The Cognitive Science Behind Cybersecurity

Guest Editorial by Margaret Cunningham, Principal Research Scientist, Forcepoint Artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, and machine learning are among the most discussed technologies in the cybersecurity realm, but what do these solutions really...
Everbridge report finds that despite increase in awareness and concern around active shooters, half of organizations don’t have a communications plan in place, and 62% never run drills.

Active Shooters Rank Top Threat, But Most Firms Lack Safety Measures

Over three quarters of organizations list an active shooter situation as their top safety threat, according to Everbridge, a global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety applications, and a Two Time...
On Monday, IBM is publishing findings on vulnerabilities in five “visitor management systems,” the digital sign-in portals that often greet you at businesses and facilities.

X-Force Red Finds Security Threats in Visitor Management System Kiosks

March 4, 2018 – In Breaking News – WIRED DANIEL CROWLEY HAS a long list of software platforms, computers, and internet-of-things devices that he suspects he could hack. As research director of IBM’s offensive security group...
A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a service that lets you access the web safely and privately by routing your connection through a server and hiding your online actions. (Courtesy of YouTube)

What Are the Most Secure VPN Proto-cols & Why? (Learn More, See Video)

By Howard Dawson, Writer & Tech Enthusiast Virtual Private Networks (VPN) are vital applications for those who want to keep their Web browsing data private. They allow for safe surfing of the internet and to...
2018 'ASTORS' Gurucul Risk Analytics (GRA) is a multi-use UEBA platform with an open architecture that ingests virtually any dataset for desired attributes, and includes configurable out-of-the-box analytics.

Gurucul Cybersecurity & Fraud Analytics Hit Record Growth in 2018

Gurucul, a leader in behavior based security and fraud analytics technology, and a Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, achieved record business results in 2018 which includes a 200% increase...
Whether you are protecting entire districts, school campuses, or individual school buildings, Metis Secure delivers emergency notification, communications, and management systems to help staff and authorities, and save lives. (Courtesy of Metis Secure)

Is Your Facility Protected with Best in Class Emerg Help Stations?

In-building and outdoor emergency notification beacons are being installed at schools across the nation. WHY? Because revolutionary new emergency help stations in an emergency, can save lives by speeding response. That is why...
The NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released final guidance on mobile device security to help organizations secure mobile devices and prevent data breaches.

NIST Guide to ‘Mobile Device Security: Cloud and Hybrid Builds’ Now Live

NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide SP 1800-4 Mobile Device Security: Cloud and Hybrid Builds, is now final. If sensitive data is stored on a poorly secured mobile device that is lost or stolen, an attacker...
This project represents a huge step forward in realizing our mission to connect the world by enabling access to high-speed Internet in the hardest-to-reach places. For the cost of a cell tower that connects just one location, Viasat can bring Wi-Fi access to hundreds of rural towns across the country. (Courtesy of Viasat)

Viasat & Facebook Expanding Internet Connectivity to Rural Mexico (Video)

Viasat Inc., a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, and Facebook are working together to accelerate the deployment of affordable, high-speed, high-quality internet to communities that lack reliable internet or have no connectivity at...
Silverfort enables adaptive multi-factor authentication and identity theft prevention for every sensitive user, device and asset across all environments.

Silverfort Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

Corporate networks are going through dramatic changes in recent years, due to IT revolutions such as the cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and more. In this new...
HID’s new beacon and the Bluvision end-to-end IoT platform enable hospitals to easily plug real-time duress detection and alerts into their healthcare IoT infrastructure. This powerful combination simplifies the process of increasing healthcare personnel safety with a solution that also requires minimal effort by the user. (Courtesy of HID Global)

IoT Beacons Help Keep Doctors, Hosp Staff Safe from Workplace Violence

HID Global, a leader in trusted identity solutions, and Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has launched the company's new BEEKs Duress Badge Beacon which addresses the growing need to protect doctors,...