From: Adrian Courtenay
To: Scott Jenkins,
Subject: DHS forms interagency group to tackle crush of central American immigrants
Date: Tue Jun 17 12:15:14 MDT 2014
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June 17, 2014


DHS forms interagency group to tackle crush of central American immigrants


The DHS has announced the creation of an inter-agency group to address the large influx of unaccompanied children entering the U.S. from Central America. The U.S. Border Patrol has said it has arrested more than 47,000 unaccompanied children over the past eight months, a 92 percent spike from the same period a year earlier.

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson has appointing Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate as the Federal Coordinating Official. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will maintain primary responsibility for border security operations at and between ports of entry and, working with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), will provide for the proper care of unaccompanied children when they are temporarily in DHS custody, according to the DHS.  More 

AT&T has confirmed that attackers have compromised the personal information of some mobile account holders. In a letter mailed to customers, AT&T revealed that three employees of one of its service providers managed to access personal information without authorization. The service provider unlocks cell phones for its customers upon their request.

The stolen information includes Social Security numbers and call records, i.e. details about the date, time, duration and other phone number for every phone call customers make, according to AT&T. The number of users affected has not been disclosed.  More

Framingham, MA-based Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, has announced the availability of Rave Panic Button. Uniquely tying together 9-1-1, first responders and school personnel, Rave Panic Button shortens the time between the onset of an incident and the arrival of first responders on-scene, while improving collaboration during the critical first minutes, allowing for the fastest, most effective crisis resolution possible.  More 


Chelmsford, MA-based Axis Communications, a provider of network video surveillance, has launched the compact and competitively priced AXIS M3027-PVE Fixed Dome Network Camera, a 5-megapixel IP camera that offers a 360° or 180° panoramic overview of wide areas. The IK10 vandal resistant, day/night network camera is designed for outdoor use but can also be used indoors.

The outdoor-ready AXIS M3027-PVE is suitable for network video installations at hotels, retail stores, restaurants, offices and any other application where a 360° overview is needed. The product video demonstrates both wall- and ceiling-mount situations.  More    

Votiro, a provider of secure data sanitization solutions for protecting organizations against zero-day and other ongoing cyber-threats, has announced that it has extended the usability of its free, cloud-based, sanitization service to include protection against spear phishing and other email-based attacks.  More 


Costa Mesa, CA-based Emulex Corporation, a provider of network connectivity, monitoring and management, has announced that the Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand (REANNZ) has deployed the EndaceProbe Intelligent Network Recorder (INR) and EndaceVision Network Visibility Software to improve network and security monitoring of its 10Gb Ethernet (10GbE)-based network. REANNZ's high-speed network connects nearly 170 institutions, including universities, Crown Research Institutes, Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics, Wānanga schools and innovative businesses.  More    

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