Top Stories


IBM Acquires Red Hat for $34 Billion

IBM and Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source cloud software, have reached a definitive agreement under which IBM will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $34 billion.

FBI Believes There May Be More Suspicious Packages

Arrest Made in Connection to Mailed Pipe Bombs

The federal authorities are investigating the source of suspicious packages sent to former President Barack Obama and Former Secretary of State Clinton.

New Jersey County Fights Crime with Private Surveillance Cameras

New Jersey County Fights Crime with Private Surveillance Cameras

Monmouth County has launched their crime fighting initiative called Operation Watch Dog.

Google Simplifies Data Control Following Security Vulnerabilities

Google Simplifies Data Control Following Security Vulnerabilities

Google is giving data control back to the users.

Shooting at Kentucky Kroger Leaves Two Dead

Shooting at Kentucky Kroger Leaves Two Dead

Two people were shot and killed at a Kroger grocery store in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, on Wednesday.

Suspicious Packages Prompt Nationwide Security Response

Suspicious Packages Prompt Nationwide Security Response

The wave of suspicious packages appears to be the biggest threat of a mail-based terror plot since the Anthrax attacks in the weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, which killed five people.

ADT to Acquire Red Hawk Fire & Security

ADT Inc., provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Boca Raton, FL-based Red Hawk Fire & Security, a leader in commercial fire, life safety and security services and portfolio company of Comvest Partners, for $317.5 million in cash.



Tempe Parks to Get Private Security Services

Tempe Parks to Get Private Security Services

Tempe City Council unanimously approved hiring a security services company to make city parks safer.

Yahoo Agrees to $50 Million Settlement Following Massive Security Breach

Yahoo Agrees to $50 Million Settlement Following Massive Security Breach

The largest security breach has bred one of the largest class action settlements.

HealthCare.gov System Breached: 75,000 Users Affected

HealthCare.gov System Breached: 75,000 Users Affected

Hackers have breached a HealthCare.gov sign-up form, stealing the personal data of nearly 75,000 people.

Georgia Details Plans for New Cybersecurity Center

Georgia Details Plans for New Cybersecurity Center

Georgia CIO said the new facility will be used to train Army Cyber Command personnel and state and local IT workers.

Security Guard Shoots Intruder at Washington D.C. News Station

Security Guard Shoots Intruder at Washington D.C. News Station

A burglary suspect was shot by a security guard after forcefully making his way inside the lobby of a news station.

Apple Launches University ID Card Feature on iPhone

Apple Launches University ID Card Feature on iPhone

Students at three universities can now access their student ID cards on their iPhone.

Facebook in the Market for a Cybersecurity Company

Facebook in the Market for a Cybersecurity Company

Facebook has seen some data breaches in the last few months, leading the company to look into acquiring a cybersecurity company.

TSA Orders Travelers with Guns to Pay $1.4 Million in Civil Penalties

TSA Orders Travelers with Guns to Pay $1.4 Million in Civil Penalties

More than $1.41 million in civil claims were levied against air travelers who broke firearms laws at airports last year.

A detailed look at image quality from Bosch

SPONSORED

A Detailed Look At Image Quality From Bosch

These days, it’s a standard requirement of security devices to perform smarter in the way they think as the importance of data capture and the opportunities provided by connected infrastructures and the IoT become more prevalent.

Charges Against Treasury Employee Show Weakness of Encrypted Apps

Charges Against Treasury Employee Show Weakness of Encrypted Apps

Encryption apps are only as secure as you make them.

Surveillance Cameras Added to Crime Hot Spots

Surveillance Cameras Added to Crime Hot Spots

Massachusetts city works to improve security with surveillance cameras.

City of Orlando Testing Amazon’s Facial Recognition Tech

City of Orlando Testing Amazon’s Facial Recognition Tech

Amazon’s facial recognition software, called Rekognition, analyzes footage from video surveillance and works to identify the people in it by scanning their faces and searching databases.

New York Times Adds Security Barriers

New York Times Adds Security Barriers

The barriers were added as part of the newspaper’s efforts to increase security amid heightened hostility toward the media.

Yale University Sued Over 2008 Data Breach

Yale University Sued Over 2008 Data Breach

In a letter to those affected by the 2008 data breach, Yale said the breach was discovered on June 16, 2018, during a security review of its servers. After the university discovered the breach, it notified those affected and offered credit monitoring services and identity theft prevention tips.

Asbury, Iowa Installs Security Cameras Following Death of Mollie Tibbetts

Asbury, Iowa Installs Security Cameras Following Death of Mollie Tibbetts

Henneberry said he wants to increase video surveillance in Asbury because private security camera footage was used by investigators in the Tibbetts case.

Tumblr Fixes Flaw that Made Accounts Vulnerable

Tumblr Fixes Flaw that Made Accounts Vulnerable

The information made vulnerable by the flaw would have let hackers obtain information they could use for phishing scams, harassment and other campaigns.

Only Two-Thirds of Federal Domains Meet Email Security Deadline

Only Two-Thirds of Federal Domains Meet Email Security Deadline

In addition to the relatively low install rate, after a year of staggered deadlines to implement the tool, one-fifth of government agency web domains appear not to have even begun installing it, according to the Global Cyber Alliance.

New Jersey City Deploys New Video Surveillance System in Police Department

New Jersey City Deploys New Video Surveillance System in Police Department

"Without the cameras, it presents a danger to officers who can't monitor the prisoners without direct contact,” said Lt. Alan Fiorilla in a report to City Manager Nick Villano. "This leaves the officers vulnerable."

Increased Cybersecurity for Illinois Midterm Elections

Increased Cybersecurity for Illinois Midterm Elections

The Illinois National Guard is bringing in hundreds of cybersecurity experts to help ensure the integrity of the midterm elections and prevent the compromise of election results.

The Impact of Recent Breaches on Consumer Preferences and Behaviors

The Impact of Recent Breaches on Consumer Preferences and Behaviors

If and how high-profile breaches have shifted the preferences and behaviors of U.S. consumers

Long-Time Altronix Manufacturers’ Representative Firm PMA Marketing Merges with Legacy Marketing Reps

Manufacturer’s Sales Rep Firms Combine Resources and Contacts to Increase Footprint in the Midwest

Digital Edition

  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • School Planning & Managmenet
  • College Planning & Management
  • Campus Security & Life Safety