Tag: Homeland Security

Biden Signs School Cybersecurity Act into Law

On Oct. 8, President Joe Biden signed into law S.1917, the K-12 Cybersecurity Act of 2021. The bipartisan legislation—authored by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-MI, Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee—aims to enhance cybersecurity assistance to K-12 educational institutions across the country.

Exterior of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Headquarters

Working With ICE When They Arrive at Your Organization

Immigration authorities, as of Sunday July 14, have begun conducting raids targeting undocumented immigrants ordered by courts to be removed from the country.  The increased enforcement activity will center on these 10 U.S. cities: Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, New Orleans and San Francisco. We therefore thought it would be a […]

Flaws in Smart Devices Make Networks Less Secure

As reported by CNET, cybersecurity researchers from Kaspersky Labs have uncovered critical security flaws with a smart camera. The camera, produced by Hanwha Techwin America, had 13 vulnerabilities, as noted by Vladimir Dashchenko, head of vulnerability research at Kaspersky Labs.

Texas Church Massacre Raises Church Security Concerns Again

A mass shooting on November 5, 2017, at a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church left 26 dead and 20 wounded, at the hands of an armed and angry former Air Force member. The shooter, who killed himself near the scene, was given a bad-conduct discharge in 2014, after 2 years of service and after serving 2 […]