The U.S. tech giant has confirmed that all its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by two recently disclosed processor flaws called Spectre and Meltdown. What to do? See here.

All iPhones, iPads & Macs Affected by Chip Flaws: What to Do (Multi-Video)

By Selena Larson and Jethro Mullen, CNN Money Apple users haven't been spared in the great computer chip debacle. The U.S. tech giant has confirmed that all its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers...
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Public Safety Communications in the Far Reaches of Tribal Lands (Video)

An Unparalleled Community needs an Uncommon Network By Margaret Gutierrez, FirstNet Regional Tribal Government Liaison The Ysleta del Sur Pueblo tribe refers to the layout of its tribal lands as a checkerboard—with...
On May 10, 2017, as part of an ongoing criminal investigation being conducted by DHS OIG and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, DHS OIG discovered an unauthorized copy of its investigative case management system in the possession of a former DHS OIG employee.

DHS OIG Privacy Incident Involving PII of Employees & Investigative Data

On January 3, 2018, select Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees received notification letters from the DHS Chief Privacy Officer, Phillip S. Kaplan, to advise them that they may have been impacted...
Texas DIR New Services Now Available to State Agencies, Cities, Counties, Special Districts and Higher Education Institutions

Texas DIR Selects AT&T for Cybersecurity (Multi-Video)

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) has awarded AT&T with a contract to offer managed security services statewide. The services include security monitoring and device management, risk and compliance testing, and...
Patrice Caine, Thales chairman and chief executive officer

Thales Acquires Chip Giant Gemalto, in $5.6B All-Cash Deal (Learn More)

By Greg Otto, cyberscoop French technology giant Thales SA will acquire digital security company Gemalto after outbidding a rival French company whose bid was rejected. Thales will acquire Gemalto — the world’s largest manufacturer of...
The Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program™ and its subsidiary MegaLab™ test, certification, and integration facility, adds advanced network technology provider Allied Telesis to its membership.

Allied Telesis Joins Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program

Arecont Vision®, the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner for Best IP Video Surveillance Solution, and the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has welcomed Allied Telesis, Inc. to the Arecont Vision Technology Partner...
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,...
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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...
Rishi Bhargava, co-founder and vice president of marketing at Demisto.

Demisto Enterprise Wins Two 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

Demisto, an innovator in Security Automation and Orchestration technology, has won two awards in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program from American Security Today, (AST). The Demisto Enterprise Security Operations Platform...
Dabney Kern, CACI Senior Vice President for Homeland and National Defense and is a former executive in DHS, NSC, and Director of the White House Military Office

Executive Order Holds Agency Heads Responsible for Cyber Risks

Guest editorial by Richard Smith, CACI Vice President for Enterprise IT and Dabney Kern, CACI Senior Vice President for Homeland and National Defense  The recently released 2018 federal budget includes an Executive...