June 11th, 2019

CBP says traveler photos and license plate images stolen in data breach

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has confirmed a data breach has exposed the photos of travelers and vehicles traveling in and out of the United States.

June 11th, 2019

Five New Jersey Districts Pilot-Testing School Security App

Five Bergen County districts will be pilot-testing an app designed to increase school safety before it’s rolled out to the rest of the district’s campuses in September.

June 11th, 2019

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West

The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq, but in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan the group is expanding its footprint, recruiting new fighters and plotting attacks on the United States and other Western countries, according to U.S. and Afghan security officials.

June 6th, 2019

Use this online tool to research campus safety

A federal law known as the Clery Act requires colleges and universities which receive federal financial aid to report crime statistics annually. To make that data easy to access, the U.S. Department of Education has created an online portal called the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool.

June 6th, 2019

State Department proposes new $20.8 million cybersecurity bureau

The State Department has sent to Congress a long-awaited plan to reestablish a cybersecurity-focused bureau it says is key to supporting U.S. diplomatic efforts in cyberspace.

June 6th, 2019

Two US women, 6 children repatriated from Syria: Report

Two US women with ties to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) and six children have been repatriated from northeast Syria at the request of the United States government, Kurdish-led authorities told Reuters news agency on Wednesday

June 5th, 2019

NSA warns Microsoft Windows users to update systems to protect against cyber vulnerability

The National Security Agency is urging Microsoft Windows users and administrators to make sure they are using an updated version of Windows amid “growing threats” of cybersecurity-related damage.

June 5th, 2019

Former Parkland deputy Scot Peterson charged after staying outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting

Former school resource officer Scot Peterson was arrested Tuesday in connection with his inaction during a mass school shooting, 15 months after a shooter killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

June 5th, 2019

Orange deputies placed on leave after threats of shooting at Cedar Ridge High School

Two Orange County sheriff’s deputies have been placed on administrative leave, pending an internal investigation, after threats of a shooting at Cedar Ridge High School, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.

June 4th, 2019

Quest Diagnostics says 11.9 million patients’ financial and medical information may have been exposed in data breach

About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the company said Monday.