Autopsy—an open-source, digital forensics platform used by law enforcement agencies worldwide to determine how a digital device was used in a crime and recover evidence—is being enhanced with the addition of several new capabilities requested by law enforcement.

S&T Enhancing the Autopsy Digital Forensics Tool

Nearly every crime committed today involves digital media, such as computers and cell phones. In most cases, these devices contain vital evidence, including call logs, location information, text and email messages,...
Mirai malware

Guilty Pleas in Computer Crime Cases Involving Massive DDoS Attacks (Videos)

The Justice Department have announced today the guilty pleas in three high-profile cybercrime cases.  In the District of Alaska, defendants pleaded guilty to creating and operating two botnets, which targeted “Internet of...
Operation Raging Bull (Image Courtesy of ICE)

ICE Arrests 101 in NJ Op Targeting Criminal Aliens (Learn More, Video)

A Mexican national in the country illegally, who has a prior conviction for sexual assault on a minor, is among 101 foreign nationals taken into custody during a five-day operation conducted...
Jonathan Daniel Kutej

N Texas Man Gets 60 yrs for Producing Child Pornography (Learn More)

A North Texas man was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Terry R. Means to 60 years in federal prison for producing child pornography, announced Acting U.S. Attorney John R. Parker...
A Border Patrol Agent tests suspected narcotics at the Laredo North Border Patrol Station

Border Patrol Agents Seize Over $1M of the Deadly Opioid Fentanyl

On December 9, 2017, Border Patrol agents seized 35.27 pounds of Fentanyl in Laredo, Texas, at the Border Patrol Checkpoint on Interstate Highway 35 encountered a Honda Pilot at the primary...
Eighty-nine firefighters (56 volunteer, 23 career and 10 wildland agency) died while on duty in 2016.

Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2016, Report Released

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report, "Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2016," identifies and analyzes all on-duty U.S. firefighter fatalities that occurred last year increase understanding of their causes...
Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi man, reportedly inspired by ISIS set off a pipe bomb inside New York's Port Authority bus terminal during rush hour Monday morning (Image courtesy of YouTube)

NY: Man Detonates Pipe Bomb in Attempted Terror Attack (Multi-Video)

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN A man wearing a homemade pipe bomb detonated his explosive in a walkway at the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square on Monday, injuring three people...
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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes NICE for Invest & Evidence Mngnt Solution

NICE, the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner for Best 911 Recording & Analytics Solution, has earned a Frost & Sullivan prestigious Technology Leadership Award for Investigation and Evidence Management Solutions. The award recognizes companies that demonstrate...
The defeat of ISIS by U.S.-backed coalition forces in Raqqa, its once self-declared capital, represents a significant milestone in disrupting ISIS operations in the region. While the victory marks a significant turning point in the campaign against radical Islamist terror, the cowardly attack in New York City demonstrates the effectiveness of ISIS’ ability to spread its twisted ideology online.

McCaul Releases December Terror Threat Snapshot

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) has released December’s Terror Threat Snapshot, a monthly assessment of the Committee’s continuing effort to highlight the growing threat America, the West, and the world...
Rohit Braggs, Orolia VP of PNT Networks and Sources

Orolia Receives Two 2017 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

Orolia, the world leader in resilient positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) solutions, has  won the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards in two key categories. The awards, sponsored by American Security Today, were...