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  • Pentagon discloses card breach

    October 13, 2018

    Pentagon official said on Friday that the Department of Defense had suffered a security breach thanks to a third-party contractor. An investigation is still underway, so the exact details haven’t been made public, but according to an Associated Press report, a DOD official said that roughly 30,000 DOD military and civilian personnel are believed to be affected. ...

  • High-speed German train bursts into flames between Cologne and Frankfurt

    October 12, 2018

    A fire in an ICE train on the Frankfurt-Cologne high-speed railway line has triggered a major rescue operation and led to the closure of one of the most important arteries in German rail traffic. The fire broke out on the train, which was reportedly travelling from Cologne to Frankfurt, on Friday morning around 6:30am, near the ...

  • Hungary increases its scientific cooperation with NATO

    October 12, 2018

    Scientists and other experts from NATO and Hungary discussed future projects of cooperation at the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme Information Day held in Budapest on 11 October 2018. ungary is currently leading an SPS project in the area of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defence. The multi-year initiative aims to develop ...

  • CISF to get world’s first detect-track-disrupt counter-drone system for surveillance near airports

    October 12, 2018

    The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has decided to induct a completely automated counter-drone management system to neutralise or shoot down any drone which poses security risk near airports. With the system in place, CISF, which guards 60 airports in the country, will have the capability to target any kind of UAV several kilometres away from the airport ...

  • DASA new competition: Behavioural Analytics

    October 11, 2018

    The Defence and Security Accelerator is seeking proposals that can help UK Defence and Security to develop capability in ‘Behavioural Analytics’. This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is seeking proposals that can help UK Defence and Security to develop capability in ‘Behavioural Analytics’. We are looking for scientific and technological solutions that can provide context-specific ...

  • FBI director says hundreds arrested in past year in terrorism cases

    October 10, 2018

    FBI Director Christopher A. Wray is testifying Wednesday before a Senate committee about security threats, where Democrats are likely to press him about the role White House officials played in the bureau’s investigation of sexual assault claims against Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh. Wray appeared alongside Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a hearing about ...

  • One Killed, Nine Injured In Bosnian Oil-Refinery Blast

    October 10, 2018

    A powerful explosion has hit a Russian-owned oil refinery in northern Bosnia-Herzegovina, killing one worker and injuring nine, police say. Previous reports said eight people were injured in the October 9 explosion at the oil-processing plant in Bosanski Brod, near the Croatian border. The blast hit the facility at around 9:30 p.m. local time, triggering a huge ...

  • Pakistan Appoints New Head Of ISI Intelligence Agency

    October 10, 2018

    Pakistan has appointed a new head for its main intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) service. The military said in a statement on October 10 that Asim Munir will replace Lieutenant General Naveed Mukhtar, who is retiring. Munir was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general in September and was awarded the Hilal-e Imtiaz, a top medal, ...

  • Afghanistan: Death Toll Rises To 8 In Lashkargah Explosion

    October 9, 2018

    Helmand officials have confirmed the death toll has risen to eight in the Lashkargah explosion inside an election campaign office in the city. Helmand governor’s media office said among those killed was the parliamentary election candidate, Saleh Mohammad Achakzai. The explosion took place in PD1 in the city. Eleven people were also wounded. According to the media office the ...

  • Weapon Systems Cybersecurity: DOD Just Beginning to Grapple with Scale of Vulnerabilities

    October 9, 2018

    In recent cybersecurity tests of major weapon systems DOD is developing, testers playing the role of adversary were able to take control of systems relatively easily and operate largely undetected. DOD’s weapons are more computerized and networked than ever before, so it’s no surprise that there are more opportunities for attacks. Yet until relatively recently, DOD ...

  • Data Breaches Compromised 4.5 Billion Records In First Half of 2018

    October 9, 2018

    Data breaches are an everpresent danger, and their frequency and magnitude are only getting worse. According to digital security company Gemalto’s 2018 Breach Level Indexreport, more than 4.5 billion data records were compromised in the first half of this year, a 133-percent increase from last year’s report. That’s more than 25 million data records lost or stolen per ...

  • American Petroleum Institute releases statement supporting Pipeline Cybersecurity Initiative

    October 8, 2018

    The American Petroleum Institute (API) recently released a statement regarding the Pipeline Security Initiative announced jointly last week by the Department of Energy and the Department of Homeland Security. “Protecting America’s energy infrastructure from cyberattacks is a major priority for the natural gas and oil industry, and a common goal that we share with DHS, DOE ...


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