15-Year-Old Schoolboy Posed as CIA Chief to Hack Highly Sensitive Information

15-Year-Old Schoolboy Posed as CIA Chief to Hack Highly Sensitive Information | #TpromoCom #hacker #hackers #CIA #government |  A notorious pro-Palestinian hacking group behind a series of embarrassing hacks against United States intelligence officials and leaked the personal details of 20,000 FBI agents, 9,000 Department of Homeland Security officers, and some number of DoJ staffers in 2015.

Believe or not, the leader of this hacking group was just 15-years-old when he used “social engineering” to impersonate CIA director and unauthorisedly access highly sensitive information from his Leicestershire home, revealed during a court hearing on Tuesday.

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5 Steps to Build a Smart Segmentation Strategy

5 Steps to Build a Smart Segmentation Strategy | #TpromoCom #IT #network #cybersecurity #segmentation |  Deployed at the network layer, segmentation was first developed to improve network performance. But as cybersecurity experts have become convinced that a “perimeter first” approach to security is not feasible, it’s become increasingly clear that segmentation is also the foundation for securing the interior of your data center.

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Infortrend Launches Cloud-ready Network Video Recorder Solutions with Free IP Camera License Promotion

Infortrend Launches Cloud-ready Network Video Recorder Solutions with Free IP Camera License Promotion | #TpromoCom #NVR #camera #IP |  Infortrend® Technology, Inc. (TWSE: 2495) today unveiled the new built-in Network Video Recorder (NVR) application for the GSe Pro family, including the rack-mount GSe Pro 3000/1000 and the desktop GSe Pro 200. A limited-time special offer for NVR solutions is also released, offering license of 8 IP cameras for free, and a 50% discount for additional add-on licenses. The special offer is valid from January 1 to March 31, 2018. For more information, please visit Infortrend’s website.

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Integrating NAS, SAN, and Cloud in a unified storage system, the GSe Pro family offers cost-effective solutions with reliable features and intuitive controls to safeguard your workshop, office, or other environments, while providing smart surveillance and video management tools to protect your valuable assets. Integrating private and public cloud services such as Amazon S3, Windows Azure, Alibaba Cloud, and OpenStack, the GSe Pro family lets users leverage cloud for surveillance storage expansion, archive, backup, and video analysis. Up to 64 IP cameras from over 20 brands can be centrally managed and monitored on a single storage system with diverse functions such as Live View, Recording, Playback, and more, allowing the user to monitor anytime and anywhere via web browsers or desktop client software.

“Integration of surveillance and cloud is the trend of the future. We will keep on innovating NVR solutions and features that fulfill versatile needs for a wide range of enterprise customers, and assist them to easily build a powerful and reliable cloud-integrated surveillance system,” said Thomas Kao, Senior Director of Product Planning at Infortrend.

About Infortrend

Infortrend (TWSE: 2495) has been developing and manufacturing storage solutions since 1993. With a strong emphasis on in-house design, testing, and manufacturing, Infortrend storage delivers performance and scalability with the latest standards, user friendly data services, personal after-sales support, and unrivaled value. For more Information, please visit www.infortrend.com

Infortrend® and EonStor® are trademarks or registered trademarks of Infortrend Technology, Inc., other trademarks property of their respective owners.

Incompetence is More Frightening Than Hackers

Incompetence is More Frightening Than Hackers | #TpromoCom #hackers #hacker #IT #network #cybersecurity |  I spent much of Saturday wondering if the false warning of an imminent ballistic missile strike on Hawaii was the work of malicious hackers. That scenario would be strangely preferable, having a malevolent entity to blame, instead of accepting that the entire system for warning the public really can be activated by one employee pressing the wrong button, as the state’s governor described it. Apparently it wasn’t even a button; it was a drop-down menu on a computer screen.

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TVU Networks to showcase IP Video solutions at CABSAT 2018

TVU Networks to showcase IP Video solutions at CABSAT 2018 | #TpromoCom #IP #camera #market | TVU Networks will showcase its latest IP video solutions at CABSAT, including the TVU One with HEVC mobile newsgathering solution, TVU RPS (Remote Production System), TVU MLink and TVU Grid video distribution, routing and switching system.

The TVU One with HEVC mobile IP newsgathering transmitter uses both HEVC video compression and TVU’s patented Inverse Statmux Plus (IS+) transmission algorithm to transmit HD quality video with a reported half-second latency even in a moving vehicle. Weighing 2.2 pounds/1 kilogram, TVU One with HEVC offers a set of functions designed to fit the needs of any size live video broadcaster, the company claims. TVU One with HEVC is available with embedded modems and can transmit simultaneously over multiple connections, including cellular, microwave, satellite, BGAN, WiFi and Ethernet.

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U.S. customs agents are searching more cellphones — including those belonging to Americans

U.S. customs agents are searching more cellphones — including those belonging to Americans | #TpromoCom #customs #government #privacy | U.S. customs agents conducted 60 percent more searches of travelers’ cellphones, laptops and other electronic devices during the government’s 2017 fiscal year, according to statistics released Friday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

The agency said it searched 30,200 devices but the inspections affected only 0.007 percent of the 397 million travelers — including American citizens as well as foreign visitors — who arrived from abroad during the 12-month period that ended Sept 30. To read the remainder of this news story, click here.

CCTV Professionals Invited to Join Professional CCTV Forum on Facebook

CCTV Professionals Invited to Join Professional CCTV Forum on Facebook | #TpromoCom #CCTV #Video #Surveillance | Technician helping Technician is the adopted mindset of membership on the CCTV Security Technician Forum. Also welcome are Project Managers, Sales People, Owners, and others. For more information, go to: http://on.fb.me/21RBOyM.
Call 330-956-9003 or email GKOGroups@Tpromo.Com.

ADT to go public again

ADT to go public again | #TpromoCom #ADT #business #security | ADT, the global home security company acquired by Apollo Global in 2016, has filed for an IPO with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to go back to publicly traded markets.

The company filed the relevant forms on 21st December, and although the initial expense is estimated at $100 million it has been stated that this is purely an estimate and may change in later variations.  It is reported by Bloomberg and WSJ that Apollo Global will retain control of the company, indicating that it will retain at least 50% of the shareholding. To read the remainder of this news story, click  here.

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