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2013-09-06 12:21:01

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Daniel P. Linskey, superintendent-in-chief of the Boston Police Department, will discuss "Lessons Learned from Boston Marathon Bombings" at the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST '13) in November. Linskey's talk will focus on the aftermath of the tragic events of 15 April 2013 and the response of his department and federal enforcement agencies that ultimately led to the capture of one of...

2012-11-09 20:22:29

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ARM-based processors commonly found in smartphones and tablet computers can contain security vulnerabilities that make mobile devices more susceptible to hacking. Researchers from University of California, Irvine have proposed a new algorithm that would screen for system vulnerabilities to such an attack before the devices are deployed. It will be a featured paper at the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland...

2012-04-12 10:22:20

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organizers of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST '12) have extended the deadline for technical paper abstracts to 30 April. Papers are sought in: Cyber Security Attack & Disaster Preparation, Recovery & Response Borders & Maritime Security Biometrics & Forensics Accepted papers will be published by IEEE and presented at HST '12 at the Westin Waltham Boston in Waltham,...

2011-10-14 12:39:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An emerging threat to U.S. nuclear power plants is a cybersecurity attack that disrupts operations or compromises nuclear safety. A security system to protect against such an attack is one of the topics that will be presented at the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 11) in November. In the paper, "System-Aware Security for Nuclear Power Plants," three Charlottesville, Va., researchers discuss...

2011-08-24 14:36:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Daniel M. Cotter, chief technology officer of the Department of Homeland Security, will be a featured speaker at the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 11) in November. Mark S. Borkowski, assistant commissioner of U. S Customs and Border Protection; and Major General Joseph C. Carter, adjunct general of the Massachusetts National Guard, will join Cotter as featured speakers. The Westin...

2011-03-15 17:23:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organizers of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 11) are seeking technical papers, posters and tutorials in the following areas: Cyber Security Borders & Maritime Security Attack & Disaster Preparation, Recovery & Response Biometrics, Forensics, & Physical Security Accepted papers will be published by IEEE and presented at HST 11 at the Westin Waltham Boston in Waltham,...