Category: Homeland Security News

Our picksHarsh Climate Reality: U.S. Not Ready | Feds’ Facial Recognition Systems | Islamists Struggling for Recruits, and more Published 3 September 2021 ·  Overlapping Disasters Show Harsh Climate Reality: The U.S. Is Not Ready ·  The Storm Warnings Were Dire. Why Couldn’t the City Be Protected? ·  Hurricane Ida: 2 Reasons for Its Record-Shattering Rainfall in

Cybersecurity educationCybersecurity education Help Communities Become More Cyber Secure Published 2 September 2021 The NSA helps fund programs aiming to develop a community-wide K-12 cybersecurity program, support local industry and government to be more cyber resilient, and help local academic institutions to develop cybersecurity programs for students. The National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity, as

Cybersecurity educationHardware-Cybersecurity Education Program Published 2 September 2021 Many commonly reported cyberattacks focus on computer software vulnerabilities. But what about computer hardware? As complex global supply chains are stressed by the pandemic, risks increase of corporate or state espionage via hardware, such as malicious “trojan” circuits hidden on a motherboard by a shady third-party vendor. Phishing

DisastersNew Orleans Residents Have Decisions to Make as Long Recovery from Hurricane Ida Begins By Matt Haines Published 31 August 2021 New Orleans and utility officials spent Monday assessing the severity of the damage, but private energy provider Entergy Corporation confirmed that 216 substations and 2,000 miles of transmission lines — including a tower that