Category: Homeland Security News

WMDWMD Threat Sensors Deployed on Police Vehicles Published 3 November 2021 DARPA’s SIGMA+ program completed a 3-month test in Indianapolis, in which CBRNE sensors were deployed on IMPD vehicles. DARPA’s SIGMA+ program, in collaboration with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD), recently concluded a three-month-long pilot study with new sensors intended to support early detection and

Flying MachinesResearchers Test Electric Personal Flying Machine By Tina Hilding Published 3 November 2021 Imagine hopping into a zero carbon emission, personal aircraft and zipping skyward over the traffic and congestion to land conveniently right at the office. The day of the personal, electric flying machine nears. Imagine hopping into a zero carbon emission, personal aircraft

CybersecurityHackers-for-Hire Drive Evolution of Threat Landscape Published 1 November 2021 Cybersecurity threats are on the rise. The new edition of the ENISA Threat Landscape (ETL) highlights the surge in cybercriminality motivated by monetization using ransomware or cryptojacking. Supply-chains attacks also rank highly among prime threats because of the significant potential they have in inducing catastrophic

2021 State of ClimateExtreme Events and Major Impacts Published 1 November 2021 In a sobering new report, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says that record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated heat have propelled the planet into uncharted territory, with far-reaching repercussions for current and future generations Record atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and associated accumulated

Truth DecayThe Three Horsemen of Cyber Risks: Misinformation, Disinformation, and Fake News Published 1 November 2021 The risks associated with misleading information can have a profoundly negative impact – from eroding trust in democracy to threatening public health by spreading anti-science conspiracies. But how do organizations prepare against such threats? A new study aims to

Climate & SecurityDHS Strategic Framework for Addressing Climate Change Published 1 November 2021 Two weeks ago, the Biden administration released four reports, by DHS, the intelligence community, the Department of Defense, and the National Security Council, on how climate change-driven developments — among them:  worsening conflict within and between nations; increased dislocation and migration as