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The greater Boston area is shut down with bus and subway service suspended and local businesses and universities closed, as federal and local authorities chase down two men believed to have carried out the Boston Marathon bombings.
Federal, state and local investigators are in the initial stages of tracking down the person or persons responsible for two bombs detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15 that killed three people and wounded over 100, but said no one has claimed responsibility for the attack.
The latest details to emerge from the afternoon of chaos in the city included news that the bombs -- which were stuffed in trashcans near the race route -- contained ball bearings or BBs meant to cause even more substantial injuries to bystanders.
GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala
Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.
The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.
The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.
The Response Network, of Hanover, NH, a provider of online training programs for law enforcement and public safety professionals, has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP) to develop customized in-service training courses that will be available to all Virginia law enforcement personnel on the company’s PoliceCommunity.net online training portal.
Government Security News has announced that its 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program will officially open for business and start accepting entries in the program’s 45 awards categories on Tuesday, April 26.
Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.
NEW YORK Jan. 17, 2017 Since the starting point for all enterprise connectivity is the Domain Name System (DNS), doesn't it make sense to secure the DNS when providing enterprise cybersecurity? It's estimated that 97 percent of all attacks involve DNS in some capacity, so the ability for DNS to play a role in security is extensive. By taking an umbrella approach to enterprise security using a secure DNS, CIOs and CISOs can effectively reduce gaps in visibility and coverage while mitigating remediation costs and damage from breaches.
WOBURN, MA Jan. 12, 2017 Kaspersky Lab today announced the global availability of Kaspersky Threat Lookup – a security intelligence service aimed at enhancing enterprise incident response and cybersecurity forensics capabilities. This always-on web service helps businesses to properly analyze digital evidence in light of a security incident and obtain the insights needed to speed up detection and remediation.
SAN DIEGO Jan. 16, 2017 Certitude Digital, Inc. announced today the release of a proof of concept application demonstrating their patent-pending, keyless, asset-centric, digital security AMULET technology to protect intellectual property in any digital form across any operating system or device.