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Critics of Cybersecurity Bill Say it Gives Too Much Power to Bureaucrats
2012-02-17 14:39:04

There’s a battle raging on Capitol Hill over the details of a new bill that will attempt to mandate cybersecurity measures for a number of private-sector companies.

2012-02-01 21:14:57

Thanks to lightning-fast software from the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), if a truck bomb was discovered in Lower Manhattan we will now be able to predict the likely damage patterns in the surrounding areas, and prioritize the first responders' activities long before the bomb's acoustic shockwave ricocheted out at the speed of sound.

2012-02-01 12:00:35

In an ideal world, every tunnel, train terminal, and critical building would be built like a fortress to withstand any emergency.

Tourists Arrested Over Twitter Remarks
2012-02-01 05:56:59

Two tourists were arrested and kept under armed guard in Los Angeles recently for remarks made on a Twitter account.

2012-01-17 13:00:00

Nuix is proud to announce that the Criminal Investigations division of the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as well as divisions of the U.S.

Homeland Security Denies Hacker Responsibility For Water Utility Burn Out
2011-11-23 14:03:58

The Department of Homeland Security and FBI have denied allegations that a cyber intrusion caused an Illinois water utility to burn out.

Officials Investigating Water Network Cyberattack
2011-11-19 06:01:47

Claims that hackers managed to remotely compromise a central Illinois utility network and shut down a water pump on November 8 are being looked at by federal investigators.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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