NEWS & ANALYSIS

Verizon Wins $678.5 Million DHS Contract

Verizon will work to bring all of the Department of Homeland Security's agencies onto one IP address.

Power Plants Open to Hack Attack

The software power plants use to automate their operations is vulnerable to hacking, says a security testing firm.

Jane's Releases Terrorism Map

The company says the map combined with its other products can help businesses manage their risk in dangerous regions better.

Academic Culture, Understaffing Blamed for Higher Ed IT Insecurity

Eighty-six information security incidents have been reported on college and university networks in the first five-and-a-half months of 2008.

NATO Establishes Cyberdefense Center

The center will be established in Estonia, which suffered a crippling cyberattack last spring.

American People and Local Police Key to Homeland Security and Resilience

Experts criticized the federal government at a hearing for not sharing enough information and intelligence on the terrorist threat with the American people as well as state and local law enforcement.

Jihadists May Attack European Football Championships, Swiss Police Report

Police cite online jihadist chatter as reason for their fear.

Has DHS Abandoned Resilience?

A subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee wants to know.

Three International Hackers Indicted for "Sniffing" Payment Card Numbers

Three men allegedly "sniffed" an unknown amount of credit and debit card numbers from 11 Dave and Buster's restaurants nationally.

White House Considers Unified Risk Management Model

A senior adviser says President Bush will likely order development of a "comprehensive risk management paradigm" for the nation.
 




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