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Monthly Archives: October 2010

“Developed by the DHS Risk Steering Committee (RSC), the purpose of the DHS Risk Lexicon is to establish and make available a comprehensive list of terms and meanings relevant to the practice of homeland security risk management and analysis. Accomplishing this goal improves the capability of ...

“When the country was threatened with an H1N1 flu pandemic in 2009, nearly every sector of society got involved with educating the public. Agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention set up websites, public-service TV ads were aired, schools preached good hygiene, and super...

“HR, beware: Hackers are using ‘legitimate-looking e-mails from HR and IT staff of the targeted organization[s]’ to send ‘malicious attachments,’ according to the October 2010 Symantech MessageLabs Intelligence Report. ‘Of the 516 attacks, only six organizations were the intended tar...

“The Bredolab botnet has been busted. So said the High Tech Crime Team, part of the National Crime Squad in the Netherlands, on Monday. According to Dutch authorities, ‘the botnet network used servers hired in the Netherlands from a reseller of LeaseWeb,’ one of Europe’s larg...