James Comey, FBI Director

Privacy vs. Nat’l Security: Americans Conflicted Over Apple-FBI Standoff

As Apple and the FBI square off over whether the feds should get access to the iPhone of a shooter who killed 14 people in the San Bernardino terror attack, Americans...
Solarwinds

SolarWinds Empowers IT Pros with Ultimate Hybrid IT Mgt (Multi-Video)

SolarWinds, the 2016 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Platinum Award Winner for Best Incident & Event Management Solution, has revealed its latest capabilities for end-to-end hybrid IT management through key updates to its...
Cyber Quest, led by the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence, brings together Soldiers and leaders from across the Army with research and development vendors June 5 through 30 at Fort Gordon, Georgia, to assess the latest cyber and electronic warfare technologies and concepts against documented cyber and electronic warfare requirements. (Image Credit: U.S. Army)

SolarWinds Participates in Army Cyber Quest 2017 (Multi-Video)

SolarWinds, a competitor in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, participated in Cyber Quest 2017, a multi-week exercise in cyber and electronic warfare exploration and collaboration hosted by the Army Cyber...
The AEHF system, designed for both strategic and tactical users, enables military users around the globe to securely transmit critical information which includes everything from nuclear command and control to real-time video, battlefield maps and targeting data. (Image courtesy of Northrop Grumman)

Bringing Protected Satellite Comm to the Tactical User (Learn More, Video)

The defense industry-funded Low Cost Terminal (LCT) has been successfully tested this month with an on-orbit Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite. The LCT is an initiative to develop an affordable terminal...
The limited-time offer enables small businesses to reduce the risk of illicit access to corporate data and save up to 34% on security monitoring

Netwrix to Launch Data Access Bundle Targeted at SMBs

Netwrix Corporation, provider of a visibility platform for user behavior analysis and risk mitigation in hybrid environments, is launching a special Data Access Bundle tailored to meet the specific needs of SMBs. Netwrix Auditor, the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland...
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...

SolarWinds Goes for Hat Trick in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

Threats to IT networks continue to accelerate and evolve. While enterprising hackers from external sources test the robustness of network security parameters, internal threats in the form of careless and malicious insiders...
Dr. Ann Cox, program manager, CSD for the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency at DHS S&T

DHS S&T to Hold Cybersecurity Industry Day on May 15 (Learn More)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will introduce its newest research and development solicitation call during a May 25 Industry Day event at the Mayflower Hotel...
Leidos to Install, Manage Smart Grid for Lansing, Delivering Business Efficiency and Customer Satisfaction (Image Credit: Leidos)

Lansing Selects Leidos Smart Grid for Board of Power & Light (Learn More)

The Lansing Board of Water and Light's new smart grid initiative will implement Leidos new Smart Grid Select™ offering. Through this contract, Leidos will manage the installation of the municipal utility's advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), as well as...
American government agencies are now banned from using software created by the Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. They have to begin removing Kaspersky products from their systems within 3 months, as per DHS.

Russian Software Booted Off US Gov’t Computers (Multi-Video)

After careful consideration of available information and consultation with interagency partners, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke today issued a Binding Operational Directive (BOD) directing Federal Executive Branch departments and agencies...