For two decades, domestic counterterrorism strategy has ignored the rising danger of far-right extremism. In the atmosphere of willful indifference, a virulent movement has grown and metastasized. By JANET REITMANNOV. 3, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story The first indication to Lt. Dan Stout that law enforcement’s handling of white supremacy was broken came in September 2017, as he was sitting in an emergency-operations center in Gainesville, Fla., preparing for the onslaught of Hurricane Irma and watching what felt like his thousandth YouTube video of the recent violence in Charlottesville, Va. Jesus Christ, he thought, studying the footage in which crowds of angry men, who had gathered to attend or protest the Unite the Right rally, set upon one another with sticks and flagpole spears and flame throwers and God knows what else. A black man held an aerosol can, igniting the spray, and in retaliation, a white man picked … [Read more...] about U.S. Law Enforcement Failed to See the Threat of White Nationalism. Now They Don’t Know How to Stop It.
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Save $250 on Your CPD Certified CS4CA MENA Pass DUBAI, UAE, October 29, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Understaffing and underinvestment place ICS security under constant risk in the MENA region, with over 40% of the region’s ICS computers facing cyber-attacks every semester [Kaspersky]. Several industries suffer the consequences of this cyber crisis: Transport & Logistic companies dread the reputational damage following a cyber-attack, while Chemical, Energy, and Oil & Gas enterprises worry about production halts and physical disasters. In short: cyber threats are keeping the region’s security leaders awake at night –and not unreasonably so. With this in mind, Qatalyst Global is pleased to announce CS4CA MENA 2019, uniting the assistance and expertise needed to protect MENA’s critical infrastructure against cyber threats. The 13th in a successful global series of Cyber Security for Critical Assets Summits will be in Dubai, January 21st-22nd, to focus … [Read more...] about CS4CA MENA: Government Officials & 100+ Industry leaders Discuss Cyber Security
By Debra Gibson Isaacs In 2018, incidences of ransomware use – cyber pirates stealing or making unavailable proprietary information from a computer and demanding money to return it – will double from 2017. Data breaches are on the rise, too, according to the Insurance Information Institute (III), a nonprofit dedicated to improving public understanding of insurance. III’s Identity Theft Resource Center reports that breaches hit a new record in 2017 – again – with 1,579 breaches tracked, up 44.7 percent from 1,091 in 2016. The number of records exposed rose to about 179 million, compared with 37 million in 2016. In 2017, the largest U.S. credit bureau, Equifax, suffered a headline-making breach that exposed the personal data of 145 million people, including Social Security numbers. Two major United States health insurers were breached in 2015, exposing the data of 90 million customers. The U.S. government also has been the target of hackers, including the … [Read more...] about Cyber Insurance: Now a Necessity?
World Donald Trump International Affairs Russia investigation President Donald Trump just made it a lot easier for the U.S. to launch offensive cyber attacks against U.S. adversaries. This week, reports revealed that the Trump administration had reversed an Obama-era policy known as the Presidential Policy Directive 20, which laid out a detailed framework government agencies had to follow to launch an offensive cyber attack. The Wall Street Journal reported that Trump officially reversed the directive Wednesday. The report claimed national security adviser John Bolton was behind the decision to reverse the policy. Since assuming his role, Bolton has worked to undo the cyber security policy put in place under former President Barack Obama. In May, Bolton eliminated the National Security Council’s cyber security coordinator role altogether, saying that it was no longer necessary because lower-level officials were already working on it. Recommended Slideshows 76 The Most … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Made It Easier To Launch Cyber Attacks Against Russia, China, and Other Foreign Adversaries
DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading National Security company delivering advanced engineering services, cybersecurity and product solutions, announced today that the company will demonstrate a new wireless threat characterization capability at TechNet Augusta 2018. The enhanced capability combines multiple Erebus tactical integrated wireless network nodes with the Big Data Platform (BDP) and Analytics suite, creating an integrated system that identifies wireless networks and characterizes the threat environment in forward-deployed locations. Sponsored by AFCEA International, the three-day conference will begin on Tuesday, August 21 at the Augusta Convention Center. Technical teams from three MacB organizations, Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC), Commonwealth Technology Division (known as CTI), and the National Security Group (NSG), leveraged big data analysis and cybersecurity expertise to rapidly prototype the new Erebus II networking … [Read more...] about MacB to Showcase Wireless Threat Characterization and Data Analytics Capabilities at TechNet Augusta