Government

The SecurityInfoWatch.com Government category is a collection of news, analysis, and other information relevant to security professionals who work in or provide services to the Government market. It covers issues pertaining to security management as well as security technology deployments by government (federal, state and local) agencies and facilities.
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Cybersecurity

As LockBit disrupted, ‘big game’ ransomware on the rise

Feb. 22, 2024
By most accounts, LockBit was the most active ransomware group in the world, amassing over 2,000 victims around the globally and netting more than $120 million in ransom payments...
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Gunshot Detection

Omnilert's AI visual gun selection system to be showcased education conference

Feb. 7, 2024
The company will feature demos of its visual gun detection system, and as a silver sponsor of the School Safety and Security Learning Lab, will join other leaders to educate attendees...
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Cybersecurity

Adopting latest MITRE ATT&CK framework for XDR and SIEM

Jan. 29, 2024
Last fall, the framework’s 14th version was launched, providing the cybersecurity community with expanded tactics, techniques and procedures that can help organizations exponentially...
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Cannabis Security

Public-private partnerships within the cannabis industry

Jan. 25, 2024
A collaborative approach is an opportunity to significantly improve public safety
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Integrators

Groups pushing FTC to expand role in Right to Repair battle

Jan. 25, 2024
The U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund and iFixit have petitioned the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take a more active role in the RTR fight by creating rules...
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Information Security

A conversation with ISN’s Ghousuddin Syed

From critical infrastructure vulnerabilities to weak cybersecurity links in the supply chain, Syed shares his insights to improving your security posture
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Cybersecurity

Georgia breach highlighted as voting machine trial opens

Jan. 19, 2024
A trial questioning the security of Georgia’s touchscreen voting system began Tuesday with allegations that a breach in Coffee County showed “real world” vulnerabilities and a...
Cybersecurity

Trustwave Government Solutions attains FedRAMP "In Process – PMO Review” designation

Jan. 18, 2024
TGS is the first and only pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider to achieve this designation
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Security Executives

Judge refuses to drop civil case against deputy, others in Parkland school shooting

Jan. 16, 2024
Circuit Judge Carol Lisa Phillips said plaintiffs have enough legal reason to accuse former Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Scot Peterson and former campus monitors Andrew Medina and...
Elías Valverde II
Perimeter Security

TSA detects 6,737 firearms at security checkpoints in 2023

Jan. 16, 2024
The total surpasses the previous year’s record of 6,542 firearms stopped at checkpoints and represents the highest one-year total in TSA’s history.
Podcasts

Podcast Recap: Interview with Paul Joyal, Part 1: How drone technology is changing the war front

Dec. 28, 2023
Paul Joyal discusses the Russia-Ukraine war, the increased usage of drone technology both to combat Russian incursion and to serve Russian military interests, and the harrowing...
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Security Executives

Four ways to prepare for quantum-proof encryption

Dec. 26, 2023
Quantum computing, with its ability to run millions of calculations in a fraction of the time as traditional binary code, poses a real threat to today’s most widely used encryption...