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CIA assessment confirms Russia intervened in the 2016 Presidential election

December 9, 2016 The CIA concluded after an unprecedented secret assessment of an U.S. presidential election, that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency,

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Illinois announces new enhanced security driver license

May 17, 2016 Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced major upgrades to the state of Illinois driver’s licenses and identification cards. Beginning in July, applicants will receive a temporary

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Cyber security vulnerabilities in traffic lights, including some in Chicago

November 11, 2014 A new report identifies the city of Chicago among the U.S. locations utilizing Sensys Networks wireless technology in traffic light systems recently identified as vulnerable to cyber

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ISIS terrorists show interest in Chicago skyline

Aug 8, 2014 New Islamic State in Iraq and Syria or ISIS recruitment videos and a propaganda magazine distributed by the terrorist group show English speaking members encouraging Americans to

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Oct 15, 2012 October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the Information Security Forum (ISF) has launched an online initiative known as “Benchmark as a Service” (BaaS) which allows

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America: A gold star on your driver’s license is not an upgrade

February 2, 2012 In a letter addressed to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano, Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) urged Napolitano to reverse the new REAL ID law

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