The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has identified CryptoWall as the most current and significant ransomware threat targeting U.S. individuals and businesses.
Following a Defense Acquisition Board program review in May, the U.S. Army has received approval to proceed to full-rate production and fielding of its mobile tactical communications network backbone, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2.
A NATO coalition of scientists and researchers recently experimented with a variety of underwater robots in a joint scientific mine countermeasures sea trial.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate today announced the winners of S&T’s first innovation prize competition: The Vreeland Institute Inc., Copake, New York., and Certa Cito LLC, Rochester, New York.
Mobile data traffic generated by cellphones and tablets will approach almost 197,000 petabytes by 2019, according to Juniper Research.
A new study from Juniper Research, Hampshire, United Kingdom, suggests that the rapid digitization of consumers’ lives and enterprise records will increase the cost of data breaches to $2.1 trillion globally by 2019.
NATO has initiated Dynamic Mongoose, this year's biggest antisubmarine warfare exercises in the North Sea, with a focus on detecting and defending against submarines.
Twenty companies will participate in a trade mission with Romania and Poland.
Although cybersecurity has been getting a lot of well-deserved attention lately, 90 percent of companies recently surveyed admit that their organizations have invested in a security technology that was ultimately discontinued or scrapped before or soon after deployment.
The Electronic Security Association, a professional trade association that represents the electronic life safety and security industry, launched a website geared at connecting people interested in careers in the security with companies that are hiring.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has announced the first 26 recipients of the 2014 Regional Innovation Strategies program grants as part of a new initiative designed to advance innovation and capacity-building activities across the country.
The U.S. Commerce Department and U.S. Department of Agriculture have been named co-chairs of the Broadband Opportunity Council, a new federal government initiative aimed at increasing broadband investment and reducing barriers to broadband deployment and adoption.
A team of students from Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, will use this year's Undersea Defence Technology exhibition to present a revolutionary man-powered submarine. The group, known as WASUB, designed the craft to break the world speed record for a single-person propeller driven submarine.
Nearly all participants in a survey about video surveillance technology agreed that with the quantity of video data exploding, the potential for enhanced situational awareness and better intelligence is massive, but only if it is analyzed.
According to a new report by Strategic Defence Intelligence (SDI), Asia-Pacific will be the fastest growing government biometrics market globally, due to large-scale government national identification and e-passport programs.
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate has announced its first business accelerator program, EMERGE!, aimed at entrepreneurs who have innovative ideas that address the unique needs of the homeland security community and whose wearable technologies could be adapted for first responder operations.
The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, announced this week a major research initiative called HEAT, which will pilot advanced cryptographic technologies that enable European citizens and businesses to process sensitive data in encrypted form.
Twenty-five teams from around the world will face off in the DARPA Robotics Challenge final competition.
A group of 144 universities warned Congress that pending legislation to address patent litigation abuses is so broadly drawn that it would weaken the nation’s patent system and hinder the flow of groundbreaking advances from universities to the private sector.
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology are developing measurement tools for new mobile communications channels that could offer more than 1,000 times the bandwidth of today’s cellphone systems.