The medium terminals in the Very Small Aperture Terminal Family of Systems undergo interoperability evaluations at Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. A Request for Information for a VSAT-medium replacement was released by Marine Corps Systems Command to industry in October 2017 to develop and deliver an updated, cost-effective, reliable solution.

Marine Corps Seeks New VSAT Communication System

By Kaitlin Kelly, Marine Corps Systems Command Giving Marine Commanders the means to communicate beyond line of sight while forward deployed is a critical and necessary capability. A Marine Corps Systems Command-led working...
With ongoing news of serious security breaches taking place both in the public and private sectors, leaders of all stripes are realizing that not investing adequately in IT security can have a negative, if not devastating, impact on the overall health of their organization, so too are they coming to understand the role of leadership within their IT security teams.

The Importance of Leadership in IT Security

By Andrew W. Donofrio There is no shortage of leadership books, articles, and training programs developed for corporate America and government alike. On the corporate side, the importance of leadership is an easy...
Public Safety Agencies Across the Country Turn to Leader in Cost-Effective Rugged Device Solutions

DURABOOK Wins 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Gold for Best Rugged Tablet Computer

GammaTech Computer Corporation, the North American branch of Twinhead International Corporation, is delighted to announce it’s DURABOOK R11 has received the 2017 Gold 'ASTORS' Award in the Best Rugged Tablet Computer...
George Garofano used stolen usernames and passwords to illegally access his victims’ iCloud accounts, which allowed him to steal personal information, including sensitive and private photographs and videos, according to his plea agreement.

CT Man Latest Charged in ‘CelebGate’ Nude Photo Hack (Learn More, Video)

A Connecticut man was charged on Thursday in federal court with a felony computer hacking offense related to a phishing scheme that gave him illegal access to over 250 Apple iCloud...
FBI Director Christopher A. Wray renewed a call for tech companies to help law enforcement officials gain access to encrypted smartphones, describing it as a “major public safety issue.” (Image courtesy of YouTube)

FBI Chief Wray: Encryption is ‘Urgent Public Safety Issue’ (Multi-Video)

By Olivia Beavers, THE HILL FBI Director Christopher Wray stated Tuesday that the inability of law enforcement agencies to surpass the strong encryptions on electronic devices poses an “urgent public safety issue.” Wray said that during the...
Are you tired of fighting prolonged attack campaigns? Can your organization withstand today’s sophisticated DDoS attacks?

Radware Wins New Top Tier US Carrier for Attack Mitigation (Video)

Radware, a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, and a 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Cyber Security Application Management, has won an over one million dollar...
CYRIE Program Manager Erin Kenneally

DHS S&T Award to Create Platform to Spur Cyber Controls Info-Sharing

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded 418 Intelligence Corporation of Herndon, Virginia $350,000 to develop a forecasting platform that will help critical infrastructure owners and system...
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...