When we think of situational awareness and incident response, we can only be as effective as the preparation and planning among all stakeholders.  If we prepare and operate in individual silos, the response and outcome will be less effective and will likely result in immeasurable loss.

Unified Situational Awareness by Valor Systems Founder & CEO

Guest Editorial by William Rendina, Founder & CEO, Valor Systems, Inc. Situational Awareness is often thought of as an isolated situation.  While that may be the case, it may also be a...
The iboss Zero Trust Edge prevents breaches by making applications, data and services inaccessible to attackers while allowing trusted users to securely and directly connect to protected resources from anywhere

iboss Returns to Compete in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

iboss, a cloud security company that provides organizations and their employees fast and secure access to the internet on any device, from any location, in the cloud, who took home the...
The YubiKey 5C NFC is the world’s first multi-protocol security key with smart card support, designed with both near-field communication (NFC) and USB-C connections on a single device.

Yubico Expands YubiKey Access in U.S. through the AWS Marketplace

Yubico, the leading provider of hardware authentication security keys, and an ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Four Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced the immediate availability of...
Freedom. We want it in our personal lives, and we want it in our digital lives – especially when it comes to our data. Today, our data is at a crossroads when it comes to freedom: Who really has control over your data? Where can you share it? How can you manage it confidently and safely? Are you really in control of your data’s destiny? (Courtesy of Virtru)

Secure Email Encryption from Virtru Competes in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Virtru, a global leader in data protection, is pleased to announce Secure Email Encryption from Virtru is one of two products Nominated to Compete in the 2022 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards...
Ahmad Abouammo, 44, formerly of Walnut Creek, California, took bribes in exchange for accessing, monitoring, and conveying the private information of Twitter users to officials of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Saudi Royal family.

Former Twitter Employee Guilty of Spying on Behalf of Saudi Arabia

A federal jury has convicted a former Media Partnerships Manager for the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region at Twitter of acting as a foreign agent without notice to the Attorney General,...
Gurucul Next-Gen SIEM

Gurucul Returns to Compete in 5th ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

As networks grow and threats continue to increase, security teams are overwhelmed with security event information. In fact, according to recent research, 45% of security alerts are false positives, and 75% of...
The 17XX IM OCCFLD provides the Marine Corps with a deliberate, professionalized, and sustainable workforce enabling the Marine Corps to integrate information related capabilities, operationalizing information as the Marine Corps seventh warfighting function. (Courtesy of USMC News and YouTube)

USMC Cyberspace Ops Redesignated to Information Maneuver OCCFLD

The 17XX Cyberspace Operations occupational field, which was Recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has been redesignated as the 17XX Information Maneuver OCCFLD effective 9 March 2022, according...
Mark43 Nearly half of Americans surveyed believe police are attending to personal matters, like texting friends, reading emails and scrolling through social media when on their phones. However, in reality, utilizing mobile technology in the field is essential for officers to receive up-to-date information around criminal activity,  BOLO alerts and direction from their commanders. 

Americans Support Law Enforcement and Oppose Defunding the Police

Mark43, a leading cloud-native public safety software company, that took home the Gold for Best Public Safety Workforce Management in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, released the results of a national survey conducted...
Cyber attacks are on the rise and the only way to defend against them is to be proactive, pre-emptive and catch them BEFORE they take hold. (Courtesy of Cyemptive Technologies and Twitter)

Cyemptive Returns to Compete in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Cyemptive Technologies, which was Recognized with Double 2021 'ASTORS' Awards in the 2021 Homeland Security Awards Program, has been Nominated to compete for a record Ten 'ASTORS' Awards in the 2022 Program,...
Following FBI Director Christopher Wray’s warning that western companies are going to “pick a flag” – choosing between continuing to do business in China or siding with American innovation, hear from Paul Rosenzweig, former Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Policy, on the implications for US business, especially tech companies.

The United States and China: Is Big Tech Caught in the Collision?

Guest Editorial by Paul Rosenzweig  It is increasingly clear that some Big Tech companies may be caught in the collision course between two countries central to their operations and growth–America and China. The...