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...
Ysleta del Sur Pueblo - An Unparalleled Community needs an Uncommon Network

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...

Unanimous Opt-Ins Pave Way for FirstNet (Learn More, Multi-Video)

With last week’s close of the FirstNet opt-in/opt-out period, the unanimous decisions of states and territories across America are in - making it a big week for public safety. Fifty states, 2 territories and...
For institutions or companies with thousands of computer stations, laptops, television monitors and other connected IoT devices, connectivity in the event of a threat is paramount. American Signal Corporation (ASC) answers the call for preparedness with our ASC AWARE notification system. It ensures any internet-enabled device connected to your server is ready to receive notice of a threat if or when one arises. ASC AWARE notification system supports completely customizable notifications, including text, picture and video.

ASC Launches Campus-Based Layered Mass Notification System

American Signal Corporation (ASC), Two-Time Winner of the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards and Platinum Award Winner for Best Disaster Preparedness, Recovery Solution, is launching its new in-network mass notification and alerting system: ASC AWARE. This product...
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...

S&T Project Helps Secure First Responder Apps From Cyberattacks

A pilot project funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) resulted in the successful remediation of potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities in mobile applications (apps) used by the nation’s...
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,...