Reuters: Cybersecurity Executive Order To Follow State Of The Union Address

By Robert Vamosi | 2/12/13 3:56 AM

President OBama is expected to bypass Congress and implement key measures of the failed Cybersecurity Act of 2012 ... but he'll do it after Tuesday's State of the Union address.

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DHS Secretary: A Cyber 9/11 Could Happen "Immediately"

By Robert Vamosi | 1/28/13 2:44 AM

Last week Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano warned that a cyber attack could have a similar effect to November's Super Storm Sandy by damaging our critical infrastructure including water, electricity and gas. Further, she said such an attack could happen "immediately."

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DHS Issues Medical Device Best Practices Bulletin

By Robert Vamosi | 5/22/12 6:35 AM

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a bulletin warning of increased risks of wireless medical devices within a hospital environment.

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Does ICS Need A DEFCON Readiness Condition?

By Robert Vamosi | 5/17/12 8:43 AM

With attacks increasing on Industrial Control Systems, it has been suggested that this critical infrastructure in particular have a state of readiness similar to the DEFCON status used in warfare.

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DHS: Cyber Attack Targeting Gas Pipeline Companies

By Robert Vamosi | 5/7/12 6:38 AM

According the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), US natural gas pipeline companies are under an active cyberattack. This was made public on Friday in a newsletter from the department.

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New Monthly FISMA Security Requirements

By Robert Vamosi | 9/19/11 2:57 AM

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently outlined new requirements for the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), among them monthly reporting. Fortunately, there's a tool that will help companies better comply.

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Tweeting Special Agents

By Robert Vamosi | 5/11/11 2:02 AM

The usually tight-lipped US Secret Service started tweeting on Monday.

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