Category: Homeland Security News

Truth decayTricking Fake news detectors with malicious user comments Published 4 November 2020 Fake news detectors, which have been deployed by social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to add warnings to misleading posts, have traditionally flagged online articles as false based on the story’s headline or content. However, recent approaches have considered other signals,

Our picksU.S. Cyberattacks Iran | Despite Horrors, Jihadism Has Declined | DHS Cut Corners in Portland, and more Published 4 November 2020 ·  Right and Left-Wing Extremists Are Anticipating Election-Related Violence, From the Other Side, Report Finds ·  U.S. Undertook Cyber Operation against Iran as Part of Effort to Secure the 2020 Election ·  Despite the Horrors

CybersecurityCreating a National Network of Cybersecurity Institutes Published 3 November 2020 DHS S&T, in partnership with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), awarded $2 million to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) to develop a plan that CISA can execute to build a national network of cybersecurity technical institutes. “CISA sees the growing

Grid securityNew Cyber Technologies Protect Utility Energy Delivery Systems Published 3 November 2020 Researchers are taking new approaches to solve cybersecurity vulnerabilities for utilities and other industries that use process control technologies. These connected devices are used in operational technology settings and tend to be more vulnerable to cyberattacks than information technology equipment. The software