NEWS & ANALYSIS
Jun 14, 2013 -The United States considers plans to arm Syrian rebels and create a no-fly zone; the FBI director testifies on surveillance program; the NFL bans fanny packs; and a border security amendment to the immigration reform bill is rejected.
Jun 13, 2013 -Dunbar Digital Armor, the cybersecurity services division of Dunbar Companies, announced a partnership on Wednesday with NASDAQ OMX to protect access to FinQloud, a cloud-computing service for the financial industry. The company also unveiled its new technology center in Hunt Valley, Maryland.
Jun 13, 2013 -Controversy over NSA surveillance continues as do leaks from Edward Snowden. The Federal Trade Commission has issued revised guidance on its identity-theft Red Flag rule. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued for public comment a draft document on assessing risk of federal agency cloud computing.
Jun 12, 2013 -Facebook and Google want the government to let them reveal more about national security data requests. The United Kingdom's intelligence agencies asked for private communications data more than 1,200 times last year. An outside investigative unit is looking into claims that officials tried to protect diplomatic security agents from allegations of criminal activity. A Pentagon cybersecurity budget outline says $23 billion to be spent through 2018.
Jun 11, 2013 -The Richmond International Airport in Virginia has been evacuated this morning after a receiving a serious threat, Russia is using cutting-edge technologies to secure the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, and a new mobile security study reveals the price of BYOD incidents for businesses.
Jun 10, 2013 -Civil rights groups are asking why the U.K. government has been sending DNA samples from terrorism suspects to police agencies around the world with no oversight; the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court releases a ruling; and President Obama makes little headway on cybersecurity issues with China’s President Xi.
Jun 07, 2013 -Cybertechnology stands alongside land, sea, air, and space as the newest domain, but it is also the newest category of weapon, and the government is slow in addressing its dangers, said General Michael Hayden, former head of the National Security Agency and former CIA director, speaking at a Washington, D.C., cybersecurity forum sponsored by Kaspersky Lab earlier this week.
Jun 07, 2013 -Experts urge companies to revisit their data retention policies to ensure that they are culling information archives effectively.
Jun 07, 2013 -More on the debate regarding the National Security Agency's tracking of citizen phone records, the first FEMA Corps class graduates, the House ups the homeland security budget, and more.
Jun 06, 2013 -New report shows organized retail crime (ORC) down slightly but more than 90 percent of stores surveyed still say they were hit by ORC groups. Two articles look at advances in explosives detection devices that may make it out of the lab. Screening of electronic devices at borders and of passengers at airports are the subject of reports. And more