Category: Homeland Security News

CybersecurityKeeping Automated Electric Vehicles Safe Published 29 April 2021 Having your social media account hacked is a pain. Having your credit card account hacked can be devastating. Having your new electric vehicle hacked could be disastrous. As the move toward automated electric cars accelerates, protecting the cybersecurity of these vehicles has become urgent. Having your social

ARGUMENT: Taking down botsWhen Should U.S. Cyber Command Take Down Criminal Botnets? Published 28 April 2021 Trickbot is back. U.S. Cyber Command targeted this malware in autumn 2020 in an unprecedented use of military offensive cyber operations to disrupt a purely criminal operation. Jason Healey writes that “Such military operations are a good idea only

ForensicsUnlocking Unique Chemical Signatures in Tires Published 28 April 2021 Skid marks left by cars are often analyzed for their impression patterns, but they often don’t provide enough information to identify a specific vehicle. A new approach could provide law enforcement new tools to track down those who flee a crime scene. Skid marks left by

ImmigrationIncreasing Immigration Vital to the U.S. Continued Global Economic Leadership: Study Published 27 April 2021 A new report presents data which show that increasing immigration is vital to the U.S.’ continued global economic leadership, and how the U.S. must raise immigration levels in order to remain the world’s largest economy, maintain a strong, competitive workforce,

MigrationU.S .Pledges Central America Aid, Programs to Address Migration Published 27 April 2021 U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to speak Tuesday with community organizations in Guatemala, a day after the United States announced economic and other efforts to help Guatemala and its neighbors slow uncontrolled migration. U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to

Alternate realityQAnon Hasn’t Gone Away – It’s Alive and Kicking in States Across the Country By Sophie Bjork-James Published 27 April 2021 By this point, almost everyone has heard of QAnon, the conspiracy spawned by an anonymous online poster of enigmatic prophecies. Perhaps the greatest success of the conspiracy is its ability to create a