11 Marines affected in hazmat incident at Fort Myer near Pentagon

Federal and military officials are investigating a hazmat incident that sickened 11 Marines at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, on Tuesday. The FBI and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service were called in when the Marine Corps personnel began Read More …

UK experts scrambled to fight Nigeria Lassa fever outbreak

A team of UK experts is being sent to Nigeria to help the country contain the biggest outbreak of Lassa fever in recent years. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,  90 people are suspected to have died from Read More …

Technology To Screen For Explosive Vests Coming To Penn Station

Suicide vest-detection technology is coming to New York City’s Penn Station. U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said Monday that the federal Transportation Security Administration will start testing the screening equipment on Tuesday. Schumer pushed for the technology to be tested in Read More …

Insights on industrial vulnerability: How secure is your OT infrastructure?

IT (Information Technology) and OT (Operational Technology) have traditionally had fairly separate roles within an organisation. However, with the emergence of the Industrial Internet and the integration of complex physical machinery with networked sensors and software, the lines between the Read More …

New York is quietly working to prevent a major cyber attack that could bring down the financial system

Five months before the 9/11 attacks, US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld sent a memo to one of his advisers with an ominous message. “Cyberwar,” read the subject line. “Please take a look at this article,” Rumsfeld wrote, “and tell me Read More …