Army Launches Cyber Training Range

To keep pace with training demands of the Army’s growing cyber force, the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, or CECOM, is standing up a new training range to help soldiers validate their cyber security skills. Expected to be open to all units later this summer, CECOM’s Cyber Battleground Range will provide…

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7 things to do when your business is hacked

The first thing an IT security executive should do after the corporate network has been breached is fall back on the incident response plan that was put in place well before attackers got through the carefully constructed defenses. That’s what should have happened, but even if it wasn’t there are…

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Pooler police get laser crime scene scanner

Detectives at the Pooler police department have added a new tool to help them solve crimes in west Chatham County. The FARO Technologies 3-D laser scanner the department bought in December aids forensic investigation by quickly documenting the scenes of crimes or serious wrecks through a rapid-fire series of 360-degree…

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Forensic experts create e-fits from DNA: Traces at crime scenes used to build face shapes with accurate eye and skin colours Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2932943/Forensic-experts-create-e-fits-DNA-Traces-crime-scenes-used-build-face-shapes-accurate-eye-skin-colours.html#ixzz3QJZVFjNT Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Until now, DNA left at the scene of a crime only proves useful if it is already stored in a database and can be matched to a suspect. But a team of forensic experts have devised a way to recreate the face of a person, including eye and skin colour,…

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Illumina Announces First Targeted Next-Generation Sequencing Solution for Forensic Genomics

SAN DIEGO — Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) today announced the launch of the MiSeq FGx Forensic Genomics System, the first fully validated forensic next-generation sequencing (NGS) system, which simultaneously interrogates short tandem repeats (STR) and other valuable genetic markers, including single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), to provide informative DNA profiles. The…

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