Homeland Security News Wire

The Homeland Security News Wire is the homeland security industry’s largest online daily news publication, authoritative, in-depth analysis and coverage of the day’s most important homeland security stories. It is an essential tool for busy executives, key decision makers and senior policy experts and those who wish to remain in the know, and make more informed security related decisions.

Dec 13, 2018
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Dec 13, 2018
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Naked Security

Naked Security is Sophos’s award-winning threat news room, giving you news, opinion, advice and research on computer security issues and the latest internet threats

Dec 14, 2018
Google keeps tabs on much of your activity. Now, it turns out that its YouTube service is also reading what’s in your videos too.
Dec 14, 2018
One such use would be to pre-stuff our devices with ads and other content before we wander into a Wi-Fi dead zone.

Krebs On Security

Founded in 2009, KrebsOnSecurity is a top source for investigative reporting on cybercrime and Internet security. With 850,000 to 1 million pageviews a month and approximately 700,000 unique visitors monthly, KrebsOnSecurity maintains a fiercely loyal following, while constantly attracting new readers. This blog’s audience includes a broad cross-section of financial services industry executives, as well as decision-makers and experts in the technology and security products and services space.

Dec 13, 2018
A new email extortion scam is making the rounds, threatening that someone has planted bombs within the recipient's building that will be detonated unless a hefty bitcoin ransom is paid by the end of the business day.
Dec 12, 2018
Is it fair to judge an organization's information security posture simply by looking at its Internet-facing assets for weaknesses commonly sought after and exploited by attackers, such as outdated software or accidentally exposed data and devices? Fair or…

Security Magazine

Security Magazine Group serves professionals in the security industry. A place to discuss the latest industry news, regulations, and technologies.

Dec 13, 2018
Fentanyl is the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
Dec 13, 2018
U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) introduced two pieces of legislation to protect the country’s energy grid from cyber-attacks.

SANS Institute

SANS is the most trusted and by far the largest source for information security training and security certification in the world. It also develops, maintains, and makes available at no cost, the largest collection of research documents about various aspects of information security, and it operates the Internet's early warning system - the Internet Storm Center.

Infosec Island

In today's hyper speed world, information security breaches and new compliance regulations come fast and furious. IT and network professionals need a safe haven where they can find the help and information they need quickly and easily. Infosec Island combines an online community, infosec portal and a social network all-in-one.

Dec 13, 2018
Equifax hired financial auditors and IT security auditors from different divisions of Ernst & Young, creating conflicts of interest that may have disincentivized both auditing teams from reporting problems that eventually led to the company’s 2017 dat…
Dec 7, 2018
Google has released Chrome 71 to the stable channel with 43 security fixes inside, as well as with a series of additional protections to improve the overall user experience.

FBI

The FBI is the lead federal agency for investigating cyber attacks by criminals, overseas adversaries, and terrorists. The threat is incredibly serious—and growing. Cyber intrusions are becoming more commonplace, more dangerous, and more sophisticated.

Dec 6, 2018
A man who profited from the ransomware known as Reveton, which appropriated the FBI logo to scare victims into paying to unlock computers infected with the malware, will be spending time in prison.
Nov 28, 2018
Two Iranian men were indicted in connection with the deployment of the sophisticated and sinister SamSam ransomware that crippled the operations of critical facilities in the U.S. and Canada.

Blogs

  • Cisco security blog for conversations on technology, alerts, and advisories and their impact
  • SANS (SysAdmin, Audit, Network and Security) specializes in information security and cybersecurity training, has a reading room where you can learn about information security training, certification, and research and the starting point for exploration of topics ranging from SCADA to wireless security, from firewalls to intrusion detection. The SANS Reading Room features over 2,630 original computer security white papers in 101 different categories.

Video/Podcasts

  • US CyberChallenge's Podcasts. USCCs mission is to significantly reduce the shortage in today’s cyber workforce by serving as the premier program to identify, attract, recruit and place the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. USCC’s goal is to find 10,000 of America’s best and brightest to fill the ranks of cybersecurity professionals where their skills can be of the greatest value to the nation.
  • CyberFed.org has a plethora of videos by Cybersecurity Competition Federation (CyberFed) which promotes all cybersecurity competitions and offers entry-points into the competition pathway. Learn more about competitions naitonally.