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Two new vulnerabilities (Meltdown and Spectre) were introduced that are in the architecture of processors in nearly every computer and other devices using CPUs. Code to exploit these vulnerabilities...

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Thu, 2015-10-08 12:26 AM
By Cheryl Pellerin  Washington, DC, September 29 - Defense and deterrence are two of the highest priorities for bolstering the nation’s cybersecurity capabilities, top officials from the Defense...
Thu, 2015-10-08 12:21 AM
By Steve Bittenbender A rock slide was the apparent cause of Monday’s Amtrak train derailment in Vermont, where seven people were injured, according to the National Transportation Safety Board....
Tue, 2015-10-06 08:10 PM
By Steve Bittenbender The Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday it has proposed a $1.9 million fine against a Chicago-based aerial photography company it claims repeatedly used unmanned...
Tue, 2015-10-06 07:55 PM

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Washington, DC, September 30 - The Washington Homeland Security Roundtable (WHSR) today announced the creation of the 2015 Border Patrol Industry Academy.  The Border Patrol Industry Academy is an...
Tue, 2015-10-06 01:27 PM
Washington, DC, September 28 - 'Violent extremism - that which is inspired by foreign terrorist groups and that which is rooted in a range of domestic-based radical ideologies - pose a persistent and...
Tue, 2015-10-06 01:21 PM
September 29 - Peter Neffenger, incoming Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), has submitted written testimony to the Senate concerning efforts to respond to criticisms...
Tue, 2015-10-06 01:09 PM
Lyon, France – Interpol and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are to forge closer ties in combating organized crime and terrorism in the face of an ever-increasing number and range of...
Mon, 2015-10-05 12:40 AM

William J. Bratton

New York, NY, September 29 - The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has proudly awarded the New York City Police Department (NYPD), in partnership with the nonprofit All Stars...
Mon, 2015-10-05 12:31 AM
By David Smalley, Office of Naval Research Arlington, VA, October 2 - Robotic arms help Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) techs to neutralize underwater mines. Autonomous underwater vehicles map out...
Mon, 2015-10-05 12:20 AM
St. Paul, MN, October 2 - A 30-year-old man who fled from Mexico to evade murder charges was removed Tuesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (...
Sun, 2015-10-04 01:35 PM
Atlantic Ocean - Two F-35C Lightning II carrier variants conducted their first arrested landings aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) off the coast of the eastern United States on Oct. 2.U.S....
Sun, 2015-10-04 01:28 PM
Baltimore, MD, October 4 - Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the nation's mayors today urged the Presidential Candidates and...

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By Brian Lapidus Telecommuting, whether full-time or part-time, is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. According to a 2008 survey from the Society for Human Resource Management, 57...
By William SappIn an operating environment where threats are imminent and the response must be equally swift, video communication technology can offer DHS and its communities of interest new ways to...
By John RomanowichVideo analytics has been shown to work well in controlled environments, such as those indoors. However, outdoor applications have raised the bar due to the considerable...
By Brian Ahern     If you haven’t yet had a chance to check out the recent 60 Minutes piece, “Sabotaging the System,” I highly recommend that you take a look.   As a homeland security professional,...
by Edward M. Roche If you recently saw James Cameron's new movie Avatar, then perhaps you are thinking of having your own personal avatar living somewhere in a virtual world. Many people are doing it...

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December 14 - The oil and gas industry invests billions annually in offshore pipelines and risers. DNV GL has launched a recommended practice (RP) that allows operators to choose thermoplastic...
Marlborough, MA, December 2 - In response to the recent horrific terrorist attacks in Paris and Mali, Block Engineering is now offering a suite of products that can be used to protect "soft targets...
Marlborough, MA, December 2 - In response to the recent horrific terrorist attacks in Paris and Mali, Block Engineering is now offering a suite of products that can be used to protect "soft targets...
Aliso Viejo and San Jose, CA, December 2 - Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and Intrinsic-ID, a...
Syracuse, NY, November 17 - After years of investment in state-of-the-art technology, Lockheed Martin announced its next generation radar technology: the Digital Array Row Transceiver (DART). Based...