Feb 05, 2014 -A new congressional report excoriates federal cybersecurity. Target's CEO says that it will speed the introduction of chip-and-pin credit and debit cards, while it also reveals that the holiday-season security breach lasted three days longer than previously thought. WAV-Test has ranked the best Android security apps.
Feb 04, 2014 -Target Corp. CFO John Mulligan is scheduled to testify today before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding the security breach at the giant retailer; tech companies are disclosing how many users were affected by the NSA's information requests; the GAO issues a new report about a program designed to reduce crashes among commercial trucks and buses; and more.
Jan 31, 2014 -Hazardous materials teams and a bomb squad were dispatched to five hotels near MetLife Stadium this morning after a suspicious white powder was discovered. County officials tested the substance and discovered that it was cornstarch in preliminary tests.
Jan 30, 2014 -The government is reforming how agencies acquire technology in order to bolster cybersecurity. The GAO recommends increased focus on protecting 911 databases. Target credit card databases were accessed with vendor credentials. And security for the Super Bowl ramps up ahead of the game.
Jan 29, 2014 -The major metropolitan area of Atlanta, Georgia, ground to a standstill in yesterday's snowstorm. President Obama warns again terrorism complacency. DHS is curtailing an overtime program that has been widely abused. A DHS Drone has crashed off the California coast.
Jan 28, 2014 -The government has partially lifted a gag order on companies like Google and Yahoo, allowing them to disclose information about NSA requests. The CEO of BitInstant, a popular Bitcoin exchange site, has been arrested on money laundering charges related to the Silk Road. And security measures surrounding this year's Super Bowl add up to the largest in the game's history.