Iron Dome

The tools of terrorism that aim to threaten citizens range from a knife attack on pedestrians to an IED planted at a train station to rockets directed into populated communities.  As for rockets, during 2006, an estimated 4,000 landed in Israel fired from Lebanon by...

The i-Spat

At first, the battle between Apple and the FBI seemed straightforward. The FBI wanted the phone used by terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook who with his wife killed 14 people in San Bernardino last December, to be opened in order to retrieve forensic data. Surely law...

Drones

This summer, an 18 year old from Clinton, Connecticut built a drone mounted with a gun that he was able to shoot via remote control. His YouTube video showed it hovering and shooting off 4 rounds.  It allegedly got 2.5 million views (see video below). The local police...

Robot Force

As much as we promote the importance of the human element in security, how critical our cognitive abilities are in identifying and assessing threat … there is something just plain cool about robots. Robots have moved off the pages of novels and movie screens into our...

Mobile Security Woes

Checkpoint is a billion dollar, international IT security software company offering products for network, cloud, data and mobile security.  Their Third Annual Mobile Security Survey was just published last week.  The survey queried nearly 800 IT professionals in the...