Category: Homeland Security News

Infrastructure ProtectionProtecting Infrastructure from Hackers Published 8 November 2021 Two Midwestern universities lead an effort to form a coalition of regional research centers to work together to develop the region’s cyber defense talent with an eye to bolstering the defense of the region’s infrastructure against hackers. Midwesterners fretting in dark kitchens after a storm have a

Hacking InsuranceGovernment Action Needed to Ensure Insurance Against Major Hacking of Driverless Vehicles: Experts Published 5 November 2021 Government action is needed so driverless vehicles can be insured against malicious hacks which could have potentially catastrophic consequences, experts say. Traditional vehicle insurance wouldn’t cover the mass hacking of driverless cars, and an incident like this

SpywareU.S. Sanctions NSO Group, Israeli Maker of Pegasus Spyware Published 3 November 2021 The U.S. authorities said the NSO Group’s spyware helped authoritarian governments “silence dissent.” The new measures will limit NSO Group’s access to U.S. components and technology. The U.S. Department of Commerce on Wednesday announced export limits on the Israeli software company NSO Group,