The remote-access Trojan, found in European industrial systems, is gathering information that could be used in a Stuxnet-style attack.
A recent 'robot rodeo' for bomb squads in Oklahoma is the latest in a series of events that reflect the growing role of robotics.
A Homeland Security Department report states that the hacker group has expressed interest in attacking critical infrastructure but expresses doubts it currently has the necessary skills.
Homeland Security Department CIO Richard Spires works to make progress on four key areas of IT.
Van Hitch, former CIO of the Justice Department, faced the formidable task of improving information-sharing capability in the aftermath of the 2001 terrorist attacks.
The Future Attribute Screening Technology Mobile Module (FAST), which uses non-intrusive sensors, is based on the premise that certain physical behaviors could indicate that a person is about to commit a crime.
The agencies are mulling voluntary industry standards, and looking for ideas on how best to prevent and identify networks of infected computers, and notify consumers when they've been hit.
A new Web application allows first responders to access disaster images directly on their smart phones and tablets.
The millimeter wave AIT machines give screeners a view of a generic human outline rather than a specific naked person.
In the struggle to balance the needs of a new broadband network with the operation of the existing Global Positioning System, the satellite company will have to accept that GPS has a prior claim on the radio frequency spectrum.
The Homeland Security Department is moving its public-facing websites to the cloud on a $600,000-a-year contract.
911 systems that contain more personal information about the callers can help emergency responders shave off critical seconds in getting to someone in need.
Smart911 gives callers the option of providing additional information to emergency service providers through an automated add-on to the 911 emergency call system.
The Accurint Mobile for Law Enforcement tool from LexisNexis resides on an Apple iPad and can act as a force multiplier for local detectives or federal investigators.
After a series of recent arrests, the number of non-fingerprinted members of LulzSec and Anonymous is being downsized; LulzSec could be down to two at-large members.