Category: Homeland Security News

Soft TargetsProtecting Soft Targets Published 8 November 2021 There is a need to construct a versatile system designed to protect the vast array of so-called soft targets such as stadiums, schools, and places of worship. After an eight-month competition among the nation’s biggest universities, DHS awarded Northeastern University a $36 million, ten-year contract to develop

Infrastructure ProtectionProtecting Infrastructure from Hackers Published 8 November 2021 Two Midwestern universities lead an effort to form a coalition of regional research centers to work together to develop the region’s cyber defense talent with an eye to bolstering the defense of the region’s infrastructure against hackers. Midwesterners fretting in dark kitchens after a storm have a

Hacking InsuranceGovernment Action Needed to Ensure Insurance Against Major Hacking of Driverless Vehicles: Experts Published 5 November 2021 Government action is needed so driverless vehicles can be insured against malicious hacks which could have potentially catastrophic consequences, experts say. Traditional vehicle insurance wouldn’t cover the mass hacking of driverless cars, and an incident like this