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.

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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

Aug 14, 2019
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday brought some bad news yesterday: more wormable RDP vulnerabilities, this time affecting Windows 10 users.
Aug 14, 2019
"They come in with guns, bro. They literally pulled up, holy sh*t."

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.

Aug 14, 2019
"Bluetana," a new mobile app that looks for Bluetooth-based payment card skimmers hidden inside gas pumps, is helping police and state employees more rapidly and accurately locate compromised fuel stations across the nation, a study released this week sug…
Aug 13, 2019
Most Microsoft Windows (ab)users probably welcome the monthly ritual of applying security updates about as much as they look forward to going to the dentist: It always seems like you were there just yesterday, and you never quite know how it's all going t…

Security Magazine

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

Aug 14, 2019
A cursory review of the latest writing on public sector intelligence analysis reveals a great deal of soul-searching about emerging threats to the profession.
Aug 14, 2019
Cybercrime campaigns and high-profile advanced persistent threat groups are shifting how they target victims and focusing more on intricate relationships with “secure syndicate” partnerships to disguise activity, according to the late…

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.

Aug 8, 2019
Over 1 million South Korea-issued Card Present records have been posted for sale on the dark web since the end of May.
Jul 31, 2019
Cross-Site scripting or XSS is and will remain to be a major pain for anyone trying to create a secure web application for their end-users.

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.

Jul 25, 2019
FBI Director Christopher Wray discussed cyber threats—including foreign influence and foreign investment—as well as the Bureau’s cyber capabilities at the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York.
Jun 10, 2019
A man who conducted a relentless campaign of online harassment against a law school interviewer after not being accepted to the school is now serving a federal prison sentence.

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.