2018 Edelman Winner: Federal Communications Commission

NCI on Award Winning FCC Team, Honored with 2018 Edelman Award

INFORMS, an international association for operations research and analytics professionals,  has awarded the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) its 2018 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Advanced Analytics, Operations Research, and Management Science for its use...

NCL Cyber Education Competition Empowers Students to Reach High

From students to teachers, the benefits of participating in the National Cyber League (NCL) cybersecurity competition runs a wide gamut, and every season more people are realizing the appeal. Its virtual training ground helps...

Homeland Security: Top Cyber Risks are Mobile Apps & Users (See Video)

By Hillary Vaughn, Fox Business  Most mobile app users blindly trust that the apps they download from app stores are safe and secure. But that isn’t the case. Douglas Maughan, who heads up...
Vincent Ramos, CEO of Canada-based Phantom Secure & four associates were indicted on charges that they knowingly and intentionally participated in a criminal enterprise that facilitated the importation & distribution of narcotics through the sale & service of encrypted communications to evade law enforcement and obstruct justice while committing transnational drug trafficking.

Phantom Secure Takedown: Selling Unhackable Phones to Drug Cartels

Phantom Secure Helped Drug Traffickers, Organized Crime Worldwide International organized crime and drug trafficking groups were dealt a blow by the takedown of an encrypted communication service they used to plan and...
Crenshanda Williams, 44, was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months probation after a jury found her guilty of hanging up on Texas residents attempting to call 911. (Courtesy of the Houston Police Department)

911 Operator who Hung Up on Emergency Calls Sentenced to Jail

By Nicole Darrah, Fox News A former 911 operator who hung up the phone "thousands" of times on people attempting to call in emergencies in Harris County, Texas has been sentenced to...
Fake users on online social networks can jeopardize your safety both in the online world and in the real world.

Algorithm Locates Fake Users Making Social Networks Safer (See Video)

Millions of us post on Facebook, send a tweet, or upload photos on online social networks. But how safe is the information we share? For that matter, how much information do we...
RSAC 2018 USA

DHS Nielsen & More with RSAC on Demand & Visit ‘ASTORS’ Winners

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen spoke at the 2018 RSA Conference to lay out the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity priorities and policies in addition to addressing the cyber...
Mobile Security R&D Program Guide Vol. 2 (Courtesy of DHS S&T)

Check Out DHS S&T’s New Mobile Security R&D Program Guide Vol. 2

Mobile devices have revolutionized the way we do work, enabling on-demand access to services and information anytime from anywhere. In the United States, there are an estimated 200 million smart mobile devices and two...
With state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor location technology, streaming video calling, and call prioritization, Carbyne is set to be 9-1-1's most important upgrade in more than 40 years.

Carbyne Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

Carbyne, the Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Emergency Response for Fed/State/Local Government, is pleased to announce c-All has been nominated to compete in the 2018...
I-FORCE OUTDOOR WARNING SIRENS

Emerg Sirens a Critical Staple of First Alert Mass Notification (Hear Sample)

As the United States recovers from a year of unprecedented natural disasters, American Signal Corporation (ASC), a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program Winner, is shining a light on the continued importance of outdoor sirens as...