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.

Oct 18, 2019
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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

Oct 18, 2019
Which sort of company is most likely to contact you via SMS? Why, your mobile phone provider, of course!
Oct 18, 2019
SophosLabs has discovered 15 apps on Google Play that install without icons as a ploy to keep themselves on the user’s device.

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.

Oct 16, 2019
Cybercrime forums have been abuzz this week over news that BriansClub -- one of the underground's largest shops for stolen credit and debit cards -- had been hacked, and its inventory of 26 million cards leaked to security contacts in the banking industry…
Oct 15, 2019
"BriansClub," a popular underground store for buying stolen credit card data that uses Yours Truly's likeness in its advertising, has itself been hacked. The data stolen from BriansClub encompasses more than 26 million credit and debit card records taken …

Security Magazine

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

Oct 17, 2019
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced sweeping new privacy legislation, the Mind Your Own Business Act, to create strong protections for Americans’ private data and to hold accountable the corporate executives responsible for abusing informa…
Oct 17, 2019
Of late, much has been written regarding the dangers of electronic voting machines and how their security controls are either lacking or non-existent, leading to potential voter fraud or changes in how ballots are cast

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.

Oct 17, 2019
It’s a race against time and a reactive security approach that waits for a vulnerability to be discovered and then issues patches is lacking, to put it lightly.
Oct 17, 2019
Security must remain a top priority for IT professionals during the migration process, and there is a successful pathway to safely and securely migrate to the cloud.

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.

Oct 15, 2019
A Georgia man who used phishing techniques to steal celebrities' credit card numbers and use them fraudulently has been sentenced to prison for his crimes.
Oct 1, 2019
Held every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.

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.