The LinkGuard platform from Blue Ridge Networks allows organizations to cloak critical data networks, making them invisible and inaccessible to everyone that doesn’t have previously verified access using Autonomous Network Segmentation. This ‘Zero Trust’ methodology prevents hacker reconnaissance and eliminates the high risk of unauthorized access to critical infrastructure while enabling secure connectivity, wherever it’s needed, without costly or time-consuming IT overhead.

Blue Ridge Networks Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Blue Ridge Networks, a past Platinum Award Winner in the Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is delighted to announce that the company's new LinkGuard Platform has been nominated to compete in...
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Donald Fell Gets Life in Prison for 2000 Carjacking, Kidnapping & Murder

Donald Fell, 38, formerly residing in Pennsylvania pleaded guilty on Friday to murder, carjacking and kidnapping, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S....
FEMA emergency alert test scheduled for Wednesday (Courtesy of FEMA)

FEMA Emerg Alert Test Set for Wednesday (Why? Learn Here, Video)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is scheduled to conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. The WEA portion...
The sunrise ceremony kicked off a day of memorials, prayer services, blood drives and dedications to commemorate the lives lost in the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting. The giant casino marquees were set to go dark in unison Monday night with the names of the victims to be read shortly after. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Vegas Shooting Victims Remembered One Year Later (Learn More, Videos)

By Tim Stelloh, the Associated Press, and NBC News Hundreds gathered for a sunrise ceremony at an amphitheater in Las Vegas on Monday to mark the one-year anniversary of a mass shooting that left...
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Seeking Death Penalty in NYC Bike Path Attack that Killed 8 (Multi-Video)

By the Associated Press A man charged with using a truck to kill eight people last year on a New York City bike path will face the death penalty at a trial...
PureActiv™ is an automated outdoor surveillance system that addresses critical security threats to safeguard lives, facilities, and other high-value assets.

PureActiv Video Analytics Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

PureTech Systems, a new competitor to the Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is delighted to announce that PureActiv has been nominated to compete in the 2018 'ASTORS' Awards Program. PureActiv™ is...
DefCon hacking event shows how easy it is to hack voting systems, and advises officials to rethink their use of digital voting systems.

Hackers Warn Capitol Hill on Election Security Ahead of Midterms (Videos)

By Donie O'Sullivan and Sarah Mucha, CNN The vulnerabilities in America's voting systems are "staggering," a group representing hackers warned lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Thursday -- just over a month before the midterm...
In a near worst-case scenario, a new, lethal and highly infectious flu virus would break out in a crowded, unprepared megacity that lacks public health infrastructure, according to Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Heath. Such a fast-moving virus could burst from a city and catch a ride with international travelers before public health officials realize what is happening.

100 Years Ago, Influenza Killed 50M People. Could it Happen Today?

By Doyle Rice, USA TODAY One hundred years ago, death came with astonishing speed and horrifying agony. Some influenza patients admitted to a Boston hospital in the morning of October 1918 would be dead by the...
The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC)

White House Rolls Out New National Cyber Strategy, See Details (Video)

President Trump has signed off on a long-awaited national cyber strategy that aims to guide how his administration will handle offensive and defensive cybersecurity and cyberthreats, according to John Bolton, the National Security...
On April 12, 2017 Ryan Keith Taylor allegedly made and set off a chemical weapon in the Kisatchie National Forest, releasing chlorine gas which injured several investigators and started a fire.

Soldier Gets Prison for Manufacturing, Using a Chemical Weapon

Ryan Keith Taylor, 24, a soldier at Fort Polk, has been sentenced to 135 months in prison, to be followed by five years of supervised release, for manufacturing, possessing and detonating...