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Package Bombs Have Killed Two in Linked Attacks

UPDATE: Fourth Exploding Package Plagues Austin, Texas

Package bombs left on porches in Texas have killed two people and wounded two more.

POTUS Nominates Gina Haspel as First Woman CIA Director

POTUS Nominates Gina Haspel as First Woman CIA Director

President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that Gina Haspel would be taking the place of Mike Pompeo.

The New Reality

Technology marches ever forward, lockstep with ‘Moore’s Law.’ However, the influx of technological change affects different industries in different ways.

White House Outlines Plans for Gun Control, School Safety

White House Outlines Plans for Gun Control, School Safety

President Trump unveiled a school safety plan on Sunday.

A Digital Defense Against W-2 Theft

A Digital Defense Against W-2 Theft

The FBI gives basic steps to mitigate the threat of W-2 theft.

At Least One Injured Following Shooting at NSA HQ

An NSA spokesman said the incident is under control.

Washington State Cannabis Tracking System Hacked

Washington State Cannabis Tracking System Hacked

Washington state’s new cannabis-tracking system was hacked the weekend of Feb. 3, according to the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB). Among other information, the hacker stole route information associated with four days of marijuana deliveries.

Winter Olympic Security Includes Drones that Catch Drones

Winter Olympic Security Includes Drones that Catch Drones

Security personnel will be on the lookout for suspicious drones during the Winter Olympics in South Korea.



Two Improvised Explosive Devices Detonate at Florida Mall

Two Improvised Explosive Devices Detonated at Florida Mall

Two IEDs detonated at Eagle Ridge Mall in Lake Wales, Florida.

Hawaii

Hawaii's False Alarm Leads to Changes in Emergency Communication Systems

On Saturday, people in Hawaii received an emergency notification warning of an imminent nuclear missile attack.

White House Bans Personal Cell Phone Use in West Wing

White House Bans Personal Cell Phone Use in West Wing

Use of personal cellphones by White House staffers and guests will be banned in the West Wing, the Trump Administration said Thursday.

White House Blames North Korea for WannaCry Attacks

White House Blames North Korea for WannaCry Attacks

The White House has publicly blamed North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware attack earlier this year that locked more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries.

President Trump Outlines New National Security Strategy

President Trump Outlines New National Security Strategy

President Trump declared a new national security strategy in a document and speech on Monday, focusing on “America First.”

House Passes Bill Allowing Concealed Carry Across State Lines

House Passes Bill Allowing Concealed Carry Across State Lines

The House approved a bill Wednesday that would allow gun owners with concealed carry permits from one state to carry their firearm in another state where it is also legal.

Senators Introduce Data Security and Breach Notification Act

Senators Introduce Data Security and Breach Notification Act

The bill comes in the wake of news that Uber handled a breach affecting as many as 57 million consumers by paying the hackers $100,000 in exchange for their silence.

Industry Focus

Crisis on the Sabbath Day

Should more parishioners carry guns in church? Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says yes, because as he sees it: “This is going to happen again.”

The New Era

The New Era

As video manufacturers have been driven to differentiate themselves in the marketplace, high-end surveillance technologies have become accessible to a much broader customer base. One technology of note is thermal imaging.

Trump Administration Releases VEP Charter to Increase Transparency

The Trump Administration released a new 14-page charter Wednesday detailing the Vulnerabilities Equities Process (VEP), which the federal government uses to determine if, how and when it tells private companies about zero-day security flaws.

Trump Account Deactivation Raises Twitter Security Questions

Trump Account Deactivation Raises Twitter Security Questions

The temporary deactivation Thursday of the personal Twitter account of President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump, by a customer support employee on their last day of employment has raised questions about Twitter’s internal security.

New Airport Security Measures Go Into Effect

New Airport Security Measures Go Into Effect

New "security interviews" to begin for fliers on U.S. bound flights.

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