July 8th, 2019

New Tennessee School Safety Bill Will Mitigate School Threats

Last year, Williamson County Schools implemented a three-tiered WCS Threat Assessment Flowchart to help mitigate school threats. Now, a bill has been signed into law that will help districts in Tennessee establish a threat assessment team.

July 3rd, 2019

ISIS Threats Leading Up to July 4 Depict Attacks on New York, White House

ISIS supporters have featured New York and Washington in threat propaganda leading up to the Fourth of July — which is not just our Independence Day, but a key caliphate anniversary — that has also included aviation threats.

July 3rd, 2019

FDA Warns of Insulin Pump Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

The Food and Drug Administration’s recommendations comes after several external cybersecurity experts found dangerous vulnerabilities in the technical design of some Medtronic insulin pumps.

July 3rd, 2019

Georgia courts (mostly) shrug off ransomware attack

But a Florida city pays $600k in ransom and still faces $1m in security fixes.

July 3rd, 2019

Two men charged as police uncover alleged Isis-inspired plot targeting central Sydney

Two men have been charged after police uncovered an alleged Islamic State-inspired plot to attack several targets including police stations, consulates and churches in Sydney’s central business district.

July 1st, 2019

ICE Homeland Security Investigations announces results of international operation targeting weapons traffickers

The international operation resulted in a total of 25 arrests and 53 search warrants executed in three countries.

July 1st, 2019

Iran uranium stockpile breaches 2015 nuclear deal, state media report

Iran has breached the limit on the amount of enriched uranium it is allowed to hold, in violation of the nuclear deal it signed with the U.S. and other world powers in 2015, state-run IRNA reported Monday.

July 1st, 2019

Philippines: Isis claims bombing that killed five on Jolo island

Five people including three soldiers were killed in a bombing targeting an elite army unit in the Philippines’s restive south, which Islamic State claimed was a suicide attack, authorities and experts said.

July 1st, 2019

Two more Broward County deputies fired for neglect during Parkland school shooting

Two more deputies have been fired for alleged inaction during the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead, the Broward County sheriff said Wednesday.

June 27th, 2019

University of Florida to Spend $30 Million on Safety Plan

The plan includes campus safety improvements like safer access to buildings, more than 1,700 new surveillance cameras and license plate readers placed at about 20 campus entry locations.