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.

Jun 24, 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

Jun 21, 2019
From November, users running some versions of Windows 10 will be required to upgrade or find themselves unable to receive security updates.
Jun 21, 2019
Google says it's fixed the issue, but we haven't heard details on how many, and which, products were affected.

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.

Jun 19, 2019
A medical billing firm responsible for a recent eight-month data breach that exposed the personal information on nearly 20 million Americans has filed for bankruptcy, citing "enormous expenses" from notifying affected consumers and the loss of its four la…
Jun 12, 2019
Microsoft on Tuesday released updates to fix 88 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and related software. The most dangerous of these include four flaws for which there is already exploit code available. There's also a scary bug affe…

Security Magazine

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

Jun 21, 2019
Hurricane season started June 1 and several senators expressed frustration about the lack of preparedness of government entities.
Jun 21, 2019
Delta Airlines will give passengers the option to use facial recognition technology to board flights instead of using boarding passes.

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.

Jun 21, 2019
In order to thwart exposure, companies must have the capability to look at all cloud environments and perform assessments of how such resources are secured.
Jun 18, 2019
A recently uncovered influence campaign presents old terror news stories as if they were new, likely in an attempt to spread fear and uncertainty, Recorded Future reports.

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.

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.
Apr 22, 2019
Statistics gathered by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) for 2018 show Internet-enabled theft, fraud, and exploitation remain pervasive and were responsible for a staggering $2.7 billion in financial losses last year.

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.