The government said police officers stationed at “critical” companies will help boost defenses against cyber-attacks and fight criminal activity.
A researcher at security firm Synack has discovered how to hack GlobalStar satellite tracking technology using a $1,000 device composed of a satellite antenna, a software defined radio transceiver and an amplifier.
The Department of Homeland Security has released a bulletin warning law enforcement agencies that drones could be used as weapons in terrorist attacks in the United States.
Security firm Zimperium uncovered a vulnerability in Android phones that could potentially affect 95 percent of the smartphone devices.
The Department of Homeland Security renovated its forensics laboratory to provide more workspace for specialists who monitor illegal cyber activities.
Microsoft is planning to acquire Adallom, an Israeli cybersecurity company that offers end users information security technology on remote servers, for $320 million.
The carrier has hoped to trail blaze in the area of airline Web security by offering ‘bug bounties’ for uncovering cyber risks.
A spokesman for the San Bernardino Fire Department said drones created a dangerous situation for firefighters as they tried to contain wildfires July 17.
CrowdStrike, a cybersecurity firm, has received $100 million in Series C funding from Google Capital, Web-hosting services firm Rackspace, Accel Partners and Warburg Pincus.
The FAA is working on rules that would allow the drones to be used regularly for business while maintaining certain safety and privacy standards.