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

Feb 22, 2019
Facebook announced it's tweaking its Android version, which was tracking your location even when the app wasn't in use.
Feb 22, 2019
Can YouTube ever keep video comments under control, or it is time to kill off comments altogether?

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.

Feb 21, 2019
Fraud investigators say they've uncovered a sophisticated new breed of credit card skimmers being installed at gas pumps that is capable of relaying stolen card data via mobile text message, thereby enabling fraudsters to collect it from anywhere in the w…
Feb 18, 2019
The U.S. government — along with a number of leading security companies — recently warned about a series of highly complex and widespread attacks that allowed suspected Iranian hackers to siphon huge volumes of email passwords and other sensitive data fro…

Security Magazine

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

Feb 21, 2019
A Rivetz study has found that Millennials were incredibly reliant on their smartphones: two-thirds of respondents were willing to allow a friend to borrow their car for 24 hours, but the same percentage were not willing to allow a friend to borro…
Feb 21, 2019
Under NH Project FIRST “quick response teams” of first responders will visit an individual at home after an overdose call and offer to connect them with services at their local treatment center.

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.

Feb 21, 2019
Ransomware works; that’s why hackers keep honing their techniques. SMBs need to be especially careful when it comes to cybersecurity and should work with vendors that understand their unique security needs.
Feb 19, 2019
The topic of cybersecurity won’t go away. Like national security in general, it will remain eternal fodder for future politicians to bat around

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.