the U.S. Border Patrol,...