Category: Homeland Security News

The Russia connectionRevelations of Cyberattacks on U.S. Likely Just “Tip of the Iceberg” Published 28 December 2020 Russian government hackers have infiltrated the computer networks of some of the nation’s biggest corporations, leading defense contractors, and top U.S. government agencies, including those in national security branches, in what security analysts believe is a “very significant”

CybersecurityAssessing President Trump’s Legacy of Cyber Confusion By Brandon Valeriano Published 28 December 2020 After Chris Krebs, the head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), was fired by President Trump for releasing a statement claiming, “the November 3rd election was the most secure in American history,” Donald Trump’s campaign lawyer, Joe diGenova countered

Pandemic responseModeling Can Help Balance Economy, Health During Pandemic Published 28 December 2020 Using mathematical modeling, new interdisciplinary research determines the best course of action when it comes to walking the line between economic stability and the best possible health outcomes. The model indicates that of the scenarios they consider, communities could maximize economic productivity

Coastal challengesMitigating Coastal Flooding, Erosion and Storm Damage Published 28 December 2020 Sea level rise and wave-induced flooding during increasingly frequent storm events threaten sustainability of the more than 1,700 Department of Defense (DoD) managed military installations in coastal areas worldwide. Current DoD coastal protection measures, including bulkhead and coastal seawalls, may reflect wave energy,

Our picksGoing on Cyber Offense | Data Theft Risk Posed by Chinese Technology | Floating Cities Published 28 December 2020 ·  With Hacking, the United States Needs to Stop Playing the Victim ·  SolarWinds Hackers ‘Impacting’ State, Local Governments, US Cyber Agency Says ·  Dominion Voting Systems May Sue President Trump Personally for Spreading Election Fraud Disinformation ·