Multiple maritime and port security agencies announced a collaborative initiative, the “Maritime Security Resilience Alliance” that has unified advancing global Maritime security resilience (physical, cyber, cognitive – disinformation and misinformation) by accelerating information sharing, coordinated response and adoption of best practices supported by education.
Governor Larry Hogan announced the addition of law enforcement agencies to the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network, a criminal justice strategy that encourages local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to collaborate and share information to target, disrupt, and dismantle gangs, as well as criminal organizations involved in drug, firearm, and human trafficking operations.
Counterfeiters do not take time off. At its core, counterfeiting preys upon our vulnerabilities and takes advantage of the average customer at any cost. This is particularly true right now during the coronavirus pandemic, the most inconvenient and vulnerable moment in generations. In the midst of mass shortages and colossal demands for certain products, especially in the health field, the counterfeit community has seen a golden opportunity. Over the past few months, tens of millions of new counterfeit products have been seized or identified on the web. These include fraudulent face masks, ventilators, disinfectants and testing kits.
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf recently hosted the inaugural meeting of the Department’s China Working Group. The Group’s purpose is to holistically articulate, prioritize and coordinate the Department’s response to evolving threats to the Homeland posed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
The new COVID-19 Law Lab initiative will gather and share legal documents from over 190 countries across the world to help states establish and implement strong legal frameworks to manage the pandemic. The goal is to ensure that laws protect the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities and that they adhere to international human rights standards, says the World Health Organization (WHO).
Deloitte’s third edition of the “State of AI in the Enterprise” survey finds businesses are entering a new chapter in AI implementation where early adopters may have to work harder to preserve an edge over their industry peers.
Transportation Security Administration officers at John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia Airports are using new technology at checkpoints that validates a traveler’s identification and confirms their flight information in near real time.
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced the creation of a new Rapid Response Election Security Cyber Unit (RESCU), a highly-trained team of election security experts who will help protect Colorado’s elections from cyber-attacks, foreign interference, and disinformation campaigns.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is releasing new science-based resources and tools for school administrators, teachers, parents, guardians and caregivers when schools open this fall.
With fewer than 100 days left until Election Day, the report reveals US states and local election administrators are still in widely varying stages of cybersecurity readiness, according to a new Area 1 Security study.