Category: Homeland Security News

Election securityElection Cyber Program Targets Foreign Threats Published 30 October 2020 Following two alerts from the Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) regarding Iranian and Russian threats to election systems, the University of Chicago’s Election Cyber Surge (ECS) program mobilized its cyber volunteers to help. Following two alerts from the Department of

Our picksU.S. Hospital Facing “Imminent” Cyber-Attacks | Criminology to Counter Influence Operations | Election Violence, and more Published 30 October 2020 ·  No Need to Federalize State’s National Guards, Leaders Say ·  Preventing and Countering Election-Motivated Violence Without Causing Panic ·  Con Man and Fake Spy Who Once Worked for DEA, DHS Gets Seven Years in Prison · 

Iran’s nukesUN Watchdog Confirms New Construction at Iran’s Natanz Nuclear Facility Published 29 October 2020 The United Nations’ nuclear watchdog agency said that Iran has begun construction of an underground centrifuge assembly plant near its nuclear facility at Natanz. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General Rafael Grossi said in an October 28 interview in Berlin

Iran’s nukesUN Watchdog Confirms New Construction at Iran’s Natanz Nuclear Facility Published 28 October 2020 The United Nations’ nuclear watchdog agency said that Iran has begun construction of an underground centrifuge assembly plant near its nuclear facility at Natanz. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General Rafael Grossi said in an October 28 interview in Berlin

InfrastructureBridges with Limb-Inspired Architecture Can Withstand Earthquakes, Cut Repair Costs Published 27 October 2020 Structural damage to any of the nation’s ailing bridges can come with a hefty price of billions of dollars in repairs. New bridge designs promise more damage-resistant structures and, consequently, lower restoration costs. But if these designs haven’t been implemented in