Category: Homeland Security News

CybersecurityFirst Hacker-Resistant Cloud Software System Published 2 June 2021 As the first system to guarantee the security of virtual machines in the cloud, SeKVM could transform how cloud services are designed, developed, deployed, and trusted. Whenever you buy something on Amazon, your customer data is automatically updated and stored on thousands of virtual machines in the

Predictive policingLawmakers Question DOJ Funding of Unproven Predictive Policing Technology Published 2 June 2021 Lawmakers asked the Justice Department to account for how it funds and oversees so-called predictive policing programs, especially whether the programs actually reduce crime, and the potential to amplify biased results that harm marginalized groups. “We ask DOJ to help ensure

CybersecurityFirst Hacker-Resistant Cloud Software System Published 2 June 2021 As the first system to guarantee the security of virtual machines in the cloud, SeKVM could transform how cloud services are designed, developed, deployed, and trusted. Whenever you buy something on Amazon, your customer data is automatically updated and stored on thousands of virtual machines in the

Climate challengesOffshore Carbon Capture, Storage Published 2 June 2021 Carbon capture and storage is the practice of trapping and disposing of carbon dioxide in rock below the seafloor or earth’s surface to reduce buildup of this greenhouse gas in the atmosphere. Columbia World Projects (CWP) last week released a report identifying key opportunities and challenges in offshore carbon capture and

Infrastructure protectionReframing Infrastructure Security Published 2 June 2021 Infrastructure has always been a target in warfare, says Mikhail Chester, an ASU professor of civil and environmental engineering. “Think about military aircraft dropping bombs on bridges or railroad lines,” he says. Chester points to the recent ransomware attack that shut down one of America’s largest fuel

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