Cybersecurity http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/33591/more en Newscan: IoT security warning: Your hacked devices are being used for cyber crime, says FBI http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-iot-security-warning-your-hacked-devices-are-being-used-cyber-crime-says-fbi <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.zdnet.com/article/iot-security-warning-your-hacked-devices-are-being-used-for-cyber-crime-says-fbi/">IoT security warning: Your hacked devices are being used for cyber crime, says FBI</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Lawsuit-Danbury-s-privatized-911-a-problem-13117728.php">Lawsuit: Privatized 911 a problem in Danbury, Conn.</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-iot-security-warning-your-hacked-devices-are-being-used-cyber-crime-says-fbi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-iot-security-warning-your-hacked-devices-are-being-used-cyber-crime-says-fbi#comments Cybersecurity Fri, 03 Aug 2018 17:10:00 +0000 55941 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: D.C. government targeted by overseas hacking attempt, referred matter to feds http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-dc-government-targeted-overseas-hacking-attempt-referred-matter-feds <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-politics/dc-government-targeted-by-overseas-hacking-attempt-referred-matter-to-feds/2018/07/28/0246948e-91eb-11e8-8322-b5482bf5e0f5_story.html">D.C. government targeted by overseas hacking attempt, referred matter to feds</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.govtech.com/security/Washington-DC-Officials-Block-Widespread-Attempt-to-Breach-Cyberdefenses-.html">D.C. officials block &lsquo;widespread&rsquo; attempt to breach cyberdefenses</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-dc-government-targeted-overseas-hacking-attempt-referred-matter-feds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-dc-government-targeted-overseas-hacking-attempt-referred-matter-feds#comments Cybersecurity Tue, 31 Jul 2018 19:42:00 +0000 55911 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: DHS: Russian hackers got in the control rooms of U.S utilities http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-dhs-russian-hackers-got-control-rooms-us-utilities <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/398480-dhs-russian-hackers-got-into-control-rooms-of-us-utilities">DHS: Russian hackers got in the control rooms of U.S utilities</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.govtech.com/public-safety/Police-Need-More-Money-to-Meet-Florida-School-Protection-Mandates.html">Florida county police need $20 million more to comply with new school-safety law</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-dhs-russian-hackers-got-control-rooms-us-utilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-dhs-russian-hackers-got-control-rooms-us-utilities#comments Cybersecurity Tue, 24 Jul 2018 18:10:00 +0000 55861 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Hacker puts airport’s security-system access for sale on Dark Web for $10 http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-hacker-puts-airport-s-security-system-access-sale-dark-web-10 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://thehackernews.com/2018/07/rdp-shop-dark-web.html">Hacker puts airport&rsquo;s security-system access for sale on Dark Web for $10</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.routefifty.com/public-safety/2018/07/oregon-drone-fire-safety-questions/149691/">Drone-sparked fire raises important safety questions</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-hacker-puts-airport-s-security-system-access-sale-dark-web-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-hacker-puts-airport-s-security-system-access-sale-dark-web-10#comments Cybersecurity Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:19:00 +0000 55751 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Apple blocks passcode-cracking tools used by police with release of iOS 11.4.1 http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-apple-blocks-passcode-cracking-tools-used-police-release-ios-1141 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/9/17549538/apple-ios-11-4-1-blocks-police-passcode-cracking-tools">Apple blocks passcode-cracking tools used by police with release of iOS 11.4.1</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.wsj.com/articles/phone-calls-are-dead-voice-chat-is-the-future-1531051200">Phone calls are dead; voice chat is the future</a></p> <p><a href="https://durangoherald.com/articles/226730">Drones and firefighting aircraft make for bad neighbors</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-apple-blocks-passcode-cracking-tools-used-police-release-ios-1141" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-apple-blocks-passcode-cracking-tools-used-police-release-ios-1141#comments Cybersecurity Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:08:00 +0000 55731 at http://urgentcomm.com NIST: Michael Ogata outlines methods, challenges for vetting security of mobile applications http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications <div class="node-body video-body">Michael Ogata, a computer scientist for the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), explains how the methodology used in his Mobile Application Security Exercise (MASE) research can be used to help ensure that public-safety applications include the desired level of security. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications#comments Software Applications Cybersecurity Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:28:00 +0000 55501 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Revealed: Pentagon push to attack nuclear missiles before they launch http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-revealed-pentagon-push-attack-nuclear-missiles-they-launch <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/revealed-pentagon-push-to-hack-nuke-missiles-before-they-launch">Revealed: Pentagon push to attack nuclear missiles before they launch</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/17/us/politics/cyber-command-trump.htm">Pentagon puts cyberwarriors on offensive, increasing the risk of conflict</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-revealed-pentagon-push-attack-nuclear-missiles-they-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-revealed-pentagon-push-attack-nuclear-missiles-they-launch#comments Cybersecurity Federal Government/Military Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:29:00 +0000 55431 at http://urgentcomm.com Cornell University: Kolbeinn Karlsson explains how blockchain technology can help public safety http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/cornell-university-kolbeinn-karlsson-explains-how-blockchain-technology-can-help-publi <div class="node-body video-body">Kolbeinn Karlsson, an electrical and computer engineering PhD student at Cornell University, discusses his research to explore the potential use of blockchain technology—best known as a key component for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin—as a secure method for public safety to enter and access data securely in sensitive databases.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/cornell-university-kolbeinn-karlsson-explains-how-blockchain-technology-can-help-publi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/cornell-university-kolbeinn-karlsson-explains-how-blockchain-technology-can-help-publi#comments Cybersecurity Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:41:00 +0000 55361 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: How spies can use your cellphone to find you—and eavesdrop on your calls and texts, too http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-how-spies-can-use-your-cellphone-find-you-and-eavesdrop-your-calls-and-texts-t <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/how-spies-can-use-your-cellphone-to-find-you--and-eavesdrop-on-your-calls-and-texts-too/2018/05/30/246bb794-5ec2-11e8-a4a4-c070ef53f315_story.html">How spies can use your cellphone to find you&mdash;and eavesdrop on your calls and texts, too</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-how-spies-can-use-your-cellphone-find-you-and-eavesdrop-your-calls-and-texts-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-how-spies-can-use-your-cellphone-find-you-and-eavesdrop-your-calls-and-texts-t#comments Cybersecurity Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:49:00 +0000 55041 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: White House: Federal agencies remain highly vulnerable to data breaches three years after OPM http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-white-house-federal-agencies-remain-highly-vulnerable-data-breaches-three-year <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2018/05/white-house-federal-agencies-remain-highly-vulnerable-data-breaches-three-years-after-opm/148558/">White House: Federal agencies remain highly vulnerable to data breaches three years after OPM</a></p> <p><a href="https://enterpriseiotinsights.com/20180528/security/5g-suits-mission-critical-world">&lsquo;5G suits the mission-critical world,&rsquo; says IHS Markit</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-white-house-federal-agencies-remain-highly-vulnerable-data-breaches-three-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-white-house-federal-agencies-remain-highly-vulnerable-data-breaches-three-year#comments Cybersecurity Wed, 30 May 2018 15:00:00 +0000 55021 at http://urgentcomm.com