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NAFCU President & CEO Dan Berger to attend White House summit on cybersecurity & consumer protection
National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) President and CEO Dan Berger will attend President Barack Obama’s White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University on Friday, Feb. 13.
Ahead of White House summit at Stanford, ISACA CEO underscores need for cybersecurity collaboration and workforce development
ISACA CEO Matt Loeb, who is attending the White House Summit for Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection on Friday at Stanford University, has underscored the need for public and private collaboration to prevent, detect and respond to sophisticated cyber threats. ISACA, a global association of 115,000 information and cybersecurity professionals, recently conducted a survey in which 83% of respondents said cyberattacks are one of the top three threats facing organizations, but only 38% feel prepared.
Kustom Signals, Inc. is pleased to announce that the LaserCam 4 has been certified to be in compliance with International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) performance specifications for enforcement technology equipment and has been added to the IACP Conforming Product List (CPL).
Portland, OR-based Tripwire, a provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, has announced the integration of multiple sources of threat intelligence into its Adaptive Threat Protection solution. The expanded solution now incorporates threat intelligence from a variety of commercial and community best-of-breed threat intelligence offerings including Check Point Software, Cisco, CrowdStrike, Lastline, Palo Alto Networks and Soltra, the STIX TAXII communication platform.
Presidential Task Force releases implementation plan for the National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking
The Departments of Justice, State and the Interior Wednesday unveiled the implementation plan for the U.S. National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking. The agencies are co-chairs of the president’s Task Force on Combating Wildlife Trafficking that comprises seventeen federal agencies and offices.
Applied DNA Sciences has announced the launch of an On-Site DNA Authentication Program (On-Site) in response to the market need to provide faster reporting of DNA authentication at every step of the cotton textile supply chain, with the goal of ensuring quality assurance, controls and sourcing of raw materials or greige goods, prior to conversion into finished goods.
Innovative Business Software (IBS), a major supplier of Central Station automation software, has earned the first-ever UL certification for a cloud-based monitoring product. The DMP SCS-VR Virtual Receiver was a key component in developing this new approach to Central Station automation. Using the SCS-VR, SBN Cloud allows Central Stations of all sizes to provide monitoring services without the cost of installing, maintaining, and operating the infrastructure required to respond to alarm signals.
Joseph Marchio, former principal of JBM Integrated Systems and JBM Private Investigations, has joined United Security Incorporated (USI) as its president of USI Integrated Solutions Inc. Marchio will lead USI’s ongoing mission to offer businesses, educational institutions, government agencies, attorneys, individuals and insurers a broad array of security and investigative services including security technology design, installation and monitoring, fire and life safety systems, and private and corporate investigations.
Jebel Ali Port is the flagship port of DP World, a provider of international marine terminal operations and development, logistics and related services. The port is the world's largest man-made harbor and the largest container port between Rotterdam and Singapore. Located 35 kilometers to the southwest of Dubai on the United Arab Emirates Arabian Gulf coast, the port’s strategic geographic location has enabled it to act as a maritime link between the Middle East and the western hemisphere.
Director James B. Comey has named Richard Frankel special agent in charge (SAC) of the FBI’s Newark Division. Frankel most recently served as SAC of the Criminal Division in the New York Field Office.