The FBI’s Protected Voices initiative provides cybersecurity recommendations to political campaigns on multiple topics, including social engineering, to help mitigate the risk of cyber influence operations targeting U.S. elections. State and local election officials or campaign staff should report suspicious activity to their local FBI field office and also notify FBI CyWatch at cywatch@fbi.gov or 1-855-292-3937.

FBI Initiative to Mitigate Risk of Cyber Influence Targeting US Elections

By the FBI Protected Voices is an FBI initiative to mitigate the risk of cyber influence operations targeting U.S. elections. Part of that initiative is outward-facing and includes efforts by the Bureau to...
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Passwords a Top Threat, Multi-Factor Authentication Needed, Study Says

WatchGuard® Technologies, has released the findings of its new Internet Security Report for Q2 2018, which explores the latest security threats affecting small to midsize businesses (SMBs) and distributed enterprises. This new research...
When life threatening incidents occur, all individuals must be alerted and safety protocols quickly implemented and followed. LRAD systems ensure warnings and lifesaving notifications are simultaneously heard and clearly understood, providing superior communication capabilities for crisis situations.

LRAD Goes for 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Trifecta with LRAD 360XL-MID Mobile Kit

LRAD Corporation, a global leader in long range voice broadcast systems, advanced mass notification, and the Platinum Award Winner for Best Long Range Acoustic Hailing System for Two Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security...
The Axiomatics Policy Server, is the most complete solution available for agency-wide roll out of Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC).

Axiomatics Federal Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program (Videos)

Axiomatics Federal Inc., the leader in externalized fine-grained dynamic authorization, is pleased to announce the company's flagship product, the Axiomatics Policy Server has been nominated to compete in the 2018 'ASTORS'...
SolarWinds ® Orion ® Platform is trusted by 425 of the Fortune 500 ® companies to monitor, visualize, and analyze the performance of networks, applications, systems, and databases on-premises, in a hybrid environment, or in the cloud.

SolarWinds Orion Suite v3.0 Goes for Common Criteria Evaluation (Video)

SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, a Platinum Award Winner Two Years Running in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a strong competitor in the 2018 'ASTORS'...
Zone Protector™ – Detect Cell Phones & Hidden Transmission Devices. Accurate Detection - Future Proof - Multiple Alert Options. Deploy as a portable or network device with adjustable range.

Cellbusters Goes for Trifecta in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Cellbusters, an Award Winner for Best Cell Phone Detection Solution for Two Years Running in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is happy to announce the Zone Protector (Cellular and Cyber Detection System), has been nominated to compete in...

Cybersecurity: Single Most Important Event of this Century (Multi-Video)

By Casey Fleming, CEO of BLACKOPS Partners Corporation Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on June 15, “We are witnessing a world awash in change—a world beset by the reemergence of great power competition...

Viasat Handheld Link 16 NSA Authorized for Int’l Military Forces

Viasat, a global communications company, and a competitor in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has received authorization by the National Security Agency (NSA) for immediate use by Five Eyes...
Black Hat USA 2018: IBM X-Force finds 17 zero-day vulnerabilities in four smart city systems

Black Hat USA 2018: Security Flaws In Smart City Technology (See Video)

By Doug Olenick, Online Editor, SC Media Smart cities are not quite as bright as their administrators might think, as a just-released study has found many critical flaws in a variety of...
The greatest threat to businesses today isn’t the outsider trying to get in. It’s the people you trust—the ones who already have the keys.

ObserveIT Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

Whether intentional or not, employees of any organization and its extended network of contractors pose a security threat to the organization’s critical systems and data. Today, 60 percent of all attacks are...