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...
Expect more targeted IoT attacks and new nation-state threats in the coming year. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Security Threats, Risks and Trends in 2019 (Learn More, Multi-Video)

December 5, 2018 – In Breaking News – techradar - By Sam Curry When it comes to cybersecurity risks and threats in 2019, attackers will do what they always do and follow...
It may not be a nice topic to talk about, but it is essential that the world is aware of the terrifying cyber crime statistics in 2018.

21 Terrifying Cyber Crime Statistics

By Jack Foster, Author at VPN Geeks Unfortunately, with technology on the rise, there’s more room for cyber crime in 2019. According to the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018, 43% of businesses were a victim of...
Acoustic Technology Inc. (ATI), a leader in the mass notification industry, and Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Mass Notification/Siren System, is pleased to announce the company’s next generation REACT5000 Central Control Unit (CCU) provides advanced monitoring and control features that enhance the entire line of ATI Mass Notification Products.

ATI Systems Honored with Two 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), a world leader in the design, manufacturing, and installation of reliable emergency warning and notification systems for the campus, community, industrial, and military markets, is pleased to...
Online advertisers desire premium websites on which to publish their ads and large numbers of visitors to view those ads. 3ve created fake versions of both (websites and visitors), and funneled the advertising revenue to cyber criminals. 3ve obtained control over 1.7 million unique IPs by leveraging victim computers infected with Boaxxe/Miuref and Kovter malware, as well as Border Gateway Protocol-hijacked IP addresses. 

FBI & Tech Giants Take Down Massive Online Fraud Scheme Named ‘3ve’

A gigantic criminal network that was able to generate fake ad views and clicks to defraud millions of dollars from ad networks and advertisers over the past four years has been...
A family in South Sudan used Facebook to auction off their 16 yo daughter as a child bride, and Facebook only noticed 2 weeks later. According to children's rights organization Plan International, the girl was bid on by five men, some of whom were reportedly high-ranking South Sudanese government officials, and reminiscent of 'Slave Markets'

Child Bride Auctioned on Facebook in ‘Barbaric Use of Technology’ (Video)

November 20, 2018 - In Breaking News - CNN Facebook has come under fire for a "barbaric use of technology" that allowed the sale of a child bride to be held on...

Mapping Apps are Endangering Special Operators, Anger US Troops

By Susan Crabtree, the Washington Free Beacon U.S. special operators and other troops have been using advanced war-fighting applications for hand-held devices that contain software weaknesses that render them vulnerable to hacking...
In order to keep everyone safe, no matter what device they are using in any part of the world, enterprise-level emergency notification solutions had to evolve to include any and all communication channels. Only a modern system can give organizations and employees peace of mind that they are protected and will be informed should an emergency or significant event occur.

AlertMedia a Finalist in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

AlertMedia, a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, has been selected as a Finalist in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Program. AlertMedia’s mass notification system has led to a monumental shift in how...
Dual-mode supports combat missions, even in GPS-denied environments

Orolia Unveils SecureFind Wearable Combat Search & Rescue Beacon

Orolia, a world leader in Assured Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions, and a competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has introduced its new SecureFind™ Combat Rescue Beacon at the 2018...
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...