Archive for November, 2011

Statement by Press Secretary Matt Chandler on Secretary Napolitano’s Upcoming Visit to Paris, Qatar, and the UAE

Statement by Press Secretary Matt Chandler on Secretary Napolitano’s Upcoming Visit to Paris, Qatar, and the UAE.

Statement of Executive Associate Director Gary Mead, Enforcement And Removal Operations, U.S. Immigration And Customs Enforcement before the U.S. House Of Representatives Committee On The Judiciary Subcommittee On Immigration Policy And Enforcement: "Secure Communities Oversight"

The reality of limited resources requires law enforcement – at all levels- to use resources strategically and wisely to accomplish their mission. Given estimates that more than ten million people living in the United States are subject to removal, Se…

Illinois Water SCADA Incident: DHS was right — and so was I!

Caveat: The information on the Illinois Water system cyber intrusion is directly from the Illinois Statewide Terrorism and Intelligence Center.read more

ICS-CERT has released an ALERT "ICS-ALERT-11-333-01 – Microsys Promotic Vulnerability" (PDF)

This ALERT warns of a use-after-free vulnerability affecting MICROSYS, spol. sr.o PROMOTIC products.

ICS-CERT has released an updated Advisory "ICSA-11-243-03A – GE Proficy Historian Data Archiver" (PDF)

This Advisory references independent security researcher Luigi Auriemma.

Software Assurance Metrics and Tool Evaluation (SAMATE) Reference Dataset

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has dramatically expanded its public dataset of software flaws to help developers and analyzers avoid weaknesses in their programs.

Written Statement of Region III Administrator MaryAnn Tierney, Federal Emergency Management Agency before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications: "Ensuring Effective Preparedness and Response

It is an honor to appear before you today on behalf of FEMA to discuss our response and recovery efforts in Pennsylvania before, during, and after Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. In my testimony today, I will discuss our successes, challenges, …

Please turn off all electronic devices

“That means anything with an on-off switch has to be turned to the off position,” the flight attendent said in that awkward linguistic style that calls crashing into the ocean a water landing. “It must be turned off,” the attend…

Hackers Target IPv6

The biggest looming security threat lies in the fact that enterprise networks already have tons of IPv6 enabled devices, including every device running Windows Vista or Windows 7, Mac OS/X, all Linux devices and BSD.

ICS-CERT has released an Advisory "ICSA-11-307-01 – Schneider Electric Vijeo Historian Web Server Multiple Vulnerabilities" (PDF)

This Advisory provides information on four vulnerabilities in the Schneider Electric Vijeo Historian product line.